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High St's race against time

Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) is in a race against time to secure funding for the revitalisation of the Penrith central business...

Stories from the floodwater

After a long night of heavy rain and rising floodwaters, Londonderry residents returned to their homes this morning to find devastation...

Weekender leads the way

The Western Weekender has again confirmed its status as Penrith's most circulated newspaper.   Figures released...

Police search for taxi thieves

Police are appealing to the public to identify two taxi passengers that stole a sum of cash from a tax driver...

Police open their doors to you

Ever wondered about the inner workings of Penrith Police Station? For the first time in over a decade, Penrith Police are...

Joan's Christmas wishlist

With climbing patronage numbers, ticket sales and revenue, CEO of Penrith Performing and Visual Arts (PPVA), Hania Radvan, believes that the organisation deserves...

Showing pride in western Sydney

Pride and passion for Penrith and western Sydney is shining through a new Facebook, Twitter and Instagram campaign, #NewWS. Short for ‘New Western Sydney’, the...

Dumping may increase

Illegal dumping of rubbish along Ninth Avenue in Llandilo is a severe problem, but one that could become worse with the introduction of...

School's rocking makeover

Kingswood Park Public School has received a vibrant makeover thanks to volunteers and the The Smith Family Kingswood. Volunteers from all...

Tributes flow for Gough Whitlam

An instigator of social change, the legacy of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has greatly shaped Australia. But while his...

Family mourns death of boy

A Penrith family is mourning the loss of their 11-year-old son following a tragic crash on the NSW North Coast this...

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...

Gosford's part in our future

EXCLUSIVE: Just why were some of Penrith’s key decision-makers some 100 kilometres away from the city on Wednesday? ...

Locals switched on to health

Penrith residents have proved themselves to be switched on when it comes to their health after a national study showed findings that were not...

Emu relocation put on hold

After a week of frustration and anger, a decision to remove native emus from the former St Marys ADI site owned by Lend...

Ready for her proudest moment

Thousands of people from all walks of life, with different backgrounds and nationalities are set to become proud Australian citizens next week, including Oxley...

Plans underway

 The Werrington Arterial Road project is up and running with the contracts being awarded for the concept design and environmental impact assessment. ...

Council closes four sports ovals

Penrith Council closed four local sports ovals last week due to public safety concerns. The four sports grounds were temporarily closed when...

Penrith provides perfect backdrop for top Castlereagh artist

Castlereagh artist Julie Simmons has won big at the 27th Combined Art Societies of Sydney (CASS) ‘Art of Sydney’ Awards Exhibition. Ms Simmons said she...

Team Spaceballs is ready to race

Penrith has its very own entry into this year’s Red Bull Billy Cart race. The team, known as Team Spaceballs, is made up of four...