Western Sydney News

Teenager charged over string of robberies

A 16-year-old North St Marys youth has been charged after a string of armed robberies in Thornton Estate. At 8.45pm on Monday, August 19, a 24-year-old Penrith man was walking on Lord Sheffield Circuit, Penrith when he was approached by two males wearing bandanas. Cash was demanded and the man, in fear of his life, […]… read more

Thousands to flock to Penrith Show this weekend

Roll up, roll up! The show is back in town and better than ever. Penrith Paceway will be hosting the annual Penrith Show, now in its 176th year, on August 24 and 25. When the show started in 1843, Penrith was a very different place and as it has evolved so has the show. Newly […]… read more

Penrith restaurant refuses to delete “offensive” post advertising new dessert

A Penrith burger restaurant has doubled down on a controversial advertisement for a new dessert, refusing to apologise despite widespread criticism. Downtown Brooklyn posted an advertisement for its new Reese’s Bowl yesterday, declaring: “Get those Epipen’s ready, because this is going to be worth it!” Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia, which supports and assists people affected […]… read more

‘Hawkeye’ calls it a day

On the eve of the new local cricket season, the Panthers Cricket Club is paying tribute to respected Life Member and former President Keith Hawkins.… read more