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

Resident questions Council’s tree policy

Jamisontown resident Robert Simpson is warning residents to think before they plant, as Penrith Council restricts him from ripping up a tree, which could cost him up to $10,000 a year. Of the two trees he planted in his front lawn 15 years ago, one has now started to lift his driveway causing thousands of […]… read more

Royal experience in the South Pacific

Troy Dodds jumps on board the Explorer of the Seas for a sensational cruising experience… As a first time cruiser, I have to admit I didn’t quite know what to expect when boarding Royal Caribbean’s enormous Explorer of the Seas for a 10-day South Pacific adventure. Every cruise is made up of first-timers like myself, […]… read more

Katoa faces his NRL hero

When Melbourne champion Cameron Smith made his NRL debut in 2002, Penrith hooker Sione Katoa was just seven-years-old. This weekend the pair will go head to head when the Panthers face the unbeaten Storm in Bathurst. While 24-year-old Katoa’s career is only just getting started, his opposite rival in Smith has virtually done it all in […]… read more

Choir brings joy and music to Penrith

The extraordinary, energetic and talented Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir (SGLC) will be heading to Penrith for this year’s Voices in the Valley Show. The concert is presented by the Australian Dysphonia Network to celebrate World Voice Day. This year it will be hosted by Australian funnyman Anthony Ackroyd and feature performances by homegrown star […]… read more

Dramatic twist in Grand Final week

North Sydney have lodged an appeal after last weekend’s NSW Premier Cricket Semi Final at Howell Oval ended in a draw, propelling Penrith into this weekend’s Grand Final. Penrith finished at 5/163 in reply to 4/253 declared by UTS North Sydney, before rain halted play and the match was declared a draw. Penrith finished second, […]… read more

Tanya Davies stands down from Cabinet

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies has made a shock announcement that she will stand down from her Ministerial roles, stating she wishes to spend more time with her family. Mrs Davies was returned as the Mulgoa MP after a convincing victory over Labor’s Todd Carney at Saturday’s State Election. Mrs Davies has so far secured 62.4 […]… read more

Council purchases electric car

Council is marking this year’s international Earth Hour event on Saturday by launching a new electric car. The latest addition to Council’s vehicle fleet is a 100 per cent electric Renault Kangoo, which will not create any greenhouse gas emissions while being driven, and will be recharged using renewable energy. The delivery-style ‘eco car’ has […]… read more

Car’s promise to western Sydney

Londonderry MP Prue Car says she’ll fight to ensure western Sydney is not ignored by the Berejiklian Government after retaining her seat at Saturday’s State Election. Ms Car comfortably held on to Londonderry for Labor but suffered a swing against her. “The final results will take a few days to be finalised but I am […]… read more

Coalition retains government in NSW

Gladys Berejiklian has been retained as NSW Premier with the Coalition Government claiming victory at tonight’s State Election. Locally, Prue Car has retained the seat of Londonderry while Tanya Davies has easily retained Mulgoa. Stuart Ayres is on track to win Penrith but it’s too close to call at this stage. The Liberals have achieved […]… read more

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Western Sydney news courtesy of The Western Weekender.