Community

Understanding Council

One of Penrith City Council’s most senior staff members gave young business people an insight into the workings of local government...

OZWAC Ball to return in 2018

After a two year break, the Australian Women and Children’s Research Foundation (OZWAC) has announced the return of its charity ball in celebration of...

Safety, congestion to be improved

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Roads Minister, Duncan Gay witnessed first hand the traffic exiting the M4 at Emu Plains yesterday, saying that...

Teen sex attack arrest

A man will face court next month charged with persistent sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy.  ...

Killer on the loose

Police have launched a public appeal for help as they prepare to face a second night with an alleged killer on the loose.Police...

Concern for missing child

Police have launched a public appeal for assistance to help find an 11-year-old girl who hasn't been seen since leaving her school earlier...

Shondelle wants to be the UGLY-est

Far from ugly, the Milestone Hotel in Kingswood’s Shondelle O’Connor is trying to be the best UGLY bartender there can be. 31-year-old Ms O’Connor is...

Huge winds lash Penrith

Huge winds are causing havoc across Penrith this afternoon with residents reporting "cyclone-like" conditions across the region. Reports of awnings...

New school for Glenmore Park

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies and State Education Minister Adrian Piccoli visited Glenmore Park on Wednesday morning to officially announce that the State Government will...

Calls for clean up order

Penrith Councillor Bernard Bratusa is calling on Penrith Council to take action against the owner of the site where a devastating grass fire...

Sinclair may sell Log Cabin

  Ross Sinclair fought the fire himself for 30 minutes to try and save his beloved Log Cabin, but now the owner of...

Walking for mum

One Glenmore Park family is coming together to walk in support of their mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s five years ago. Sisters Lisa Shanley...

Plan to boost pool safety

Local Government Minister Don Page met this week with Member for Penrith, Stuart Ayres, and Member for Londonderry, Bart Bassett, at the Nepean...

Poppy Park brothers honoured with Community Service Awards

Local brothers Martin and Owen Rogers were awarded with Community Service Awards this week for their work on Poppy Park, established for the ANZAC...

Davies: "There is no backflip"

A public meeting tonight on the State Government's proposal to send radioactive waste from Hunters Hill to Kemps Creek started out with the best...

Teacher charged over secret camera

Police have charged a North St Marys man following an investigation into an incident at a primary school last month. On Tuesday,...

Locals help neighbours in need

In Bangladesh, hundreds with complex medical conditions go without treatment, forced to live a life stripped of opportunity because of a lack of...

Rossco’s story is only just at the beginning

If you’ve ever had a conversation with Penrith legend Ross ‘Rossco’ Hutchison, you know he’s lived a prosperous, meaningful life. With stories from careers in...

Abbott sweetens the pot

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has sealed the fate of Lindsay by promising the biggest local spend of the campaign. In his...

Abbott phones in

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott tonight spoke to thousands of local residents as part of a unique phone hook-up aimed at engaging with the...