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Unlocking a summer oasis in Penrith

07 December 2023

This summer, the residents of Penrith are in for a treat as Penrith Beach opens to the public.

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Penrith’s City Park opening just around the corner

07 December 2023

Penrith’s new and vibrant green space in the heart of the City is due to be completed by the end of this month.

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Embrace the Sunshine: Council's 'Love Summer, Love Penrith' Campaign

07 December 2023

As the temperature rises and the holiday spirit kicks in, Council is gearing up for an exciting summer with the launch of its newest marketing campaign, 'Love Summer, Love Penrith.'

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Empowering Penrith: a plan for growth and prosperity unveiled in new Economic Development and Visitor Economy strategies

07 December 2023

Penrith City Council is proud to announce the endorsement of its Economic Development and Visitor Economy Strategies earlier this month. 

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Regatta Park promises summer delight for Penrith residents and visitors

07 December 2023

Penrith is set to usher in the summer at the newly upgraded Regatta Park, with Stage 1 of the much-anticipated development now open. 

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Shining a light on St Marys’ past

07 December 2023

Penrith City Council proudly introduces the St Marys Heritage Walk, a free mobile-friendly online interactive map celebrating St Marys rich historic past, while paving the way for an exciting future.

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Startup Success program empowers Penrith startups and small businesses for growth and innovation

07 December 2023

Startup Success, an initiative aimed at powering up local startups in the Penrith region, celebrated its successful completion last month. 

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Penrith iFLY-ing high after NSW Tourism Awards

07 December 2023

In a triumph for Penrith's tourism landscape, iFLY Indoor Skydiving has clinched a prestigious accolade at the 2023 NSW Tourism Awards.

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New program turns live music up to 11

07 December 2023

Penrith is set to witness a transformative boost in its hospitality sector, thanks to the NSW Government's Live Performance Venue Program.

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Empowering Penrith locals: IgniteAbility's new innovative self-paced e-learning course

07 December 2023

Penrith City Council is excited to share IgniteAbility’s new self-paced e-learning course, designed to empower individuals with disabilities on their journey toward self-employment.

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NBMLHD builds a future in research

07 December 2023

Brilliant minds gathered at the inaugural Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) Research Together showcase last month to share extraordinary research that’s already improving patient outcomes and innovating health service delivery in the region.

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NSW Government launches new Driving Digital Skills Program

07 December 2023

Penrith City Council has been working closely with Investment NSW and the Department of Education Training Services NSW to facilitate new training opportunities for Penrith’s top industries, and is excited to announce the launch of the Driving Digital Skills Program for 2024.

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Help shape the future of Penrith

12 October 2023

Penrith City Council is pleased to present two new strategies to build on the vision for a city where people can live, work and play. Both the draft Economic Development Strategy and the Visitor Economy Strategy are now on exhibition from 11 October to 8 November 2023 to seek feedback, and for the community to engage in these important plans.

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New Mayor, Deputy elected to lead Penrith

12 October 2023

Penrith Councillor Todd Carney was elected as Mayor of the City for the first time at September’s Ordinary Meeting of Council with Councillor Mark Davies elected as Deputy Mayor.

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Penrith Champions Circular Economy Innovation and businesses flock to learn more

26 September 2023

Penrith City Council has long been at the forefront of innovation in sustainability, and this was reinforced at a recent event that brought leading experts from industry and government to Penrith.

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Real Festival draws record attendance on its return to Penrith

26 September 2023

Council is thrilled to announce that Real Festival 2023 exceeded all expectations, drawing 50,000 attendees over the course of the festivities.

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Council continues to advocate for the Castlereagh Connection

26 September 2023

Penrith City Council continues to advocate for an evacuation route for the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley in the form of the Castlereagh Connection.

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Free Startup Success program for early-stage founders

26 September 2023

Penrith City Council is partnering with the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE) to deliver a series of six online and in-person workshops for new and early-stage startup founders in Penrith City.

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Ignite Ability Workshop: Empowering Individuals for a Brighter Future

26 September 2023

Small Business owners living with a disability are invited to attend a free business workshop designed to help kickstart your journey and turn your passion into a thriving business.

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Empowering Penrith’s Small Businesses: Get Ready for Disasters Resources

26 September 2023

In today's unpredictable world, disaster preparedness is an essential aspect of running a small business. In Penrith, a city known for its vibrant entrepreneurial spirit, Council is encouraging local businesses to take proactive steps to ensure they have the tools they need to thrive, even in the face of adversity.

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Penrith's dining scene undergoing a delightful transformation

26 September 2023

Penrith's dining scene has been undergoing a delightful transformation of late, with the new establishment, The Orchard, emerging as a vibrant hub for foodies.

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Pullman Sydney Penrith Hotel game changing addition to the region

26 September 2023

Last month, Penrith welcomed a game-changing addition to its landscape.

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Western Sydney Conference Centre set to transform Penrith’s events and conference industry

26 September 2023

The economic landscape of Penrith is poised for a remarkable transformation with the opening of the Western Sydney Conference Centre (WSCC).

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State-of-the-art technology arrives at new Nepean Hospital Pathology Laboratory

26 September 2023

The latest in cutting-edge medical technology is being rolled out in a new state-of-the-art pathology laboratory at Nepean Hospital, as part of a $29 million investment in NSW Health Pathology laboratories across western Sydney and regional NSW.

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Seven-storey ‘medi-hotel’ to be built in Kingswood

26 September 2023

Council has approved plans for a seven-storey ‘medi-hotel’ in Kingswood, with 140 rooms, food and beverage options, rooftop seating and three basement levels with 63 parking spaces.

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Mayoral Charity Ball provides hope for safer, brighter tomorrow

13 June 2023

Last month in front of emcee David Campbell OAM and more than 220 guests, Penrith Mayor Tricia Hitchen presented a cheque worth $60,000 to The Haven – Nepean Women’s Shelter, thanks to the fundraising success of Penrith’s Mayoral Charity Ball.

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Council wins NSW Award for Planning Excellence for second year running

13 June 2023

Penrith City Council congratulates its City Planning team on being named the winner of the Climate Change and Resilience category at the Planning Institute of Australia’s National Awards for Planning Excellence, held in Sydney last month.

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Penrith City Council appoints a new General Manager

13 June 2023

In April Penrith City Council announced the appointment of Mr Andrew Moore as our new General Manager.

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Council sponsors Lights on Penrith Manufacturing event

13 June 2023

Business and industry experts filled the Drink West Brewery at Manufactor – Penrith's newest industrial hub - for the Lights on Penrith – ‘Made Here’ event at the end of last month.

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Better Connections through the Road Network

13 June 2023

The Penrith community can look forward to reduced congestion and improved safety and connectivity along one of Penrith’s busiest road corridors with the planning for the $128 million Dunheved Road Upgrade nearing completion.

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