Business

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...

BOQ celebrates 10 years in Penrith

When Anthony Walker opened Penrith’s first Bank of Queensland (BOQ) branch on August 22, 2005 he had youth, enthusiasm and extensive finance industry experience...

Penrith prepares for hardware war

Masters Home Improvement is moving to Penrith and if location means anything, it is making its intentions clear. Masters will be located right in the...

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...

Rebrand is a sign of continued success

The Penrith, Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains Business Enterprise Centre has rebranded to now be known as the Western Sydney Business Centre. The rebrand recognises the...

End of an era as video stores face the axe

“It’s a Civic Video night tonight” – the residents of South Penrith will be singing that famous jingle no longer after the Southlands franchise...

Westfield extends Sunday trading hours in Penrith

Customers can enjoy an extra hour of shopping after Westfield Penrith introduced its 10am to 5pm Sunday trading hours last weekend, dropping the 10am-4pm...

Massage rebates could be scrapped

Sore muscle sufferers could be paying more for massages if the Federal Government scraps rebates to private health insurance providers for the natural therapy. The...

PBA's future still uncertain

Penrith City Council has agreed to extend its Deed of Agreement with the Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) but only for six months, leaving...

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...

Dunheved overhaul

An $8 million link road connecting the northern and southern precincts of Dunheved Business Park is the centrepiece of Penrith Council’s revitalisation strategy...

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...

New tool for businesses

Minister for Small Business, Katrina Hodgkinson and Mulgoa MP, Tanya Davies, have launched a new resource to help local small businesses. ...

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...

PBA enters election debate

With the Federal Election to be called any day now, Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) will launch their Federal Election Advocacy Program next week....

Chamber's honour

They are names steeped in Penrith’s history and now the Lamrock and Freeburn families have been given a special honour that pays tribute...

Not small in voice

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

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...

Federal funds for BEC

Small business operators in Penrith will be able to access low cost business coaching and mentoring services through the Penrith Business Enterprise Centre...

Call for hotels

Hosting the 2013 Samsung Rowing World Cup at the International Regatta Centre has been heralded as a great coup for Penrith, with an...