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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.
Nov 01 2011
Together for Short Lives new voice for children’s palliative care
A new organisation, Together for Short Lives, is launched today, providing a powerful voice for life-limited and life-threatened children and young people, their families and those who provide them with support.
Oct 12 2011
The X Factor finalists to release charity single "Wishing On A Star"
The 16 finalists from this year's X Factor series will be releasing a charity single in aid of Together for Short Lives. The acts will release their cover of the Rose Royce classic 'Wishing On A Star' via download on November 27th and via physical single on November 28th, on Syco Music.
Oct 07 2011
ACT & Children’s Hospices UK merge to become the single voice
The UK's two leading children's palliative care organisations, ACT and Children's Hospices UK have this week merged to form a new powerful voice for life-limited and life-threatened children and young people, their families and those who provide them with support.