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Elderly man charged over sexual abuse of boys

An 83-year-old Cranebrook man has been charged following an investigation into historical sexual abuse of two boys while in his care. In July 2016, detectives...

Premier announces major health boost

In the largest workforce boost in the history of Australian healthcare, patients will gain an extra 5000 nurses and midwives under a plan announced...

Penrith’s Vintage FM put on the market

Penrith could be losing its local radio station. Vintage FM owner Wayne Willmington is looking to sell the station due to personal reasons and is...

Council’s circle of love

Local businesses and tradespeople vying for Penrith Council contracts will now receive a competitive advantage after Council endorsed a policy giving local suppliers preferential...

Expo to give mature aged workers a boost

As our population ages, more residents are needing to work for longer. That’s why the IRT Foundation and the Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce...

Bus drivers feel the heat

Local bus drivers and passengers have been feeling Penrith’s summer heat more than most this year. Despite temperatures regularly soaring above 40 degrees during the...

Council defers decision over lot sizes

Penrith City Councillors have deferred a decision to reduce residential lot sizes for parts of the planned Central Precinct of St Marys, requesting the...

Mums on the run

For mums, dedicating your life to your children can take quite a toll on both your body and your friendships. One simple initiative, Running Mums...

Hair salon fined for underpaying apprentice

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured more than $77,000 in penalties against the operator of a Penrith hair salon for underpaying a teenage apprentice...

Police make seventh arrest in boys’ home investigation

Detectives, investigating Royal Commission claims of historic child abuse at a Sydney boys' home have arrested and charged a former high-ranking juvenile justice officer. The...

Man jailed over attacks on step daughter

  A man found guilty of sexually assaulting his step daughter in their Llandilo home has been sentenced to six years in jail. The man, who...

Man denied bail over glassing

  A Kingswood man who allegedly glassed a woman to the face after he was asked to leave a Penrith hotel has been denied bail. Jaydan...

Man stabbed with glass bottle in Penrith CBD

A man will face court today after another man was allegedly stabbed with a bottle at Penrith yesterday. Emergency services were called to Station Street...

Man suffers fractured skull in club assault

A man remains in hospital while a second is due in court today following an alleged assault at Penrith this morning. Emergency services were called...

Man stable after St Clair stabbing

Investigations are underway after a man was stabbed in St Clair this morning. Shortly after midnight, emergency services were called to Banks Drive, near Mamre...

Labor commits to hospital upgrade

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres has accused Labor of playing catch-up on Nepean Hospital after Opposition Leader Michael Daley yesterday committed to its $1 billion...

Four men face court over car park attack

The four men accused of the ferocious attack on two men at the Panthers McDonald’s car park have faced court. Wendell Milgate, 20, and Byron...

Premier’s pitch to win the west

Regular visits to Penrith in recent weeks may suggest to some that NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is worried about the party’s chances of retaining...

Police arrest four people over car park attack

Four men have been charged over the horrific attack on a man in the car park of a McDonald’s restaurant in Penrith last weekend. 32-year-old...

Another arrest in boys’ home investigation

A NSW Police investigation into alleged historical abuse in a Sydney boys' home has turned its attention to a series of “excursions” where children...