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 a year since ACM announced the Esperance Express would be suspended
- Last year, the major community Facebook page in Esperance was closed after more than 13 years
- Many residents are hoping a new paper will open
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…