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Special visit from overseas students

Four high school students from Penrith’s Sister City, Fujieda, Japan, are visiting Penrith City for a three-week exchange to learn about Australian culture, visit...

Assaults anger police

Last weekend there were two incidents at late night fast food outlets that are a concern for police. The first incident occurred...

St Marys man more than four times over limit

A 47-year-old St Marys man will face court after he allegedly recorded a breath analysis of 0.221 following a crash earlier today.About 12.05am today,...

Boy hurt in raceway crash

A two-bike motocross crash left a boy unconscious with head injuries at the Nepean Raceway at Agnes Banks today. CareFlight’s trauma team...

Man on the run after sex assault

A woman has been sexually assaulted during a home invasion in Cambridge Park earlier today. Police were called to a house in...

Boosting China links

The Chairman of the Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) and his Deputy, Clr Jim Aitken, recently met with a senior delegation of trade union...

Penrith leads Sydney in housing growth

27.5% of all new residential subdivision approvals across Sydney’s Greenfield release areas were approved in Penrith over the last year. Figures released...

Special jobs concept launched

Some of the city’s biggest local employment advocates have joined forces for the launch of a special new campaign targeted at getting more...

Game on in Council campaign

It was all down to luck for Penrith’s election candidates on Wednesday as Returning Officer, Peter Hermann, conducted the draw for crucial ballot...

Davies has change of heart

Councillor Mark Davies has announced that he will contest the Penrith City Council election, coming out of a rather short-lived retirement.  Cr Davies...

Zoning in on fitness

Penrith residents will now be able to get active and fit with new outdoor fitness zones and trails installed in Glenmore Park. ...

Police hunt obscene man

Police are appealing to parents to be vigilant after a man exposed himself to a five-year-old girl while in a St Marys shop....

Cycleway nearly complete

Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres today announced that work on the cycleway along Castlereagh and Mulgoa roads in Penrith, between Jane and Batt streets,...

Chase ends with crash

Detectives are questioning two men over an armed hold-up at a western Sydney post office. Police from Penrith Local Area Command were patrolling...

New car park at station

North Penrith Commuter Car Park, which offers 1,000 free car parking spaces near Penrith Railway Station, will be officially opened on Friday, August 3....

Jumping in to help

The Ross Hutchison Foundation will be holding a special fundraising event for two important local facilities on Sunday, August 12 at the Lakeside...

Top award for Council

  Penrith City Council has taken home the prestigious Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Overall Sustainable Council Award for 2012 for their environmental plan...

Little public comment on bridge

The $20 million State Government funded Nepean River Green Bridge has attracted little comment from the public despite a well-documented need for new pedestrian...

Croc shock

Ecstasy, ice, steroids, cocaine, stolen vehicles and even a crocodile. These were just some of the illegal items recovered by the NSW Police...

Council wins top award

Penrith City Council has taken home the prestigious Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Overall Sustainable Council Award for 2012 for their environmental plan ‘Sustainable Penrith...