An announcement will be made later about whether a 400-year-old building in Kent has been awarded more than a million pounds of lottery money. The cash would be used to restore Grade-one listed Eastgate House in Rochester.
It has strong links to Dickens' writing career. It was the Girls School in Pickwick Papers and later the Nun's House in the mystery of Edwin Drood.
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Holly has Tuesday's forecast for the east of the region.
Holly has Tuesday's forecast for the west of the region.
The proposal will see the introduction of a discounted railcard for 26-30-year-olds, as the government looks to lessen the cost of living.