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Man took happy snaps before stealing items from ex-partner

The man has been jailed until at least November.

Woman stays behind bars after frenzied stabbing attack

The attack took place in front of the couple's teenage son.

Special honour for dedicated teacher

Penrith City Council has recognised Edna Dunn for her enormous contribution to the community by naming a park in her honour.

Flu spike sparks warning

So far 462 notifications of influenza have been recorded in Penrith, in comparison to just 51 notifications at the same time last year.

Motorists warned of delays ahead of M4 closure this weekend

Motorists are being warned of traffic chaos with the M4 Motorway to be closed at The Northern Road over the long weekend as critical...

“Perfect recipe” for development: Lakes future questioned again

The State Government continues to deny any prospect of residential development at Penrith Lakes.

Car backs Jodi McKay in Labor leadership race

Londonderry MP Prue Car says she'll throw her support behind Jodi McKay in the race to become Labor's next State leader. Ms McKay and Chris...

Council considers new system to review tree decisions

Residents who have unsuccessfully applied to remove a tree or clear vegetation may soon be able to seek a review through Council – for a fee.

Blind chef’s inspiring dream set to become a reality

Penrith resident Craig Shanahan is proving you can follow your dreams regardless of your circumstances, as the legally blind 27-year-old sets out to open...

Spread the warmth this winter

It’s time to dust off the gas heater and get the dressing gown out from the back of the wardrobe, but for some of Penrith’s most vulnerable residents, getting warm isn’t that simple.

Call for re-think on Caddens Road closure

Councillors are having second thoughts over the plan to close Caddens Road, but the project looks certain to go ahead.

Police confirm fatality in Silverdale Road crash

A man has died in a tragic crash at Silverdale, believed to have been caused partly by today's wild winds.

Community rallies behind injured dogs

The Penrith community is rallying behind two dogs who continue to fight for life after a brutal attack yesterday. Bundy and Kujo have had multiple...

Winds cause havoc across Penrith

Heavy winds are causing havoc across the local area with trees and fences down. A tree is down on the M4 Motorway's Russell Street off-ramp,...

Missing Mountains girl may be in Penrith area

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenager missing from the Blue Mountains area who may be in the Penrith region. Hannah Stewart,...

McIntosh gets down to business

With the dust starting to settle on the Federal Election result, focus will now turn on the commitments made during the campaign. Lindsay has resumed...

New tourism campaign helps put Penrith on the map

New tourism campaign aims to drive visitors to Penrith.

Police search for car after teen girl approached

A quick-thinking 15-year-old school girl has avoided danger after she was approached by two males on her way home from school.

Kittens find their saviour

Teenagers start cat rescue group to take pressure off local vets and pounds

Families work together to source freshest food in town

Fresh and affordable food can often be a challenge to track down, but a new concept is making it easier for families to put healthy food on the table.