Council

And they’re off…

And they’re off... literally. Owner of the prestigious Fernhill Estate, Brenda Tripp, has committed to work through compliance issues to make sure the Fernhill Picnic...

Council hits government for six

The future of Penrith has been broken down into six key priorities, that Penrith Council will be advocating for ahead of the Federal Election. On...

Fernhill Estate could be home to Sydney’s newest cemetery

Throughout Australia, many cemeteries are predicted to reach capacity in the next 20 to 30 years. With Australia’s population continuing to grow, this is...

Special visitors

Glenmore Park Child and Family Centre was under the international spotlight last week when a delegation of 21 childcare centre directors from Korea toured...

Commuter parking crisis extends to St Marys

Councillor Todd Carney has urged Penrith Council to investigate ways to alleviate the commuter car park crisis currently engulfing St Marys. The East Ward representative...

NAIDOC Week to be celebrated

A smorgasbord of activities will be dished up at a family fun day at Jamison Park next Friday (July 7) in honour of NAIDOC...

Special tribute to Ron Mulock

Penrith Council has endorsed the naming of a reserve on Lord Sheffield Circuit, within the Thornton Estate, as the ‘Ron Mulock Oval’. Mayor Karen McKeown...

Council opens adult change facilities in Penrith CBD

Penrith Council continues to move the city forward with the opening of a new adult change facility in the CBD. The widely supported idea came...

Werrington County residents to oppose new facility

Werrington County residents are once again fighting a $4 million development next to their homes that will bring late night weekend functions and increased...

Truckies may have new place to rest

Truck drivers locked out of the unofficial rest area on The Northern Road may soon have an alternative pit-stop, with Council investigating the possibility...

Pensioners could be slugged $250 a year more for rates

Pensioners could be paying $250 a year more in their rates, if the State Government adopts a recommendation to replace a concession with a...

Council backflips on circus ban

Penrith Council has backflipped on its decision to prohibit circuses with exotic animals from operating on Council land. In a meeting on Monday night, eight...

Council bans circuses with exotic animals from operating on its land

Circuses with exotic animals have been banned from operating on Penrith City Council land in an historic move. Council this week voted to adopt their...

More funds needed to protect history

With many older properties protected for their cultural heritage and significance in Penrith, costs to keep buildings both functional and historical are becoming too...

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...

Erskine Park residents prepare to cool off

Erskine Park residents will be able to cool off in a new 'splash pad' at Phoenix Reserve this summer. The 'splash pad' will be operational...
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....

River siestas launched

To celebrate the Rowing World Cup, the beautiful Nepean River will be transformed into the perfect place for residents to siesta on a...

Airport forum not on Council’s agenda

Penrith Mayor John Thain threatened to clear the Council chambers on Monday night after anti-airport hecklers continued to shout abuse during proceedings. Protesters opposed to...

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....