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Santa reveals what kids are asking for this Christmas

Santa has been checking his list twice as hundreds of Penrith's tiniest residents eagerly line up for photos at Westfield Penrith. Santa revealed what locals...

Goats killed by dogs at Mulgoa

An American staffy has been euthanised after mauling a number of goats on Littlefields Road in Mulgoa. On Monday, December 17 two American staffy dogs...

Santa brightens the day during Children’s Ward visit

For most children, the lead up to Christmas is full of excitement, anticipation and most importantly, a visit to Santa. But while some line up...

Daley promises timetable review

State Opposition Leader Michael Daley has made his first visit to Penrith since replacing Luke Foley last month. He used one of the busiest shopping...

Man airlifted to hospital after incident at water park

A 27-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital in a stable condition after becoming unconscious while wakeboarding in Penrith this evening. It is understood the...

Preparing for the worst: New signage to help in floods

A network of 150 new signs have been installed across the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley as part of a state-first regional approach to flood evacuation. The signs,...

New cameras to crack down on illegal phone use

Drivers on the M4 Motorway who illegally use their mobile phone will be busted thanks to new cameras. The State Government has confirmed that world-first...

End of an era as hospital canteen changes ownership

The canteen at Nepean Hospital is farewelling some of its long-time staff members who over the past two decades have been putting a smile...

Drug addict jailed over horrific bashing

A heroin addict who bashed and robbed a man at a Kingswood unit last year has been sentenced to a minimum three years in...

Penrith gets into Christmas spirit

Christmas is just around the corner, so grab your friends and family and let the Weekender take you for a ride with the best...

Jamisontown couple’s surprise Christmas gift

Just like any other Wednesday, Jamisontown resident Suzanne Bradford got dressed and ready for work, but what happened next was no ordinary morning. As she...

Cranebrook Village sells for $48.1 million

Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre has been sold to a private local investor for a record $48.1 million – $3.1 million above asking price. The centre,...

Man charged over lewd videos

A man has been charged over a large number of “upskirting” offences in Penrith. About 11.40am today, a 52-year-old man was observed videoing under the...

Labor endorses Diane Beamer as Lindsay candidate

Sitting Lindsay MP Emma Husar says she is disappointed after Labor confirmed Diane Beamer would be its candidate for next year's Federal Election. Mrs Beamer's...

Woman killed in head-on crash

A woman has been killed in a tragic head-on collision between a car and a truck at St Clair this morning. Shortly after 3am today,...

Council recognised at Environment Awards

Penrith Council was recognised in two categories of the prestigious Local Government NSW Excellence in the Environment Awards, announced at Sydney Olympic Park last...

Blood donors needed over holiday period

More than 200 Penrith blood donors are needed for Australia’s biggest ‘Secret Santa’ exchange this Christmas in order to prevent a shortage of blood...

Husar launches legal action against BuzzFeed and journalist Alice Workman

Federal Lindsay MP Emma Husar has launched defamation action against news website BuzzFeed and journalist Alice Workman. It follows stories published by BuzzFeed earlier this year...

Liberal candidate hits the ground running

New Liberal candidate for Lindsay Melissa McIntosh has wasted little time getting down to business, as the battle for the marginal seat gets underway. The...

New social housing complex gets tick of approval

Penrith’s most vulnerable are to have a new home by Christmas as the State Government delivers a new Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF)...