Sunday, August 9, 2020

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Funding for Centenary events

Remembering the ANZACs on April 25 each year is a tradition respected and revered by all Australians. And so in preparation...

Frightening incident at Cranebrook

Police have charged a man with trespassing, assault and possession of an unauthorised pistol after an incident in Cranebrook. About 7pm last night,...

Reports of shooting at Kingswood

Police are appealing for public assistance following reports of a shooting at Kingswood. Shortly before 2.30pm yesterday, a 23-year-old man attended a...

Slipping through the cracks

Western Sydney has one of the highest number of reports of children at risk of significant harm, yet the lowest rate in the...

Man dies in Emu Plains stabbing

A man has died after he was stabbed in Emu Plains this afternoon. Just after 5pm police were called to a home on...

Fernhill's rough ride

Penrith Councillors are disgruntled after they were asked to give approval to the Picnic Race Day at Fernhill Estate after tickets to the event...

Business growth stunted by unfair rules

A St Marys manufacturer is asking for a level playing field when it comes to importing and exporting raw materials. Concept...

Penrith responds to our neighbours in need

The Penrith community has shown enormous spirit this week in pitching in to help our neighbours in crisis as one of the worst...

Pensioner wants Cash Converters to pay

A grandmother from Cambridge Park is taking payday lender and pawn broker Cash Converters to the courts over claims she was illegally exploited...

Pollie pay day

Though the Federal Election is done and dusted, the major political parties were last week still celebrating as the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)...

Protection for fire fighters

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Emergency Services Michael Gallacher today announced the NSW Government has put in place legal protections to...

Fire emergency in Penrith

A major fire emergency is underway tonight after a fire that started in Springwood this afternoon jumped the Nepean River and started to...

Ride to show how much we care

Motorcycle riders and classic car drivers will be revving up their engines in Penrith next weekend as they set off on a ride...

Man punched former partner five times, court hears

A man who punched his former partner five times, including a number of times to the face, has escaped with a good behaviour bond....

Council closes four sports ovals

Penrith Council closed four local sports ovals last week due to public safety concerns. The four sports grounds were temporarily closed when...

End of an era as Nepean Belle sold

It's the end of an era in Penrith with confirmation tonight that the Wakeling family has sold the iconic Nepean Belle. The...

Attempted robbery at hotel

Police are investigating the attempted armed robbery of a hotel at Kingswood overnight. Just before 10.30pm on Sunday, a female employee was...

Aitken calls for Emu fix

Deputy Mayor Jim Aitken says Penrith Council needs to have a good look at Emu Plains to solve the traffic issues marring local...

Courthouse to close for six months

Penrith Courthouse will be closed for six months to allow for a multi-million dollar facelift. The closure means that those who...

Arrest over historic sex assaults

Police are again encouraging victims of sexual assault to come forward, no matter how long ago the incidents occurred, following the arrest of a...