Western Sydney News

Tyrone May pleads not guilty

Penrith Panthers utility Tyrone May has pleaded not guilty to secretly filming and distributing sexual acts with two women. May’s lawyer entered the pleas on his behalf this morning at Penrith Local Court. The 23-year-old did not appear after being excused from attending on the last occasion. May will defend all four charges, which include […]… read more

Dog park closed after asbestos scare

Penrith Council has closed the Jamison Park Dog Park after an asbestos scare. “Council staff have been notified of fragments of building waste that may contain suspected asbestos containing material (ACM) in Jamison Park Dog Park,” Council said on its website. “As soon as the suspected ACM was discovered, Council staff immediately implemented strict procedures […]… read more

Airport construction hits major milestone

Construction of Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport has reached a major milestone, having moved a mammoth one million cubic metres of earth on site. Western Sydney Airport Chief Executive Officer Graham Millett said great progress is being made on this once-in-a-generation project since work commenced in September, but there’s still plenty more to be […]… read more

Masked Panther: Peachey deal hits a snag

Tyrone Peachey’s move back to the Panthers appears to have hit a snag with Penrith and the Gold Coast unable to agree on the terms surrounding the 27-year-old’s release. Everyone is on the same page – Peachey wants to come back to Sydney, the Panthers are happy to have him and the Titans are comfortable […]… read more

Lee Kernaghan set to rock Penrith

Australian country music’s favourite son Lee Kernaghan is coming to Penrith to throw a big party and everyone is invited. Lee is bringing his new album ‘Backroad Nation’ on tour with some very special guests that will make country fans kick up their boots. Lee told the Weekender the tour will live up to the […]… read more

A night with Johnny and June

Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. From the famous ‘Walk The Line’ and ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ to the iconic ‘Ring of Fire’, for more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs covering heavy […]… read more

Henry Street site could go sky high

They’re the type of sky scrapers you’d normally find in the city. But these two soaring towers are being proposed for our own backyard, with Penrith Council seeking to change local planning controls to facilitate the development of 57 Henry Street, Penrith. If successful, the envisaged structures – a staggering 25 and 41 storeys in […]… read more

Food delivery driver assaulted

Investigations are continuing following an armed robbery that saw a delivery driver threatened with a knife in exchange for food. Earlier today, a fast food delivery driver was attending an address on Penrose Crescent, South Penrith when he was approached by a group of three males. One of the accused struck the driver to the […]… read more