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Dec 31 2012
James Arthur hits the No 1 slot again
James Arthur’s single ‘Impossible’ hit the number one spot again yesterday!
Dec 21 2012
Tune into ITV1 for Text Santa, supporting Together for Short Lives
Today is this Christmas’ ITV Text Santa appeal. 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.
Dec 20 2012
James Arthur’s Impossible, fastest selling single of the year
James Arthur’s single ‘Impossible’ hit the number one spot yesterday and is the fastest selling single of the year so far. The sales will benefit charity Together for Short Lives to whom Syco are donating all proceeds.
Dec 04 2012
Children and families meet PM and X Factor finalists at Downing Street
Children with life-limiting conditions and their families met with David and Samantha Cameron at Number 10 last night, at the switching-on of the Downing Street Christmas lights. They were joined by The X Factor finalists.
Nov 23 2012
ITV1’s Daybreak and Hallmark Cards Announce Winner of Sketch Santa
Six year-old Demi Holmes has been crowned winner of the national ‘Sketch Santa’ competition. Her winning Christmas card design will join five celebrity creations to hit shelves across the UK today, with proceeds going to the six charities for ITV1's Text Santa charity appeal.
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 04 2012
Stars to join forces for return of ITV's charity fundraiser Text Santa
2012 sees the return of ITV’s charity appeal Text Santa, which promises to deliver some of the most exciting television over the Christmas period, whilst also raising money for six UK based charities, including Together for Short Lives.
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.