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Regatta Park celebrates our river

22 January 2020

Council is talking to the community about what it would like to see in the $24 million upgrade to Regatta Park on the banks of the Nepean River

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Penrith Jobs Fair

22 January 2020

The Penrith Jobs Fair will be held at Penrith Valley Regional Sport Club on 7 February. The Fair will bring together job seekers, employers, employment service providers and recruitment agencies from the Greater Western Sydney region.

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Seniors living on the drawing board for Jordan Springs

22 January 2020

The second stage of an approved concept development application for independent living apartments at 39 Jordan Springs Boulevard, Jordan Springs has been lodged with Penrith Council.

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Commercial hub for Jordan Springs East

22 January 2020

Council has received a development application for Jordan Springs East Village.

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Fee-free training could bridge skill gap

22 January 2020

TAFE NSW Regional General Manager Michael Cullen has urged school leavers to take advantage of fee-free training to equip them with the skills they need to secure jobs with local employers who are crying out for qualified employees.

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Grants STEM from support of youth

22 January 2020

Penrith Council’s 2019 Mayoral Skills Summit identified a jobs and skills deficit that the growing “STEM” sector could help redress.

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Local business supports South Coast towns

22 January 2020

Winston Express Haulage has made several trips to the South Coast over the past few weeks delivering much needed food, clothing and medical supplies to towns affected by the ongoing bushfire emergency.

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Penrith acting now to build heat resilience

22 January 2020

With increasing temperatures in Western Sydney, Penrith Council is acting now to build heat resilience and create cooler neighbourhoods.

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Focus on mental health and rehabilitation

22 January 2020

Polaris Property Group has lodged a $29.8 million development application with Penrith Council for a private hospital in Orth Street, Kingswood.

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Health Hub

22 January 2020

As 2019 drew to a close, the first sod was turned on the $50 million Nepean Health Hub. Described as a ‘one-stop-shop’, the Hub is adjacent to the $1 billion redevelopment of Nepean Public Hospital and deliver a healthy economic injection into the construction and medical industries in Penrith.

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Penrith manufacturer has global reach

22 January 2020

Think electronics manufacturing and you probably think Asia, but Penrith Made business GPC Electronics has been operating since 1985 and grew to attract giants such as Toshiba, Nortel, Ericsson and Siemens.

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Ensitech’s fluid approach to exports

21 January 2020

Ensitech is a wholly Australian-owned company and inventor and manufacturer of the TIG Brush® Stainless Steel Weld Cleaning System.

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The sky’s the limit for exporters

21 January 2020

With an airport under construction on our border, opportunities for Penrith businesses to enter the export market are on the rise. In addition, ongoing government investment in rail and road infrastructure will make us one of the most connected cities in the region.

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$95m defence project brings jobs

02 December 2019

A $95 million defence project at Orchard Hills is set to bring jobs to Penrith.

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Council wins two NGAA awards

25 November 2019

Penrith Council received two awards and a commendation for leadership at the recent annual congress of the National Growth Area Alliance (NGAA) in the City of Swan in Western Australia.

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Penway Place on its way

25 November 2019

Property Group Toga has secured approval for the first stage of its apartment project in Penrith.

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Big interest in outdoor dining

25 November 2019

Westfield Penrith has lodged a $10.7M development application with Council for a new indoor/outdoor-dining area for the south-western corner of the centre – increasing opportunity for hospitality businesses in our city centre.

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New lots release opportunity

25 November 2019

Council is considering a staged subdivision in the urban release area of South Werrington Urban Village that will be determined by the Sydney Western City Planning Panel.

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Tap into local talent

25 November 2019

The 2020 Greater Western Sydney Careers Markets will be held in Cambridge Park in May.

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From the Mayor: Penrith 2026 vision

25 November 2019

Penrith’s Mayor, Ross Fowler, is leading a conversation on the future of our city.

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Summit tackles skills challenge

25 November 2019

More than 30 senior business leaders from industry, small business, universities, the training sector and government came together to collaborate at the recent Mayoral Skills Summit.

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Local students help shape terminal

25 November 2019

Students at Western Sydney University’s School of Built Environment will be involved in the design process for the Western Sydney Nancy Bird-Walton International terminal.

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Future Regatta Park a crowd pleaser

25 November 2019

Plans for an upgrade to Regatta Park will continue to improve amenity and access to the Nepean River and attract more visitors to Penrith.

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Why lose it when you can reuse it?

25 November 2019

Forget green jobs of the future, Aquacell has been providing green jobs in Penrith for over a decade.

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Pure intent leads to business success

25 November 2019

Lila Bates joined the Launch Pad program in December 2018 and over the past 12 months both she and her business, bVitra, have experienced “phenomenal growth”.

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Penrith made STEM resources

25 November 2019

When JP Liew joined the Launch Pad program he was working alone in his “dark and gloomy” garage, losing time and money to a Chinese manufacturer and struggling to know what help his fledgling business could receive.

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Launching business success

25 November 2019

Every successful business in our city started with an idea. How that idea was nurtured and shaped into a business is part of the Penrith Made story.

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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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