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Gyms push rivalry aside to hold fundraising bootcamp in Penrith

Fitness centres come together to hold massive fundraising bootcamp in Penrith.

Take a bite for charity on McHappy Day

Buy a Big Mac and raise funds for families in need at McHappy Day on Saturday

Strike up a free game on International Day of People with Disability

For the sixth consecutive year, Zone Bowling will bowl people over with a great deal to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.

Help create smiles this Christmas

Locals urged to play Santa and help brighten Christmas for families in need.

Siblings form unbreakable bond after life-saving surgery

How a North St Marys toddler’s bravery saved her brother’s life in his time of need.

Work begins on modern aged care facility at Emu Plains

The facility is expected to open in 2020.

Parkrun secures new partner

Blackmores has announced it will be teaming up with parkrun Australia, the nation's biggest community running group, as a part of its ongoing commitment...

Gala dinner will raise money for Blue Datto Foundation

Local road safety charity the Blue Datto Foundation is calling for community support leading into their Gala Dinner on Saturday, October 19 at the...

Annual WestCare dinner raises record $200,000 in Penrith

More than $200,000 has been raised for local charity WestCare in a spectacular show of generosity from the Penrith community.

$300,000 to flow to local community groups

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres today announced that four local projects have been selected to receive a share of $321,721 through the NSW Government’s My Community Project funding program.

The not-for-profit program changing young lives for the better

How a local not-for-profit organisation is changing young lives for the better.

Local schools shine on stage

Stunning student performances highlight Wakakirri Story-Dance Challenge

Volunteer steps down after 19,000 hours of duty with St John Ambulance

Volunteer steps down to spend more time with his family.

Knitters think outside the square

Knitters think outside the square to make much-needed blankets for vulnerable.

How you can help women in need restore their dignity with a simple donation

Share the Dignity’s August collection drive is underway with the organisation encouraging people to donate sanitary items to their drop-off boxes at Woolworths supermarkets.

Decade of knitting

Penrith’s Wrap with Love Knit-In group celebrated their 10 year anniversary of knitting and crocheting wraps for local and international communities in need at...

Helen’s dedication recognised by hospital

Helen Fitzgerald loves being a volunteer and has no plans of stopping any time soon.

Locals line up for Pawgust fundraiser

Walking your dog in winter can be a struggle but a group of dog walkers in Cranebrook have found a way to raise their steps and funds for a good cause this August.

The Christmas angels set to spread cheer this festive season

It won’t be long until Christmas decorations start popping up in department stores again, but for some families this just becomes a reminder of what they can’t have.

Call for more local volunteers

For some in our community, a chat over a cuppa can make a world of difference.