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Giving back with plenty of heart

Six-year-old Finnan Benson and his aunty Casey Moss have plenty in common. The Jordan Springs residents both have a congenital heart disease and are the...

St Clair poet launches first book

Egyptian-born immigrant Pola Fanous picked up his pen at 14-years-old because he had a lot to say but wasn’t comfortable talking to people. It was...

Marching in her sister’s honour

When diagnosed with Melanoma at the young age of 29, Emma Dunlop was determined to use her time left to advocate for skin cancer...

Luke Priddis Foundation plans for the future

Exciting things are on the horizon at the Luke Priddis Foundation (LPF) as they seek to expand to support the growing population. An adult skill...

Students say goodbye

Past and present Caroline Chisholm College students gathered to remember the late Mark Herrick on Monday, reflecting on the lasting impact he has left...

Riding to raise awareness

After losing his best friend to suicide, Penrith resident Jason Kennedy has made it his mission to spread one very important message – it’s...

Love with every stitch

The Caring Hearts Quilt Group are warming the community with their craft. The group of 14 ladies have been making quilts for 18 years, donating...

Car club roars with pride

They are more than just car lovers. In fact, the Lions Pride Holden Car Club has been undertaking charity work for the last 19...

Susan honoured for community commitment

Emu Plains resident Susan Gallagher has been honoured for her work in the local community. She was presented with a 2019 NSW Seniors Local Achievement...

Mums on the run

For mums, dedicating your life to your children can take quite a toll on both your body and your friendships. One simple initiative, Running Mums...

Making dreams come true in Craig’s honour

Sophie Mason is making dreams come true while keeping her husband’s memory alive. The owner of Settlers Mulgoa is hosting a live music event full...

Losing his locks for a cause

When Jamisontown resident Alexander Hale was just 10-years-old, he decided to start growing his hair in the hope to one day donate it to...

Volunteers needed for Red Cross Calling campaign

As most of the country gets back to work after the festive break, Red Cross is encouraging Australians with volunteering on their 2019 New...

End of an era as hospital canteen changes ownership

The canteen at Nepean Hospital is farewelling some of its long-time staff members who over the past two decades have been putting a smile...

Chance to remember those no longer with us this Christmas

For many, Christmas is a time to celebrate with family, but for others it can be a reminder of those who are no longer...

Gingerbread village to highlight festive fun in Penrith

Penrith is about to receive a giant gingerbread village complete with local locations that include Panthers Stadium, High Street, Penrith’s giant Christmas tree and...

Crossbones Gallery to hold fundraiser for hospital

Crossbones Gallery is showing their soft side as they aim to raise $30,000 for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nepean Hospital. The popular...

Art tells women’s stories

Penrith resident Anna Boros knows that art says what words can’t. That’s why she’s spent the past year creating a portrait series that expresses...

OZWAC’s call to arms

The Australian Women and Children’s Research Foundation (OZWAC) is calling on the community for extra support, as it continues to fund breakthrough medical projects. On...

Walking to find a cure

By the time it takes you to finish reading this article, one Australian will have developed diabetes, yet despite the high number of cases...