Sunday, August 9, 2020


Man with COVID-19 attended Westfield Penrith

NSW Health has put Penrith shoppers on alert after a man with COVID-19 attended Westfield Penrith last Saturday.

Jamisontown, South Penrith properties searched as police arrest two men

Two men will appear in court today charged after a loaded handgun, firearm parts, a 3D-printer and drugs were seized as part of an investigation by Penrith Region Enforcement Squad (RES).

Meet the local Karens fighting back against the stereotype

A business owner, artist, marriage celebrant, mental health worker, and Councillor, all with one thing in common; their name.

Gridlocked intersection gets makeover

Money well spent, says Penrith Mayor.

Man vs Tyre: Local’s challenge to raise mental health awareness

Cambridge Park resident Zachary Ryan is striving to ‘make a flipping change’ when it comes to men’s mental health awareness.

ALDI expansion, new courtyard in works as Lennox Village plans upgrade

Plans to expand Lennox Village Shopping Centre at Emu Plains have been lodged.

Teens charged after police track stolen car to St Clair

Police have arrested two wanted 14-year-olds after they were caught driving a stolen car in St Clair.

Residents demand say on group home plan

A proposed group home on John Batman Avenue, Werrington County, is being heavily opposed by residents, who are furious over the lack of community consultation on the matter.

Socially distanced picnics tackle COVID-19 restrictions

While we’re all wanting to catch up with family and friends, the COVID-19 cloud that still hangs over the community makes us all nervous.

Councillor steps up debate over automatic doors

Councillor wants automatic doors installed in shops along main shopping strips.

The two local speed cameras generating millions of dollars in fines

Speed cameras at St Marys and Kingswood have issued almost 10,000 fines in the last year.

Woolies shoppers urged to help Share the Dignity

Woolworths stores in Penrith and Share the Dignity are partnering in a Dignity Drive.

Podcast: Art & history shape Linda’s creative process

New episode of the Passion & Perspective podcast.

Shotgun, drugs and pokies found at Cranebrook house

Detectives have charged a Cranebrook man after seizing a shotgun, three poker machines and prohibited drugs following an investigation into the alleged possession of illegal firearms.

False alarm: CCTV proves toddler wasn’t assaulted

Police no longer believe an assault took place at play centre.

The app that could save a life

A new mental health app that promotes checking in with family, friends and colleagues was officially launched at the Sydney International Regatta Centre last Friday.

Penrith’s Jessica Russell to appear on ‘Australian Ninja Warrior’ this weekend

Penrith local Jessica Russell has taken on the world’s toughest obstacle course on the new season of ‘Australian Ninja Warrior’.

Council to install new roundabout at York Road, Preston Street intersection

Council says traffic studies, accident numbers prompted need for improvements.

Fears reduced JobSeeker payment will send families to the brink

Kingswood resident Nicole Bowers is one of almost a million Australians who suddenly found themselves without work as a result of COVID-19.

Milla’s a milestone baby: IVF clinic celebrates first birth

IVF clinic in Kingswood celebrates its first birth nine months after opening.