Ian and Kylie have helped shoppers in Bristol pack their shopping bags for Text Santa.
Hundreds of stores across the country are taking part in the Big Bag Pack as part of Text Santa. The event last year raised £105,000.
The event hopes to encourage children and local communities to take part in volunteering, especially at a time of year when they can often forget there are people in need.
The Theatre Royal in Plymouth is getting ready to stage its Christmas production.
Elf the Musical opens tomorrow. It will be the European premiere of the show.
The finishing touches are being put to a massive garland at a Cornish country house.
The 90-foot garland at Cotehele on the banks of the River Tamar is decorated with 40,000 flowers. They were specially grown in the gardens of the National Trust property during the summer. Cotehele has featured festive decorations for centuries.
Dartmoor Zoo is appealing for unwanted Christmas trees. Keepers say they've already been inundated with trees, with people leaving them at the gates of the zoo. They'll be used in the enclosures to help provide an enriching environment for the animals.
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This week we've been telling you about the charities you can support through ITVs Text Santa Campaign and tonight we focus on Age UK.
The charity provides all sorts of assistance to older people so they don't have to be housebound or lonely at any time of the year, and certainly not at Christmas.
John Andrews reports:-
100% of donations made by viewers are evenly distributed to ITV's chosen charities within three months of each televised appeal.
All Text Santa operating costs including staffing and the programme itself are funded directly by ITV as part of its corporate giving and not from corporate partners or viewer contributions.
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