Thursday, October 29, 2020

Community

A-list support for McHappy Day next month

Locals are being urged to support McHappy Day.

Social club looks for new members

Club has been running for more than 40 years, ensuring over-50s remain active.

Come on Eileen, tell us your secret! Local resident celebrates 100th birthday

Eileen Dimond celebrated her 100th birthday this week, with a surprise party at Penrith RSL held by Legacy Nepean Division.

Riding to make a difference

With three children dying from cancer each week in Australia, Kristian Wren wanted to help make a difference.

Hat-trick of nominations for Nordoff Robbins CEO

The CEO of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy (Noro) in Kingswood, Belinda Leonard, has been recognised for her contribution to the community with not one but three award nominations.

Postcards will detail life in Penrith during pandemic

Youth and community organisation Fusion Western Sydney is inviting people to share their experiences during COVID-19 through their project 'Postcards from Home'.

Westcare’s new truck increases charity’s capacity to help

Westcare’s ability to give people escaping domestic violence the supplies they need just got a little bit easier, thanks to a generous donation from The Great Walk Foundation.

Dedicated locals honoured for volunteer work

Dedicated western Sydney locals have been recognised for their contribution to the community at the 2020 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Be a hero and help raise vital funds this September

Set yourself a goal to help buy life changing equipment for those doing it tough.

Jenni breaks new ground with RSL Life Membership

Jenni May is the first female to ever be awarded Life Membership at Penrith RSL.

Love of writing leads to growing collection of published books

Hayley Walsh is an Aged Care Clinical Nurse Consultant by day and an author by night.

COVID-19 survivor Jean Steele celebrates 102nd birthday

Jean Steele celebrated her 102nd birthday on Tuesday but this milestone is even more of an achievement than you may think.

Man vs Tyre: Local’s challenge to raise mental health awareness

Cambridge Park resident Zachary Ryan is striving to ‘make a flipping change’ when it comes to men’s mental health awareness.

Fundraising down as pandemic bites

Coronavirus pandemic has flow-on impact on vital community organisations

Student-designed playground opens in Oxley Park

There’s a new playground at Brian King Reserve in Oxley Park for local families to enjoy thanks to the fresh ideas and creative minds of students from Oxley Park Public School.

From Werrington to the world: Kids use power of YouTube to teach others

Werrington brothers Sallu and Allu Suraj are learning skills and sharing them with audiences around the world.

Go dry this July to help fund cancer programs

The Nepean Cancer Care Centre’s Dry July campaign is back and there’s no better time to put the bottle down to fundraise for cancer services.

Be a hero for Heart Kids

A Cranebrook family is calling on locals to channel their inner superhero to support kids with heart disease.

Father’s book aims to boost children’s confidence

Caddens father of four Warren Hayward's belief of 'home is where growth begins' has led him to writing an e-Book.

Cambridge Park singer wows judges on The Voice

Local singer makes it through The Voice's Blind Auditions.