Penrith

Out-of-control fire sets factory and cars alight at Kingswood near Penrith

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Saffron Howden A fire has set a factory and cars alight and is burning out of control in Sydney's west.

Teen dies in Penrith car crash

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Lucy Cormack A teenager has died after a two-car collision in Sydney's west on Friday night.

Penrith may build $500m sport stadium

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Adrian Proszenko, Michael Chammas Penrith could become the home of a $500 million redevelopment which would include the construction of a new roofed stadium on the land currently occupied by Sportingbet Stadium and the adjoining...

Sexual assault on Penrith train: police call on passengers to come forward

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Saffron Howden Four train passengers may be able to help police investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 21-year-old woman.

Five-car crash blocks M4 near Penrith

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All westbound lanes of the M4 were reopened just before 8pm following two earlier accidents near Penrith, but the traffic problems shifted north following another accident on the former F3 at Mt...

Teenager suffers fractured skull after Penrith assault

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Rachel Olding A second teenager was in a coma on Sunday after his skull was fractured in another one-punch attack on Sydney’s streets.

Stuart Ayres' seat of Penrith wanted by former MP Jackie Kelly

Sean Nicholls Former federal Liberal MP Jackie Kelly has launched a surprise challenge to one of the O'Farrell government's rising stars, Stuart Ayres, seeking preselection in his state seat of Penrith.

Homosexuality is no longer an abomination, says Penrith Christian School

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Josephine Tovey The pentecostal Christian school chosen by Tony Abbott as the site of his education policy launch has decided to review its policy declaring homosexuality an abomination just hours after the...

Man held at airport over Penrith brawl

Anne Tarasov A 22-year-old man was arrested at Sydney Airport today over a brawl at a Penrith shopping centre last month.

Hello, Penrith, you're now centre of their universe

Liberals see next month's byelection as a great chance to snare a long-held Labor seat, writes Sean Nicholls.

Premier missing in Penrith race

Heath Aston STATE Liberal candidate for Penrith Stuart Ayres has been gifted an early free kick by Labor in his bid for byelection victory.

Three charged over 'systematic abuse' of boy, 4, in Doonside

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Megan Levy Three people have been arrested over what police have described as the "systematic and ongoing physical abuse of a young boy" in Sydney's west.

Puipuimaota Galuvao, sister of former NRL star Joe Galuvao, charged over schoolgirl death

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Emma Partridge, Kahlia Beichert, Nick Ralston The woman driver charged over the death of a school girl at a southern Sydney bus stop is the sister of former NRL player Joe Galuvao.

Hugh Garth, first person charged under 'one-punch' laws, denied bail

Raynor Manalad on his graduation day.

Paul Bibby The first person to be charged under the state's controversial 'one-punch' laws has been denied bail in the NSW Supreme Court, with a judge finding that the youth is more likely to abscond because of...

Transport Minister backs commuters who beat the Opal man

Unregistered Opal cards are now available - but only at select stations at select times.

Jacob Saulwick The Transport Minister has given the thumbs up to commuters who manipulate their travel to get the best deal out of their Opal card.

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Opal card live: the Sydney commute put to the test

The Opal card's continued rollout sees the end for many paper tickets as of Monday morning.

As of this morning, 14 types of paper tickets will no longer be sold on Sydney's public transport system.

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Death of former NSW deputy premier Ron Mulock

James Robertson Ron Mulock, the former mayor of Penrith and deputy premier of NSW, has died.

Childcare centre faces legal action for paying workers $2 an hour

Taking legal action: Natalie James, Australia's Fair Work Ombudsman.

Anna Patty A Sydney businessman is to face court over allegations he underpaid some workers at a childcare centre.

Drunk driver six times over the limit

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Daisy Dumas A drunk driver has been charged after crashing into a power pole and continuing to drive despite losing a tyre in Emu Plains on Saturday night.

Sports minister Stuart Ayres declares ownership in four racehorses

Co-owns racehorses: Sports Minister Stuart Ayres.

Sean Nicholls NSW Sports Minister Stuart Ayres declared an interest in four thoroughbred racehorses to Parliament days before he was due to be quizzed on his portfolio by a parliamentary committee.