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Esperance marks one year without a newspaper, as absence of funeral notices takes toll




Esperance residents are increasingly missing their only chance to farewell old friends, after the death of the local paper left many with no way of checking funeral notices.

It has been one year to the day since Australian Community Media Group (ACM) announced seven of its titles in regional Western Australia would be put on ice, as the outbreak of the pandemic hit advertising revenue.

Three of those have now closed — the Collie Mail, Avon Valley Advocate and the Esperance Express.

Heather James from Esperance…

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