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Understanding Council

One of Penrith City Council’s most senior staff members gave young business people an insight into the workings of local government...

Concern over cruelty

A local resident and WIRES volunteer has been shocked at the inhuman treatment of a pair of wild goats. ...

Man swallowed drugs

A man has been arrested after police observed the 49-year-old from Hobartville place a suspicious object in his mouth. ...

Police search for van driver

Police are appealing for a van driver to come forward after a young child escaped her house and approached him at...

Home invasion arrest

Police have made a major breakthrough in the investigation into a home invasion that ultimately led to the shooting of a...

Meet our ninja grandma

Don’t let her age or small stature fool you; this grandmother of four is training to be a ninja. ...

Lions roar for Scouts

For the past two years, members at Erskine Park Scouts have only been able to use half of their hall due...

Workers let down

Western Sydney construction sites are rife with dubious subcontracting deals that are exploiting migrant workers, according to Construction, Forestry, Mining and...

Building business

Yasmin King has a strong vision for the role of small businesses in the NSW economy and in western Sydney and...

Brawl witness speaks

EXCLUSIVE: A brawl involving nearly 20 people broke out at Phriction nightclub in Penrith two weeks ago but was reported to...

Stabbing suspect found dead

A man wanted for questioning over the stabbing of a pregnant woman at St Clair last month has been found dead....

Teen bashed at St Marys

A 14-year-old boy was taken to Hospital with possible bleeding on the brain after being assaulted and robbed by four males...

Social housing success

Federal Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness, Mark Arbib, and Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, last week the handover of the...

Gosford's part in our future

EXCLUSIVE: Just why were some of Penrith’s key decision-makers some 100 kilometres away from the city on Wednesday? ...

Wild weather hits

Strong and damaging winds yesterday has kept local SES volunteers busy.   The Penrith State Emergency...

Merit to 'super' councils?

EXCLUSIVE: Penrith Mayor Greg Davies says "super councils" could work, but believes Penrith shouldn't have any grand plans to take over...

Pyne visits Penrith

Shadow Minister for Education, Apprenticeships and Training, Christopher Pyne, is calling for an indexation of funding for non-government schools following the...

Centre to close

Penrith City Council’s decision to close one of its childcare centres in St Clair has angered some parents, but Councillor Jackie...

No "secret plan"

The local industrial relations office in Penrith will be closed and its seven staff will be sacked under changes to NSW...

Mayor: This is a full time gig

EXCLUSIVE: Greg Davies has declared he will be a full time Mayor, but it’s unlikely you’ll see him wearing the traditional...