Council

Official: September Council elections shifted

Mayoral election still set to go ahead in September.

Council implements Coronavirus measures

Social distancing measures implemented at meeting while many services close.

Long-awaited playground upgrade complete

Kids celebrate completion of long-awaited playground upgrade in Oxley Park.

Council “left in the dark” on rail link plans

Councillors raise serious concerns as mystery still surrounds promised rail line.

Push for water play area at Jamison Park

Councillor calls for aquatic fun at Jamison Park after Penrith’s sweltering summer.

Arts funding locked in after Council agrees to continue support

Penrith City Council has agreed to underwrite the operations of Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Ltd (PP&VA) until its 2020-2021 annual report.

Bateman, Hartog to receive rare honour

Two dedicated philanthropists and businessmen are set to receive special recognition after they were singled out for one of Penrith Council’s highest honours.

A new Day: Independent candidate confirms fresh Council tilt

Sue Day to run for Council again in 2020.

Parking permit plan back on agenda

Parking reprieve could be on the way for Thornton locals thanks to permit plan.

Council to fine retailers for abandoned trolleys

Local retailers that fail to roundup abandoned shopping trolleys in a timely manner will now be penalised under tough new rules.

Mark Tyndall to contest Council election

Independent candidate says he’ll ask the tough questions in lead-up to election

Shade boost for local playgrounds

More than half of the City’s playgrounds are set to receive more shade after a Council audit found 83 lacked any or sufficient cover from the sun.

Wayward trolleys impounded in blitz

Penrith City Council has joined other Councils from across western Sydney to rid the suburbs of unsightly abandoned shopping trolleys.

Crameri set to call it quits

Veteran Penrith City Councillor and former Mayor Kevin Crameri is set to bring the curtain down on his long political career next year.

Push for signage review in Penrith

Councillor calls for audit of signs across Penrith after Orchard Hills street blunder.

Pink lights shine on civic centre

The Penrith Civic Centre has been “pinked up” as Penrith City Council shows its support for the Pink Up Penrith campaign during the month...

Karen McKeown to take over as Penrith’s Deputy Mayor

Councillor Karen McKeown has been elected Penrith City Council’s new Deputy Mayor. The Labor stalwart won convincingly against Independent Councillor Marcus Cornish 12 votes to...

Take advantage of “cheap money”, says councillor

Penrith Council may explore opportunities to borrow more money to fast-track major infrastructure projects and future-proof the city.

Cornish’s suspension set aside by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal of Penrith Councillor Marcus Cornish, setting aside an order of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) which...

Council pressing ahead with heat summit

With another hot summer ahead, Council is developing ways to ‘cool the city’