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Report says Deal progress on track

22 October 2019

The first Annual Progress Report for the Western Sydney Deal will soon be released. The document outlines key achievements of the past 12 months, including improved transport connections, access to jobs, liveability and housing.

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On the drawing board

18 October 2019

Council is considering plans for a $29.3million warehouse and distribution centre. 

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Price reflects opportunity in St Marys

18 October 2019

St Marys Village was sold by Mirvac for $68 million signalling high confidence in the retail market and in Western Sydney.

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Reinventing the corner store

18 October 2019

Penrith communities will benefit from a new breed of shopping centre from as early as next year.

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Local architect’s designs on Hindu temple

18 October 2019

Emu Plains business, DDC Architecture and Interior Design are the Australian architects for a $41 million Hindu Temple which will be built in Adlington Road, Kemps Creek. 

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Park adds spark to city heart

18 October 2019

An iconic urban park in Penrith’s City Centre is a step closer with widespread community consultation underway to reflect the Penrith community’s aspirations in the final design.

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Bold vision on display

18 October 2019

Penrith Council’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) is now on public exhibition.

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Coffee culture adds upbeat vibe

18 October 2019

Underground Coffee Roasters (UCR) is one of the businesses that will showcase Penrith Made products at the new Penrith Producers event on 22 November.

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Penrith Producers add spark after dark

18 October 2019

This month, Penrith Made turns its focus to the economic and social benefits of festivals and events, including a new Council event, Penrith Producers.

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The very real benefits of events

18 October 2019

This month, Penrith Made turns its focus to the significant economic and social benefits of festivals and events, including Council’s signature event, Real Festival.

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Innovative partnership to boost skills

09 October 2019

The Western Sydney Airport TAFE NSW Skills Exchange has been established on the Airport construction site.

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Go west for jobs

23 September 2019

A major new industrial estate in Kemps Creek will bring 1800 jobs to Penrith.

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Harts Landing wins affordable Housing award

19 September 2019

Evolve Housing’s mixed development property, Harts Landing at Thornton, recently received the Australian Housing Institute’s Leading Housing Development Project award.

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Your business can work with Council

19 September 2019

Penrith Council supports and provides a wide range of services for the community. To do so we procure a large variety of goods and services across many categories.

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Map your future in digital manufacturing

19 September 2019

Penrith Council will host a Futuremap Workshop for top level management of small to medium manufacturing enterprises on Thursday 24 October.

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ACO 25th Anniversary

19 September 2019

ACO Pty Ltd is celebrating 25 years of manufacturing in Australia – 15 of those years from its facility in Emu Plains.

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Airport delivers jobs and skills

19 September 2019

As site preparations get serious at the Western Sydney International Airport site, skills take pride of place, visitors get a front row seat, designs for the terminal move forward and the development’s competitive advantage is spruiked. 

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Partnership will drive region forward

19 September 2019

A partnership between the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Celestino will build research and development capacity in the West, and encourage a seamless connection between education, the community and business.

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Advanced standing for WSU facility

19 September 2019

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) recently hosted an inspiring workshop in collaboration with Western Sydney University (WSU).

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Council paves the way for sustainable roads

19 September 2019

Penrith Council is always looking for ways to be more sustainable, including through its recent trial of “glassphalt”, a new and environmentally sustainable material for road surfaces.

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Rusty Penny Brewery

19 September 2019

Rusty Penny Brewery in Penrith may serve most of its beers on tap, but their customers can enjoy their wares in glass bottles.

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Blue Mountains Honey

19 September 2019

Blue Mountains Honey may have its roots (and a couple of hives) in Warimoo, but for most of its 38 year history, the business has been based in Penrith.

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Sun Masamune Go-Shu Australian Sake

19 September 2019

Penrith is proud to be home to Australia’s only sake brewery.

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Casey’s Brewery

19 September 2019

Casey’s Brewery is one of the local businesses whose products find their way into bottles made by O-I.

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Penrith leads the way in glass manufacturing

19 September 2019

This month’s Penrith Made feature is focused on one of the world’s most sustainable packaging materials – glass. You’ll learn about a local company with a long history of making bottles and jars and discover local businesses who fill them with their wares.

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On the drawing board

23 August 2019

Council is considering plans for an Aged Care Facility, in Jordan Springs Boulevarde, Jordan Springs worth $32 million. The project includes 144 rooms and associated facilities across 5 storeys.

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The future of advanced manufacturing

23 August 2019

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre will run a workshop at Western Sydney University on Wednesday 28 August.

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Workshop shapes transport strategy

23 August 2019

Council staff and other key stakeholders attended a Transport for NSW workshop at the Civic Centre in July to further unpack the Greater Penrith Collaboration Place-Based Transport Strategy.

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Trading on a high

23 August 2019

Council recently completed city-shaping upgrades to High Street – Penrith’s main street and heart of our city centre – but work is far from over. Council’s focus is now on promoting and marketing the new look street as a great place to shop, eat and visit.

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Local research unlocks clue to deadly flu

23 August 2019

Nepean Hospital’s Associate Professor Benjamin Tang’s latest research has achieved a breakthrough in why otherwise healthy people develop severe complications, and in some cases die, from influenza.

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