Sunday, November 28, 2021


Plan for hundreds of units on Henry Street delayed

Steps to activate the eastern end of Penrith’s CBD with two soaring towers – one 41 storeys and the other 25 storeys in height – have been delayed.

Council’s proposed boat ramp changes

Traffic changes aimed at easing congestion at the Tench Reserve boat ramp have been proposed. Under the slated treatments, Penrith Council plans to implement signs...

Penrith’s new mini city

Plans to accommodate 2,000 apartments on Penrith’s former Panasonic site are progressing, with subdivision and public roads receiving the green light. The Stage 1 development...

Councillors reject plan to have public vote for Mayor

Penrith voters’ chance to elect their own Mayor has been quashed after a motion to put the issue to a referendum was defeated on Monday.

Exclusive: New push for public to decide Mayor

A referendum to gauge Penrith’s appetite for electing its own Mayor could be on the horizon.

Veteran Councillors split on future

More than half of Penrith Council’s veteran Councillors have signalled their intention to run again in this year’s Council elections.

Locals can have their say on City Park

A vibrant green space in the heart of Penrith’s City Centre is now one step closer with the Development Application (DA) for the $12-million City Park formally submitted to Council.

The Orchard gets big tick from Council

The fence banners have been teasing visitors to Tench Avenue for months. And now, lovers of the Nepean River precinct will have another reason to...

Councillor questions Penrith’s agreements with Chinese cities

Penrith Council could investigate suspending ties with China in the wake of the latest Twitter scandal.

Spence Park to undergo overhaul after students answer Mayor’s design challenge

A vision for a fresh, fun and inclusive play space will come to life in Penrith thanks to the hard work of some of the city’s youngest residents.

Council pushes for levy on Aerotropolis developments

An estimated $2.6 billion worth of local infrastructure is needed to support the Aerotropolis, but a pressing question remains: who’s going to pay for it?

Locals urged to have their say on City Park

Sensory gardens, water features, shaded areas and a green open space for outdoor activities are just a few of the key features proposed for Penrith's new City Park.

New look for Civic Centre foyer

Penrith’s Civic Centre foyer is set to undergo a major facelift this month bringing it into the 21st century.

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.