Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Community

How Scouts thrives in modern world

Technology and screens has done little to stop the Scouts and Girl Guides movement, as a new generation embraces it.

Chance find in 1975 inspires local artist’s new painting

St Marys artist Jon Field has been announced as a finalist in the 2022 Gallipoli Art Prize, and will have his work displayed in their exhibition until Sunday, May 8.

Riding for research and a better future

21-year-old Londonderry resident Katelyn Mitchell is leading the stride towards finding a cure for her rare ovarian cancer.

Award-winning local servo putting Colyton on the map

Colyton is officially home to Australia’s best service station

‘Young Elvis’ has all the right moves

At just 21-years-old, Cambridge Park local Emilio Prince will be competing for the title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist at this year’s Parkes Elvis Festival.

How old cans and bottles can help sick kids

Community encouraged to help raise funds for Starlight through the Return and Earn initiative.

Construction on Tench Reserve improvements underway

Construction is officially underway on the $13 million waterfront investment at Tench Reserve.

The incredible difference donating blood can make to sick kids

Red Cross Lifeblood is encouraging locals to give the Nepean Blood Donor Centre a visit to donate plasma to help cancer patients.

1500 students commemorate ANZAC Day at School Service

Over 1500 students and teachers attended the ANZAC School Service at Penrith Paceway today.

Blanket appeal helps shelters in need after recent weather

St Clair local Kirsten Duffy is using her small business for good, running an appeal to donate blankets to rescue organisations and shelters around Australia left in need of supplies after recent flooding.

Noro Music Therapy finds new home to deliver important services

Noro Music Therapy has found a new home in the Panthers Precinct to bring their services to the Penrith community and beyond.

Melanoma March to take place in Penrith this Sunday

Currently, 50 per cent of advanced melanoma patients don't respond to, or develop resistance to the immunotherapy treatment which saves others.

Mens social group to hold recruitment drive in April

Calling all old farts! TOFS is holding a recruitment drive – and they want you!

Future of Penrith Ice Palace in doubt after sale

The future of local sporting clubs could be on thin ice after the recent sale of the Penrith Ice Palace.

Pancake Day is the perfect excuse for a tasty treat

Very few of us need an excuse to indulge in a delicious stack of pancakes.

Community groups find new home after fire

Penrith City Council has found a temporary home for several local community organisations after a shared office building went up in flames in the Penrith CBD last year.

Sisters making a splash for charity

Grace and Charlotte Nicholls have been swimming up a storm during February to raise money for sick kids.

Bowls day to raise money for Penrith PCYC

A major charity bowls day is taking place in Penrith next week.

Singing up a storm in St Marys

Starting next week, Fusion Western Sydney will be hosting St Marys Sings – a community choir funded by Penrith City Council’s Magnetic Places.