Business

Cranebrook Village sells for $48.1 million

Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre has been sold to a private local investor for a record $48.1 million – $3.1 million above asking price. The centre,...

Toyota opens major new facility in Kemps Creek

After more than 11 months of construction, Toyota Australia has officially opened its largest and newest parts warehouse in western Sydney. The Toyota Parts Centre...

Why your favourite restaurant may not actually exist

The next time you order food from Uber Eats or Deliveroo, it may come from a restaurant that doesn’t even exist. ‘Virtual restaurants’ are the...

Apps take a bite out of profits

Frustrated restaurant owners fear delivery apps are eating the industry alive as pricey commission sends profits into the ground. Last week, Burger Head Penrith raised...

Fresh approach for Chamber

New Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce President Simon Gould says he’s excited about the challenges that are ahead for the organisation. Mr Gould, of Hilary...

Home business just clicks

For many years women were faced with a difficult decision – career or kids? Londonderry resident, Grace Leong, is proving this is no longer...

Shopping centre hits the market with $45 million price tag

Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre is on the market with a sale price of more than $45 million anticipated. Savills Australia’s Steven Lerche and Andrew Palmer...

Keeping it in the family

A local Emu Plains business is keeping things in the family with three generations working together to help create a better community. Director of DDC...

Hazel’s seen it all, so furniture retailer’s closure comes as no surprise

John Cootes Furniture in Penrith will shut its doors for good by the end of the year. It is one of 12 stores that will...

World class indoor winter sports complex proposed for Penrith

Local developer and resident Peter Magnisalis has unveiled plans for an Australian-first ‘Winter Sports World’ in Penrith featuring an indoor ski slope designed to...

Hooters goes flat

Hooters Australia has once again gone flat, with the restaurant chain placed into voluntary administration for the second time in less than three years. According...

Bill’s loyalty adds up to remarkable milestone

If you were asked what model your first car was, would you be able to remember? How about how many kilometres it did, or the...

Bankwest to close Penrith branch

Bankwest has confirmed it will close its Penrith branch later this year. The closure of the branch, located inside Westfield Penrith, comes as the bank...

Starbucks confirms return to Penrith

Those that love a bit of extra sugar or spice in their daily brew will be rejoicing to learn that Starbucks is returning to...

Plastic bag ban draws closer

Locals shopping at Woolworths, Coles and Big W will have to get used to the idea of remembering to bring their own bags as...

Business Centre scores $6m contract to help businesses explore digital opportunities

An innovative Penrith business centre has received a multi-million dollar contract to deliver digital solutions to small businesses across NSW and ACT. Penrith City and...

Flushed with opportunity

At 19-years-old, Castlereagh apprentice plumber Jake Buttigieg is ready to flush away the competition at the WorldSkills National Championships in Sydney next month. Over 400 competitors...

High Street businesses threaten to walk

For months, the sound of a jackhammer has replaced the conversations of customers for local businesses at the western end of High Street. Just as...

Chance to honour your favourite local business

Businesses in the local community do so much more than sell us goods and services. They're an integral part of every community and our...

Best beef in the west

As the old saying goes, ‘If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, then you’re lucky enough’. But for local Irish butcher Shay Stanley, it wasn’t...