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Our Place focuses on what’s unique about living in Penrith: our enviable lifestyle, excellent sporting and recreation facilities, green open spaces, vibrant local events and the many local opportunities for families to learn, grow and exercise.
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01 June 2023
Council has secured a combined $180 million in funding through the NSW Government’s $5 billion WestInvest program for transformational projects which will ensure our City continues to be the best place to live, work, and play for current and future generations.
16 March 2022
Penrith City has developed a reputation for being at the forefront of innovative sustainability efforts, the unofficial title of “sustainability champion of the west”, well within our sights. Taking a look at just a little of what’s happening in this area in our City, it’s safe to say Penrith is doing its part to protect our future.
10 October 2021
Construction has begun on the Harold Corr Athletics Track Upgrade, a $5 million project which will see the existing field in Herbert St, Cambridge Park, become an improved training facility for the region’s sporting clubs and offer a prime location for athletics events.
10 October 2021
Now is the time to take advantage of the community facilities on offer, whether it be to increase your fitness, improve your skills, or just to cool off and have some fun! Ripples Leisure Centres operate according to COVIDsafe practices, check out ripplesnsw.com.au to learn more.
09 March 2020
Many of us don’t know, but the Penrith area has one of the most sustainable, forward-thinking waste systems in NSW. Only a handful of local Councils offer it across the state, and Penrith is the only one in the Sydney Metropolitan area. It’s called Food Organics and Garden Organics, or FOGO for short.
09 March 2020
We’ve all heard the crushing number – one billion native animals killed and over 15 million acres of habitat lost in the horror of last summer’s bushfires. But as fierce as that loss was, the response has been just as powerful: these are stories of some local heroes, and how you can help.