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Man injured in St Clair stabbing

A man has been arrested after another man was stabbed in St Clair this morning.

The new rules facing beauty salons from June 1

Beauty and nail salon operators can begin treatments from June 1 under strict COVID-safe guidelines, the State Government confirmed today. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said this...

Man involved in car park brawl sentenced

A third offender involved in a violent car park brawl at a fast food restaurant last year has been sentenced.

TAB outlets to start opening next week

NSW TAB outlets will begin re-opening from next week after being given the green light by the NSW Government.

Up to 50 people in pubs, restaurants from June 1

Up to 50 patrons will be allowed inside pubs, clubs and restaurants from June 1

Elderly shouldn’t become complacent, experts say

With Coronavirus restrictions beginning to lift, experts say it is still important for the 33,000 elderly residents in Penrith to continue self-isolating.

Medical breakthrough: New way to monitor vital signs

Researchers from Western Sydney University have developed wearable medical devices to monitor vital signs in a unique way.

Museum of Fire CEO and veteran firefighter Mark White passes away on duty

The Chief Executive Officer of the Museum of Fire and senior firefighter, Mark White OAM, has passed away suddenly.

Teen arrested after spitting at train guard

A teenage boy will appear in court next month after allegedly spitting at a train guard in Werrington last night.

Firefighters fear dangerous winter ahead

The summer bushfires, a global pandemic and now the dangers of winter.

DA reveals plans for new servo, food outlets

A new service station with three food and drink premises has been slated for Orchard Hills.

Coronavirus survivors urged to roll up their sleeves

Lifeblood is calling for locals who have recovered from COVID-19 to roll up their sleeves and donate convalescent plasma, in a bid to try and help others fight the virus.

Cinema’s likely closure another cultural loss

It is inevitable that, as you go through life, things that once meant the world to you will suddenly fade into the past, no...

New red-light speed camera to be turned on this Friday

A new red-light speed camera will be installed on the Great Western Sydney at the intersection of Werrington Road.

Premier confirms students will return to the classroom from Monday

Students across NSW will be back in the classroom full-time from next Monday, May 25.

Council explains why proposed rate rise must go ahead

Penrith Council has defended its proposal to implement a 2.6 per cent rate rise for 2020-21 during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Hospital in hindsight, says Newmarch boss

Anglicare Sydney CEO Grant Millard says “in hindsight”, all COVID-19 positive residents at Newmarch House nursing home in Caddens should have been sent to hospital immediately.

Dancers go online for creative fundraiser

To celebrate National Families Week, Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC) is holding a virtual fundraiser.

Get your FREAK on at home

Virtual reality (VR) arcade FREAK Entertainment in Penrith has launched a new way for people to play and learn in different worlds while stuck at home.

Penrith diners get a taste of normal from today

Some Penrith restaurants re-open as Government eases restrictions from today.