Community

Shorten on warpath over uni fees

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Deputy Leader Tanya Plibersek visited the University of Western Sydney Kingswood campus this morning to campaign with...

David Currie named Citizen of the Year

Disability champion David Currie has been named Penrith's Citizen of the Year. Mr Currie has lived in Penrith for 70 years and...

Residents could cop financial hit

WEEKENDER FIRST: Penrith residents could be significantly worse off if a plan endorsed by Penrith City Council to change the funding structure of emergency...

Meet our Woman of the Year

Hayley Bellamy has been named Penrith’s 2014 Woman of the Year. Diagnosed at 18 months of age with Spinal Muscular...

Bowls day is a chance for community to get behind Penrith PCYC

Penrith Bowling and Recreation Club will host its annual Charity Bowls Day on Friday, February 24 to support Penrith PCYC. Following last year’s success of...

Bright fresh start for Sunnyfield

It was a fittingly sunny day last Friday for the official opening of disability service provider Sunnyfield’s new centre at Orchard Hills. ...

Naval museum to open this weekend

Australia’s naval history is about to get much more accessible for the people of Penrith, with the official opening of the Nepean Naval...

Independents Day

Veteran councillor Mark Davies has announced his stunning decision to quit Council and not contest this September’s local government elections. It’s...

More consultation needed on M9

Councillors Bernard Bratusa and Prue Car have acknowledged there needs to be more community consultation on the South West Rail Link Extension and...

Dumpers on notice

If you try to illegally dump large amounts of waste in Penrith, you will be caught. That’s the message being spread by the Western...

Sounds of silence

When Louise Bale lost her voice, she lost her old life – the one where she was a self confessed “chatterbox”, where she...

Saluting their service

 Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has met with members of the Penrith RSL Sub-branch who recently received $4000 under the Gillard...

Special jobs concept launched

Some of the city’s biggest local employment advocates have joined forces for the launch of a special new campaign targeted at getting more...

Stink over sewage

Each time the sky is overcast, threatening a downpour, residents of Timgalen Avenue in South Penrith hold their breath, expecting the worst. ...

Alleged killer turns himself in

A man wanted in relation to a murder at a factory in Dunheved last month has today handed himself to police. Around...

Meet Cambridge Park’s Mr Christmas

Cambridge Park resident Paul Mitchell is continuing his tradition of spreading Christmas cheer in his community, after starting his light decorations over 17 years...

Footy Doubles program is more than just a bit of fun

It is a common call in the lead-up to a rugby league match at Pepper Stadium – “get your Footy Doubles” – but when...

Luke Priddis Foundation plans for the future

Exciting things are on the horizon at the Luke Priddis Foundation (LPF) as they seek to expand to support the growing population. An adult skill...

History lessons

Local kids are invited to get their hands dirty at Mamre Homestead this year as they learn the ins and outs of archaeology....

Pushing for Cooper

Inspirational Penrith athlete Nathan Pentecost will once again take on the enormous challenge of pushing his wheelchair for 100km around the Sydney International Regatta...