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View the latest 30 news articles from Penrith City Council here. You can also see a full list of all news articles.

Council’s draft Operational Plan, Fees and Charges open to feedback

05 May 2021

Penrith City Council is asking the community for feedback on its Draft Delivery Program (2017-22) & Draft 2021-22 Operational Plan (including Draft 2021-22 Fees & Charges) which contains planned works, budget, fees and charges for the next 12 months.

Regatta Park Kiosk one step closer

04 May 2021

The transformation of Regatta Park at the Nepean River is one step closer with the Development Application (DA) for a new kiosk formally submitted for assessment.

ParkPenrith app simplifies parking in the CBD

30 April 2021

Penrith City Council is reminding residents that finding a parking space in and around the CBD is easy thanks to Council’s real-time, high-tech parking management system available via a mobile phone app.

Penrith Council praises rural communities for quick adoption of Penrith’s progressive bin service

30 April 2021

Penrith City Council congratulates Penrith’s rural communities for adopting Council’s progressive 3-bin waste service 21 months ago.

Review of Environmental Factors for Regatta Park

28 April 2021

Penrith City Council, with grant funding from the NSW and Australian Governments, is delivering the new $24 million recreational precinct at Regatta Park and a Review of Environmental Factors (REF) for the project is now open for community input and feedback.

Mayoral Charity Golf Day donation to provide support for The Haven

27 April 2021

Penrith City Council is pleased to announce a donation of $7,853 will go to The Haven – Nepean Women’s Shelter following a hugely successful Mayoral Charity Golf Day.

Llandilo residents invited to develop a local plan for a resilient, connected and thriving community

26 April 2021

Penrith City Council will work with residents in Llandilo to develop a community plan for the area based on what locals love about their neighbourhood and how Council and other services can support a thriving, resilient community.

Council’s plan of action to support youth

21 April 2021

Ensuring young people in Penrith are given every opportunity to be happy, healthy and productive is a key objective of Penrith City Council’s new Youth Action Plan.

Plant a tree for your mum this Mother’s Day

20 April 2021

Penrith City Council’s annual Trees for Mum community tree planting event returns for its twelfth year on Sunday 9 May at Grey Gums Reserve in Cranebrook.

Panthers Netball stars ready, raring to go for 2021 season

16 April 2021

Penrith City Council has wished the Panthers Netball Premier League players the very best for the 2021 season at a season launch event held by Council.

Your chance to reimagine ageing

13 April 2021

Penrith City Council’s Reimagine Ageing Festival challenges the myth that growing old means slowing down. 

Wake-up call for much-needed evacuation route

29 March 2021

Penrith City Council is calling on the Government to prioritise the Castlereagh Connection in the wake of the flood emergency in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley.

Switching off for Earth Hour

25 March 2021

At 8.30pm on Saturday 27 March, Penrith City Council will be “switching off” in support of Earth Hour.

Penrith City Council to revitalise CBD with world class design for 131 Henry Street

25 March 2021

Penrith City Council has announced the winner of its design excellence competition to reinvigorate the former Council Chambers at 129-133 Henry Street, into a new commercial building set to revitalise the Penrith CBD.

Mayoral Minute - Flooding in Penrith

23 March 2021

Over the past 72 hours, Penrith has been battered by an extreme weather event resulting in floods of a magnitude not seen since 1961.

Penrith Producers returns to Triangle Park

16 March 2021

Eat, drink and enjoy some fine tunes when Penrith Producers returns to Triangle Park on Friday 26 March. 

Residents asked to help shape Penrith

15 March 2021

Penrith City Council is developing its Community Strategic Plan (CSP) and is inviting the community to help shape this important strategic document by completing a short online survey.

Council joins with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia for C3West Project

11 March 2021

Women of Kingswood speak about their aspirations for the future of their community.

340 new trees planted in Chameleon Reserve

09 March 2021

340 new trees have been planted in Chameleon Reserve as part of Penrith City Council’s tree planting project with the NSW Government.

Penrith’s FOGO system proves the City is a leader in waste innovation

25 February 2021

Penrith’s innovative FOGO system – otherwise known as the green-lidded bin and kitchen caddy with free compostable bags - has proven that this streamlined process works.

Penrith hosts NSW ALWGA Executive

22 February 2021

The NSW executive of the Australian Local Government Women's Association (ALGWA) met in Penrith last week with Penrith Mayor Karen McKeown OAM hosting the visit. 

Penrith residents encouraged to become water safe heroes

22 February 2021

Bright, eye-catching wraps decorating four of Penrith City Council’s waste trucks are reminding residents to be vigilant about water safety.

Take your chemical waste to the right place at Council’s drop-off weekend

19 February 2021

Safely pack your labelled chemical waste items into the boot of your car or trailer and bring them to Council’s free Chemical CleanOut Weekend.

Council reminds residents to be vigilant about water safety

15 February 2021

Penrith City Council is urging residents to be safe around bodies of water following a spate of drownings.

Take your e-waste to the right place at Council’s free drop-off event

01 February 2021

Pack old, broken and unwanted electronic items into the boot of your car or trailer and bring them down to Jamison Park for Council’s free Electronic Waste Drop-off Day on Saturday 13 February between 9am and 3pm. Entrance to the drop-off day is via Jamison Road.

Council earns praise ahead of annual charity fundraiser

18 January 2021

The Haven-Nepean Women’s Shelter has been named as the chosen fundraising charity for Penrith City Council’s 2021 Mayoral Golf Charity Day.

Soper Place Transformation One Step Closer

10 January 2021

The innovative transformation of Soper Place is set to provide so much more than just extra parking for Penrith and is now another step closer with designs formally submitted as part of the Development Application (DA).

Shade sails to provide cool, year-round fun for all

06 January 2021

The Penrith community is set to benefit from the roll out of new shade sails at several local parks in time for summer.

Thousands of trees to sprout around town

18 December 2020

Penrith City Council has planned, invested in and adopted a tree planting program which will see 2,500 trees planted across the LGA as part of the Cooling the City Strategy. 

Ripples indoor pool named in honour of Alan Brown

18 December 2020

The bustling, family-friendly indoor pool hall at Ripples Leisure Centre St Marys has been named in memory of a man who made a splash at the venue and left his mark on the Penrith community.