Friday, October 23, 2020


Councillor calls for new sports centre

Calls for the establishment of a large state-of-the-art indoor sports stadium are being made to future-proof our “sports mad” city.

Police Cottage set to be transformed into exciting new restaurant and cafe

It’s stood unused and neglected for years, but now the Police Cottage at Emu Plains is set to be given a new lease of life.

Nepean Avenue truce reached as Council settles on new safety measures

A solution to a dangerous stretch of the Great River Walk has been reached.

Plenty achieved during Mayoral term

Mayor Ross Fowler will end his mayoral term next week.

Residents Hope for DA rejection as another apartment block is proposed

Residents are calling for Penrith City Council to consider refusing a Development Application (DA) for another apartment block to be built on Hope Street, Penrith.

Land valuations deliver financial hit to rural residents

Rural property owners say they feel powerless in a never ending battle against a ‘grossly unfair system’.

EXCLUSIVE: Karen McKeown tipped to be Penrith’s next Mayor

Mayor locked in, but confusion reigns over Deputy Mayoral position.

Pollies outline Penrith’s recovery roadmap

Local, State and Federal representatives outline what they're doing to help Penrith through the recession.

Gridlocked intersection gets makeover

Money well spent, says Penrith Mayor.

Council to install new roundabout at York Road, Preston Street intersection

Council says traffic studies, accident numbers prompted need for improvements.

More funding flows for “jewel in the crown”

Penrith’s “jewel in the crown” has received another significant boost, with $10 million being allocated to open space embellishments along the Nepean River.

Kingswood’s boarding house burden

Kingswood residents are still pleading with Penrith Council and the State Government to save their suburb from boarding house developers.

Council tackles asbestos in St Marys and St Clair

Contaminated land in St Clair and St Marys is set to be remediated after asbestos was discovered.

Nepean Avenue residents unhappy with proposed River Walk safety measures

Traffic barriers, speed cushions and reduced limits part of Nepean Avenue plan.

New Housing Code “overdevelopment by stealth”, says Councillor

Developments to be fast-tracked with “no regard” to surrounding community.

Student-designed playground opens in Oxley Park

There’s a new playground at Brian King Reserve in Oxley Park for local families to enjoy thanks to the fresh ideas and creative minds of students from Oxley Park Public School.

New land valuations going ahead, despite Council’s push for relief

Ratepayers have been dealt another blow, with confirmation new land valuations will not be deferred as hoped.

Old Council Chambers set for redevelopment

$55 million plan to transform heritage building into premium office space.

Glen-more housing: Plan for more than 2,500 new properties

Penrith Council has endorsed a planning proposal that could see rural land to the south of Glenmore Park re-zoned to make way for more than 2,500 new homes.

Have your say on $15 million Gipps St plan

Locals encouraged to have their say on $15 million plan for new recreation area.