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Council's Black Spot Funding Proves Lifesaving for the Penrith LGA

04 July 2024

Penrith City Council’s commitment to upgrading road blackspots through the Australian Government Black Spot Program has seen a 519% reduction in traffic accidents. At last Monday’s Ordinary Meeting, Councillors were given the results of an evaluation of the Australian Government Black Spot Program which showed Council’s work in ensuring local roads are safe is seeing tangible results.

Millions inspired by the 'One Community, Many Abilities' Campaign

04 July 2024

The stories of five inspiring Penrith residents living with disability have reached more than 1 million people across social media, as people from around the world embrace Penrith City Council’s 'One Community, Many Abilities' campaign.

Gipps Street Recreation Precinct on track to open in time for spring

02 July 2024

Gipps Street Recreation Precinct is moving closer to its opening with significant progress being made at the site in recent weeks.

Penrith’s 2024 Local Celebration Award Winners Announced

01 July 2024

A local media editor, a young athlete, a passionate volunteer, a disability champion and a mental health advocate are just a few of the individuals recognised in the 2024 Local Celebration Awards, with the winners announced at Penrith City Council’s June Ordinary Meeting.

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Cosy Reads Challenge

01 June 2024 - 31 August 2024

Settle into your comfiest chair, grab a cuppa and join Penrith City Libraries for their Cosy Reads Challenge — there’s a chance you could win a $50 QBD Books voucher. 

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Mini Groove Fest: Disco Dance Party for Kids  

15 July 2024

Get ready to groove and giggle at our fun disco with Bop Till You Drop for 3-8 year olds!

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Mini Makers Holiday Activities - Kokoda Park

17 July 2024

Want some free family friendly activities to keep the kids entertained these school holidays?

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Farmyard Fun Story Time

17 July 2024

3-8 year olds and their adult carers can come along for a fun farmyard-themed Story Time!

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