Sunday, October 24, 2021


Commonwealth Bank to move its historic High Street branch

After 90 years at its iconic spot at the top of High Street, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has revealed it will shift its Penrith branch.

West is best: Growing manufacturing business calls Penrith home

An Australian family owned and operated medical products manufacturer has made the move and is now calling Penrith home.

Unvaccinated shopper “made a fuss” at Lowes

Lowes has confirmed the police needed to be called to its Penrith store yesterday after an incident involving an unvaccinated customer.

Family business had a front row seat to Penrith’s growth

What is believed to be Penrith’s oldest family run business is celebrating a major milestone this month.

From Werrington to the world: Kim’s business booms

Werrington Downs resident Kim McCall has set tongues wagging with her small business selling hand sewn items.

Confirmed: Target to exit Westfield Penrith

One of Penrith's most iconic department stores is set to close for good, with Target confirming it will shut its doors early next year.

Bunnings stores back open for retail customers from Monday

Penrith's two Bunnings stores will reopen to retail customers on Monday.

Essential businesses can now get COVID tests on-site for staff

Medihealth Pathology in Penrith is making COVID-19 testing easier for essential workers to keep the community safe.

How a Penrith business went from strength to strength to become a national empire

Muscle Nation has grown into a multi-million dollar business and now has products available in Coles supermarkets around the country.

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.