Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Community

Penrith unites behind local mum diagnosed with rare form of cancer

The Penrith community has come out in strides to support local resident Carina Camilleri in her battle with a rare form of cancer.

On course for a cause: Relay For Life Charity Golf Day to be held...

Can you beat the pro? Novelty event part of new fundraiser.

Making a difference in turning lives around: Cathy honoured with ACM

Cathy Petrovski has dedicated the last 10 years supporting victims of crime as well as helping offenders address their behaviour.

New work being developed as part of Q Theatre Lab in Penrith

The 2022 Q Theatre Lab residents are in the house, with The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre welcoming this year’s residency recipients Linda Nicholls-Gridley, Jamie Oxenbould and Mary Rachel Brown.

Free diary, Seniors Card Directory available now

The 2022 Seniors Card Directory along with additional copies of the Legal Topics for Older People Diary 2022 are now available for collection from the Penrith office of Stuart Ayres.

The laughs must go on… to help veterans doing it tough

Comedian Rob Andrews is encouraging comics worldwide to put their best jokes forward in support of Soldier On, as part of his online comedy contest, Larrikins Worldwide.

Meet the Penrith primary school student about to star in a Hollywood blockbuster

It looks like Penrith has found its next superstar, with six-year-old Gabriella Sengos soon to make her big screen debut in action blockbuster, ‘Blacklight’, alongside Liam Neeson.

Giving our beloved pets a tasty treat: Business booms for doggy bakers

Every dog owner loves to spoil their pooch every once in a while.

New owners set to breathe fresh life into Penrith dance studio

Dancers of Penrith, meet Xander Jean and Racquel Kuhle – the new principals of A-Live Performing Arts Centre.

Protecting the environment or ruining fun for local kids?

Penrith City Council is cracking down on unauthorised bike jumps and tracks across the area after seeing an increase in reports from community members.

Matilda waltzes into the list of top baby names

Amelia and Oliver remained the most popular baby names in NSW for 2021, with new contenders Matilda, Theodore and Levi making their debut in the top 10.

Richard passes on his passion and experience

Local Midwifery Educator Richard Gilfillan has been nominated for a Judith Meppem Leadership Award as part of the NSW Health 2021 Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.

Surprise celebration to recognise David Trist’s 60 years with Legacy

A local Legatee has been recognised for 60 years of service with the Nepean Division of Sydney Legacy.

Gifts, lollies for kids as festive cheer is spread through the streets

Local businesses will be helping Santa spread joy for the second year with a Christmas Eve run through South Penrith, Jamisontown and Cranebrook.

Penrith Christmas Light Guide

The countdown to Christmas is on and what a better way to celebrate then cruising around town to marvel at festive light displays. There are...

Council libraries to close over Christmas period

Penrith City’s three library branches will be closing for the Christmas holiday period

Spreading festive cheer in Mulgoa

After surviving COVID-19 lockdowns, local businesses want to spread some Christmas joy by hosting a free community event on Saturday, December 11.

New babies are wrapped in love at Nepean Hospital

Nepean Hospital’s Maternity Unit has launched its ‘Wrapped in Love’ project to welcome newborn Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander children into the community.

Get on board to help a good cause

Local bus operator Busways is asking the community to jump on board its Christmas fundraising ‘drive’ for The Kids' Cancer Project.

Where to get a real Christmas tree this Saturday

There is nothing better than a real Christmas tree to get you into the spirit of the festive season.