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How you can help women in need restore their dignity with a simple donation

Share the Dignity’s August collection drive is underway with the organisation encouraging people to donate sanitary items to their drop-off boxes at Woolworths supermarkets.

Where are they? Faces of Penrith’s missing

It's National Missing Persons Week.

Decade of knitting

Penrith’s Wrap with Love Knit-In group celebrated their 10 year anniversary of knitting and crocheting wraps for local and international communities in need at...

Woman fights for life following crash

A woman has been seriously injured in a two-car crash in Luddenham this morning. Emergency services were called to The Northern Road at Luddenham after...

Security guard injured in hospital attack

Another security guard has been attacked at Nepean Hospital, sparking calls for NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to intervene in a dispute over workplace safety. Radio...

Shots fired into Glenmore Park house

Police are investigating a public place shooting in Glenmore Park. About 8.35pm last night, police were called to a house on Hassall Way, Glenmore Park,...

Local invention aims to prevent kitchen tragedies

Any parent whose child has had an accident knows how it takes just one second of looking away for disaster to strike.

Councillor calls for Penrith to honour prominent identities with statues

You see them in almost every prominent square in Europe, but Penrith has a distinct lack of statues, according to Councillor Marcus Cornish, and it’s something he wants to change.

Half century of pet care

Penrith Veterinary Hospital celebrates 50 years of looking after our furry friends

Dramatic arrest at South Penrith hotel

A man and a woman were arrested in South Penrith on Tuesday in relation to outstanding warrants and drug and firearm matters. About 4pm yesterday,...

Intersection upgrade sparks crashes and confusion

Intersection upgrade is causing traffic chaos, with Transport NSW now implementing amendments.

What the new Northern Road / M4 interchange will look like

Roads and Maritime Services has released an artist's impression of the sprawling M4 interchange at The Northern Road.

Free dental checks launched at schools

Children at Penrith South Public School were the first to try out a new State Government initiative which offers free mobile dental check-ups.

Husar, BuzzFeed reach settlement

Defamation case won't proceed to trial.

Man charged after pointing laser at police chopper

A man has been charged after a laser was pointed at a NSW Police helicopter overnight. About midnight, Polair2 was deployed to the Mount Druitt...

Former St Marys priest jailed

A former St Marys priest has been jailed for a minimum of nine months for historical sex abuse against children. Richard John Cattell, 79, who...

Private health insurance debate: Costs that make you sick

Pros and cons: Young people deal with tough call over private health insurance

Fears over staffing levels at new-look hospital

With the next stage of the Nepean Hospital re-development underway, nurses and midwives are more concerned than ever about adequate staffing.

Concerns raised over plan for waste facility

Plans for a waste facility in Emu Heights are being met with stiff opposition amid concerns about air pollution, traffic increases and noise.

Technology helps tradies fight back

A new app has been launched to help tradies fight back against criminals and find stolen tools.