Tuesday, December 7, 2021


Remembrance Day 2021: Opportunity to reflect and remember

At the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month, the community is encouraged to pay their respects to those soldiers who died fighting to protect the nation.

Grab some Silly Socks ahead of McHappy Day on November 13

McHappy Day will look a little different this year with in-store festivities limited, but that doesn't mean you can't help raise important funds for a good cause.

Community feedback sought on chopper proposal

The community is being encouraged to provide its feedback on plans for the construction and operation of a helipad in the Penrith Lakes precinct...

Man charged after firearm seized in Kingswood

A man will appear in court today charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized following a vehicle stop in Kingswood yesterday. About 10.45pm...

Independents score top spots on ballot paper for Council election

The all-important ballot draws for next month's Penrith Council elections have taken place.

Opinion: Lessons to be learned from Tyrone May saga

In the end the Panthers Board had no other option but to sack wayward Premiership winner Tyrone May.

Liberals back experience to lead tickets at Council election

The top local Liberal candidates for next month’s Local Government Elections have been revealed.

Volunteers needed to keep telling magical story of print

The Penrith Museum of Printing is planning on reopening to the public on December 5 but the extended COVID-19 lockdown has meant it has lost some of its members.

Fresh push for safety upgrade as Factory Road gets busier

Alarm bells have been raised about a key link to the Nepean River, with locals urging Penrith Council to install a footpath before it’s too late.

Illegal billboards an eyesore, say Erskine Park residents

Residents around Erskine Park and surrounding suburbs have had enough of advertising billboards used by small businesses.

No December 1 freedoms for unvaccinated; other rules eased from Monday

Unvaccinated people won't be granted their freedoms on December 1 after all, with major changes to the state's reopening roadmap confirmed.

New recreation space at Cambridge Gardens locked in

In-ground trampolines, a flying fox, a new skate park and more will feature as part of a new recreation space in Cambridge Gardens.

Woman dies in crash at Llandilo; truck driver injured

A woman has tragically died after a two-vehicle crash at Llandilo this morning.

Disqualified driver involved in fatal Blaxland crash

A Penrith man has been charged over his involvement in an accident that left a 21-year-old woman dead at Blaxland yesterday.

Vaccination update: Penrith hits 90 per cent double dose

More than 90 per cent of eligible Penrith Local Government Area (LGA) residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Emu Plains man accused of fraudulently claiming disaster relief payments

A man from Emu Plains has been charged after fraudulently claiming $85,000 in bushfire and COVID-19 disaster relief payments.

Regional travel returns, but roadmap may be tweaked

Families and friends will be reunited as Aussies start arriving home in time for Christmas, with NSW reaching the November 1 roadmap milestone and restrictions further eased for the double-vaccinated.

Community urged to help get new children’s book published

Claremont Meadows author Lara Bury has just written her second children’s book but she needs the community’s help to publish it.

Locals ready for a spooktacular time this Halloween

While the thought of socialising after months of lockdown is enough to scare anyone, Halloween is almost upon us.

Jobs shortfall in Penrith if population growth remains on current trajectory

Steps are being taken to shore up local employment land to generate more jobs closer to home.