Business

On top of the financial world

Penrith local Tim Hayman has been recognised as one of the best financial advisers in the industry. Mr Hayman took out the coveted Financial Planning...

Tackling big issues

Increasing superannuation contributions, the carbon tax and payroll tax remain the sticking points for small businesses in western Sydney. On Tuesday...

Pharmacy rises from the ashes

Almost six months after his store went up in flames, Hanif Adam’s Werrington County Pharmacy is back open for business. In July, Mr Adam was...

Diana Ferrari to close Penrith store on January 21

Footwear, clothing and accessories outlet Diana Ferrari will close its retail stores, including its Penrith location inside Westfield. The Penrith store will close on January...

Free help to continue

The Penrith, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury Business Enterprise Centres (BEC) will continue to service the local community after winning the NSW State Government’s...

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...

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...

Can business crawl out of trouble or will it all end in tears?

The future of the My Baby Warehouse store in Penrith is uncertain after it entered voluntary administration late last week. Administrator Cor Cordis was appointed...

Luxury living planned for Panthers site

A new urban lifestyle village is coming to Penrith with ESQ 1818, the residential quarter of the Penrith Panthers' Entertainment Precinct, receiving approval for...

Get a slice of the pie

Penrith businesses wanting a bigger slice of the NSW tourism industry have been provided with a set of resources from a new State Government...

Apprentice boost

Endeavour Energy has welcomed 45 new apprentices who will help deliver an $11.5 million per week upgrade to western Sydney and the Illawarra. ...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Harris Farm to close Westfield Penrith store

Another iconic retail outlet is closing in Penrith, with Harris Farm Markets to shut its Westfield Penrith store. The Western Weekender can reveal that Harris Farm...

Shake-up confirmed at Panthers with Brian Fletcher appointed new CEO

New Panthers CEO Brian Fletcher is determined to ensure the organisation is debt free, focused on football and most importantly, stable. Mr Fletcher has stepped...

More than just work experience

Students from West Wyalong High School in country NSW spent time in Penrith last week, undertaking work experience at various businesses including The Western...

End of an era as Schubach’s closes its doors after 77 years

It’s the end of an era for local Penrith business Schubach’s Newsagency after the owners of the 77-year-old store shut up shop today. John and...

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...

Making property ‘pop’: Husband and wife team’s new look

One of Penrith’s real estate agencies has gone through a major transformation, ditching the traditional blue for a vibrant pink you can’t miss as...

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...

From Emu Plains to Facebook HQ

From Emu Plains to California’s high-tech Silicon Valley, Luke Martin is now a driving creative force behind one of the world’s most influential social...