Monday, April 12, 2021


Plan for hundreds of units on Henry Street delayed

Steps to activate the eastern end of Penrith’s CBD with two soaring towers – one 41 storeys and the other 25 storeys in height – have been delayed.

Man loses finger after wake turns violent at St Clair

Man requires surgery after wake turns violent, with a police officer headbutted.

Get your dance on: COVID restrictions lifted

A number of COVID-19 restrictions across NSW will be eased from Monday, including dancing at nightclubs and pubs.

Airport sparks farm dam conundrum

Farm dams could be in the firing line amid the delivery of the Western Sydney Airport, but none that continue to be used for agriculture, the State’s planning department says.

Flood event proves Dam wall should be raised

Raising the Warragamba Dam wall makes total sense, according to Troy Dodds.

Londonderry now the local focus; minor flooding possible in Penrith

Minor flooding of the Nepean River at Penrith is possible tonight, but the danger of moderate or major flooding appears to have passed.

Property duo’s expert tips to help you design the perfect dream home

There is a lot involved in designing and building a new home, but two Penrith locals are providing their wealth of expertise to help homeowners through the process from start to finish.

River level dropping but SES crews remain on high alert

Evacuation orders for parts of the Penrith region remain in place, with SES crews not convinced they're out of the woods yet despite the Nepean River's peak continuing to fall.

Anxious night ahead as flood emergency continues in Penrith

Penrith residents face an anxious wait tonight with the Nepean River continuing to rise and thousands of people evacuated.

Residents ordered to evacuate as flood emergency continues

Thousands of locals ordered to evacuate as peak exceeds 1961 floods.

Flashback: Penrith’s disastrous 1961 flood

We look back at the 1961 Penrith flood.

COVID-19 testing clinics closed due to weather conditions

Penrith's weather crisis has forced the temporary closure of a number of COVID-19 testing clinics in Penrith.

“One-in-50-year event”: Penrith on alert for possible evacuations

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has warned that evacuations in some parts of Penrith are possible in the coming hours and days as flood conditions worsen.

Evacuation orders in place for Agnes Banks as rain continues to fall across Penrith

Persistent rain continues to fall across Penrith with some 120mm expected today. Moderate flooding is possible along the Nepean River at Penrith during the day...

Weather alert: Huge downpour predicted over coming days

Penrith residents are being urged to prepare for a deluge of rain over the coming days, with all eyes on a major downpour likely to hit on Saturday.

Werrington Downs resident Chloe Carter eyes Miss Universe Australia crown

Local dancer and model, Chloe Carter, is hoping to take on the world stage as a state finalist for Miss Universe Australia 2021.

Kati Manning returns to Panthers as choreographer of 2021 cheerleading squad

Once a Pantherette herself, Kati Manning is now mentoring the next generation of Penrith cheerleaders.

St Clair man refuses request to stop masturbating in public

A man been charged after wilfully and obscenely exposing himself in St Clair last week.