Council

Safety in question: Petition fails to get result

Crossing a busy intersection can be challenging at the best of times, but it can be down right dangerous if you’re blind and hearing...

Council bites back over boarding houses

Penrith Deputy Mayor Greg Davies has come out swinging at State MP Stuart Ayres, saying the proliferation of boarding houses in Kingswood is the...

Councillors pay emotional tribute to dedicated locals

There were emotional scenes at Council Chambers on Monday night as Penrith Councillors mourned the death of three of the city's greats. A number of...

Council’s circle of love

Local businesses and tradespeople vying for Penrith Council contracts will now receive a competitive advantage after Council endorsed a policy giving local suppliers preferential...

Council defers decision over lot sizes

Penrith City Councillors have deferred a decision to reduce residential lot sizes for parts of the planned Central Precinct of St Marys, requesting the...

Council honours dedicated citizens

Penrith City Council has bestowed the Australia Day Awards honours to outstanding locals in recognition of their contribution to the City. Penrith’s Citizen of the...

Tackling trolley trouble

Local Labor representatives are throwing their support behind a new policy aimed at tackling Penrith’s abandoned trolley plague. State Opposition Leader Michael Daley has promised...

Council recognised at Environment Awards

Penrith Council was recognised in two categories of the prestigious Local Government NSW Excellence in the Environment Awards, announced at Sydney Olympic Park last...

Crameri calls for botanical garden

As construction in the community grows, Penrith City Councillor Kevin Crameri has called for a botanical garden to ensure the preservation of native plant...

Council meetings to be live streamed

Local Council meetings in Penrith are set to be live streamed as part of a new plan by the State Government. Local Government Minister Gabrielle...

Council chips in to help Lachlan Shire locals

Penrith City Councillors have joined with Council staff to raise money for drought affected farmers in Lachlan Shire, NSW. Penrith Council and Lachlan Shire first...

Parking in Penrith goes high tech

Parking in Penrith is set to go high-tech with the installation of state-of-the-art parking sensors throughout the City Centre. The Integrations Parking Management System (IPMS)...

Council backs a Winn-er with new General Manager

New Penrith Council General Manager Warwick Winn says he’s keen to grow the success Council is already achieving as he continues to settle in...

Fowler elected new Penrith Mayor

Veteran Liberal Councillor Ross Fowler has been elected Mayor of Penrith for the next two years. Cr Fowler defeated Independent Councillor Marcus Cornish 11 votes...

EXCLUSIVE: Fowler set to be next Mayor

Liberal Councillor Ross Fowler is tipped to become Penrith’s next Mayor when votes are cast during the Mayoral Election on Monday night. Both the Mayor...

Council moves to protect heritage items

Locals struggling to preserve heritage buildings and landmarks will have more chance of a leg-up after Penrith Council resolved to increase its assistance fund. From...

Cornish sees red over lights

For many motorists, there is nothing more frustrating than being stuck in traffic. Except perhaps, having to wait when no one is there. That’s the...

Council helps form Resilience Strategy

Penrith has joined over 30 metropolitan councils, government organisations, businesses, and community leaders to launch ‘The Sydney Resilience Strategy,’ a comprehensive plan to build...

Penrith Councillor guilty of misconduct

The Office of Local Government has welcomed a decision by the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) to punish a Penrith Councillor for misconduct...

High Street upgrade to be finished earlier than expected

Asking the right questions appears to have cut four months from the construction time of High Street’s upgrade, now expected to be complete before...