Council

Historic church set to house new restaurant

From the north to the south, what’s old could soon be new again, after applications were made to Penrith Council to turn heritage buildings...

Council Election: East Ward provides smallest number of candidates

There’s still some familiar faces contesting East Ward at next week’s Council Election despite the departure of a veteran independent Councillor. East Ward covers key...

Council wants protection from legal costs

Penrith Council has vowed to put pressure on the Attorney General and Minister for Planning to change laws to protect Council and ratepayers against...

Popular markets axed

Just days out from the first Thornton Markets of 2017, unexpected news from Penrith Council has forced the event to close effective immediately. The news...

More parking available in Thornton

More than 200 extra parking spaces are now available to commuters in Thornton estate, North Penrith. Penrith Council has temporarily removed 4-hour and 2-hour parking...

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...

Billions needed to meet our future needs

Council’s big players have stepped out bright and early to round up Penrith commuters to support a funding campaign, that aims to bring more...

Tree policy needs review, says Councillor

Penrith Council has been asked to reassess its tree policy in the wake of a spate of fallen trees. Councillor Kevin Crameri requested Council re-examine...

Thousands of units planned for Penrith

The face of Penrith is changing, with Penrith Council approving the development of hundreds of units in the CBD in the last two months,...

Cranky Kev: Councillor angry after safety suggestion is ignored

A denied request for white line markings on a hazardous portion of road has left one Penrith Councillor fuming, after it was deemed there...