Nick and Leanne meet with the mediator, but they’re soon trading insults. It’s clear they can’t agree on anything and the pair assume they’ll next see each other in court. Meanwhile, Gail spends the day with Michael helping him clean up an old ice cream van. But Nick’s far from impressed with Gail’s hard work and feeling stressed from his hard day, he tears a strip off his mum and the two men square up to each other.
Rita agrees to give Dennis another chance, but makes him promise there’ll be no more lies. But Julie lets slip to Norris that Dennis insisted she made him homeless, in the hope Rita would take him back. Naturally Norris goes straight to Rita to drop the bombshell.
Anna’s worried about a withdrawn Faye. When she then overhears her snapping at Craig, Anna wonders what’s going on.
Also, Gary’s drawn to Alya.