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Incredible way local man gets to work

An Emu Heights man who paraglides to work in the Penrith CBD each day says it saves time and money – and he’s encouraging...

Panthers winger Tyrone Phillips charged with drink driving

The spotlight is again on the Penrith Panthers off the field with winger Tyrone Phillips charged with mid-range drink driving. Police will allege Phillips returned...

Prime Minister visits Cambridge Park to talk up women’s sport commitment

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has visited Penrith to spruik a further investment in women's sport. Mr Morrison visited the Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre in...

House destroyed by fire at Glenmore Park

A family of five has escaped a fire in Glenmore Park that has destroyed their home. About 2.35am today, emergency services were called to Ridgetop...

Man facing multiple charges after alleged attack on partner

A Colyton man accused of detaining, strangling and suffocating his partner in a “crime of passion” appeared stunned when his bail application was refused...

Free batteries to encourage locals to check their smoke alarms

Every year at the end of daylight savings, firefighters encourage families to change their smoke alarm batteries. Battery World Penrith is throwing their support behind...

Tomahawk used in Penrith home invasion

Police are investigating a home invasion in Penrith. About 8.45pm last night, police were called to a home on Parker Street, after two masked men...

Mayor slams Cornish for walkout during minute’s silence for Christchurch victims

He’s known for his controversial viewpoints, but Independent Councillor Marcus Cornish elicited “disgust” from his colleagues when he walked out of chambers and refused...

More than a sash and crown

18-year-old Glenmore Park resident Jazmine Alessio has been crowned Miss Teen Australia International 2019 and now she has her sights set on the rest...

Resident questions Council’s tree policy

Jamisontown resident Robert Simpson is warning residents to think before they plant, as Penrith Council restricts him from ripping up a tree, which could...

Tanya Davies stands down from Cabinet

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies has made a shock announcement that she will stand down from her Ministerial roles, stating she wishes to spend more...

Council purchases electric car

Council is marking this year’s international Earth Hour event on Saturday by launching a new electric car. The latest addition to Council’s vehicle fleet is...

Car’s promise to western Sydney

Londonderry MP Prue Car says she'll fight to ensure western Sydney is not ignored by the Berejiklian Government after retaining her seat at Saturday's...

Coalition retains government in NSW

Gladys Berejiklian has been retained as NSW Premier with the Coalition Government claiming victory at tonight's State Election. Locally, Prue Car has retained the seat...

Purple Day an opportunity to talk about epilepsy

Purple Day is a special event for Glenmore Park mum Helen Owen and her daughter Bella Osborne. The initiative on March 26 aims to raise...

Councillors concerned over compliance policy

Councillors' feathers have been ruffled over plans to restrict them from attending on-site meetings with aggrieved residents amid concerns of muddying potential law suits. Under...

Election night: Where to watch it unfold

Grab the popcorn - it's going to be a long night. With a tight race to the finish expected, many people will be glued...

NSW prepares to go to the polls

Months of campaigning, promises and arguments will come to an end tomorrow when voters go to the polls at what is expected to be...

Opinion: Let them finish what they started

Anyone who votes for Labor at the State Election on Saturday will probably have a fairly good reason for doing so. On face value, Labor...