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Your good news - and thoughts on our Christmas programme!

You've been tweeting in to tell us about your good news this year - and to tell us what you think about our Christmas programme!

  • You can still get involved with the programme - tell us about your good news on Facebook, or on Twitter with the hash tag #centralchristmas.

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ITV News Central: Christmas programme times

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Want to make sure you keep up to date with your ITV News Central programmes over the festive season?

Here are the provisional times for our news bulletins over Christmas and New Year.

  • Please note these times are subject to change.
  • Christmas Eve: 4.35pm
  • Christmas Day: No programme
  • Boxing Day: No programme
  • 27th December: No programme
  • 28th December: 6.30pm
  • 29th December: 5.15pm
  • 30th December: 6:30pm
  • New Year's Eve: 4.30pm
  • New Year's Day: No programme
  • 2nd January: No programme
  • 3rd January: 6pm

Watch: Holly the Spaniel makes festive hospital visits

Patients at Birmingham Children's Hospital are being also treated to visits from someone with a unique bedside manner this Christmas.

She's part of a 5,000-strong army of volunteers, helping sick people of all ages who need a little cheering up - and she's especially popular with young patients, as Andy Bevan explains.

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Watch: The Rams visit the Royal Derby hospital

For any young football fan, being in hospital at Christmas is no fun, and if anything's going to put a smile on your face, it's a visit from your heroes.

The Derby County manager Steve McClaren and his players gave some poorly youngsters a day to remember today when they dropped in at the Royal Derby Hospital.

  • Watch clips from their visit below.
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