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Still a tourism magnet

Penrith’s iconic Regatta Centre is the blueprint for potential tourism magnets that western Sydney needs more of. That’s according to Shadow...

Former MP could face jail time

Former State Penrith MP Karyn Paluzzano could be in prison by the end of the year if she is not deemed suitable for...

Big damage bill after fire

Police are investigating a suspicious warehouse fire in St Marys. About 12am today, police and Fire and Rescue were called to a warehouse...

Sad memories of our first fallen

Until this week, the story behind Sergeant James Beatty was long buried in archived police gazettes and the long grass of St Stephen’s...

Waste faces 300 years of monitoring

The farcical drama surrounding radioactive waste headed to Kemps Creek has taken another twist, with newly released documents revealing the waste needs to be...

Penrith mourns fallen hero

A Penrith-born father of two was amongst three Australian soldiers who were killed in an insider attack at Patrol Base Wahab in the Baluchi...

Our young hardware king

Most young boys grow up wanting to be an astronaut, a footy player or a fireman but not nine-year-old student, Jimmy Borg. He...

Local health coup

In a coup for junior doctors and patients in the Nepean region, the Federal Government will fund two new specialist positions at the...

Train derails at St Marys

Trains travelling in both directions remain suspended on both the Blue Mountains Line and Western Line between Penrith and Blacktown due to a minor...

War of words

Roads, rates, rubbish… and carbon tax. A spiteful war of words has erupted a week out from the Local Government...

Man injured in stabbing

Two men have been arrested following an alleged stabbing in Kingswood. Emergency services were called to Parker Street, Kingswood, about 10pm last night,...

Major delays on rail network

Train services have been suspended between Penrith and St Marys on the Blue Mountains Line and Western Line due to a fatality at Werrington....

Waste debate flares again

A war of words has erupted over the future of radioactive waste from the former Hunters Hill uranium smelter that has left Kemps...

Teacher charged over secret camera

Police have charged a North St Marys man following an investigation into an incident at a primary school last month. On Tuesday,...

Scott ready to win the west

  Hope, reward and opportunity are set to be the buzz words used by the Coalition and its Lindsay candidate Fiona Scott in...

Make them clean it up

Emu Plains resident, Peter Philliponi, is tired of cleaning graffiti from his front fence and garage and is calling on some ‘old-fashioned’ punishment...

Stink over smell

St Clair, Erskine Park and St Marys residents are still being affected by an odour and Council wants the matter be resolved by the...

Walking for a cause

A 48 hour, non-stop physical team challenge is not everyone’s cup of tea but for a group of local students, the outcome will outweigh...

Call to close off road

South Penrith residents of Tukara Road want the road’s entrance closed off at the Northern Road after countless accidents and close calls caused...

Man stabbed at Kingswood

Police from St Marys Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding a stabbing at Kingswood this morning. About 12.30am today, police attended...