Community

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...

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...

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...

Kitchen founders honoured

The Penrith Community Kitchen is a cornerstone of the local community, providing food and friendship for the less fortunate. ...

‘Buddy bench’ has an important message

Cambridge Park High School installed a ‘buddy bench’ this week in the hopes it will promote a happier playground environment for children at the...

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...

Bridge backlash

It was labelled the “do nothing” option by none other than the Roads and Maritime Services when the idea of a pedestrian crossing...

Pain for voters at Penrith pre-polling

"Australians can start pre-poll voting in the 2016 Federal Election, but not if you have a disability," according to local man David Currie. Mr Currie...

Londonderry author delves into mystery of time travel with new book

Local Londonderry author, John Peter Borgatti, has had his debut science fiction novel published. His book Time Paradox was released on Thursday and tells the...

Ripples on the rise

Ripples Leisure Centre is making waves after winning the AUSTSWIM NSW Swim Centre of the Year Award. Aquatic Programs Coordinator Tania Khamhom said the award...

Restoring dignity for women in need

Every month, vulnerable and at risk women without access to proper sanitary items experience unthinkable indignities during their period. Kirstie Munn, a local volunteer of...

Ready to Relay: Major fundraiser returns

Even though Kingswood’s Karen Cutts said a final goodbye to her father last year, she is still determined to play a part in finding...

Roaring for three decades

For the past 30 years the Lions Club of Emu Plains have roared with success, helping those within the local community who need it...