When those invited to the Hollins family Christmas party start dropping like flies, Karen changes it to a gathering for The Mill staff instead – inviting everyone bar Zara. She tells Rob she needs to get some posh food in now that they’re catering for doctors, but Rob is adamant that they like it or lump it. Will everything go to plan?

Daniel and Jimmi are appalled when they leave the house and discover their garden is covered in litter, but Jimmi is even more concerned when they return to find the mess has been mysteriously cleared.

When Michelle questions Ruth’s plans for Christmas, Ruth admits that she’s spending it alone so Michelle invites Ruth to hers for the 25th. Zara expects a knuckle rapping from Julia over the Jack debacle but Julia shows more understanding than is expected.

Also, a phantom Grinch is wreaking havoc in Letherbridge but can Lily convince him to give Christmas a second chance?

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