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Christmas Good Guys

Local seniors who are doing it tough this festive season are set have their Christmas’ brightened thanks to The Good Guys. Over...

Emu relocation put on hold

After a week of frustration and anger, a decision to remove native emus from the former St Marys ADI site owned by Lend...

Local students top the state

Penrith has once again shown its academic talents, with four local students topping subjects in the Higher School Certificate examinations. On...

Major CBD development approved

The western end of the Penrith CBD has been crying out for major redevelopment and finally, a $7.35 million project is set to start...

Call for more parking

As car parks in Penrith overflow with busy parents shopping for Christmas presents and students on their holidays, Councillor Marcus Cornish has called...

New cops on the beat

The local area’s police force has grown stronger by nine, after new officers joined Penrith and St Marys Local Area Commands. ...

Joan's Christmas wishlist

With climbing patronage numbers, ticket sales and revenue, CEO of Penrith Performing and Visual Arts (PPVA), Hania Radvan, believes that the organisation deserves...

Science Park proposed

In what has been described as the “most exciting project” in Penrith this year, the Baiada family group of companies is seeking to...

Woman jailed over false accusations

A woman told police her ex-partner was discharging a firearm in a public street, prompting a major response, but the accusation was later proved...

Methadone Clinic on the move

In a major step forward for St Marys, the Methadone Clinic on Queen Street will be relocating to the Mt Druitt Hospital Campus...

Faith not shaken, says Pyne

Education Minister Christopher Pyne believes the Coalition's Gonski debacle has not shaken the faith the public has in the Government. Speaking exclusively...

Bridge backlash

It was labelled the “do nothing” option by none other than the Roads and Maritime Services when the idea of a pedestrian crossing...

Stirring up Christmas spirit

The faces of young children lit up with excitement on Monday when donated Christmas presents were handed out to patients in Nepean Hospital’s...

Lucrative hole in one

Corporate golfer Brian Reeves has won a Holden Cruze by hitting a hole in one at a Charity Golf Day held at Twin...

Dangerous toys taken off shelves

Minister for Fair Trading Anthony Roberts today revealed the dangerous toys and products uncovered during Fair Trading’s pre-Christmas compliance checks. Mr Roberts said...

Plea for re-think on NBN

A petition pleading for the Federal Government to scrap its fibre to the node National Broadband Network (NBN) model was delivered to Lindsay...

Overhaul of river planned

Setting the tone for years to come, Penrith Council has endorsed a masterplan for the Nepean River Precinct, ‘Our River’. Outlining...

UWS, staff on collision course

A University of Western Sydney (UWS) plan to cut the amount of ‘flex leave’ hours available to staff in half has prompted Union...

New cot to have immediate impact

The addition of a new cot to the Nepean Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is already giving pre-term babies on the brink...

315 cannabis plants found at Penrith house

Six people are due to face court today following the alleged discovery of a hydroponic set- up in Penrith. Following ongoing investigations, officers...