Steve McDonald realises James is the lad he threatened in his taxi
As Ed takes ownership of the builder’s yard, Gary calls in hoping for some work but Ed’s heard about his reputation and isn’t interested. When Ken complains about the noise at No.3 and demands the name of the owner a mischievous Ed hands over Aggie’s details. Steve McDonald is sent over to clear he’s horrified to realise that James is the lad he threatened in his taxi as was knocked down by a car. Ed and Aggie listen in horror.
Adam offers to help Sarah free of charge in her mission to take control of the factory. Calling at No.8 he tells Sarah he’s managed to persuade Nick to let her run the factory (he tells him sacking his workforce wouldn’t look good in front of a jury he’s trying to convince he didn’t sabotage the roof). Sarah kisses him but as they head upstairs, they’re horrified to hear the front door unlocking. Bethany gave Gary the keys to cook Sarah a surprise meal!
As Maria chats to Michelle, she spots Michael leaving the builder’s yard. Michael approaches the women but it’s clear his interest lies in Michelle, not Maria. Michael tracks Michelle down to the bistro and invites her to join him for a drink. Masking his jealousy, Robert suggests she finishes early and she’s hurt by his apparent indifference.
David suspects Nick had something to do with Natalie’s disappearance. Yasmeen apologises to Sally for Geoff’s interference and hands over her share of Tiny’s stable fees.