Council

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’

Electronic Waste Drop Off Day returns

Grab your old, broken and unwanted electrical items and bring them down to Jamison Park for Council’s Electronic Waste Drop Off Day. Electrical waste can...

Iconic hotel could extend its Arms

Council decision allows for potential high rise development alongside iconic hotel

Concerns raised over plan for waste facility

Plans for a waste facility in Emu Heights are being met with stiff opposition amid concerns about air pollution, traffic increases and noise.

Council to send delegation overseas

A delegation from Penrith City Council is off to Japan – with a mission to showcase the city and promote Penrith’s “New West” vision.

Council keeps keen eye on worker safety in wake of Roundup cases

Penrith City Council will continue to review its weed management techniques amid fears glyphosate chemicals such as Roundup may cause cancer.

Rural residents hardest hit by rate increase

Penrith Council has set its rates for 2019-2020 with a 5.4 per cent increase approved. The proposed rates include the full increase approved by the...

Dog park closed after asbestos scare

Penrith Council has closed the Jamison Park Dog Park after an asbestos scare. "Council staff have been notified of fragments of building waste that may...

Community art project makes Kingswood a little brighter

A colourful new initiative is bringing Kingswood to life with a collection of glazed ceramic birds and footpath markings to brighten up the community this winter.

Council considers new system to review tree decisions

Residents who have unsuccessfully applied to remove a tree or clear vegetation may soon be able to seek a review through Council – for a fee.

Call for re-think on Caddens Road closure

Councillors are having second thoughts over the plan to close Caddens Road, but the project looks certain to go ahead.

“It’s just out of control”: Councillors push for meeting with State Government

Penrith Council will request an urgent meeting with the new State Planning Minister to discuss the rampant development of boarding houses in the area and Council's inability to determine development applications (DAs).

Council considers ban on plastics

Plastic straws, cups and balloons set for the chopping block at community events.