Friday, May 7, 2021

Community

Where you can grab a real Christmas tree this festive season

Trees are in hot demand this year.

Vintage FM on top of the world after special honour

Penrith’s Vintage FM has landed itself a top spot on the list of best Internet radio stations.

Dream come true as local author publishes first children’s book

Claremont Meadows resident Lara Bury has ticked off a major item on her bucket list by releasing her first ever children’s picture book titled A Walk Like No Other.

St Clair community invited to celebrate Agnes’ 102nd birthday

Agnes Borg is celebrating her 102nd birthday next Thursday, November 26, and everyone is invited.

Golf marathon for a cause

Erskine Park teenager Blake Hodges will tee off on December 14 with other golfers around the country for a 72-hole marathon to raise funds for the Cancer Council.

New Penrith City Library app launched

Penrith City Library has launched its new Library app.

Naval history honoured at local museum

Popular local museum showcases artefacts and historic exhibits from proud past

Penrith Relay for Life confirms shorter event for 2021

It may look a little different next year but Penrith Relay For Life will be going ahead for 2021.

A-list support for McHappy Day next month

Locals are being urged to support McHappy Day.

Social club looks for new members

Club has been running for more than 40 years, ensuring over-50s remain active.

Come on Eileen, tell us your secret! Local resident celebrates 100th birthday

Eileen Dimond celebrated her 100th birthday this week, with a surprise party at Penrith RSL held by Legacy Nepean Division.

Riding to make a difference

With three children dying from cancer each week in Australia, Kristian Wren wanted to help make a difference.

Hat-trick of nominations for Nordoff Robbins CEO

The CEO of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy (Noro) in Kingswood, Belinda Leonard, has been recognised for her contribution to the community with not one but three award nominations.

Postcards will detail life in Penrith during pandemic

Youth and community organisation Fusion Western Sydney is inviting people to share their experiences during COVID-19 through their project 'Postcards from Home'.

Westcare’s new truck increases charity’s capacity to help

Westcare’s ability to give people escaping domestic violence the supplies they need just got a little bit easier, thanks to a generous donation from The Great Walk Foundation.

Dedicated locals honoured for volunteer work

Dedicated western Sydney locals have been recognised for their contribution to the community at the 2020 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Be a hero and help raise vital funds this September

Set yourself a goal to help buy life changing equipment for those doing it tough.

Jenni breaks new ground with RSL Life Membership

Jenni May is the first female to ever be awarded Life Membership at Penrith RSL.

Love of writing leads to growing collection of published books

Hayley Walsh is an Aged Care Clinical Nurse Consultant by day and an author by night.

COVID-19 survivor Jean Steele celebrates 102nd birthday

Jean Steele celebrated her 102nd birthday on Tuesday but this milestone is even more of an achievement than you may think.