Saturday, July 2, 2022


South Penrith teen to perform at International Ballet Gala

19-year-old South Penrith local, Molly Walker, has taken to Tanya Pearson Academy in St Leonards to continue her ballet training full time.

Uni staff walk off the job, demanding fairer pay deal

Western Sydney University staff members turned out in force to strike for more secure jobs and a fair pay rise on Tuesday.

Skate park locked in as kids get new place to play in Cambridge Gardens

Kids of all ages and abilities will be able to have a lot more fun outdoors in Cambridge Gardens by the end of the year.

City Park delay as pricing error forces tender back to Council

Construction of the $12 million City Park could now be delayed eight weeks after a pricing error meant a crucial process has to be repeated.

Loaded rifle, pistol and knuckle dusters found during search of car

Two men have been charged after possessing prohibited weapons in Emu Plains.

“It’s not going to be pretty”: Impact of rate rise set to hit hard

Already dealing with skyrocketing grocery and petrol prices, the Reserve Bank’s decision to raise the cash rate by 50 basis points will be a kick in the guts to mortgage holders.

Belmore Street development to house new jobs; WPCA confirmed as first tenant

Hundreds of jobs will be carried out in a new state-of-the-art office building in the heart of Penrith that is set to be completed by the end of the year.

The local suburbs where property prices continue to grow

Despite a slowdown in the Sydney property market, some local suburbs are likely to keep growing in the next six months.

Melissa McIntosh to serve as Shadow Assistant Minister

Federal Lindsay MP Melissa McIntosh will serve as Shadow Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in Opposition Leader Peter Dutton's Shadow Cabinet.

Suzanne Pereira appointed to oversee Q Theatre

Actor and arts leader Suzanne Pereira has been announces as the new Director of Theatre and Penrith Performing & Visual Arts (PP&VA), incorporating the Q Theatre.

10-day-old puppy found dumped in esky at Colyton

RSPCA inspectors are appealing for urgent public assistance after a 10-day-old puppy was found dumped in an esky on the front lawn of a Colyton property yesterday.

Next generation of butchers are a cut above the rest, but short in supply

There is a high demand for meat but with a retiring workforce the Australian Meat Industry Council reports that around a third of independent retail butchers desperately need staff.

Skill from the past is sew popular again

Learning to sew might seem like a thing of the past. But, according to Tamara St Remy, who owns Down Patchwork Lane with her mum Gail, the hobby is back on the rise.

Weekender journalist takes up the Ration Challenge

With so much devastation going on around us, many have been left looking for a way to help.

Celebrity chefs on the hunt for best club feed

Celebrity chefs Colin Fassnidge and Manu Feidel paid a visit to St Marys Rugby League Club this week to try the club’s entry into the 2022 Your Local Club Perfect Plate Awards.

Sisters to front court on larceny charges

Two women have been charged after they were caught shoplifting in Penrith.

Demand for IVF services to see Penrith clinic expanded

Responding to a strong demand for IVF and assisted reproductive treatment in the area, Monash IVF is upgrading its services for Penrith patients.

Showground is logical site for new stadium, even if it delays project

As it stands we are just six games, or 480 minutes, away from the curtain coming down on Panthers Stadium as we know it.

Cranebrook man charged over alleged role in drug supply syndicate

A fifth man has been charged by Organised Crime Squad detectives investigating an alleged criminal syndicate involved in the supply of illicit drugs in...

Free doughnuts available at Krispy Kreme this Friday

To celebrate National Doughnut Day, Krispy Kreme Australia is giving away 100,000 free Original Glazed doughnuts for one day only on Friday, June 3.