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Local woman's heartbreaking story

It is every mother’s worst nightmare to lose her child, but it is a reality that Penrith’s Barbara Hardy has to...

Taxi driver on child porn charges

Police have arrested and charged a local taxi driver with child pornography charges after a commuter caught the driver with the...

Home invasion at Berkshire Park

Detectives in Sydney’s west are appealing for public help after a woman was threatened and robbed by armed intruders at her...

Toy Library is a winner

Penrith City Library now runs a toy library!  The toy library has a catalogue of over 1000 new and exciting toys...

Despair at loss of Penrith icon

Police have established a crime scene at the Log Cabin following last night's devastating fire that has destroyed a Penrith icon....

Get a slice of the pie

Penrith businesses wanting a bigger slice of the NSW tourism industry have been provided with a set of resources from a new State Government...

Log Cabin destroyed by fire

There is shock and despair in Penrith tonight after one of the city's most historic buildings, the Log Cabin, was destroyed by fire. It is...

Fire at historic Log Cabin

Emergency crews are tonight battling a massive blaze at the historic Log Cabin hotel in Penrith.  ...

Hang up for businesses

We all know what a hassle dealing with telecommunications businesses can be, but the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has found that...

Billion dollar plan for Panthers

He has accepted one of the Penrith region’s toughest and most demanding jobs, but thanks to a billion-dollar plan in his...

Local businesses in hot water

A snap decision by the Federal Government to close its Solar Hot Water Rebate to households four months early has forced...

Chipping in for charity

The Western Weekender kicked off 2012 fundraising for local charity OZWAC on Monday with a $2,000 donation at a special meet...

Get a slice of the pie

Penrith businesses wanting a bigger slice of the NSW tourism industry have been provided with a new set of resources from...

A brother's plea

The brother of a woman found deceased inside her Colyton home has appealed for anyone with information about his sister, 47-year-old...

Saluting their service

 Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has met with members of the Penrith RSL Sub-branch who recently received $4000 under the Gillard...

Bradbury scores promotion

Lindsay MP David Bradbury has moved into the Federal Ministry.   Prime Minister Julia Gillard confirmed...

Police investigate women's death

Police are appealing to the public for information following the discovery of a woman’s body in St Marys last month. ...

Sensational Sam

Glenmore Park local, Samantha Ewart, was very surprised when she was nominated for the Young Women of the West Awards but...
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Women fly high

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, newly reopened women’s networking group, Women With Altitude, is hosting a special luncheon focusing on the...

Memory Park works delayed

April 25 is the day many stop to honour and pay respect to those who have served Australia in the armed...