Monday, May 17, 2021


Council throws more support behind Llandilo community

Penrith City Council will work with residents in Llandilo to develop a community plan for the area based on what locals love about their neighbourhood and how Council and other services can support a thriving, resilient community.

A day to pause, reflect and remember

ANZAC Day is without doubt the most important day on the Australian calendar.

Two employees charged as part of Wallacia Hotel armed robbery investigation

Detectives have charged two employees of the Wallacia Hotel following an investigation into an armed robbery earlier this month.

Appeal to find missing Kingswood woman

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing from Sydney’s west. Bronwynne Monk, aged 60, was last spoken to on Friday, April...

Council election starts to take shape

Of the 15 spots up for grabs at Penrith Council’s general election, at least three could be newcomers, with multiple incumbents expected to bow out.

Step in the right direction: Mental health fundraiser a major success

WestCare’s annual Steps of Hope took place last Saturday, with members of the community heading to the Nepean River in an effort to raise money for mental health causes.

ANZAC Day services remain restricted with locals urged to commemorate from home

Local residents will pause and pay homage to the fallen this Sunday as ANZAC Day ceremonies recommence across the City.

More boarding houses proposed for Kingswood as “clustering” fears rise

The boarding houses saga engulfing Kingswood continues to rage on, with a 64-room development recently lodged with Penrith Council.

Tanya Davies celebrates a decade as Mulgoa MP, commits to 2023 run

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies says she’ll contest the seat again at the 2023 State Election, as she celebrates 10 years representing the local community.

Local seniors recognised for commitment to community

Four local seniors were celebrated during a morning tea as part of the NSW Seniors Festival last week.

Unique Italian restaurant highlights new dining precinct at Nepean Village

Nepean Village is working on a new outdoor dining precinct that is set to open this winter, but it will be a hot spot for culinary choices.

Road connecting Jordan Springs East and Ropes Crossing to open in 2022

Promised road still not delivered, frustrating locals.

Hundreds attend open day at new airport

Getting behind the wheel of an excavator, designing and painting a plane and sampling traditional bush tucker were just some of the activities on offer at Western Sydney Airport’s Community Open Day on Sunday.

Aboriginal heritage items found at car park construction site

Work on the site of the new Emu Plains Commuter Car Park has been paused following the discovery of a number of Aboriginal heritage items on the site.

Charges laid after Wallacia armed robbery

Detectives have charged a man following an investigation into an armed robbery at the Wallacia Hotel earlier this month, and two car-jackings near Wollongong...

Lifeline for landowners impacted by Aerotropolis projects

Valuer General’s report offers hope for those impacted by land acquisitions

Safety push: Why above-ground pools must be checked regularly

Glenmore Park residents Jim and Diana Dixon are hoping to raise awareness about the safety of above-ground pools after an incident in their street recently.

Unique service rehomes lab rats used for research

A special rehoming service is opening its doors for people who have always wanted to rescue a laboratory animal that has been used for research.

No jail time for man who threatened to kill parents

An Erskine Park ‘ice’ addict who threatened to kill his petrified parents during a drug-fuelled rage has avoided full-time jail.

Family affair as daughter of Marcus Cornish prepares for tilt at Council

With Council elections less than six months away, a potential fresh candidate has emerged for East Ward.