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Wallacia teen charged with attempted murder

A 16-year-old from Wallacia has become the fourth person charged with attempted murder after a woman was allegedly thrown from Windsor Bridge into the...

Ross Dobson’s next chapter

He is the local chef and food author that gave Penrith two iconic dining spots, but now Ross Dobson has decided to start a...

OMCG member arrested at Luddenham

A member of Satudarah outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) will face court today after being arrested on a conviction warrant relating to the alleged theft...

John Thain appointed new General Manager of Luke Priddis Foundation

Former Penrith Mayor John Thain has been appointed as the new General Manager of the Luke Priddis Foundation. Cr Thain finished his tenure as full-time...

Lions donate new medical technology to Nepean Hospital

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nepean Hospital recently received a significant donation that is set to have a huge impact on the...

Call for more police in Penrith to tackle ‘ice’ epidemic

The Police Association of NSW is advocating for 85 more officers in the Nepean Police Area Command to tackle the growing ‘ice’ epidemic. The call...

Needle found in apple at local school

A sewing needle has been found inserted into an apple that was brought to a local school by a student today. The needle was discovered...

Fowler elected new Penrith Mayor

Veteran Liberal Councillor Ross Fowler has been elected Mayor of Penrith for the next two years. Cr Fowler defeated Independent Councillor Marcus Cornish 11 votes...

Construction begins on new airport

Work to build Western Sydney Airport has begun, with ground broken today on the once-in-a-generation project. “Today marks both the end of a long journey...

Paceway takes next step towards possible relocation

The Penrith Paceway has been given the green light to explore land value estimates as the next step is taken towards a potential sale...

Drivers caught using phone will cop five demerit points

The State Government is continuing to come down hard on drivers who can’t keep their hands off their mobile phones with the toughest demerit...

Penrith stars in new movie

If you happen to catch Bruce Beresford's latest film, 'Ladies In Black' you might recognise a few familiar faces. Volunteers from the Penrith Museum of...

Local nurses and midwives recognised

They spend their days and nights tirelessly working to ensure the community is healthy and safe, and now nurses and midwives from Nepean Hospital...

Music for Life will be a night to remember

When Ann Willmington was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she refused to accept her fate even after doctors told her she had only 18...

Special honour for Penrith icon Ron Mulock

Penrith icon Ron Mulock has been recognised with the naming of the oval at Lord Sheffield Circuit, within the Thornton Estate, in his honour. Councillors,...

Penrith’s great escape

Whether it’s flying high, throwing axes, cutting up the race track or making waves, there’s no question that Penrith is the adventure capital of...

Penrith pinks up throughout October

Penrith is turning pink next month with businesses and locals jumping on board the ‘Pink Up Penrith’ initiative to raise money for the McGrath...

EXCLUSIVE: Fowler set to be next Mayor

Liberal Councillor Ross Fowler is tipped to become Penrith’s next Mayor when votes are cast during the Mayoral Election on Monday night. Both the Mayor...

Residents raise concerns over new missile testing facility

The Department of Defence is playing down the impact of a new missile testing facility to be built at Orchard Hills. A 76-year-old resident, who...

Hotel cops big fine after serving nuts to students

A Penrith hotel has been fined $11,500 after serving a school girl nuts, causing her to go into anaphylatic shock. The student, who was participating...