Tonnes of cigarettes wash up on another West Country beach

Hundreds of thousands of packets of cigarettes have washed up on Chesil Beach in Dorset. They were lost from a cargo ship in the bay of Biscay last week.

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Warnings over coastline after storms

There's a warning tonight of the vulnerabilty of the West Country's wildlife and coastline as the aftermath of the recent storms continues to be felt. Dorset's historic Chesil Beach is once again covered in litter and dead birds.

A few miles along the shore, coastguards and the police are guarding 14 million cigarettes that washed ashore in Devon yesterday.

Tonight, they've found another shipping container at sea.

ITV West Country's Environment Correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports:-

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