Western Sydney News

Council’s proposed boat ramp changes

Traffic changes aimed at easing congestion at the Tench Reserve boat ramp have been proposed. Under the slated treatments, Penrith Council plans to implement signs and line marking changes to increase the queuing capacity from the current 30 metres to 180 metres. Council will also install signs preventing certain turns for vehicles with boat trailers […]

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Penrith’s new mini city

Plans to accommodate 2,000 apartments on Penrith’s former Panasonic site are progressing, with subdivision and public roads receiving the green light. The Stage 1 development application (DA) – lodged by SHMH Group Australia in August 2019 and approved by Penrith Council late last month – seeks to subdivide the site into two development lots, two […]

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Man wanted on outstanding warrant

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a man wanted on an outstanding warrant in Sydney’s west. Jamie McNee, aged 41, is wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for domestic violence offences. Officers from Nepean Police Area Command have been conducting inquiries into his whereabouts and are now appealing for public assistance. Jamie is described […]

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Melanoma March moves online

In its 10th year running, Melanoma March has been moved online. This year, patrons are being asked to head online to participate in an interactive digital campaign by buying a $30 digital footprint, symbolising the one Australian diagnosed with melanoma every 30 minutes. Cranebrook woman Debbie Henry has been hosting Penrith’s Melanoma March event for […]

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Log Cabin to rise from the ashes

The rebirth of Penrith’s Log Cabin has officially begun, nine years after it was gutted by fire. About 50 people descended on the Memorial Avenue site on Tuesday to witness the sod turning ceremony, signalling the start of construction. Penrith MP Stuart Ayres thanked the new owners, the Cottle family, Laundy family and local businessman […]

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PM meets with local manufacturers

Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited window and door manufacturer Plustec in Emu Plains last week to discuss Australian-made products with western Sydney businesses. He joined the Advanced Manufacturing Taskforce put together by Lindsay MP Melissa McIntosh to hear first-hand from local manufacturers in a roundtable discussion. After meeting with a range of local businesses, Mr […]

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High-ranking bikie charged after shots fired in Caddens

A high-ranking member of an outlaw motorcycle gang has been charged after allegedly firing shots during a domestic violence-related incident in western Sydney yesterday. About 5pm on Monday, March 1, a man attended a house on O’Connell Street, Caddens, declaring he wanted to see a younger man, who is known to him. Fearing for his […]

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