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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....

Hardware over housing

In 2008 it was heralded “right for Penrith” and “world class” but the developers of the 7.8 hectare site at 164 Station Street...

Developer fights back

Owner of ZAC Homes, Josh Vrsaljko, has defended his business’ development proposal for a currently vacant block of land in Leonay, saying that the...

Waste debate flares again

The State Government has confirmed it does plan to send potentially radioactive waste to Kemps Creek after releasing details of the remediation action plan...

Man pretended to be his brother

A 19-year-old man was given five infringement notices and ordered to pay $800 in fines after he pretended to be his brother in order...

Driver had consumed beer, vodka

A 34-year-old man from Glenmore Park has received a suspended term of imprisonment of 10 months, a 10-month good behaviour bond, had his licence...

Clandestine drug lab discovered in Kingswood

                    Police attached to the Drug Squad and Strike Force Whitman have located a...

Trio arrested at Kingswood

Three people are in custody after two teenage boys were robbed while travelling on a train this afternoon. About 12.15pm, two 16-year-old boys...

Alert after kidnap threat

Police are investigating a report that a 4-year-old child was approached by a man while walking with some older children at Penrith yesterday....

Woman dies in Orchard Hills crash

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following a fatal three car crash this afternoon. About 12.15pm, a sedan, four-wheel drive and...

Abbott visits St Paul's Grammar

Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott and Shadow Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull attended St Paul’s Grammar School this morning to launch the Coalition’s discussion paper on...

Lions' roar deal

After initiating the Penrith Lions Club Christmas trailer raffle in 1980 as Club President, Allen Jeffery is devastated that for the first time...

Lions' roar deal

After initiating the Penrith Lions Club Christmas trailer raffle in 1980 as Club President, Allen Jeffery is devastated that for the first time...

BAC luncheon a hit

The Penrith Business Advisory Centre has been a key part of the Penrith corporate landscape for many years, and one of its annual highlights...

Wagons find a home… almost

The Bennett Wagons are one of St Marys’ most important cultural heritage items but for many years, two of the publicly owned wagons...

Uncertain future for video stores

Video stores were once a one-stop shop for family entertainment. You could pick up a couple of videos, a bag of popcorn...

Plea to parents over smoking

Family friendly no-smoking signs have been installed at 21 local schools to discourage smoking on and outside school premises. The initiative...

Storm lashes Penrith

A major storm has swept through Penrith, leaving thousands of homes without power and causing extensive damage to houses, cars and offices. ...

We will remember them

For each Australian, Remembrance Day marks more than just the armistice that ended the First World War on November 11, 1918. ...

Calling in the 'Green Army'

The Coalition is planning to roll out up to 20 local projects in the Penrith region to address environmental challenges with the support...