Western Sydney News

Key Mulgoa Road upgrade nearly complete, but work will continue for decades

The first leg of the Mulgoa Road upgrade is nearing completion, but the full project won’t be finalised for another 20 years. A Transport for NSW (TfNSW) spokeswoman confirmed the upgrade between Union Road and Museum Drive including the Railway Bridge is expected to open in the coming months. “The upgrade will open to traffic […]

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Charges laid over alleged historic sexual assaults in St Marys

A former priest has been charged over the alleged historic sexual assault of two boys in Sydney’s west and on the South Coast. In August last year, detectives from Nepean Police Area Command commenced an investigation into allegations of historic child sexual assault by a man between 1986 and 1991. Following extensive investigations, detectives issued […]

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Limited SDA apartments remain at East Side Quarter

East Side Quarter (ESQ) is an exciting accommodation partnership between AccessAccom and Claro Aged Care and Disability Services. The luxurious and highly functional residential development, designed and delivered by Astina Group, has apartments that are set to welcome residents from March 2021. Each one is thoroughly designed for entertainment with a well-thought-out kitchen, spacious bedroom […]

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A not-so-secret love for Doris

Country music singer Melinda Schneider has been working for two decades now, writing and recording albums and performing across Australia. She claims to have loved Doris Day a lot longer than that. “I was eight-years-old when I first saw ‘Calamity Jane’, that’s when I fell in love with her,” Melinda said. “I never get tired […]

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A decade on the Prowl

Resident primary school teacher at Panthers on the Prowl, Lawrence McDonell, will celebrate 10 years in his job at the end of this term. Mr McDonell is the leader of two programs at the Prowl, teaching kids from years 3-6 across various blocks within each term. Beginning his career as a teacher with a keen […]

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Plaza turns 50

From a humble centre of 50 stores in the early 1970s, Penrith Plaza has grown into a local shopping mecca for local residents and beyond. Now known as Westfield Penrith, the centre boasts over 200 fashion, dining and major retailers and is celebrating a special birthday, with the month of March marking 50 years since […]

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Penrith’s Mexican boom

Penrith’s growing food scene has seen a burst of flavour, with a spate of Mexican restaurants opening up recently. The fiesta fun is set to continue with a new Mexican joint, El Gringos Locos, opening next Thursday, March 18. Leading the way is the area’s popular contemporary Mexican restaurant, Chechos, which opened last October. The […]

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