Monday, September 21, 2020

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Businesses keeping it all in the family

The local businesses thriving thanks to strong family connections and passion.

Man caught drink driving for 10th time

A man who racked up his 10th drink driving charge has dodged full-time custody, being confined to home detention instead.

Women hardest hit by pandemic and recession, says Labor

Labor and women’s advocacy groups are calling for more to be done to protect Penrith’s most vulnerable, with a growing number of women aged 55 and over experiencing homelessness.

EXCLUSIVE: Karen McKeown tipped to be Penrith’s next Mayor

Mayor locked in, but confusion reigns over Deputy Mayoral position.

Penrith dingo sanctuary needs your help

They might be Australia's native apex predator, but Dingo Den Animal Rescue is seeking people to help support a dingo sanctuary in the Penrith area.

No community risk after positive Coronavirus test reported at Newmarch House

There are fears that a resident of Newmarch House nursing home in Caddens has tested positive to COVID-19.

All attendees of private gatherings that exceed 20 people now liable for fines

All attendees of private gatherings that exceed 20 people - not just the organiser - will risk $1000 fines under changes made to the COVID-19 Public Health Order today.

St Marys man was killed by axe, police confirm

34-year-old Naea Moli is facing murder charges after she allegedly bludgeoned her partner of 10 years to death in St Marys on Sunday.

Man killed in domestic incident at St Marys

A woman will face court today charged with murder following an alleged domestic-related incident in St Marys

Station locations for airport metro line confirmed

The exact location of new airport metro stations at St Marys and Orchard Hills have been confirmed.

Pedestrians seriously hurt in Werrington County crash

A driver has been charged after two pedestrians were seriously injured in a crash at Werrington County last night.

Pollies outline Penrith’s recovery roadmap

Local, State and Federal representatives outline what they're doing to help Penrith through the recession.

Fears boom in DIY could spark new asbestos crisis

DIY renovations in the spotlight as experts warn locals to be cautious.

Silent night as Penrith City Carols axed

The hugely popular Penrith City Carols has become the latest victim of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic sparks huge demand for counsellors

Residents seeking counselling are having to wait months for treatment, as COVID-19 stress causes a spike in demand.

Families welcome laws that improve leave offered to mothers devastated by stillbirth

Local families have welcomed new laws that will improve unpaid leave entitlements for parents dealing with stillbirth, infant death or premature birth.

Postcards will detail life in Penrith during pandemic

Youth and community organisation Fusion Western Sydney is inviting people to share their experiences during COVID-19 through their project 'Postcards from Home'.

Final piece of the puzzle as new industrial precinct at Erskine Park is approved

A new industrial development slated for Erskine Park has been given the green light.

Victorian man arrested in Penrith after leaving hotel quarantine illegally

Police have charged a man after he allegedly produced false documentation to leave hotel quarantine in Sydney.

Three companies vying to build airport’s passenger terminal

Three companies have been shortlisted as Western Sydney Airport moves closer to settling on a builder for the airport's passenger terminal.