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Construction to begin on new school at Jordan Springs

The State Government has confirmed that construction on a promised primary school at Jordan Springs will begin in the coming months. Plans for the school...

Police Commissioner frustrated at bail decision

NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller says he's frustrated by a decision to grant bail to two men who attacked police officers in Penrith on...

Thugs remain on the run after attack

Five cowardly thugs remain on the run tonight after an horrific attack on a young father in the early hours of this morning. 32-year-old Shannan...

Duo charged over alleged assault of police officers

Two men have been charged over the alleged assault of a police officer at Penrith this morning. About 2.20am, two officers were in an unmarked...

Man in critical condition following Penrith brawl

A man is in a critical condition following a brawl at Penrith early this morning. Just before 1.30am today, police were called to the car...

Work begins on major road upgrade

Major work on the upgrade of Mulgoa Road / Castlereagh Road between Union Road and Museum Drive, including the upgrade of Jane Street, has...

State Government to build new primary school at Mulgoa Rise

The State Government has this morning confirmed it will build a new primary school in Mulgoa Rise. The announcement was made by NSW Premier Gladys...

State Government to recruit record number of teachers

More public school teachers are set to join the ranks across Penrith following an announcement from the State Government on Wednesday. 4600 teachers will be...

NDIS roll-out creates burden of staff shortages at local providers

There’s no doubt that as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rolls out across the country, the access to disability support is expanding. But with...

Losing his locks for a cause

When Jamisontown resident Alexander Hale was just 10-years-old, he decided to start growing his hair in the hope to one day donate it to...

Woman blows five times legal limit after crash

A woman will be charged after colliding with a bus and blowing over five times the legal limit in Penrith. About 6.30pm last night, a...

Toddler rushed to hospital after being found face down in pool

A toddler is in a critical condition after being pulled from an inflatable swimming pool at Ropes Crossing this evening. The two-year-old boy was found...

Liberal Party confirms Londonderry candidate

The Liberal Party has finally confirmed its candidate for Londonderry at the upcoming State Election with local business owner Belinda Hill to take on...

Man dead: Tragedy at Bents Basin

The body of a missing swimmer has been found at Bents Basin this afternoon. About 11.30am today, emergency services were called to the waterhole, about...

OAM honours for two locals

Some of Penrith's most dedicated residents are being recognised as they receive their Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) today. As part of the...

Independent Mark Tyndall confirms State Election tilt

Independent candidate for Lindsay, Mark Tyndall has announced that he will now also be running for Penrith in the upcoming State Election. For the past...

Proposal to change suburb boundaries

The Geographical Names Board is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend the suburb boundaries of Llandilo, Jordan Springs and St Marys in...

Man charged over November 2018 attack

A man has been charged with assault and outstanding warrants after attempting to rob a man in St Marys last year. Just after 5pm on...

Australia Day celebrations highlighted by huge Jamison Park party

Whether it’s a day out with the family, backyard cricket or even just a dip in the pool, Penrith residents will be celebrating heritage,...

Duo charged with drug supply

Two men will appear in court today over alleged drug supply offences in Penrith. Strike Force Travi was established by officers from Nepean Police Area...