Hitchen confirms she’ll exit Council at end of current term

Former Penrith Mayor and long-time Councillor Tricia Hitchen has confirmed she won’t be recontesting her spot on Council at the upcoming election.

“No more backyards”: Penrith Council to reject State Government’s housing plans

Penrith would "dramatically change" if the State Government went ahead with plans to dramatically boost housing supply in the area.

Modern offices approved for vacant block on High Street

A new four storey commercial building costing almost $23 million to construct has been approved for the western end of High Street in the Penrith CBD.

From diesel mechanic to the Mayor of Penrith

Todd Carney has been on the local political scene for many years and now he’s the face of a City going through an exciting period of growth and opportunities.

Councillors blast Federal Government’s cruel funding cuts to west

Councillors haven't missed in a stinging attack on the Federal Government over funding cuts at their meeting in Penrith tonight.

Council set to implement online booking for halls and community facilities

Penrith City Council is set to move to an online booking and venue management system for its 250 bookable spaces across the city.

Council endorses appointment of new PP&VA Directors

Penrith City Councillors have tonight approved the appointment of four new members to the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd Board.

Council to bestow special honour on former General Manager

Penrith Councillors have tonight agreed to bestow a special honour on former Council General Manager, Alan Stoneham.

Labor takes the axe to raft of local infrastructure projects

There's been a scathing response to the Federal Government's decision to axe funding to a host of major infrastructure projects in western Sydney.

Council abandons plan for $200,000 overseas study trip

Penrith City Council has abandoned plans for a $200,000 overseas study trip to Amsterdam, the United Kingdom and Paris.

Council confirms plan to sell former Rocla site it purchased just two years ago

Penrith City Council will sell a site on Old Bathurst Road it purchased just two years ago.

Veteran Penrith City Councillor Jim Aitken formally resigns

Penrith City Councillor Jim Aitken has submitted his written resignation to Council.

A fresh start for the much-loved St Marys Community Centre

The new and improved St Marys Community Centre has been unveiled and is ready for the community to enjoy following the completion of extensive upgrades.

Penrith Council moves to new method for parking fines

The famous relief of dodging a windscreen parking ticket after overstaying your welcome is now over for people living and working in Penrith.

Biggest overhaul in shopping centre’s history: New retail, hotel and office tower

Parking concerns have been raised as an issue surrounding a major expansion of the Westfield Penrith shopping complex that would change the skyline of the Penrith CBD forever.

Council axes Soper Place Revitalisation, citing “difference in market conditions”

Penrith Council has dramatically pulled the pin on its prized Soper Place development.

That’s Moore like it: Penrith City Council backs local knowledge with appointment of new...

Andrew Moore has been appointed Penrith City Council's new General Manager.

Council increases staff to tackle “unprecedented” compliance complaint backlog

Penrith City Council is increasing resources to crack down on residents who may be impacting the community and environment in a negative way.

Penrith Council to recommence chasing rates debts

Being financially impacted over the last few years, Penrith City Council is working towards strong financial management, including chasing overdue rates to gain income.

Pothole city: How wild weather has blown out road repair budget

Penrith City Council has surpassed its average of 800 pothole repairs a year with over 1300 recorded in the last five months due to extreme weather.