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Christmas spirit shines

As we sit around our Christmas Trees, surrounded by family members, there are few that would think of those less fortunate families, broken...

Ready for her proudest moment

Thousands of people from all walks of life, with different backgrounds and nationalities are set to become proud Australian citizens next week, including Oxley...

Brawl at St Clair hotel

Three men have been charged following a fight at a hotel in St Clair. Police were called to the hotel on Mamre Road,...

Emu Hall set to be given new life

Weddings on the banks of the iconic Nepean River could soon be a reality, with a brand new riverfront function centre proposed for Emu...

Call for country music festival

If Penrith can accommodate thousands of techno fans for the annual Defqon1 Festival in September, then it can make room for country music...

Screening rates must improve

A large portion of Penrith’s women are putting themselves at risk of serious health conditions by not taking the time to get themselves...

Storm brewing over parking changes at Penrith Station

A major social media backlash is brewing after a 15 minute parking area near Penrith Station was converted to a taxi rank. The change was implemented...

Council's tough CSG stance

Penrith Council has taken a tough stand against coal seam gas mining in the local region. Greens Councillor Michelle Tormey had...

Budget a winner for west, says Treasurer

Penrith played host to NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian this morning at a special post-Budget breakfast. Politicians and business leaders gathered at Pepper Stadium's Chairman's Lounge,...

Meat thief ordered to stay behind bars

A clumsy thief caught red-handed with hundreds of dollars worth of pre-packaged meat has been ordered to spend more time behind bars. Sporting a bald...

Howard’s battlers have been lost

When both Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten made unscheduled visits to the Lindsay electorate last Saturday, it was evident that something quite extraordinary and...

Man hurt after car crashes into tree at high speed in Mulgoa

Police are investigating an accident at Mulgoa last night in which it appears a car hit a tree at high speed. Police and paramedics were...

Penrith’s tourism grab

Forget Paul Hogan and Lara Bingle, we’ve got Ross Fowler on our side. The Penrith Mayor hopes to turn the city into a major NSW...

Firearms stolen from Luddenham

Police are appealing for information after four firearms were stolen during a break-in at Luddenham last week. Between Tuesday, April 21 and Sunday, April 26,...

Lennox Village dumps unlimited parking

Local shoppers at Lennox Village were confused to see their car park now has two-hour timed parking. Councillor Karen McKeown was among the shocked locals...

Labor angry at Mike’s Brookie handout

The State Opposition is accusing Premier Mike Baird of ‘quietly’ funding upgrades to Manly’s Brookvale Oval, and not informing other local grounds such as...

Bridge work gets underway

After some menial preparation tasks, the 'heavy lifting' for the Nepean River Green Bridge has finally begun. Seymour Whyte Constructions began to build the piling...

Liberals commit to keeping election promises

Promises to Lindsay made before this year’s Federal Election will still be kept despite the seat falling to Labor’s Emma Husar. Liberal Senator for Western...

Hockey devotee honoured with OAM

Oxley Park's Marina Gaye Laverty has scored one of the biggest field goals of her life being awarded an Order of Australia Medal for...

Debate over debate

The Western Weekender is set to host one of the most important events of the Federal election campaign - a showdown between Liberal...