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'Celebrity news' news stories:
Nov 13 2012
Be part of the Biggest Charity Bag Pack Ever for ITV's Text Santa
This year Text Santa will equally benefit six UK charities including Together for Short Lives, the leading charity for UK children’s hospices. The funds raised for Together for Short Lives will support 49 children’s hospices across the country.
Oct 01 2012
Daybreak launches Celebrity Children's Christmas Card Competition
To celebrate ITV’s Christmas charity appeal Text Santa, Daybreak is giving one lucky youngster the chance to design their very own Christmas card to be sold alongside celebrity creations in shops nationwide.
Sep 13 2012
Duchess of Cambridge speaks at Malaysian hospice
Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge has visited a hospice in Malaysia to make her first public speech abroad, reaffirming her commitment to supporting the hospice movement.
May 18 2012
Daybreak backs Children's Hospice Week
Together for Short Lives, has teamed up with Daybreak to encourage viewers to dress as their favourite super hero to raise awareness and money.
May 17 2012
Simon Cowell backs Children's Hospice Week
As part of Children's Hospice Week celebrations Simon Cowell, Patron of Together for Short Lives, has been meeting families from one of the UK's 49 children's hospices.
Feb 24 2012
The X Factor tour
If you're missing your Saturday night fix of TV talent, look no further. The X Factor 2012 Live Tour and all the wonderful contestants are coming to a town near you and are ready to entertain!
Dec 05 2011
X Factor Charity Single is Number One
The X Factor charity single is number one in the official UK top 40 chart. 'Wishing on a Star' a cover of the Rose Royce classic sung by the final sixteen contestants with JLS and One Direction has topped the singles chart.
Nov 30 2011
X Factor Charity Single - Number One in Midweek Charts
The X Factor charity single is officially number one in the midweek charts. 'Wishing on a Star' a cover of Rose Royce classic launched last Sunday and sung by the last sixteen contestants with JLS and One Direction has topped the mid week singles charts.
Nov 26 2011
VAT waived for X Factor Charity Single
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has today announced that the Government will waive VAT on sales of the X-Factor charity single by making an exceptional one-off charitable donation to Together for Short Lives, the charity chosen to benefit from sales of the song.
Nov 25 2011
The X Factor Charity Single
The X Factor charity single, a cover of Rose Royce classic 'Wishing on a Star', will be launched this Sunday, 27 November live on ITV. The single will be performed on X Factor by the last sixteen contestants as well as JLS and One Direction.