Max is frustrated when he sends Abi out with a surly Lauren to buy Christmas presents and Lauren spends half of the money on herself. Max tells her off and a guilty Lauren agrees to put the Bradley and Stacey’s wedding footage onto a DVD for Tanya. But Lauren is horrified when she sees Max kissing Stevenhas another run-in with Jane after trying to help her with some heavy rubbish bags and he makes a sad decision. Steven takes Christmas presents for the family round to the Beales’ and he promises that he will never bother them again. Stacey sees Steven with a packed bag and she is worried but Steven insists that he cant’ stay in the Square…

Also, Sean moves into Gus’s; Jack returns to the club.

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