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North-West Evening Mail
Multiple collisions on the M6 in Cumbria as snow causes chaos on roadsdrivers are expected to face some delays on those stretches of road this aftern
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 minutes ago
drivers are expected to face some delays on those stretches of road this afternoon. A spokeswoman for Lowther Castle, near Penrith, said it had been snowing for a few hours this morning - leading to several inches of snow. "We shut at about... Read more
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The News and Star
Free bird food and kit for Cumbrian community groupscounty rankings, with blue tit and blackbird rounding off the top three. Staff
The News and Star / Posted 34 minutes ago
county rankings, with blue tit and blackbird rounding off the top three. Staff at stores in Carlisle, Cockermouth, Kendal, Penrith, Ulverston and Wigton, have been brushing up on their wild bird knowledge ahead of this year’s event and are looking... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria's MPs launch joint campaign calling for Poppi Worthington inquirycounty's six MPs representing all three main political parties have signed the
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
county's six MPs representing all three main political parties have signed the letter. Rory Stewart, Conservative MP for Penrith and the Border, will not be able to join the campaign as he holds a position as a minister in parliament. Visit... Read more
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The Age
Census data reveals the most popular suburbs among occupationslecturers (345) followed by Marrickville and Maroubra. The suburb with the mos
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
lecturers (345) followed by Marrickville and Maroubra. The suburb with the most police officers was Glenmore Park near Penrith (180) followed by Engadine and Baulkham Hills. It was a similar pattern for plumbers – Cronulla, Baulkham Hills and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Census data reveals the most popular suburbs among occupationslecturers (345) followed by Marrickville and Maroubra. The suburb with the mos
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
lecturers (345) followed by Marrickville and Maroubra. The suburb with the most police officers was Glenmore Park near Penrith (180) followed by Engadine and Baulkham Hills. It was a similar pattern for plumbers – Cronulla, Baulkham Hills and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Heavy snow sweeps Cumbriathe snow - with some drivers having to be pushed up the hill out of the car par
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 hours ago
the snow - with some drivers having to be pushed up the hill out of the car park. A spokeswoman for the attraction, near Penrith, said it had been snowing for a few hours this morning - leading to several inches of snow. "We shut at about... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria's MPs launch joint campaign calling for Poppi Worthington injurymiscarriages of justice. So far, four of the county's MPs have signed the lett
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
miscarriages of justice. So far, four of the county's MPs have signed the letter. Rory Stewart, Conservative MP for Penrith and the Border, will not be able to join the campaign as he holds a position as a minister in parliament. However the... Read more
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TheBull
Outback NSW swelters in heatwavecontinue. Hay in the Riverina region was the hottest place in NSW on Sunday re
TheBull / Posted 5 hours ago
continue. Hay in the Riverina region was the hottest place in NSW on Sunday reaching 45.4C while a blistering 40.3C made Penrith the hottest location in Sydney, the Bureau of Meteorology says. Much of central and western NSW reached temperatures... Read more
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The News and Star
Death crash football agent already had previous conviction for using mobile phone while drivingworkers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles
The News and Star / Posted 5 hours ago
workers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles. Adam Gibb, a 51-year-old married dad from Penrith, was killed while his colleague, Paul Holroyd, of Kirkby Stephen, suffered life-changing injuries. Mr Holroyd, now... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Entangling the First Fleet voyage with Australia Day is out of dateFirst Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins an
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
First Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins and Sydney activist Burnum Burnum, aka Harry Penrith, who planted the Aboriginal flag on an English beach in 1988 to claim Britain for the Aborigine. Perkins, who took... Read more
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Western Advocate
Entangling the First Fleet voyage with Australia Day is out of dateFirst Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins an
Western Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
First Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins and Sydney activist Burnum Burnum, aka Harry Penrith, who planted the Aboriginal flag on an English beach in 1988 to claim Britain for the Aborigine. Perkins, who took... Read more
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Manning River Times
Entangling the First Fleet voyage with Australia Day is out of dateFirst Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins an
Manning River Times / Posted 11 hours ago
First Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins and Sydney activist Burnum Burnum, aka Harry Penrith, who planted the Aboriginal flag on an English beach in 1988 to claim Britain for the Aborigine. Perkins, who took... Read more
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The North West Star
Entangling the First Fleet voyage with Australia Day is out of dateFirst Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins an
The North West Star / Posted 12 hours ago
First Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins and Sydney activist Burnum Burnum, aka Harry Penrith, who planted the Aboriginal flag on an English beach in 1988 to claim Britain for the Aborigine. Perkins, who took... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Entangling the First Fleet voyage with Australia Day is out of dateFirst Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins an
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
First Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins and Sydney activist Burnum Burnum, aka Harry Penrith, who planted the Aboriginal flag on an English beach in 1988 to claim Britain for the Aborigine. Perkins, who took... Read more
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The Courier
Entangling the First Fleet voyage with Australia Day is out of dateFirst Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins an
The Courier / Posted 12 hours ago
First Fleet organisers sought advice from leaders, including Charles Perkins and Sydney activist Burnum Burnum, aka Harry Penrith, who planted the Aboriginal flag on an English beach in 1988 to claim Britain for the Aborigine. Perkins, who took... Read more
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News.com.au
‘He’s never said he’s sorry’days later, Towner attempted to take his own life in custody by slashing his wr
News.com.au / Posted 14 hours ago
days later, Towner attempted to take his own life in custody by slashing his wrists. Shortly after his appearance in Penrith Court, outside where an angry crowd gathered, among them a man dangling a doll from a hangman’s noose. Towner was... Read more
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WA Today
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomspeople to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with t
WA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penrith. Originally published on smh.com.au as 'Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day l... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Canberra Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service is encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Pen... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service is encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Pen... Read more
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The Age
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service is encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Pen... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Third consecutive day above 40Cand Adelaide an uncomfortable 36C and Perth 33C. Hobart will be the coolest on
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 hours ago
and Adelaide an uncomfortable 36C and Perth 33C. Hobart will be the coolest on Sunday reaching just 24C. Residents in Penrith, in Sydney’s west, will have to deal with at least 40C on Sunday and then a blistering top of 43C on Monday with... Read more
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News.com.au
Third consecutive day above 40Cand Adelaide an uncomfortable 36C and Perth 33C. Hobart will be the coolest on
News.com.au / Posted 16 hours ago
and Adelaide an uncomfortable 36C and Perth 33C. Hobart will be the coolest on Sunday reaching just 24C. Residents in Penrith, in Sydney’s west, will have to deal with at least 40C on Sunday and then a blistering top of 43C on Monday with... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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Western Advocate
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Western Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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Manning River Times
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Manning River Times / Posted 19 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
The Border Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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The Age
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fires continue to burn out of control as another hot day loomsRegion has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service are encouraging people to monitor conditions. Sydney can expect another hot and dry day with the mercury set to rise to 30 in the city and up to 40 in Penr... Read more
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The News and Star
Death crash football agent:workers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
workers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles. Adam Gibb, a 51-year-old married dad from Penrith, was killed while his colleague, Paul Holroyd, of Kirkby Stephen, suffered life-changing injuries. Mr Holroyd, now... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Missed opportunity' for green roofs as Sydney's apartment boom continuesearlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney bak
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
earlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney baked through 40 degree temperatures, while Penrith, in the city's west, clocked in at the hottest place on earth as the mercury hit 47.3 degrees. "You forget that... Read more
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Adelaide Now
This is when the heatwave will endwhich had no 40C-plus highs at all in 2017, has now had three such events in 20
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
which had no 40C-plus highs at all in 2017, has now had three such events in 2018 — and we’re just 19 days in. Penrith, in Sydney’s west, yet again reached 40C on Friday; that was topped by Adelaide which blistered at 43C when South... Read more
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TheBull
NSW set to sizzle over the weekendNSW, the outback town of Ivanhoe will be one of the state's hottest. However,
TheBull / Posted yesterday
NSW, the outback town of Ivanhoe will be one of the state's hottest. However, Sydney's outer west isn't far behind, with Penrith likely to reach 40C three days in a row from Saturday. Coastal areas will experience some relief with the sea breeze... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
NHS 70th birthday celebrations get underway in Cumbriaincluding one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works i
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
including one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works in the district nursing team covering the Penrith area. She was nominated for the award by her team leader Linda Graham in 2015 and went on to win it. Linda... Read more
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The News and Star
Penrith Rugby Club to be wary of tomorrow's visitors West Hartlepool in latest North One East fixturePenrith Rugby Club will be wary of tomorrow’s visitors West Hartlepool as they
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Penrith Rugby Club will be wary of tomorrow’s visitors West Hartlepool as they continue their North One East programme. Relegation candidates West Hartlepool did their cause a power of good when they beat leaders Morpeth 23-13. That, with Penrith’s... Read more
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The News and Star
NHS 70th birthday celebrations get underway in Cumbriaincluding one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works i
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
including one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works in the district nursing team covering the Penrith area. She was nominated for the award by her team leader Linda Graham in 2015 and went on to win it. Linda... Read more
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Whitehaven News
NHS 70th birthday celebrations get underway in Cumbriaincluding one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works i
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
including one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works in the district nursing team covering the Penrith area. She was nominated for the award by her team leader Linda Graham in 2015 and went on to win it. Linda... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
NHS 70th birthday celebrations get underway in Cumbriaincluding one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works i
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
including one winner. Lydia Jackson, a community healthcare assistant, works in the district nursing team covering the Penrith area. She was nominated for the award by her team leader Linda Graham in 2015 and went on to win it. Linda... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
WI groups fear closure as almost a third of subscription fees are used to help fund charity's London HQforget the elderly who created the groups in the first place." Their comments
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
forget the elderly who created the groups in the first place." Their comments come a decade after the Cliburn WI, near Penrith, Cumbria, resigned enmass in protest at plans to increase subscriptions and created an independent ladies group to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The top holiday park bargains for the perfect family getaway in 2018sale on flights to Australia, Thailand and moreWhinfell Forest'Tropical' swimmi
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
sale on flights to Australia, Thailand and moreWhinfell Forest'Tropical' swimming pool at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest, Penrith, Lake District, Cumbria. The Lake District Village is a Centre Parcs holiday park in Cumbria and is one of the best... Read more
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Bolton News
Football agent Peter Morrison jailed for causing fatal crashworkers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
workers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles. Adam Gibb, a 51-year-old married dad from Penrith, Cumbria, was killed while his colleague, Paul Holroyd, of Kirkby Stephen, also Cumbria, suffered life-changing... Read more
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The News and Star
Danger driver football agent jailed for seven yearsworkers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
workers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles. Adam Gibb, a 51-year-old married dad from Penrith, was killed while his colleague, Paul Holroyd, of Kirkby Stephen, suffered life-changing injuries. I will punish... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
JAILED: Football agent who killed highways worker and paralysed another in M6 horror crashworkers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
workers who were stood watching the recovery of two previously-crashed vehicles. Adam Gibb, a 51-year-old married dad from Penrith, was killed while his colleague, Paul Holroyd, of Kirkby Stephen, suffered life-changing injuries. Mr Holroyd, now... Read more
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The News and Star
Town Council agrees precept rise for Whitehaven residentssaid the town council precept is lower than other parish councils in the county
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
said the town council precept is lower than other parish councils in the county including Workington and Penrith. Coun Raymond Gill said: "We are starting from a low base." Coun Brian O'Kane, Whitehaven mayor, said: "We have... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Town Council agrees precept rise for Whitehaven residentssaid the town council precept is lower than other parish councils in the county
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
said the town council precept is lower than other parish councils in the county including Workington and Penrith. Coun Raymond Gill said: "We are starting from a low base." Coun Brian O'Kane, Whitehaven mayor, said: "We have... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Missed opportunity' for green roofs as Sydney's apartment boom continuesearlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney bak
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
earlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney baked through 40 degree temperatures, while Penrith, in the city's west, clocked in at the hottest place on earth as the mercury hit 47.3 degrees. The current apartment... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Plan submitted to upgrade Cumbrian air ambulance basehas submitted plans for an upgrade to its Cumbrian airbase. The charity is hop
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
has submitted plans for an upgrade to its Cumbrian airbase. The charity is hoping to extend its base at Langwathby, near Penrith, to include space for research and training as well as providing essential facilities for its operational... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Missed opportunity' for green roofs as Sydney's apartment boom continuesearlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney bak
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
earlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney baked through 40 degree temperatures, while Penrith, in the city's west, clocked in at the hottest place on earth as the mercury hit 47.3 degrees. The current apartment... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Missed opportunity' for green roofs as Sydney's apartment boom continuesearlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney bak
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
earlier this month should have cured it. In the first week of 2018, Sydney baked through 40 degree temperatures, while Penrith, in the city's west, clocked in at the hottest place on earth as the mercury hit 47.3 degrees. The current apartment... Read more
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