Rebecca and Steph are questioned by their friends, who are worried that they are rushing into the sale of Charlie’s. But both women remain adamant that this is what they want and, to prove it, Rebecca resigns from the law practice and Steph seeks out work at the garage. Feeling empowered by her new career, Rebecca soon has Andrew Simpson asking her out on a date, but Paul can’t let Rebecca go and invents a business proposition that causes Andrew to miss the date.

Stood up and rejected, Rebecca’s loneliness is compounded by a video message from Carmella reporting how great her new life is. Unaware of Paul’s manipulations, vulnerable Rebecca finds comfort with him and invites him into her home. Will Rebecca make a mistake that she will regret?

Mickey lashes out when Callum tells him Santa isn’t real. Steve and Miranda tell Toadie and Kelly the news that Callum doesn’t believe in Santa and a furious Toadie sets out to get to the bottom of it. When Toadie learns that Callum’s never had a magical Christmas before, he becomes determined to prove to Callum that Christmas and Santa are real and are definitely something to be celebrated.

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