Business

A new way to train

A new innovative, challenging and systemised business, F45 Training, has arrived in Penrith with the team ready to put locals to the test. Having been...

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...

Property Central announces expansion

Two of Penrith's top real estate agencies are becoming one, as Century 21 Mulgoa joins the Property Central family. Property Central Managing Director Lee Waterhouse...

Costco to build new warehouse in Kemps Creek

Retail giant Costco Wholesale has chosen to call NSW home, with plans to build its first Australian warehouse distribution headquarters in western Sydney, estimated...

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...

Out in the cold

The businessmen and women of Penrith may wear suits during the day, but come June 1 they will be rugged up in beanies...

BEC is nation's best

The local area has scored a major coup this week with the Penrith Valley Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) being named the best of...

Keeping s taff

I am often asked by business owners if I have any tips on how to keep their good staff, apart from giving them a...

Chamber calls for rate cut

Peak business body, the NSW Business Chamber, is disappointed that the Reserve Bank of Australia has left interest rates on hold at 4.25 per...

Rates questioned

Penrith businesses are questioning whether they are receiving value for money after a report by the NSW Government showed that Council rates for...

News Local axes Tuesday Penrith Press

News Local has axed the long-running Tuesday edition of the Penrith Press newspaper. The final Tuesday edition of the paper was released today, with News...

New Executive appointed

Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce has elected a new Executive Committee that will lead the organisation in a volunteer capacity over the next...

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...

Investor snaps up key piece of Mulgoa Road real estate

A private investor has beaten others to the punch after he snapped up the large format retail building along Mulgoa Road that currently houses...

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...

Penrith RSL scoops major award

Penrith RSL has won the 2015 RSL & Services Clubs Spirit of ANZAC Award at the 14th Annual Conference in Canberra. This is the first...

iFraud concern

Telecommunications providers look set to face a significant spike in bad debt as the iPhone 5 enters Australian stores, according to business research specialists,...

Push for Boxing Day trading

NSW Treasurer Mike Baird is keen to see small businesses given the opportunity to open their doors on Boxing Day and benefit from...

Mooney on the move to old video store site

It’s been a busy two years for local real estate agent, Peggy Willcox. After opening Mooney Real Estate in 2016, the mum of two has...

Not small in voice

Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce has thrown its weight behind a campaign to have small business recognised by policy makers. ...