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DA lodged for childcare centre at hospital

A development application was submitted to Penrith City Council today for construction of a new childcare centre at Nepean Hospital to support staff with...

Woman jailed over assaults

A violent offender has been jailed for 21 months following two serious assaults. Susan Makerita Leota-Lu will spend at least 14 months behind bars after...

Nostalgic and confronting

Penrith Regional Gallery with partner institution the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS) will examine various experiences of home and family life in...

Starting a conversation

Penrith solicitor Janis Donnelly-Coode has seen the worst of domestic family violence, so she took it upon herself to start the conversation with young...

The issues that will win NSW

Forget the Christmas and New Year reset period, the State Election campaign is well and truly underway, with the first shot fired via a...

Cigarettes stolen from Erskine Park business

Police are appealing for public assistance after a break, enter and steal in Erskine Park today. About 2.45am this morning, police were called to a...

Chance to remember those no longer with us this Christmas

For many, Christmas is a time to celebrate with family, but for others it can be a reminder of those who are no longer...

Queen of Hearts confirms closure

The Queen of Hearts Foundation board has declined a proposal to continue the organisation under a revised business plan because it would not ensure...

Festive fun in Penrith this Friday

The festive season will come alive tomorrow as the community gathers to light Penrith’s 30-foot Christmas tree. The man in the red suit will be...

Veteran doctor facing uncertain future

The Mulgoa Road upgrade is a win for many, but whenever there’s a winner, there’s inevitably a loser. Owner of Glenmore Park Medical Centre, Dr...

Exclusive: Beamer confirms Lindsay tilt

EXCLUSIVE Former State Mulgoa MP Diane Beamer has confirmed she will seek endorsement to run as Labor’s candidate for Lindsay at the next Federal Election. An...

Driver stays behind bars while waiting for appeal to be heard

The driver responsible for a crash that caused serious injuries to other motorists has sobbed repeatedly after his application for appeal bail was refused. The...

Premier in Penrith to announce plan to cut power bills

Households could save hundreds of dollars on their energy bills by quickly changing their electricity deals through Service NSW’s free Energy Switch, in what...

Repeat offender jailed after police catch him behind the wheel again

A man disqualified from driving until 2050 has finally paid the ultimate price for his continued offending. Andrew Joseph Cox was sentenced to seven months...

Major weather event headed to Penrith

More than 120mm of rain is expected to fall in Penrith tomorrow as wild weather lashes Sydney. Locals are being told to prepare for heavy...

Fish killed as vandals destroy pet shop

Tropical and freshwater fish valued at thousands of dollars have died after a pet shop was vandalised at Emu Plains overnight. Fire & Rescue NSW...

Mulgoa Road closed following fatal crash

A driver has died and two others have been injured in a three-vehicle crash at Mulgoa this morning. The crash happened on Mulgoa Road about...

Labor shock: Beamer in frame for Lindsay

Former State Mulgoa MP Diane Beamer is set to make a political comeback with Labor on the verge of confirming she will be their...

New asphalt facility opens in St Marys

Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts, officially launched a new plant in St Marys today, which produces asphalt and will result in 50...

Husar wants to stay as Lindsay MP

Lindsay MP Emma Husar will meet with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten this week in an attempt to save her political career. The Sunday Telegraph has...