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Momentous occasion as new Mayor and council elected

19 January 2022

An expanded focus on growth and transformational projects in St Marys are among the directions highlighted by the newly elected Mayor of Penrith.

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A creative approach to heat mitigation

19 January 2022

When it comes to the urban heat island effect, Penrith isn’t going to just ‘let it bee’, instead coming up with a creative solution to reduce temperatures in the City.

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Microsoft plans to call Penrith home

19 January 2022

Microsoft is among the growing list of major organisations that are looking to Penrith for the future.

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Australian Made in Penrith – Sydney Solvents

19 January 2022

Sydney Solvents is the focus of the latest edition of Australian Made in Penrith.

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City welcomes over $8 million investment in early education

19 January 2022

Penrith City Council has approved several development applications in the last month that will see an increase to the childcare sector in the city.

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Penrith’s sporting prowess to receive a major boost

19 January 2022

Penrith Stadium has been earmarked for a “massive overhaul” by the NSW Government in a move that will boost Penrith’s ability to deliver large-scale sporting and entertainment events.

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Run a startup? We want to hear from you

06 December 2021

Council is taking the first step to maximise the economic benefits of innovation in the city through a survey to local startup enterprises.

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Western Sydney International Airport ends year on a high

06 December 2021

Penrith’s future as an airport city is edging closer, with construction at the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport entering a new phase of works.

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Destination Penrith in focus

06 December 2021

Last week, Council brought together key players in the tourism industry to strengthen stakeholder relationships and to focus our collaborative efforts towards a more positive 12 months ahead.

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First sod turned on Construction Centre of Excellence

06 December 2021

TAFE NSW’s new state of the art training centre in Penrith has made major progress with planning approval granted and construction now underway.

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Australian Made in Penrith – Custom Furniture Design

06 December 2021

In this edition of Australian Made in Penrith, we learn more about Custom Furniture Design.

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Penrith’s Generation STEM showcase their work

06 December 2021

Penrith’s future is in safe hands with a range of creative solutions to local issues delivered by the first round of students to complete CSIRO’s Generation STEM Community Partnership Program.

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First look at Nepean Redevelopment stage two

06 December 2021

The second stage of the $1 billion redevelopment of Nepean Hospital has been revealed, with the release of a 3D fly-through animation.

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Feedback invited on Dunheved Rd upgrade

28 October 2021

Consultation on the concept design for Dunheved Road Upgrade is open for feedback until Friday 12 November 2021.

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Penrith is open for business

27 October 2021

Businesses, small and large, look forward to a prosperous summer as they emerge from a long winter of lockdown.

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Mask manufacturer moves to Penrith

27 October 2021

A rapidly growing Australian medical products manufacturer has chosen Penrith for its new facility.

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Green space for Penrith’s City Centre gets green light

27 October 2021

Penrith City Council’s ongoing revitalisation of the Penrith City Centre has been given another boost with the Development Application (DA) to build a new $12 million park in Penrith now approved.

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Medi-hotel approved in The Quarter

27 October 2021

Penrith’s health and education precinct, The Quarter, will receive a boost to short-term accommodation options with the approval of a new medi-hotel.

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Strategic approach to employment land finalised

27 October 2021

Council has endorsed the Employment Lands Strategy (ELS) that seeks to support Penrith’s continued economic growth into the future.

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Hospitality operator announced for historic Police Cottage

27 October 2021

Penrith City Council is pleased to announce renowned retailer 2773 Café Glenbrook will be the food and beverage operator for the soon to be refurbished historic Police Cottage at Emu Plains following a tender process.

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Australian Made in Penrith - SpanSet

26 October 2021

In this edition of Australian Made in Penrith, we discover more about SpanSet, a global manufacturer of quality safety products.

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Penrith’s major events capacity to receive welcome boost

13 September 2021

Festival and event organisers can look to Penrith for the future as upgrades on both sides of the Nepean River will deliver increased event capacity.

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WSU jobs accelerator announced for Penrith

13 September 2021

Thanks to its strategic location and quality educational institutions, Penrith could become the home of a new collaboration hub under a proposal revealed by Western Sydney University.

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Taste for local breweries growing

13 September 2021

Two local breweries, Rusty Penny Brewing and Mountain Culture Beer Co. will expand their operations after receiving Council approval.

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Penrith stars on big and small screen

13 September 2021

Penrith’s beautiful scenery and unique attractions are making it an increasingly popular filming destination for the creative industries.

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Airport metro approved

29 July 2021

Planning approval has been granted by the NSW Government for the Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport, paving the way for major construction to commence.

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Producing Olympians of today and tomorrow

25 July 2021

With the Olympics currently taking place in Tokyo, we take a look at Penrith’s credentials as a hub of elite sportspeople and facilities.

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Future industrial hub for Emu Plains

25 July 2021

Council seeks to unlock the potential of one of the biggest industrial land parcels in Emu Plains.

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Financial support for businesses

25 July 2021

Several measures have been announced to assist businesses during the current COVID-19 restrictions.

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The 20-year vision for Penrith’s future economic growth

07 June 2021

The vision for Penrith New West’s employment lands has been revealed, with the release of Council’s draft Employment Lands Strategy (ELS).

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