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.

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Legendary Rock Historian Glenn A. Baker Visits WowFM

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The world’s highest-profile rock and roll historian, Glenn A. Baker, has visited WowFM. Glenn was a special guest on Mark Gould’s ‘Baby Boomers’ Jukebox Show’ (Tuesday nights 7pm to 9pm).

It took Mark several weeks of negotiations to lure Glenn to a community radio station for the first time. Before that, Glenn’s radio appearances had been only on Australia’s top commercial stations. Glenn has also appeared on television many times.

Glenn’s achievements are too numerous to mention, but here are just a few of them. Continue Reading…

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Western Sydney News

Councillors concerned over compliance policy

Councillors’ feathers have been ruffled over plans to restrict them from attending on-site meetings with aggrieved residents amid concerns of muddying potential law suits. Under Penrith Council’s draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy 2019, Councillors must not attend on-site meetings with Council staff, where they are meeting with complainants or persons the subject of investigation or […]… read more

Election night: Where to watch it unfold

Grab the popcorn – it’s going to be a long night. With a tight race to the finish expected, many people will be glued to the TV, radio and Internet on Saturday night to watch State Election 2019 unfold. Here’s our guide to the night’s coverage: Sky News: Respected journalist David Speers will lead the Sky […]… read more

NSW prepares to go to the polls

Months of campaigning, promises and arguments will come to an end tomorrow when voters go to the polls at what is expected to be one of the closest State Elections in decades. Gladys Berejiklian faces a fight to govern in her own right, or even at all, with Michael Daley expected to take ground off […]… read more

Opinion: Let them finish what they started

Anyone who votes for Labor at the State Election on Saturday will probably have a fairly good reason for doing so. On face value, Labor tells a good story. It wants to save TAFE, re-introduce the M4 Toll cashback and stop what it calls an unnecessary splurge on stadium infrastructure in NSW. Meanwhile, the current […]… read more

Premier checks in on Penrith Public School upgrade

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Education Minister Rob Stokes visited Penrith Public School today to see work underway on the school’s $10 million upgrade. Ms Berejiklian said Penrith Public was one of 190 new and upgraded schools being delivered across NSW as part of the Liberals & Nationals’ record $6.5 billion school building program to support […]… read more

Masked Panther: Panthers concerned about top forward

I’m told the Panthers are keeping a very strong eye on Reagan Campbell-Gillard. Officials weren’t happy with how he finished the season last year and are hoping for much improved performances this season. Unfortunately he failed to fire in the round 1 clash against Parramatta, again raising a few eyebrows given his expensive, long-term contract. […]… read more

Giants ready to step up as new AFL season arrives

After a disappointing finish to 2018, GWS Giants forward Daniel Lloyd says he and his team are hungrier than ever to reach their first AFL Grand Final. The Giants qualified for last year’s post-season in seventh spot and won their opening round Finals clash against the Sydney Swans by a whopping 49 points. However, GWS […]… read more

History beckons as Penrith prepares for semi final showdown

It’s been more than 15 years since the Penrith Cricket Club made the Belvidere Cup first grade cricket final, but this weekend they’ll have the opportunity to re-write history when they battle surprise packets UTS North Sydney for a place in next week’s decider. Penrith qualified for this weekend’s semi final at Howell Oval in […]… read more

Man jailed after stealing from local business

A heroin addict who broke into a South Penrith business by throwing a pot plant through a window has been jailed for at least 10 months. Paul Leslie Rayner, 49, initially pleaded not guilty to the March 28, 2018 offence, citing no recollection of the events, but has since accepted it, his lawyer told Penrith […]… read more

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