HEREFORDSHIRE chart topper Ellie Goulding is to release this year's Children In Need charity single.

Ellie, from Lyonshall, near Kington, has covered The Waterboys' 1990s single How Long Will I Love You.

The single will be released on November 10 and the former Lady Hawkins School pupil will begin her first ever arena tour in March 2014.

In August this year Ellie became the first county artist to top the UK singles chart since 1979 with the release of Burn.