Sunday, October 24, 2021

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Deskboard Buddy!

In 2021, ditch the sticky notes. The DeskBoard Buddy desktop whiteboard is the perfect companion for your desk.

Reserve to be named in honour of icon of Penrith’s past

Local settler Thomas Smith will be recognised with a Thornton reserve named in his honour.

West is best: Growing manufacturing business calls Penrith home

An Australian family owned and operated medical products manufacturer has made the move and is now calling Penrith home.

Sam Frost, the end of lockdown and those partying Panthers

By now you’ve probably seen or heard about ‘that video’ posted by reality star turned actress Sam Frost.

Unvaccinated shopper “made a fuss” at Lowes

Lowes has confirmed the police needed to be called to its Penrith store yesterday after an incident involving an unvaccinated customer.

Penrith, you legends: Vaccination rates among country’s best

92.5 per cent of Penrith residents aged 15 and over have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, latest Federal Government figures reveal.

The Joan prepares for brighter future

The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre is one of western Sydney’s most praised and popular creative hubs – and plans are afoot to expand its offering.

First drinks: Locals rush to pubs, shops and hairdressers

Fully vaccinated locals haven't wasted any time as COVID-19 restrictions eased after over 100 days of lockdown.

Council, businesses grappling with how to handle unvaccinated customers

As many businesses grapple with how or if they'll police unvaccinated residents, the region's biggest organisation appears to be in the same boat.

So, what happens if you get COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a global pandemic. So why do we still feel ashamed by catching the virus?

Public transport capacity to increase from Monday

Capacity on the public transport network will be increased on Monday, as lockdown lifts in Greater Sydney.

All students back at school by October 25; 10 visitors allowed in homes from...

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has confirmed lockdown will be lifted in Sydney on Monday for vaccinated residents, while a number of changes have been announced to the reopening roadmap.

Bridge concerns fall on deaf ears

The brakes seem to have been applied to community members that have raised accessibility concerns regarding the M4 pedestrian ramps across the Nepean River.

Back in business: Penrith preparing for freedom day

Penrith is preparing to get back to business with the state set to reopen from Monday.

How gastric sleeve surgery is changing lives – but don’t call it the easy...

As local obesity rates continue to climb, more people are turning to gastric sleeve surgery to improve their health and reach their weight loss goals.

Labor won’t support golf course at Penrith Lakes site

Council to maintain support for golf course, despite Labor's wishes.

Playground that closed more than a year ago set to welcome back families in...

More than a year after its shock closure, Linear Park is finally set to reopen in the coming weeks.

“I will be the family Premier”: Perrottet takes top job, Ayres to be his...

Dominic Perrottet has set about building the trust of New South Wales voters after being confirmed as the state’s new Premier this morning.

NSW to change how it handles COVID cases and scares once freedom day arrives

NSW is shaking up the way it deals with close and casual COVID-19 contacts as it prepares for Sydney to reopen in a little over a week.

Premier quits: Gladys Berejiklian stands down amid ICAC investigation

Gladys Berejiklian has dramatically quit as Premier.