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Woman charged over sob story fraud

A woman has been charged with fraud offences after allegedly using made up stories to convince members of the public to give her money. Officers...

Lindsay lottery: Still no candidates

It could be an election-deciding seat but neither major party has announced their candidate for Lindsay for next year’s Federal Election. The delay could cost...

Doni spins her way to a record

Glenmore Park resident Doni Gales is spinning her way to success as the 23-year-old secures a gravity-defying Guinness World Record. Completing the most front split...

Crameri calls for botanical garden

As construction in the community grows, Penrith City Councillor Kevin Crameri has called for a botanical garden to ensure the preservation of native plant...

Santa’s waiting for mail

The magic of Christmas is just around the corner and Australia Post is encouraging young Australians to write and post their letters and wish-lists...

Toyota opens major new facility in Kemps Creek

After more than 11 months of construction, Toyota Australia has officially opened its largest and newest parts warehouse in western Sydney. The Toyota Parts Centre...

Upgrade planned for Kingswood Station

The community is being invited to have its say on the proposed accessibility upgrade at Kingswood Station. As part of the planning approval process, the...

Council meetings to be live streamed

Local Council meetings in Penrith are set to be live streamed as part of a new plan by the State Government. Local Government Minister Gabrielle...

Men charged after drug bust

Two men have been charged following an investigation by the Drug and Firearms Squad into large commercial drug supply in Sydney’s west. In July 2018,...

Devastated husband “insulted” by laws

Orchard Hills crash survivor Bronco Hoang says it is an insult that the driver who allegedly caused the accident will not face charges over...

Nurses and midwives call for better conditions

Fed-up nurses and midwives say they’re sick of being a dumping ground as they argue for adequate funding and staff-to-patient ratios. Hosted by the NSW...

Truck crashes through building in St Marys

Nobody has been killed or seriously injured despite a truck ploughing through a building in St Marys this afternoon. The accident happened on Queen Street...

Make a wish come true this Christmas

Kmart Penrith and the Salvation Army are sharing the Christmas spirit for those who are doing it tough with the launch of this year’s...

Moustaches are on Point

18 mo-tivated staff members from OnePointHealth will raise vital funds for men’s health as part of the Movember movement. With the goal to raise $7000,...

Government must win back trust

In the weeks prior to the predictable demise of NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley, many in the Government had been worried that he was...

Defqon.1 party-goer convicted despite clean record

A university student caught with two ecstasy tablets secreted on him at a popular dance festival has been convicted of drug possession, despite it...

Spelling champs are lost for words

Etymology, irredeemable, and enthusiasm were just a few of the words Emilia McCarthy, aged nine, successfully spelled at the 2018 NSW Premier’s Spelling Bee,...

Gingerbread village to highlight festive fun in Penrith

Penrith is about to receive a giant gingerbread village complete with local locations that include Panthers Stadium, High Street, Penrith’s giant Christmas tree and...

Controversy over letter: School aims to protect “religious freedom”

Penrith Anglican College (PAC) has joined 33 other schools across the state urging the Federal Government to protect exemptions in the Sex Discrimination Act...

Seniors to get tech savvy

Older people in Penrith have the opportunity to increase their digital skills to stay connected through the NSW Government’s popular Tech Savvy Seniors program. Delivered...