Text Santa comes to town!

We're just one day away from ITV's Text Santa annual live charity appeal with presenters Alesha Dixon, Paddy McGuinness, Ant and Dec, Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley.

Highlights include George Clooney taking part in a specially written scene of Downton Abbey; a sketch from the Birds of a Feather cast; a special edition of The Cube; a song from an I'm A Celebrity... choir featuring former contestants Helen Flanagan, Jenny Eclair, Kerry Katona, Pat Sharp, David Van Day and Katie Price; music from Olly Murs and this year's X Factor champion Ben Haenow.

Carey Mulligan, Brenda Blethyn, Simon Cowell, Mel B and the stars of Coronation Street and Emmerdale will also be there to help support this year's charities, Teenage Cancer Trust, Guide Dogs, WellChild, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Alzheimer's Society and Together for Short Lives.

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Military Awards honours the armed forces

Tonight the Sun's Military Awards will be broadcast on ITV, presented by Amanda Holden and Phillip Schofield, the awards pay tribute to the outstanding courage and sacrifice of Britain's armed forces at the annual ceremony, with senior members of the royal family in attendance.

Today we speak to Louise Fetigan who received The Sun Military award for the charity she founded, My Daddy is a Solider Adventures, in 2011. The charity supports children with parents serving in the British Army, regular or reserve.

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