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Bike rider refused bail

Police have charged a teenager with Skye’s Law following a pursuit in St Marys yesterday. About 2.30pm on Saturday, local highway patrol police...

Labor leadership ballot today

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says Labor is in crisis and is attempting to move a motion of no confidence in the Government during...

Step in the right direction, says Chamber

The Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut Sunday penalty rates for casual employees in the restaurant industry has received a mixed bag of...

Big wet to continue

Penrith is set to get another big soaking over the weekend.   Rain has been falling...

Three teens charged with assault

Police have charged three teenagers over the serious assault of two brothers on a train last night. Around 10pm last...

Bikie charged with theft

Police have charged a member of an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang with the theft of more than $300,000 of earth moving equipment in Western Sydney....

Win for St Marys locals

Penrith Council has bowed to residents' concerns about land zoning for high density housing in the Glossop Street Precinct. In the draft...

Walking tall despite challenges

When cancer survivor Emma Dunlop set her sights on walking the Great Wall of China, it was something she desperately wanted to do. Now...

Locals will be Running Scared

In what could resemble a scene out of Michael Jackson’s famous ‘Thriller’ video, the Sydney International Regatta Centre will be transformed into a...

More nurses under Libs, says Skinner

There are 4,000 extra nurses working in the state’s hospitals since the NSW Liberals & Nationals were elected to government, Health Minister Jillian Skinner...

Woman assaulted in reserve

A young woman was tackled to the ground and indecently assaulted in a frightening incident at St Marys. ...

Bakery busted

The community can be assured that Penrith City Council is looking after their health with the successful prosecution of the proprietor...

Lucky escape for kids

Police are appealing for witnesses after three young children were approached by a suspicious couple in Colyton last night. About 8pm yesterday,...

Walking in Bob’s footsteps

Keeping her husband’s memory alive, Carol Wilson, of Kingswood, is hoping people are ready to walk for charity this coming March. Ms Wilson’s husband was...

Buried for a cause

A local retailer stepped up a campaign against the “dirty coal industry” by burying a staff member neck deep in coal...

Voters go to the polls

Polling places across the Penrith area have just opened as locals head to the polls to vote in a new-look Council. Candidates...

Plea to parents over smoking

Family friendly no-smoking signs have been installed at 21 local schools to discourage smoking on and outside school premises. The initiative...

Safety, congestion to be improved

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Roads Minister, Duncan Gay witnessed first hand the traffic exiting the M4 at Emu Plains yesterday, saying that...

Police uncover stolen goods

Police in Sydney’s west have uncovered a stash of suspected stolen property during a raid on a Penrith house. ...

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...