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Cranebrook man assaulted

Police are investigating the assault of a 20-year-old man from Cranebrook.   About 2.20am on Saturday,...

Most vulnerable left stranded

When Jannine Merriman received a phone call from the NSW Department of Education (DET) on Sunday morning she thought it was...

Councillor: Road must be fixed

School children, mothers with prams and the elderly constantly dodge traffic when crossing the road to access St Marys’ Station Plaza,...

Boost for those in need

St Marys based employment agency, PVS Workfind has recievced $180,000 in Federal Government funding to support the placement of 80 disadvantaged...

"Planning madness"

Penrith City Council has launched a stunning attack on the State Government, saying its potential plans for new housing lots are...

Dick Smith to close stores

Local jobs may be at risk after Woolworths announced on Tuesday that the Dick Smith consumer electronics brand will be divested....

Woman assaulted in reserve

A young woman was tackled to the ground and indecently assaulted in a frightening incident at St Marys. ...

Man bashed by group

A man suffered head and facial injuries after being attacked by a group in broad daylight.  ...

Truck rolls at St Marys

One lane remains closed on the M4 at St Marys after a truck rolled this morning.  ...

UWS on the move

The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is attracting more high achievers, according to Pro Vice-Chancellor of Education, Professor Kerri-Lee Krause. ...

Fresh faces at Nepean

With the East Ward of Nepean Hospital opening in the coming weeks, there will be plenty of room for the hospital’s...

Budget set for petrol hit

There will be less choice but higher prices at the petrol pump come July this year, with regular unleaded petrol to...

Kitchen founders honoured

The Penrith Community Kitchen is a cornerstone of the local community, providing food and friendship for the less fortunate. ...

Robert scores top honour

When Robert Walsh retired from the NSW Police Force after 32 years, he decided to dedicate his life to helping others....

Loyal Lion honoured

Lion Frank Killen, one of two founding members of the Penrith Lions Club, has been awarded the highly prestigious Melvin Jones...

Clubs breathe sigh of relief

The CEO of St Marys Leagues Club breathed a sigh of relief when it was revealed the Federal Government would trial...

Shedding the kilos

Over the past month, team members from the Luke Priddis Foundation have been shedding kilos to raise funds for kids with...

Fire destroys factory

Police are investigating the circumstances of a fire that completely destroyed a factory last night.   ...

$8 million local skydiving plan

Penrith may become the home of Australia’s first vertical wind shaft indoor skydiving centre. Yes that is right – indoor. ...

RSL set to awaken

The sleeping giant of clubs in western Sydney is set to be awoken this year with major redevelopments and initiatives planned...