Tuesday, August 3, 2021


Man charged after breaching COVID orders; possessing pistol

A man has been charged with possession of an unauthorised pistol while also breaching health orders at Londonderry.

Two St Marys supermarkets added to COVID-19 exposure list

Two St Marys supermarkets have been added to NSW Health's COVID-19 exposure list after being visited by people with the virus.

Officeworks Penrith upgraded to close contact venue; attendees must isolate

Penrith's Officeworks store has been added to NSW Health's COVID-19 exposure list.

Council donates funds to help Penrith Community Kitchen continue during pandemic

Penrith City Council is donating $3,000 to Penrith Community Kitchen to help cover costs during the ongoing pandemic.

Non-urgent elective surgery suspended

Non-urgent elective surgery will be temporarily postponed at public hospitals in Greater Sydney from Monday. This measure was previously implemented in March 2020 following a...

Sydney lockdown extended until August 28

A pained Gladys Berejiklian has extended Sydney’s lockdown by another four weeks as COVID-19 continues to hold the city to ransom.

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Professional Storm get the job done against Penrith.


Storm steamroll Penrith to secure 16th straight NRL win

Professional Storm get the job done against Penrith.

Panthers v Storm to be played at 4.05pm TODAY after Queensland...

Penrith's top of the table clash against Melbourne will be played at Suncorp Stadium this afternoon after it was postponed yesterday.

Panthers v Storm showdown postponed

Chaos as lockdown throws NRL schedule in doubt.






Enjoy a weekend escape in Kiama

Scott McRae visits the beautiful Kiama - and discovers some new delights.

Corowa is the perfect rural getaway

Circa 1936 was the original baby when the idea of transforming an old bank into a stylish, luxury boutique hotel first came into the minds of Ririn and Kevin Yaxley.

Holiday at home and experience the delights of Albury

Scotty visits Albury and Circa 1928.

Be a tourist in your own city at Darling Harbour

Last month, I was whisked away to the top floor of the all-new Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour.

Visit the true heart of NSW

Lachlan Shire, just a few hours’ drive from Penrith over the Blue Mountains, is the geographical centre of the state, the true heart of NSW.





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