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Get into the festive spirit with local makers, delicious food and free entertainment at Penrith Producers

27 November 2023

Unwind, eat, discover and play at the final Penrith Producers of the year at Triangle Park on Friday 1 December from 5pm.  

Summer fun now a reality at Penrith Lakes

26 November 2023

Penrith City Council is excited about today’s announcement by the NSW Government and the Penrith Lakes Development Corporation to open the Penrith Lakes this summer to recreation activities.

Shining a light on St Marys past, the new guide now live!

26 November 2023

Penrith Mayor Todd Carney today met with and thanked members of the St Marys Historical Society and Heritage Advisory Committee at the unveiling of the new St Marys Heritage Walk – a free mobile-friendly online interactive map highlighting St Marys rich historic past.

Library’s History Calendar celebrates 21 years

22 November 2023

The Research Services team at Penrith City Libraries has once again curated a special History Calendar from their beloved Photographic Collection for its 21st anniversary.

Historic bricks given new life in Penrith’s City Park

21 November 2023

City Park’s new amenities building is bringing some of Penrith’s past into the present, with the façade constructed using bricks made by St Marys’ local William Fleming in the mid-1800s.

Surveyors Creek Softball Facility upgrades hit a home run

21 November 2023

Upgrades at Surveyors Creek Softball Facility at Glenmore Park have been completed by Penrith City Council, providing a better sporting experience for players, teams, and the local community.

Reminder to plan ahead for fire season

20 November 2023

Residents are being urged to have crucial plans in place ahead of the risky fire season.

Council’s Walk Against Violence Returns

20 November 2023

As part of 16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence (25 November to 10 December), Penrith City Council is proud to invite the community to join in raising awareness about violence against women and its impacts on our community at the 'Walk Against Violence'.  

Infrastructure cuts will stifle liveability

19 November 2023

Penrith Mayor Todd Carney has expressed his disappointment at today’s announcement by the Australian Government of important infrastructure being scrapped, saying the projects cut came as a shock.

Creating Canopies with 500 more trees

16 November 2023

Thanks to Greater Sydney Landcare and Landcare NSW’s Creating Canopies tree planting program, 500 trees were planted at Grey Gums Reserve in Cranebrook over the past weekend as part of Penrith City Council’s successful Bushcare program.

Wainwright Park to host outdoor cinema under the stars

16 November 2023

Penrith City Council is excited to present a night of outdoor entertainment for families in Kingswood on 18 November at Cinema in the Park!  

Have your say on Factory Road shared path

14 November 2023

Penrith City Council is inviting community feedback on a proposed design concept for a shared path on Factory Road, Regentville.

Prepare your business for emergencies

13 November 2023

Learning how you can take practical steps to be prepared and build your business resilience for disasters will help minimise disruption and enable you to recover more quickly, but this can be an overwhelming process, especially if you don’t know where to start.

Sports lovers will flock to new facilities at Gipps Street

13 November 2023

Penrith will have even more high-quality sports facilities on offer when the Gipps Street Recreation Precinct opens in Claremont Meadows next year.

Local talent takes the stage for St Marys Showcase debut

08 November 2023

Penrith City Council is shining the spotlight on local talent at St Marys Showcase, to be held for the first time on Saturday,11 November from 4pm-9pm at Coachmans Park, St Marys.

Council prioritises play with latest upgrades

07 November 2023

Penrith City Council has completed upgrades to four playspaces across the Local Government Area, with more still to come this year.

Make a splash at Ripples this summer!

02 November 2023

Residents looking to cool off as the weather warms up are invited to enjoy water play for the whole family.

Penrith City Council Social tile for Cranebrook Family Fun Day

31 October 2023

Modern and accessible facilities await athletes, sports officials and residents with construction now underway on the new amenities building at The Kingsway in Werrington.

Cranebrook Set for a Big Day of Family-Friendly Fun

31 October 2023

Penrith City Council is preparing to welcome the summer season by bringing a day of free activities at Cranebrook Skate Park.

New amenities building for David Currie Playspace

30 October 2023

Penrith City Council has unveiled a new amenities building at David Currie Playspace in St Clair, placing accessibility at the forefront of its design.

Local traffic conditions improved with completion of River Road upgrade

26 October 2023

Drivers and pedestrians are set to benefit from the completion of the realignment of River Road in Emu Plains, which marks the latest milestone in the Regatta Park project.

Build Un-BEE-lievable hotels at Penrith Council’s Bee Bonanza

25 October 2023

With Australian Pollinator Week buzzing around the corner, Penrith City Council’s Bushcare and Biodiversity teams have been busy bees preparing for the return of their successful Bee Bonanza event on Saturday 18 November at Bellbird Reserve.

Council delivers two new recreation spaces for Cambridge Gardens

25 October 2023

Penrith City Council has revitalised Trinity Drive Reserve in Cambridge Gardens with a new mixed recreation space and junior playspace upgrade. 

MEDIA STATEMENT – Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport

24 October 2023

Penrith City Council welcomes the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to understand the plans to mitigate the impacts on residents and the environment with the opening of Western Sydney International (WSI) Airport.

Innovative Let it Bee project continues to buzz with AILA nomination

18 October 2023

Penrith City Council’s innovative Let it Bee wildflower meadow has once again received recognition from the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), earning a nomination for the National Landscape Architecture Award.

Penrith Civic Centre Lights Up in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

18 October 2023

Penrith Council is pleased to join the community for its sixth year of Pink Up Penrith. 

Penrith named Sustainable City after Penrith City Council win

17 October 2023

Penrith City Council is thrilled to bring home two sought-after sustainability awards at the Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards.

Have Your Say on Council’s Draft Penrith Economic Development and Visitor Economy Strategies  

16 October 2023

Penrith City Council is pleased to present two new strategies to build on the vision for a city where people can live, work and play.

Council throws support behind dazzling Indian dance showcase

12 October 2023

A highly anticipated dance showcase will be held at The Joan this month – and famous Indian actress and Bharatanatyam dancer, Lakshmi Gopalaswamy, is coming to Penrith to lead the dazzling event.

Local wildlife finds a home in 34 fauna boxes

10 October 2023

Thanks to Penrith City Council’s conservation program, local animals across eight of Council’s reserves found a place to rest and nest within 34 habitat boxes.