News

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

Home solar information night

14 November 2019

Penrith City Council is holding a home solar information night so residents can get impartial advice and information about the best systems for their properties.

Walk Against Domestic Violence

12 November 2019

Penrith will once again demonstrate its continuing commitment to ending domestic and family violence in our community with a Walk Against Domestic Violence on Sunday 24 November.

A night of Penrith Made

05 November 2019

It’s a night out with a difference. Council is hosting its first Penrith Producers evening at Triangle Park on Friday 22 November. From 5pm, local Penrith producers will be showcasing locally crafted brews and ciders, delicious foods and devilish desserts for everyone to taste and purchase.

Ripples wins coveted national award

05 November 2019

Ripples Leisure Centre has been awarded the 2019 National AUSTSWIM Recognised Swim Centre of the Year at the AUSTSWIM World Conference in October. 

New boat ramp improves access to river

31 October 2019

The new boat ramp at Tench Reserve has been officially opened today by the Hon. Senator for Western Sydney Marise Payne, Member for Lindsay Melissa McIntosh, State Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres and Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM.

New park will deliver iconic CBD heart

31 October 2019

Penrith City Council is asking the community what its vision is for an iconic City Park to be created in the heart of the city centre.

Wayward trolleys impounded in blitz

30 October 2019

Penrith City Council has joined other Councils from across Western Sydney to rid the suburbs of unsightly abandoned shopping trolleys.

South Creek floodplain plan on show

30 October 2019

Penrith City Council is in the final stages of preparing a floodplain risk management study and plan for the South Creek floodplain, which stretches from Berkshire Park to Luddenham.

Costa returns to Real Festival

17 October 2019

Host of ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and Logie Award winner Costa Georgiadis returns to Penrith in November to share his passion for plants and people at this year’s Real Festival.

Unwind with Thursday Night Live

16 October 2019

There’s no excuse to stay in on a Thursday night with Penrith City Council’s new event, Thursday Night Live. For three consecutive Thursdays from 31 October to 14 November, Council is hosting a family-friendly evening out at Triangle Park for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate your grandparents and older people

16 October 2019

Celebrate your grandparents, grand-friends, step grandparents, carers and the older people in your life at Penrith City Council’s free Grandparents Day on Sunday 27 October at Parker Street Reserve in King Street, Penrith between 10am and 1pm.

A world of flavour awaits at Real Festival

09 October 2019

Sydney’s best food trucks are serving up delicious food and exciting flavours from all around the world when Real Festival returns to the Nepean River from 1-2 November.

Pink lights shine on Civic Centre

02 October 2019

Pink lights shine on Civic Centre

Tonight, the Penrith Civic Centre has been “pinked up” as Penrith City Council shows its support for the Pink Up Penrith campaign during the month of October.

Help shape the future of Penrith City

02 October 2019

Penrith City Council’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) is now on Public Exhibition. The LSPS describes the vision and priorities for land use across Penrith City for the next 20 years.

Flood catchment survey

02 October 2019

“Flooding is a very real issue in many areas of Penrith and Council wants to make sure its planning includes the knowledge that only locals can provide,” said Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM.

Free family fun at REAL Festival

02 October 2019

Real Festival returns to the Nepean River from 1-2 November with fun activities, kid-friendly entertainment and unforgettable experiences for families to enjoy for free.

Community Newsletter

25 September 2019

The latest Community Newsletter is available for download...

Annual Student Exchange still going strong

23 September 2019

Students participating in Penrith’s annual student exchange program with Fujieda, Japan, attended a Farewell Afternoon Tea with Deputy Mayor Cr Greg Davies on Monday 16 September ahead of their departure.

Sharing Stories, Sharing Spices

23 September 2019

St Marys Corner and Cultural Precinct in partnership with Nepean Multicultural Access and Penrith City Council is proud to present Queen Street Riches and Textures’ 2019 project, Sharing Stories, Sharing Spices.

Get ready for Real Festival 2019

23 September 2019

Penrith’s premier event, Real Festival, returns to the Nepean River from 1-2 November with an extraordinary program of theatre, music, art and family entertainment.

Be part of the headline act at this year’s Real Festival

20 September 2019

This year, 30 very lucky thrill seeking locals are being given an unprecedented, once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in the headline act at Real Festival on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 November.

It’s a dire emergency if you’re not prepared

16 September 2019

Penrith City Council and the NSW State Emergency Service are calling on all residents to ensure they have up to date emergency plans in place.

Penrith’s Day of Peace celebration

13 September 2019

The 2019 Day of Peace will be held on Saturday 21 September from 9.30am – 1.30pm at the Mondo greenspace (between Westfield and the Joan).

New experience trails to drive visitor growth

13 September 2019

Penrith’s adventure attractions, natural features and high-quality food offerings are profiled in a series of new experience trails developed to entice visitors to explore more and stay longer in the region.

Council grant hits right chord

13 September 2019

Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM has presented a grant for $2000 to the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre, a centre that uses music therapy to engage adults and children with a disability in new creative experiences.

Penrith roadway paved with glass

05 September 2019

Penrith City Council is paving one of its streets with glassphalt, an environmentally sustainable alternative to the traditional asphalt.

Vacation Care for the October school holidays

03 September 2019

With the next school holidays fast approaching, families are looking for ways to entertain the kids during term break.

Penrith Volunteer Expo

02 September 2019

Penrith City Council is holding a free Volunteer Expo on Wednesday 25 September from 10am-1pm in the Mondo Community Space outside the Penrith Civic Centre to celebrate local volunteering organisations.

High Street has a new vibe

30 August 2019

Penrith’s oldest shopping strip – High Street – is rejuvenated and Penrith City Council wants residents to come and explore what’s in store.

Free microchipping day for dog and cat owners

28 August 2019

Come down to Jamison Park on Saturday 28 September for Council’s free microchipping day! Between 9am and 12pm, you can have your pet microchipped, meet the Council Animal Services team, and speak to Greencross Vets – Coreen Ave.