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Showbags go online after Easter Show’s cancellation

The Easter Show might be off, but those keen to buy showbags this year won't miss out.

Penrith’s Woman of the Year named

Heike Forth has been named the 2020 Penrith Local Woman of the Year.

Unique form of therapy inspires the elderly

The Lions Club of Cambridge Park and Ross “Rossco” Hutchison have teamed up to back a unique form of therapy.

From laughter to tears: Comedian’s special show at Penrith cafe

Comedian to share emotional story of his mum’s death in September 11 attacks.

Thornton set to sparkle thanks to volunteer spirit

Thornton locals will be out in force this weekend in an effort to clean up their much-loved community.

“This is soul destroying”: Woman with rare condition prays for surgery success

Imagine being confined to your home, unable to work or drive and in constant pain.

OZWAC charity ball to return this May

OZWAC to host Mother’s Day ball this May to raise funds for medical research.

TV show partners with Panthers on the Prowl

Huge boost for Panthers on the Prowl.

Revving up for a good cause

Pioneer Tavern is revving up to help local Scott Lewis support the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.

Teddy bears bring smiles to most in need

Veronica Fleeton has been sewing up a storm all for a good cause.

Swimming for Stephanie: Family gets behind important initiative

A family tragedy has sparked a major fundraising effort.

Street University to make a difference to youth in Penrith

A new program run by the Ted Noffs Foundation has opened its doors to support young people.

Bateman, Hartog to receive rare honour

Two dedicated philanthropists and businessmen are set to receive special recognition after they were singled out for one of Penrith Council’s highest honours.

Brooke’s memory lives on

A Cranebrook family will feature in a new eBook by national children’s cancer charity Redkite, which celebrates the humble loaf of bread for the major role it plays in supporting children and young people with cancer.

Dry July helps fund new nurse

Fundraiser helps place specialist nurse at Nepean Hospital.

Maccas makes a difference

Seriously ill children and their families will benefit from more than $100,000 thanks to a donation from McDonald’s Garton Group.

Santa spreads festive cheer at hospital

Children and newborns seeking treatment at Nepean Hospital received a very special visit from Santa last week

Nepean Donor Centre celebrates 10th birthday

Nepean Donor Centre blew out the candles on a big cake as it celebrated a milestone birthday this week.

Hair braiding experiences popularity surge

Glenmore Park mum’s business booms as hair braiding surges in popularity.

Zoey’s crafty creations inspire her community

After Zoey Hawke lost a friend to cancer, she wanted to help make a difference.