Community

Business growth stunted by unfair rules

A St Marys manufacturer is asking for a level playing field when it comes to importing and exporting raw materials. Concept...

Newsagency at Emu Plains robbed

Police from Penrith Local Area Command are appealing for the public’s help after a newsagent was robbed this morning.   A man and...

Students show care for others this Christmas

For over 15 years Penrith Anglican College students and teachers have rallied together to help support the less fortunate during Christmas, and it isn't...

Family held at gunpoint

A family of three has been held at gunpoint while their home on Redditch Way, Cranebrook, was robbed on Monday night. At...
Staff outside the St Marys based business

Staff walk out

Negotiations between Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union members and Jeld-Wen owned, Corinthian Doors, have come to a standstill with workers striking today...

Don’t dart away from the challenge

Cancer Council NSW will hit the bullseye later this month with its annual Darts Challenge fundraiser. The fundraiser was created to help continue the conversation...

Still running: Community event saved

Over 300 people that take part in Penrith Lakes Parkrun are celebrating after confirmation the event is here to stay. The weekly 5km run, held...

Great grandfather Ross Taylor proves you’re never too old to learn

Penrith great grandfather Ross Taylor is proving age is well and truly no barrier when it comes to trying new things. Last Friday morning the...

Penrith ready to Relay this weekend

Fran Cini’s family have experienced their fair share of cancer, with her sister, mother and husband all having fought the battle. It was her husband’s...

Dolls and more on show

If you’ve already made plans this Sunday, you might want to reconsider because the annual Dolls, Bears, Craft and Collectables Show will be rolling...

The greatest of walks

After 11 years, it’s safe to say that The Great Walk Foundation members have got their annual Bathurst to Blaxland trek down pat. But walker...

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...

Clubs breathe sigh of relief

The CEO of St Marys Leagues Club breathed a sigh of relief when it was revealed the Federal Government would trial...

Western Weekender celebrates 25 years

The Western Weekender today officially celebrates its 25th birthday. The first edition of the Penrith-based publication was released on Friday, March 15, 1991. The Weekender...

Students turn history into reality

Five young Penrith locals are currently on the trip of a lifetime after taking off to walk the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea...

100 not out: Lovable ‘Becky’ celebrates a very special milestone

Humour and modesty are the traits that Thora Lillian Underhill, better known to friends and family as ‘Becky’, is most known for. And it was...

Sleeping rough for a good cause

Two St Marys business owners will sleep rough for a night to raise money for the fight against local homelessness. Michelle Latham from Heavenly Celebrations...

Penrith shines at ZEST Awards

Penrith’s unsung heroes were in the spotlight tonight at the 8th Annual ZEST Awards, celebrating exceptional people and projects that make a difference in...

Locals encouraged to discuss organ donation

It might be an uncomfortable conversation to have, but the Lions Club of Emu Plains is encouraging all locals to discuss organ and tissue...

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...