Elly Conway and her bestie Chloe Brennan reel when they realise Chloe’s ex-girlfriend Mel has found the Christmas card in which Chloe declared her love for her future sister-in-law.
Since Chloe has given Mel the brush-off and dashed her hopes of them getting back together, both ladies are worried what angry Mel might do with the information she has just discovered. Will she tell Elly’s fiancée and Chloe’s brother Mark what’s going on?
But Elly’s in for a surprise when Mel confronts her about the revelations in the Christmas card and wants to know if Elly also has feelings for Chloe. Can Elly find a way to keep Mel on side and stop Mark from finding out the truth?
Elsewhere in Erinsborough, Dipi Rebecchi reveals to Sonya Rebecchi that at Christmas her tarot cards predicted the death of someone close to her… and the cards haven’t been wrong in the past. How will Sonya, just diagnosed with an advanced stage of cancer, react to the revelation?
But Sonya’s husband Toadie is furious about Dipi’s tactlessness and becomes even more stressed-out when an unannounced social worker turns up on the doorstep of the Rebecchi house after claims Sonya is an unfit mother to Hugo, the baby son Toadie shares with wicked con-woman Andrea Somers after a one-night stand.
As well as Sonya’s cancer battle, do the family now have to prepare for a custody fight with Andrea over Hugo?
Meanwhile, current garage boss Mark and mechanic Bea Nilsson are surprised when they hear garage owner Lucas Fitzgerald is considering an unexpected offer to sell the garage to someone connected to the Robinson Pines property development. But who has made the offer?
Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm on Channel 5