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We're doing this for our future

Over the past 12 months I have spoken to thousands of local residents about the Federal Labor Government’s Clean Energy Future plan. A...

Memorials may be pulled down

A number of roadside memorials to pedestrians, drivers and cyclists that have died on Penrith roads could be removed if Penrith City Council’s...

Dellara goes into administration

There's been a dramatic twist in the battle over the proposed Orchard Hills waste facility with the company proposing the concept going into administration....

Important helping hand

From today, hundreds of thousands of self-funded retirees will start receiving household assistance to help with cost of living pressures. Self-funded...

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...

River office to close

The NSW Government plans to transfer responsibility for the Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers back to the NSW Office of Water, Member for Penrith...

Penrith's population rises

Penrith's population has risen to 178,472, according to the latest Census data released today. That's up from 172,102 in 2006 and is particularly...

Pedestrian safety in mind

Two pedestrian crossings along Queen Street, St Marys will be redesigned after the Federal Government granted Penrith City Council $200,000 to upgrade the...

Rego sticker farce

Local police will not have adequate resources to target unregistered vehicles once registration stickers are repealed from January next year. The State...

New face in Council election

Emu Plains business owner, Marcus Cornish, announced this week that he will be standing as an independent candidate in the Penrith City Council elections...

Our new Council

Penrith City Council has selected 15 primary school students to take part in its annual Junior Councillor program, with Jessee Sales-Hobart from Luddenham...

Fatal crash on M4

Police and emegency services remain on the scene of a fatal crash on the M4 Motorway at St Marys. The crash happened earlier...

Serial robber caught

St Marys Police and the Robbery and Serious Crime Squad have charged a man with the armed robbery of three local takeaway shops and...

PBA drives Penrith

The campaign to reinvent Penrith as a major business force is gaining momentum. The ‘Penrith is Here’ branding launch, ‘Penrith Progressions’ CBD revitalisation...

David's important role

Penrith Police have welcomed Reverend David Riethmuller to the station as their new police chaplain. A service of investiture was held...

Family pleads for changes

Still coming to terms with the death of her father two years ago, Dayanthi Bonarius continues to face an uphill battle as she campaigns...

Love in the lab

With up to 400 deliveries in the maternity ward each year, paediatric research never goes astray at Nepean Hospital. And with...

State Budget handed down

NSW Treasurer Mike Baird has today handed down his second State Budget. Mr Baird said the 2012-13 Budget continues a significant investment...

State MP's office attacked

The State Government has been pushing its tough new graffiti laws for several months now, but it has gotten personal now for one...

Queen's Birthday honours for locals

A number of locals have been celebrated today as part of Queen's Birthday honours...Max LaughtonMax Laughton is a living documentary of the sport of...