Category Archives: Outer Western Sydney News

Property owners reminded to phone up before filling in

Posted by Terry Hansen on January 18th, 2019 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Thinking about cutting or filling your block of land? Then make sure you get permission from council first! The Penrith City Council has sent out a reminder to local property owners to phone the council before filling any areas of their property if they want to avoid facing hefty fines and clean up fees. According […]

Tips to beat the heat in outer western Sydney

Posted by Terry Hansen on January 4th, 2019 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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From waterparks to ice cold shopping centres, people from all over Sydney will be looking for things to do this summer to help them escape the scorching hot temperatures. Luckily a lot of people are still on holidays, so it’s a great time to head out and discover some of outer western Sydney’s cooler destinations. […]

Time is running out to nominate Blacktown citizen of the year

Posted by Terry Hansen on December 28th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Australia Day 2019 is edging closer and those who live in the Blacktown local government area are being urged to nominate outstanding citizens and groups for the council’s Australia Day Awards. The annual award event provides a rare opportunity for the community to honour and thank those who have helped shape and change the region […]

Where are outer western Sydney’s best Christmas lights?

Posted by Terry Hansen on December 21st, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Christmas light hunting is a fun pastime for many families at this time of year as everyone searches for the brightest houses in their neighbourhoods. Searching around each street looking for the best displays can be exciting, after all you never know what you might find around each corner, but if you want to know […]

Could trackless trams be the future of western Sydney transport?

Posted by Terry Hansen on December 14th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Penrith commuters could be travelling on trackless trams in the future, according to David Borger, Western Sydney Director of the Sydney Business Chamber. Mr Borger, speaking at The Quarter’s industry breakfast held at Penrith Panthers last month, noted that the unique character, availability of land and the future of Penrith as a key city in […]

How Penrith is tackling the heat

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 30th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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After record hot temperatures last year many outer western Sydney residents are planning for another hot summer ahead, but there are things that our local councils are doing to help keep everyone cool. One way that Penrith plans to tackle the region’s heat crisis is by utilising sensors that will be able to monitor heat […]

St Marys Christmas Tree lights up tonight

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 23rd, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Santa and his elves are currently hard at work putting the final touches on the St Marys Christmas tree, ready for it to be lit up tonight in Coachman’s Park. The lighting of the St Marys Christmas Tree will mark the start of a heap of fun events in the town centre including special Christmas […]

It’s time to decorate your home for Blacktown Christmas Lights Comp

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 16th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Get out the fairy lights and put up your best Christmas decorations for the neighbourhood to see and you could be in with a chance to win some great prizes. Blacktown City Council is again hosting the ‘Decorate Your Home Christmas Lights Competition’ and this year they have a total prize pool of $4,500 on […]

Why first home buyers are heading west

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 9th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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If you’re a first home buyer tired of Sydney’s high property prices then chances are you’re one of the many that has your sights set on the outer western suburbs. News.com.au revealed that seven of the ten most popular Sydney suburbs for first home buyers in the year to October 2018 were located in the […]

Chance to talk to Blacktown councillors

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 2nd, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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If you have an issue you want to discuss with Blacktown Council then you may want to head along to their upcoming pop-up information session at Westfield Mount Druitt. The special event, to give residents the chance to have their say and speak directly with local councillors, will be held from 1pm to 3pm this […]

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