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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More than 200 guns were handed in to police during a regional gun amnesty this month.
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Wednesday night's weather for the west of the region