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Premier confirms students will return to the classroom from Monday

Students across NSW will be back in the classroom full-time from next Monday, May 25.

Council explains why proposed rate rise must go ahead

Penrith Council has defended its proposal to implement a 2.6 per cent rate rise for 2020-21 during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Hospital in hindsight, says Newmarch boss

Anglicare Sydney CEO Grant Millard says “in hindsight”, all COVID-19 positive residents at Newmarch House nursing home in Caddens should have been sent to hospital immediately.

Dancers go online for creative fundraiser

To celebrate National Families Week, Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC) is holding a virtual fundraiser.

Get your FREAK on at home

Virtual reality (VR) arcade FREAK Entertainment in Penrith has launched a new way for people to play and learn in different worlds while stuck at home.

Penrith diners get a taste of normal from today

Some Penrith restaurants re-open as Government eases restrictions from today.

Penrith couple win $100,000 Lotteries prize

A Penrith woman has declared her recent $100,000 Lucky Lotteries win as a godsend, after her husband’s hours were cut back at work due to COVID-19.

Penrith’s mail delivery boom

Penrith's mail delivery demand in April grew by a whopping 94 per cent in comparison to last year, as Coronavirus influenced mass online spending.

Residents push for River Road safety overhaul

A recent fatality on River Road has led locals to push Council to listen to their calls for increased safety. 

Werrington Public School staff member tests positive to Coronavirus

Werrington Public School will be closed tomorrow after a staff member tested positive to COVID-19.

Write to a senior and brighten their day

The wellbeing of seniors is so important right now. But with social distancing and self-isolation in place, it’s hard to know how you can help. So...

Beers we can be proud of

Beer lovers are lapping up the change brewing in Penrith, with several new local beverages hitting the market.

New Henry Street mural honours Indigenous elder

Caddens artist Shannon Boyd has completed a striking mural for the Sydney Region Aboriginal Corp.

Ordered out by Monday: Penrith family’s eviction nightmare

Tenants’ Union says planned eviction of Penrith family shouldn’t go ahead.

Survivors urge vigilance and education during Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and survivors are coming together to ensure the disease isn’t forgotten about.

Former showroom could be transformed into disability respite centre

Disability services in the area could be expanded with a respite day care centre proposed for Jamisontown.

NRL’s financial woes deserve some context

Is the NRL really a financial basket case?

Man to face court after spitting on officers

A man has been charged over allegedly spitting on two police officers following an arrest for domestic violence-related offences in Cranebrook.

Man charged after Cambridge Park stabbing

A man will appear in court today charged over the alleged stabbing of another man in Cambridge Park last night.

Australia takes first steps out of restrictions

Australia is on the path to Coronavirus recovery.