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Golf day raises $6,000 for mental health charity

Penrith City Council through its annual Mayoral Challenge Charity Golf Day has raised more than $6,000 for local charity LikeMind Penrith.

Mental health wellbeing program launches at YMCA Penrith

A new youth mental wellbeing program that provides free access to exercise sessions and support networks is now available in Penrith and will celebrate...

We’re heading to the polls on May 18

Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirms the Federal Election will be held on May 18.

Prime Minister to call election tomorrow

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce tomorrow morning that Australia is headed to the polls on May 18. Multiple sources are now confirming that Mr...

Man tried to use stolen credit card at brothel

The man was arrested by police and charged with a number of offences.

Aspiring doctor’s career in tatters after drug bust

Student became a drug mule because she was “desperate” to pay her debts, Penrith Local Court has heard.

Call to fix dangerous intersection

Londonderry residents are calling on authorities to fix a notorious accident spot in the local area before more lives are lost.

Sensory gardens to be boosted thanks to grant

A new sensory garden for people living with a disability is on the horizon at the Afford Cherrywood Hub in Llandilo.

Fast food hub on the way

Construction of a new food hub in North Penrith is bounding ahead, with the project expected to be unveiled mid-year.

Students bank on pumpkins at Easter Show

Students from Banks Public School in St Clair have sent their selection of best dressed pumpkins to enter the Sydney Royal Easter Show’s ‘The Great Backyard Pumpkin Challenge’.

Conservationists urge caution as major road upgrade threatens local history

Large trees in the path of the Mulgoa and Castlereagh Road upgrade have been bulldozed, a victim of much-needed progress.

Smashing teen drinking

Interactive theatre project encourages students to think about their choices.

Dangerous Cranebrook intersection to be upgraded, Federal Government confirms

A major upgrade of the notorious Andrews Road / Greygums Road intersection at Cranebrook will be complete within the next three months.

Man admits to murdering grandmother in South Penrith

Ethan Harwood will face a sentencing hearing next month after pleading guilty to murder.

Husar, BuzzFeed agree to mediation

Emma Husar and news outlet BuzzFeed are headed to mediation in an attempt to settle the Lindsay MP's defamation case against the publisher. Ms Husar...

Car park bashing case adjourned to next month

All five men accused of brutally assaulting two men in the Panthers McDonald’s car park earlier this year are now at liberty, despite two...

WSU students call for ban on outsiders

Western Sydney University (WSU) students are fed up with high school students using their facilities, launching a petition calling for them to be banned. 21-year-old...

Ready for battle: Best and Tyndall back up for Lindsay campaign

You’d think the rough and tiring nature of a State Election campaign would be enough for any rising political aspirant, but two local candidates...

Council’s plan to reclassify public land in Kingswood

A local resident is pleading with the community to help protect a pocket of public land from the grasp of developers after Penrith Council...

Blood donors needed over Easter holidays

Eating dark chocolate could be the key to preventing a blood shortage this Easter. That's the message from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, which...