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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...

First look at East Block

Since construction began in early July 2010, staff and patients at the Nepean Hospital have been eagerly awaiting the opening of...

Help your environment

There’s still time to make good on a new year’s resolution, so put a small amount of time into understanding your...

Weekend of carnage continues

A weekend of carnage on Penrith roads has continued with a 27-year-old motorcycle rider killed in a crash at Cranebrook this...

Motorcyclist dies in crash

A man has died after a collision between a truck and a motorcycle in the local area tonight. ...

Delays on M4

Two lanes of traffic are currently closed off on the M4 motorway after a truck’s float caught alight. ...

Double success for twins

If the wait for Higher School Certificate (HSC) results seems long, spare a thought for International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma candidates who...

Sign of the times

Electronic signs displaying estimated travel times between key exits have been installed on the M4 Motorway.  ...

Call for development overhaul

Local developers are tired of the adversarial attitude towards development proposals and are calling for greater transparency in the planning process...

"Kiss your children tonight"

The father of the 11-year-old boy Penrith boy killed at Urunga this week has pleaded with parents to kiss their children...