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Heritage vandalised in pre-dawn ram raid

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Locals in Clunes were heartbroken when they woke on Sunday to see their newsagency trashed by theives with a front-end loader.

The equipment was stolen from Creswick about 90 minutes before the 5.30am attempt to steal a 650kg ATM.

jane Lesock from Mt Beckworth Wines over the road says its destroyed a shopfront straight from the goldrush era and left the town with few banking options. 

Image (above): Hepburn Shire Council 

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The main street of Clunes - including the newsagency - has been used in many films and TV programs including Picnic at Hanging Rock.

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