Community

Fundraiser won’t be a drag

Corpus Christi Netball Club will be holding a fundraising night with a difference next weekend at the Australian Arms Hotel in Penrith. Instead of hosting...

Charity golf day aims to raise more than $15,000 for cancer fight

Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club is teeing up for its annual Cancer Council charity golf day, to be held later this month. The event,...

Dog lovers unite for popular annual event

Dogs of all shapes and sizes will be taking over Orchard Hills next weekend as dog ownership goes up a fun notch. The annual Dogs...

Driving towards their goals

Students from Glenmore Park High School are turning trash into cash as they hope to raise enough money for a mini bus. Collecting cans and...

Cool change for charity

A cool change has reached Nepean Food Services with the opening of a new annex that will provide more fresh meals to the community. Manager...

PCYC gets on its bike

It’s the simple act of going for a bike ride, but a new PCYC program is set to have a significant impact on Penrith...

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...

The greatest of walks

After 11 years, it’s safe to say that The Great Walk Foundation members have got their annual Bathurst to Blaxland trek down pat. But walker...

Fire stations open their doors

Locals around Penrith will be able to live a few hours in the life of a firefighter, as stations across NSW open their doors...

Red Cross reveals generations of recipes

Locals were able to get their hands on some special family recipes earlier this week, thanks to the Australian Red Cross Penrith Branch and...

On the road for charity

If someone told you they were driving a 1984 Subaru Leone across a distance of 3,800km, you’d probably think they were crazy, right? But that’s...

Preserving Penrith’s past

It’s no secret that the land in Penrith and its surrounding suburbs holds within it significant history of a time that once was. Uncovering and...

Wigs for Kids: Unique event will get people talking

We’re all familiar with fundraising drives, but one local business is encouraging long-haired locals to have a big chop at their hair raising event...

Locals bartering for food

In the backyard of local homes, many novice green-thumbs are looking back to our roots and engaging in old style bartering, making new friendships...

Ann’s community dedication honoured

With the help of Vintage FM staff, Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres left Ann Willmington completely stunned with a Community Service Award for her...

Fitness 4 Autism returns to Jamison Park

It’s almost time to put on your joggers and deck yourself out in all things blue, as Fitness 4 Autism returns to Jamison Park...

Lock up your boss!

Seeing your boss behind bars in a jail cell is something many of us have dreamed about. Penrith PCYC is making dreams come true, encouraging...

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...

The Penrith man giving dingoes a second chance at life

With the appearance of a dog and the aloofness of a cat, dingoes are unlike any other animal. At the back of his home in...

Penrith proves its love of Hot Cross Buns with sales splurge in lead-up to...

It’s just not Easter without a fresh hot cross bun and Penrith residents appear to agree with Coles Penrith recording the second highest hot...