Monday, April 12, 2021

Community

Final Airing of the Quilts: End of beloved local tradition

Members of the Caring Hearts Community Quilters group are preparing for their final Airing of the Quilts event, to take place on Saturday, April 10.

Werrington Downs resident Chloe Carter eyes Miss Universe Australia crown

Local dancer and model, Chloe Carter, is hoping to take on the world stage as a state finalist for Miss Universe Australia 2021.

Women’s Walk and Talk continues to grow in popularity

The Penrith Women’s Walk and Talk is charging ahead, offering a safe space for women to connect socially while exercising each week.

A decade on the Prowl

Resident primary school teacher at Panthers on the Prowl, Lawrence McDonell, will celebrate 10 years in his job at the end of this term. Mr...

Melanoma March moves online

In its 10th year running, Melanoma March has been moved online. This year, patrons are being asked to head online to participate in an interactive...

Man pulls Ford Ranger for charity

A local man has taken on an exhausting challenge this week in his attempt to raise $20,000 for Childsafe Australia. Corey Philpott, a 23-year-old staircase...

York gives back to local community

York Jewellers in Penrith is helping to create brighter tomorrow with its latest fundraising drive donating nearly $10,000 to Nepean Hospital.

Matt helps change lives during pandemic

Lemongrove resident Matt Laffan has been lauded for his dedication to changing lives through music during the pandemic.

Red Cross turns to youth in search for volunteers

Red Cross Penrith is looking for fresh blood in a search for new volunteers.

Kids to start year on the right foot thanks to One Point Health

One Point Health in Penrith has partnered with community organisation WestCare to make sure struggling kids start the year off on the right foot.

Charities lend festive hand this Christmas

With COVID-19 impacting people both financially and emotionally, community support over the holiday season is needed more than ever.

Club holds special luncheon to thank local volunteers

During a year plagued with drought, bushfires, floods and the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers have stepped up to help those need in the community.

Local buses in Christmas charity drive

Local bus operator Busways is decking the halls of its buses this festive season with bright and colourful decorations all for a good cause.

Santa zooms in to check on kids at Nepean Hospital

Each year Santa makes a special visit to sick kids at Nepean Hospital to spread some Christmas cheer to those who cannot join festive celebrations.

Local kids to get Christmas Eve surprise thanks to festive spirit of businesses

Residents of Jamisontown and South Penrith may get the chance to meet Mr and Mrs Claus this Christmas Eve.

Spence Park to undergo overhaul after students answer Mayor’s design challenge

A vision for a fresh, fun and inclusive play space will come to life in Penrith thanks to the hard work of some of the city’s youngest residents.

Where you can grab a real Christmas tree this festive season

Trees are in hot demand this year.

Vintage FM on top of the world after special honour

Penrith’s Vintage FM has landed itself a top spot on the list of best Internet radio stations.

Dream come true as local author publishes first children’s book

Claremont Meadows resident Lara Bury has ticked off a major item on her bucket list by releasing her first ever children’s picture book titled A Walk Like No Other.

St Clair community invited to celebrate Agnes’ 102nd birthday

Agnes Borg is celebrating her 102nd birthday next Thursday, November 26, and everyone is invited.