Council

Cornish joins One Nation

Penrith’s at times controversial conservative Councillor Marcus Cornish has joined Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party. Having recently returned from the Queensland State Election where he...

Olympic icon may need cash injection to keep its head above water

Penrith Whitewater Stadium is rapidly losing its battle to stay open, with funding for marketing and upgrades decreasing over the last financial year. General Manager...

Crameri sin binned as airport debate gets heated

Debate over Western Sydney Airport has flared again, with one of Penrith’s longest serving Councillors given a ‘time out’ this week after claiming Council...

McKeown elected Penrith Mayor

Karen McKeown has been elected as the new Mayor of Penrith. The Labor Councillor defeated Liberal-aligned Marcus Cornish 11 votes to four at tonight's Mayoral...

Youth Week 2013

Kick start your imagination to plan an amazing Youth Week 2013 event and you could score some funding to help make it a success....

Public to have its say on Islamic school proposal

Residents will get to have their say on the proposed development of Penrith’s first Islamic School, with Council confirming it will host a public...

More CBD parking chaos

The two car park ramps in Allen Place car park in the Penrith CBD have fallen victim to ‘concrete cancer’, forcing Penrith Council to...

Hillsong wants local site; Hindu temple also possible

Faith looks set to grow in Penrith with two development applications (DA) lodged for multi-million dollar places of worship in the past month. Last month,...

Designed by those who know best

This is what happens when design and decision making is done by the people who are affected most – good results. Designed by kids for...

Childcare centre to close a week before Christmas

Penrith Community Aid Childcare Centre will close its doors on December 18 after giving parents just one month’s notice to find alternative daycare placement...

Goldfinch won’t contest Council election

EXCLUSIVE Liberal Councillor Ben Goldfinch has confirmed he won't contest September's Local Government Election. Penrith Council is one of 81 NSW Councils that will be holding...

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...

New signs aim to Make Healthy Normal

Signs encouraging more physical activity have been installed at playgrounds throughout Penrith. Penrith Council and the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) have teamed...

Cornish quits Liberal Party

Controversial Councillor Marcus Cornish has announced his resignation from the Liberal Party. Cr Cornish, who was already suspended from the Liberals after he circulated an...

Land of opportunity

Ever wondered what is going on with those large blocks of land around Penrith that sit there, empty and unused? To move away from Penrith’s...
Korean-delegation

International partnerships continue to benefit Penrith City

Penrith City’s international relationships with China and Korea continue to flourish with local business delegations to visit those countries in late March and April....

Reserve to be named after much-loved St Clair doctor

St Clair doctor, Liz Torrance, will be remembered by the community with a special memorial to be dedicated to her at a local reserve. Dr...

Does size matter in Glenmore Park?

Amid debate on whether the move will be beneficial for prospective buyers or not, Penrith Council has moved a recommendation to change the size...

Park nears completion as Councillors slam construction delays

It was supposed to be a quick redevelopment of part of Penrith’s CBD to help activate the city, but time and time again it’s...

Council to spend $3 million upgrading park

Penrith’s Triangle Park is set to receive a face lift, but not everyone is happy about it. Earlier this month, Penrith Council chose its preferred...