Sunday, August 1, 2021


New recycling centre at Emu Heights is a game changer

Are you a builder, demolisher or excavation company? Then you’re in luck! A brand-new state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility recently opened up in the local area.

The small businesses who fall through the support gap

Kirsty Newman took the plunge last year and started her own business Munchkin and Co, but now faces the harsh reality of lost revenue as a result of COVID-19 with no financial assistance.

Iconic Blue Mountains tourism business to close indefinitely

Blue Mountains Explorer Bus fleet is the latest business victim of COVID-19 and has been parked indefinitely.

Union calls for JobKeeper to be reinstated

JobKeeper should be reinstated, key union says.

Your local window and door experts: CVD Commercial Glass has the answers

For all your aluminium window and door needs, CVD Commercial Glass and Aluminium Windows is a family owned and operated local business with over...

From Penrith to the world: How Pinot and Picasso painted a path to success

The team at Pinot and Picasso is celebrating its third birthday this month by reflecting on how much the business from Penrith has grown to become an international brand in just a few years.

Retail spending up, new figures confirm

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has confirmed $30.7 billion was spent in stores and online in March – a 2.2 per cent increase on the same time last year.

True story: Dymocks is closing on Sunday

Famous book store to close after more than 30 years in Penrith.

Young Academics has a strong community focus

Young Academics Cranebrook is giving back to the community one drive at a time.

From Penrith to the world: How Flip Out became an international success

Brent Grundy’s idea to create a trampoline play centre in Penrith eight years ago turned out to be a flippin’ success.

Manufacturing revival as historic site gets new owner

Penrith’s former Crane Enfield Metals site is set for a rebirth amid plans to transform it back into a manufacturing powerhouse, generating hundreds of local jobs in the process.

Help available for businesses during Small Business Month

Cranebrook businesswoman Jane Tweedy is helping other local business owners during NSW Small Business Month.

Chamber of Commerce returns to in-person events with October 23 luncheon

Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its first face-to-face event since March in late October.

Brave businesses defying pandemic’s pressures

Starting a new business is difficult at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic that has forced companies across the world to shut their doors.

Businesses keeping it all in the family

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

Caddens Corner sets November opening date

Construction of Caddens Corner is nearing completion with the new shopping precinct set to open on Thursday, November 19.

Accountants become unofficial counsellors during COVID-19 crisis

Clients have been seeking extra support.

More local businesses plan for re-opening

Gyms, dance studios and tattoo parlours are just some of the businesses given the green light to re-open from June 13, as more COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

York Jewellers celebrates 45 years in business

Proud family owned business, York Jewellers is celebrating its milestone of 45 years of jewellery making.