Thursday, January 27, 2022

Community

Richard passes on his passion and experience

Local Midwifery Educator Richard Gilfillan has been nominated for a Judith Meppem Leadership Award as part of the NSW Health 2021 Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.

Surprise celebration to recognise David Trist’s 60 years with Legacy

A local Legatee has been recognised for 60 years of service with the Nepean Division of Sydney Legacy.

Gifts, lollies for kids as festive cheer is spread through the streets

Local businesses will be helping Santa spread joy for the second year with a Christmas Eve run through South Penrith, Jamisontown and Cranebrook.

Penrith Christmas Light Guide

The countdown to Christmas is on and what a better way to celebrate then cruising around town to marvel at festive light displays. There are...

Council libraries to close over Christmas period

Penrith City’s three library branches will be closing for the Christmas holiday period

Spreading festive cheer in Mulgoa

After surviving COVID-19 lockdowns, local businesses want to spread some Christmas joy by hosting a free community event on Saturday, December 11.

New babies are wrapped in love at Nepean Hospital

Nepean Hospital’s Maternity Unit has launched its ‘Wrapped in Love’ project to welcome newborn Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander children into the community.

Get on board to help a good cause

Local bus operator Busways is asking the community to jump on board its Christmas fundraising ‘drive’ for The Kids' Cancer Project.

Where to get a real Christmas tree this Saturday

There is nothing better than a real Christmas tree to get you into the spirit of the festive season.

George reflects on a life well lived ahead of turning 100

George Davis, or Dave as he is known, will have a lot of candles to blow out today as he celebrates his 100th birthday.

Taking care of a classic: Iconic fire truck back after refurbishment

An iconic part of Penrith was returned to its spot along Castlereagh Road on Monday after it disappeared from public view. The fire engine out...

Charitable motorcycle club is on the hunt for new members

You may have seen members of the Nepean Ulysses Club around town but there is much more to this motorcycle group than meets the eye.

Penrith well represented in Western Sydney Women Awards

Five successful women from across the Penrith LGA have been recognised by being named finalists in the 2021 Western Sydney Women Awards. Cranebrook speech pathologist,...

Community feedback sought on chopper proposal

The community is being encouraged to provide its feedback on plans for the construction and operation of a helipad in the Penrith Lakes precinct...

Volunteers needed to keep telling magical story of print

The Penrith Museum of Printing is planning on reopening to the public on December 5 but the extended COVID-19 lockdown has meant it has lost some of its members.

New recreation space at Cambridge Gardens locked in

In-ground trampolines, a flying fox, a new skate park and more will feature as part of a new recreation space in Cambridge Gardens.

Locals ready for a spooktacular time this Halloween

While the thought of socialising after months of lockdown is enough to scare anyone, Halloween is almost upon us.

Day of golf to help raise vital funds for fight against cancer

Life member of Dunheved Golf Club in St Marys, John Delaney, will be spending Tuesday, December 14 swinging a club to support a charity.

Helping parents through “rawest experience” of their lives

A Butterfly’s Embrace aims to share resources, help impacted members of the community connect and make changes in areas relating to pregnancy and infant loss.

In Tara’s honour: Cutting for a cause

Chloe Posadas is shining the spotlight on Canteen to highlight the incredible work the charity does supporting young people with cancer.