Nicola is run ragged by the dogs after taking on more than she can handle. She enlists David’s help with a ferocious Alsatian, but they find themselves locked in the B&B to escape it. An unwitting Sharon returns and David and Nicola overhear her slagging off David to one of her friends on her mobile. Nicola comforts David and they realise that they’ve missed each other. Later, Nicola confronts Sharon and they end up in a catfight!
Viv goes to her hearing and a date is set for a week’s trial in August. Bob realises that Viv needs a better solicitor and suggests selling the shop and cafe. Louise suggests that she and Jamie buy the shop and cafe to help out the Hopes, but Viv thinks Louise and Jamie are trying to cash in on her misery.
Jasmine goes back to work and Jake shows concern after her split from Miles. Donald is disappointed in their break-up and tells Jasmine that if Miles goes back to boozing it will be her fault. Jasmine stands up for herself and counters that if Donald had been a better dad, Miles would never have become alcoholic in the first place.
Also, Marlon prepares for his TV slot.