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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...

Even in his darkest days, Merv is thinking of others

A man who has given so much to the community keeps on giving, even in his darkest days. 59-year-old Merv Adlington was the founder of...

Australia Day Honours: Passionate about Penrith, but proud of his heritage

Claremont Meadows resident Jim Tiberi was “flattered” to receive the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) this week as part of the Australia...

Knitting challenge exceeds expectations

This winter, The Creative Fringe set a challenge to locals to knit a square to go towards warm blankets to help our homeless. In true...

Penrith Community Kitchen celebrates 20th anniversary

It has been 20 years since the Penrith Community Kitchen became a registered charity. Since then local volunteers have provided a safe place for hundreds...

65 years of true love

The old saying goes that a happy wife, equals a happy life and Ken MacGillivray has upheld this rule for the past 65 years. Well,...

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...

Shoppers see Red at new Op Shop

Penrith is getting its first Red Cross Op Shop, with the official launch being held today. All purchases made today will be greeted with a...

Bobby The Brave’s abuser sentenced for horrific bashing

Glenmore Park toddler Bobby Webber’s abuser has been sentenced to a maximum of 12 years and six months behind bars. Andrew Nolan appeared in Darlinghurst...

New science school for Luddenham

Luddenham will be home to the country's first STEM-focused school which will be built inside Sydney Science Park. Officially announced today by NSW Premier Gladys...

Mother of two starts hot new career

With the threat of an early fire season this year, the region is getting prepared by welcoming three new firefighters to the area. After graduating...

Lock up your boss!

Seeing your boss behind bars in a jail cell is something many of us have dreamed about. Penrith PCYC is making dreams come true, encouraging...

Beat the booze this Ocsober

Local residents are being urged to give booze the boot this October in order to help spread the message about one of Australia’s silent...

Veronica’s new car comes at perfect time

After three months and 28,000 competition entries, one lucky woman is now the proud owner of a brand new 2015 Toyota Kluger. On Tuesday, Veronica...