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Edinglassie Village set for redevelopment

Uniting is set to revitalise aged care services in Emu Plains after receiving planning approval from Penrith City Council to redevelop its aged care...

Orchard Hills crash driver was four times over legal limit

The driver who allegedly caused last month's horror crash at Orchard Hills that killed a mother and her unborn twins was allegedly four times...

Clean records help party goers caught with drugs at Defqon.1

The fall-out from Penrith's Defqon.1 music festival continues to reverberate a month after the notorious event claimed two lives, with at least six offenders...

Two Japanese heavyweights invest in Aerotropolis

The NSW Government has signed two international investment agreements with two of Japan’s biggest multinationals to establish a presence in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis. Mitsubishi...

Police officer convicted of groping woman at Defqon.1 festival in Penrith

A suspended police officer is likely to lose his job after admitting that he groped a woman at last year's Defqon.1 music festival in...

Exclusive: Labor considering bypassing preselection for new Lindsay candidate

Former Lindsay MP David Bradbury has denied any possibility of a dramatic return to contest the seat at the next election, declaring he is...

Man charged over hospital incident

The man shot by police officers at Nepean Hospital last Thursday has been charged. Just before 4pm on October 4, police from Nepean Police Area...

Rally calls for better NDIS training

Fed up disability workers are calling on the Federal Government to properly invest in training and development. Over 200 people gathered at The Joan in...

David’s bloody marvellous effort

For Penrith resident David Stanton, donating blood has been a part of his fortnightly routine for as long as he can remember. 454 donations later,...

Mystery death of woman has St Marys link

Police investigating the mysterious death of Nicole Cartwright on Sydney's North Shore have revealed she travelled to St Marys in the days before her...

Offender shoots co-accused in bizarre incident

A man has been shot following an incident on Goldmark Crescent in Cranebrook yesterday. In the early hours of Tuesday morning a 26-year-old male was...

Giant helping hand

The local Aussie Rules community has banded together to brighten the lives of drought-stricken farmers living more than 400km away. Headed by the Penrith Giants,...

Woman with unrestrained child in car fails drug test

A woman, who returned a positive roadside drug test, has been fined for travelling with an unrestrained child in her car in Werrington earlier...

Tradies on theft alert

For Werrington resident Jonathon Lees, it was business as usual when the 32-year-old got up before the sun to start his day at work...

Fresh approach for Chamber

New Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce President Simon Gould says he’s excited about the challenges that are ahead for the organisation. Mr Gould, of Hilary...

Movie night could make a world of difference

Penrith locals are being called upon to unite as a community and make a difference this International Anti-Slavery Day. Shining the light in the darkness...

Beat the booze this Ocsober

Local residents are being urged to give booze the boot this October in order to help spread the message about one of Australia’s silent...

Man shot by police at Nepean Hospital placed in induced coma

Police have confirmed the 54-year-old man shot by officers at Nepean Hospital yesterday has been placed in an induced coma. Police opened fire with both...

Man shot by police at Nepean Hospital

Streets around Nepean Hospital have re-opened but the Emergency Room remains closed following a shooting and bomb scare this afternoon. Just before 4pm today, police...

“I did everything I could”

For Silverdale resident Jarrad Sherlock, a quick trip into town to grab dinner turned into a night he will never forget. Riding in the passenger...