Community

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...

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...

Little collectibles, big passion

Jenny Wainwright and her two kids, Thomas, 4, and Thalia, 2, could almost be Australia’s biggest fan of Sylvanian Families. The Emu Plains family have...

Inspiring our leaders of the future

It’s young women like 16-year-old Courtney Toon that you want to see strive to excel and never give up on their dreams – no...

Friends take on a mighty challenge

One in three people live in poverty but a team of four from Penrith are determined to help change that in any way they...

Brightness in times of heartbreak

A Jordan Springs family’s world was turned upside down after an MRI scan saw their young son, Cameron, urgently admitted to Westmead Children’s Hospital. Dean...

Pollies play a role in the fight against domestic violence

When it comes to domestic violence, the political is personal for Member for Lindsay Emma Husar. In her maiden speech on September 12, 2016 Ms...

Have a cuppa for cancer research

For the past 25 years, Cancer Council's Australia's Biggest Morning Tea has brought together millions of Australians to share a cup of tea in...