Thursday, July 7, 2022


Mum of seven’s sudden death leaves big family with tough road ahead

A Kingswood resident and mother of seven, Aliitasi Salafai was known by her friends and family for her big heart, and unconditional love.

Local lunch aims to raise money for Ukraine

A charity lunch is being held at Lakeside Restaurant within Sydney International Regatta Centre on Sunday, July 31.

Four-year-old Glenmore Park girl’s rare disease leaves her facing extraordinary health battle

Four-and-a-half-year-old Peyton Wilson was born with a rare chromosome disorder that has only 23 other documented cases in the world.

Community rallies behind single Dad after 20-year-old daughter’s sudden passing

The Llandilo community has come together to support the family of 20-year-old Jessica Swinnerton-Slee, who passed away in her sleep last Tuesday.

Skate park locked in as kids get new place to play in Cambridge Gardens

Kids of all ages and abilities will be able to have a lot more fun outdoors in Cambridge Gardens by the end of the year.

Weekender journalist takes up the Ration Challenge

With so much devastation going on around us, many have been left looking for a way to help.

Celebrity chefs on the hunt for best club feed

Celebrity chefs Colin Fassnidge and Manu Feidel paid a visit to St Marys Rugby League Club this week to try the club’s entry into the 2022 Your Local Club Perfect Plate Awards.

Paech honoured for contribution to Penrith

WestCare's Andrew Paech has been honoured for his contribution to the Penrith community.

Going vegan: The locals changing the game

With the state of the climate increasingly front of mind, many have been left wondering how they can do their part.

Retirement for doctor who put Nepean Hospital on the world stage

Nepean Hospital has seen a significant retirement, with former Intensive Care Medicine Director, Professor Anthony McLean, finishing up his work at the hospital after more than 35 years.

Community groups encouraged to apply for NSW Government funding

Community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program. Unlocking $37.2 million for community infrastructure projects across the...

Celebrating those who go above and beyond during National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week, held from Monday, May 16 to Friday, May 20, aims to celebrate the work that volunteers do to bring individuals and communities together with this year's theme, 'Better Together'.

How Scouts thrives in modern world

Technology and screens has done little to stop the Scouts and Girl Guides movement, as a new generation embraces it.

Chance find in 1975 inspires local artist’s new painting

St Marys artist Jon Field has been announced as a finalist in the 2022 Gallipoli Art Prize, and will have his work displayed in their exhibition until Sunday, May 8.

Riding for research and a better future

21-year-old Londonderry resident Katelyn Mitchell is leading the stride towards finding a cure for her rare ovarian cancer.

Award-winning local servo putting Colyton on the map

Colyton is officially home to Australia’s best service station

‘Young Elvis’ has all the right moves

At just 21-years-old, Cambridge Park local Emilio Prince will be competing for the title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist at this year’s Parkes Elvis Festival.

How old cans and bottles can help sick kids

Community encouraged to help raise funds for Starlight through the Return and Earn initiative.

Construction on Tench Reserve improvements underway

Construction is officially underway on the $13 million waterfront investment at Tench Reserve.