Community

Men’s Sheds to celebrate major milestone with open days

Next month, three Men’s Sheds in the Penrith district will hold open days to celebrate 30 years of the initiative in Australia.

Fundraiser launched as local family deals with loss of nine-year-old daughter

A fundraiser has been set up to try and support the family of a nine-year-old, who lost her battle with brain cancer.

Australia Post to shut iconic Penrith location

A well-known Penrith post office has announced it will close its doors next month. "Australia Post has made the difficult decision to close the Penrith...

Community to rally around brave little boy

Local resident Sofi Cox is hoping to see the community rally around her sister and brother-in-law, as their son faces an unimaginable battle. For Vaina...

Local students prepare for trip of a lifetime

Two local students are heading overseas today for World Youth Day.

In William’s memory: Charity ball aims to raise $40,000

The Smith family lost eight-year-old William to cancer. Hosting the Gold Ribbon Ball in Penrith is their way of keeping his memory alive, and helping other kids going through their own battles.

How your business can help Turn The Tables this winter

With the weather having well and truly cooled down, and the cost of living at an all-time high, more and more people are struggling to make ends meet.

Nepean Retired Men’s Club to hold its final meeting

Nepean Retired Men’s Club has been part of Penrith for more than 40 years, but next week it will hold its final meeting and ‘retire’.

Penrith Giants to host Big Freeze fundraising event this Sunday afternoon

The fight against MND is coming to Greygums Oval.

Simple local gesture could help save lives all around the world

The Zonta Club of Nepean Valley has held their annual Birthing Kits Assembly Day, producing 1000 birthing kits for women in need.

Variety Bash veteran Warren Smith honoured to help those in need

St Marys Leagues Club President Warren Smith has shelved plans to wrap up his involvement with the Variety NSW Bash - refusing to rule out going on another adventure next year.

Ava gets the chop for charity: How you can help

After growing out her hair for three years, eight-year-old Ava Fowler has gotten the big chop, making a sizeable donation to Wigs 4 Kids.

Pipes, drums and good friends: How you can experience the fun

Penrith RSL Pipes and Drums President Tim Badger said before joining the group he used to be able to fit his musical experience in his little finger.

16-year-old’s cancer battle inspires Penrith fundraiser

This Sunday, Brisket Boys, Drink West and Westside Riders will be coming together to put on the biggest bike and car event of the year in support of a local family.

Saints cares: Leagues club kicks goals for community sport

St Marys Rugby League Club is kicking goals when it comes to giving back to the community.

Volunteers honoured for dedication to community

This week, during National Volunteer Week, local organisations have been shouting from the rooftops in celebration of the change makers who go above and beyond.

‘Anakai Drivers’ taking pride in the neighbourhood to new levels

Dubbed the 'Anakai Drivers', these local blokes have become something of a lawn mowing institution in Jamisontown.

Red Shield Appeal kicks off this Friday

The Salvation Army's major fundraiser gets underway this weekend.

Relay for Life returns to Penrith with new 12-hour format

Relay for Life will be taking place over 12 hours from 9am to 9pm on Saturday, May 27 at the Penrith Paceway.

Mulgoa Rural Fire Brigade to hold open day on May 7

Locals can live out their dreams of being a firefighter for the day when the Mulgoa Rural Fire Brigade opens the doors of its new fire station at the end of the month.