The Voice of the Nepean Valley – WowFM

Wow FM 100.7 has represented and entertained the communities of the Penrith Valley, Western Sydney and the Lower Blue Mountains for more than twenty five years.

We provide music from many eras and genres to keep the feet of any age and musical taste tapping all day long.

Recently we have undergone new and exciting modifications which we hope will enhance the the listening experience of our culturally and chronologically diverse community. With programs in several languages providing local and international news and current events, we aim to provide appropriate content which is both pertinent and informative.

Community Radio Penrith

Featured Program

Music Memories with Isobel Impell

Wednesdays 12pm – 2pm

Isobel Impell

My name is Isobel Impell and I have been invited to tell you a little about myself and my programme ‘Music Memories’ which can be heard weekly on WOW FM Wednesday midday through to 2pm.

About 18 months ago I joined the Blue Mountains Ukulele Group and meet Graeme Robinson, who was also a ‘Blue Mug’ (an affectionate name for members of the ‘Blue Mountains Ukulele Group’) and he introduced me to community radio about 16 months ago.  At the time Graeme was a presenter on community radio in Katoomba.

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Featured Presenter

David Richards

Wednesday Breakfast – Wednesdays at 7am

Rocko Choco Show – Wednesdays at 3pm

David Richards

My name is David Richards and I am a Penrith boy, having lived most of my life in and around the Penrith area.

I enjoy being a presenter on our local community radio station WOW FM 100.7. It was with the help of ‘Barnados Youth Group’ that I started as a presenter in 1997. At that stage I possessed a very limited music library, however over the years I have built my collection to over 19,000 tracks. The first cassette I ever owned was a Toni Pearson album released in the 90’s.

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Western Sydney News

Pentecost launches Commonwealth Games bid

After representing Australia in wheelchair track racing, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby league, Emu Plains resident Nathan Pentecost is taking up a fourth sporting challenge – lawn bowls. Once dominated by seniors, lawn bowls has attracted an increasing number of younger players in recent years, with Pentecost one of the sport’s newest recruits. Pentecost and fellow… read more

Have a Giggle with Jimmy this Christmas

If you have a child then there’s a good chance you know the name Jimmy Giggle, or have at least seen his smiling face on your TV screen. Children’s entertainer Jimmy ‘Giggle’ Rees plays the human face of the ABC’s hit children’s TV show ‘Giggle and Hoot’, where he stars alongside a host of characters… read more

Christmas lights have extra sparkle

The Christmas spirit has arrived early this year, as Colyton local Sharon Peach and her family fundraise for the community. Boasting one of the largest lights displays in western Sydney, the family is raising money for local charity, Rosie’s Place, for the fifth year in a row. Decorations cover the front of the house and… read more

Christmas lights have extra sparkle

The Christmas spirit has arrived early this year, as Colyton local Sharon Peach and her family fundraise for the community. Boasting one of the largest lights displays in western Sydney, the family is raising money for local charity, Rosie’s Place, for the fifth year in a row. Decorations cover the front of the house and… read more

Family room helps hundreds every day

Business representatives from the area were treated to a special tour of the Ronald McDonald Nepean Family Room this week as a thank you for the donations they put forward every year. The room, located inside Nepean Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, is on average used about 179 times a day, every day, making it… read more

A touch of New York comes to Penrith

Brother and sister duo, Chris and Nyome O’Shea, have the American dining answer Penrith has been waiting for. With a combined knowledge of 25 years in the hospitality industry, the pair has teamed up to bring Penrith a brand new and exciting experience known as Big Poppa’s Burger Bar. With a Brooklyn theme, patrons will… read more

Pensioner stored guns in couch and under his bed

A pensioner has been handed a 12-month suspended sentence and fined $3,000 after pleading guilty to a raft of firearms offences. Vincent Neil Doherty, 62, fronted Penrith Local Court last Thursday after his ex-partner tipped off police to the presence of unauthorised firearms at his place of residence. It is understood about 25 officers swooped… read more

Man and woman charged after huge drug bust

A man and a woman have been charged with a total of 23 alleged drug offences following investigations into the ongoing supply of illicit drugs in western Sydney. Strike Force Alamaus was established by detectives attached to St Marys Local Area Command to investigate the ongoing supply of illicit drugs, including methalyamphetamine (Ice) and MDMA… read more

Sips and Sounds returns for summer

Celebrate warm summer nights with the return of the Penrith Regional Gallery’s popular Sips and Sounds series. Every Friday until the end of January, the beautiful gallery grounds will play host to an evening of live music, art and delicious food. Each week an up and coming musician will entertain audiences creating the perfect ambience… read more

More Western Sydney News

Western Sydney news courtesy of The Western Weekender.