It never rains but it pours for downtrodden Gail.

The put-upon and selfless lollipop lady is growing concerned about her mum Edna, who has the early signs of dementia, especially when the staff at Edna’s sheltered housing insist that she would be better off in a care home.

Meanwhile, her beloved grandson Ben causes her extra worry when his estranged mum Corinne rocks up and demands to take him out for the day – but can Gail trust her to bring
him back?

Poor Linda is having an even worse time, though, as the police inquiry into Micky’s death continues – but more surprising information comes to light about the highly-strung Carole…