Wednesday, September 30, 2020

News

Co-funding safety

Penrith Mayor, Mark Davies and his wife, MP for Mulgoa, Tanya Davies, in their first joint press conference have announced that the State...

Snake warning in local area

Summer comes with its fair share of dangers but perhaps there’s nothing more frightening than seeing a deadly snake slithering through your backyard. ...

Bike rider refused bail

Police have charged a teenager with Skye’s Law following a pursuit in St Marys yesterday. About 2.30pm on Saturday, local highway patrol police...

Newsagency at Emu Plains robbed

Police from Penrith Local Area Command are appealing for the public’s help after a newsagent was robbed this morning.   A man and...

Police investigate robbery

Police are appealing for public assistance to identify two people responsible for the attempted robbery of a man in Werrington Downs yesterday. ...

Abbott's wife joins campaign

Margie Abbott, the wife of current Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, delivered her first public address to a crowded Lakeside restaurant today, to launch...

Halls for hire

With some 40 neighbourhood facilities across Penrith City available for hire, community groups can apply now to secure their preferred regular meeting space ready...

iFraud concern

Telecommunications providers look set to face a significant spike in bad debt as the iPhone 5 enters Australian stores, according to business research specialists,...

PBA puts out the call

Want to give back to your community? The Chairman of the Penrith Business Alliance (PBA), Paul Brennan, and CEO, Bijai Kumar, have...

Plan to boost pool safety

Local Government Minister Don Page met this week with Member for Penrith, Stuart Ayres, and Member for Londonderry, Bart Bassett, at the Nepean...

Boy hurt in explosion

A seven-year-old boy has been hospitalised after accidentally setting a gas cylinder on fire in his family home. Police, paramedics and...

Bradbury bites back

Lindsay MP David Bradbury says claims by the State Government that they were forced to make $1.7 billion in cuts to education funding due...

Man had kids in car during chase

Three young children were found in the back of a car that was being chased by police yesterday afternoon. Just before 5pm...

Woman dies following Emu Plains crash

A woman has died following a serious crash in Emu Plains. About 7.15pm yesterday, emergency services were called to the M4 at Emu...

Double health whammy

Is this the way we should be treating the most vulnerable people in our community? The Weekender can today reveal two...

Woolies set for ACCC battle

The price battle between Coles and Woolworths is benefiting families on a budget, but the rivalry between the two supermarket giants is as much...

Councillors divided

Labor Councillors were left fuming during Monday night’s first ordinary meeting of the new Penrith City Council after they were excluded from prominent...

Big fines in animal cruelty case

A man charged with animal cruelty offences has failed to appear in court. Alex Cranebrook of Jamisontown was scheduled to appear in court...

Warning to stay 'stormsafe'

Here in Penrith, we know exactly how extreme the summer weather can be and this does not just include the heat; we have...

Armed robber spotted at fire

A man has been arrested for an armed robbery after police recognised the man at a vehicle fire. At 8.30pm on, a...