Sunday, August 1, 2021

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Croc shock

Ecstasy, ice, steroids, cocaine, stolen vehicles and even a crocodile. These were just some of the illegal items recovered by the NSW Police...

Council wins top award

Penrith City Council has taken home the prestigious Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Overall Sustainable Council Award for 2012 for their environmental plan ‘Sustainable Penrith...

Breaking: Frantic search for missing Penrith boy

Police are asking for public assistance to locate a boy missing from the local area. Nine-year-old Jarrod Mckenzie-Hillen left Cambridge Park Public School...

Helping hand

John Todd has been the Executive Officer of the Penrith Valley BEC for over 20 years following on from a successful career as...

Heartland no more

The Labor Party is already cutting their losses in the lead-up to the next Federal Election with Treasurer, Wayne Swan, admitting that Lindsay is...

Massive jobs boost

In a coup for western Sydney, the Federal Government has agreed to support a $29.5 million employment park in the heart of Werrington....

Lights improve safety

Drivers passing Wallacia Public School on Mulgoa Road will now have additional warning when approaching the school zone thanks to recently installed flashing...

Robbery at Cranebrook newsagency

Police from Penrith Local Area Command are appealing for information from the public following an armed robbery at a newsagency. About 5.50am...

Thain slams Liberals

Labor Councillor John Thain says the Liberal Party’s decision to not endorse candidates for the September Local Government Elections is a “slap in the...

Locals in heritage limbo

A 20-year saga over which Penrith properties deserve to be heritage listed has taken its toll on affected residents, including Councillor Jackie Greenow....

Tackling big issues

Increasing superannuation contributions, the carbon tax and payroll tax remain the sticking points for small businesses in western Sydney. On Tuesday...

Time for digital revolution

It is time for Penrith City Council to embrace the digital age according to Councillor, Prue Car, who has suggested that council meetings...

Residents put pressure on Council

Residents of Greenbank Drive and Oakland Parade in Werrington Downs have signed a petition to have the reserve located at the corner of...

Improving river health

Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has met with acting General Manager of the Hawkesbury-Nepean Catchment Management Authority (HNCMA) Kerry Brew and Blue...

Green light for dump

The Land and Environment Court has today approved amended plans for the controversial Industrial Recycling and Waste Facility at Patons Lane, Orchard Hills....

Carbon tax pressure mounts

Small businesses are already feeling the weight of the carbon tax in their electricity bills, sales revenue and employee intake. The Shadow...

Celebrating a local icon

It was a momentous occasion on Wednesday for thousands of local families who celebrated 30 years of the Penrith Mobile Playvan in operation....

Liberals in independent's clothing

Members of the Liberal Party have regrouped to form an independent ticket for the upcoming Penrith City Council election after it was announced...

Man hurt in home invasion

Detectives are conducting inquiries after a man was seriously assaulted in a home invasion at Penrith. About 6.45pm yesterday, two unknown men...

Greens call for town hall

The Nepean Greens are calling for the old council chambers site, on the corner of Station and Henry streets, to be transformed into a...