Business

Surround yourself with A+ staff

I am a big believer that hiring the right staff is a very important part of the overall formula for business success. They are...

Recognised for work in siege aftermath

The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place in December last year had a traumatic impact on the hostages, families, police and paramedics involved. The 16...

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...

Taking mental health at work seriously

Running your own business can be hugely rewarding, but for many small business owners having sole responsibility for the company’s success or failure, cash...

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...

Cupcake discount for local women

Mrs C's Cupcakes will be giving back to the women of Penrith when they take part in Kyle and Jackie O's equal pay day...

Making their Marc on Penrith

It’s already played a role in changing the cafe culture of Penrith, now Henri Marc is ready for its next challenge. After two years of...

Jonny nails it on international stage

One Penrith nail technician has set a high standard, taking out a top nail award against competitors from six countries. Jonny Diep Pham, from Nailicious...

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...