Sunday, August 9, 2020

News

Airport issue raised as Hockey visits Penrith

Federal Shadow Treasurer, Joe Hockey, has indicated he is personally supportive of an airport at Badgerys Creek during a visit to Penrith this...

More charges laid against man

A former teacher has faced Penrith Local Court having been charged with two additional offences relating to alleged historical child sexual assault offences dating...

Cyclist with a big heart

Marc Simone, 43, may have lost his life in a tragic accident last weekend but he has left behind a legacy that will...

Debate over debate

The Western Weekender is set to host one of the most important events of the Federal election campaign - a showdown between Liberal...

Man found dead in home

A report is being prepared for the Coroner following the death of a man in Colyton yesterday. Shortly after 3pm yesterday, police...

Answers sought on fatal crash

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a crash on the M4 yesterday morning where a cyclist died. Just after 7.30am...

Paluzzano wins appeal

Former State Penrith MP, Karyn Paluzzano, received some rare good news today after winning an appeal against home detention. Ms Paluzzano was...

Shooting at Wallacia

Police have arrested two men following a shooting in Wallacia this morning. Around 2.40am today, police were called to William Street in Wallacia...

Three teens charged with assault

Police have charged three teenagers over the serious assault of two brothers on a train last night. Around 10pm last...

Drowning in power costs

One of Penrith’s greatest tourism icons, the Whitewater Stadium, is struggling with electricity price increases forcing its management to even consider the viability...

Cold case breakthrough after 20 years

A man has been extradited from South Australia after being linked by DNA evidence to a serious sexual offence that was committed in...

We're not a dump

Local business owners along Queen Street in St Marys are pleading with the public to take responsibility for their waste after numerous incidents...

Cheque to help local charities

Penrith City Council has presented a cheque worth $1,500 to the Great Walk Foundation to support the ongoing fundraising of the organisation for local...

Fitness at heart of fundraiser

Ready, set, go! If you’ve had trouble sticking to your New Year’s Resolution of getting fit this year, ‘Fit For Freedom’ is the...

Ayres talks healthy lifestyles

Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres joined Mr Mario Abdel-Sayed, proprietor of Hurricane Fitness Studios Penrith yesterday in encouraging people to live healthier and...

Bradbury challenges Coalition on education

Local Federal Labor representatives have challenged the NSW Liberals to throw their support behind a fairer school funding model. Federal Member for...

Man charged over shooting

A man will face court today charged with the murder of a man shot dead in Sydney’s west a week ago. About 1.15pm...

Plea from the heart

In the lead-up to his 20th birthday, 19-year-old Ben Marshall should be celebrating with his family at their Cambridge Park home but instead,...

Fireworks issue widespread, say locals

Locals across the Penrith Local Government Area have been pestered in recent weeks by people letting off fireworks in residential areas at all...

The good oil

Construction of a brand new oil blending facility at St Marys, which is set to create 25 permanent jobs for the area, is...