A CAMPAIGN to crack down on cheap illegal tobacco sales and protect children from its harmful effects hits Bridgwater this weekend.

Somerset County Council is working with Smokefree South West on the Tackling Illegal Tobacco campaign to increase awareness about illegal tobacco among the public.

An ad-van will be visiting Bridgwater on Sunday (July 13) – to report illegal tobacco sales visit or call Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111.