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Also, when Sandy can’t find his keys, he’s further angered when Ashley suggests that he was responsible for leaving the gas on.
Later, Ashley and Laurel arrange for Doug to babysit while they enjoy an evening at the pub. On their way home, the couple seem to be happier than ever, however they’re unaware that Sally’s watching menacingly from afar.
What’s Sally up to this time?
Meanwhile, on hearing that Andy knew about Debbie’s intention to leave the village, Cain angrily confronts him. Andy, however, claims that Debbie asked him to keep her move a secret. Struggling to cope with the news, Cain eventually softens when Charity convinces him that their daughter will soon return home.
Elsewhere, Doug’s shocked when Natasha reveals that a customer complained about him. When she reveals the female customer wants him to be dismissed for making “lewd remarks” Doug and Leyla are baffled.
Also, Thomas and Anya find Tootsie, leading Edna to assume that they’re to blame for the dog’s mysterious disappearance.
On Tuesday, Zak’s worried as Lisa prepares the Dingles to manage without her in case she’s sent to prison.
Later, at the court, the judge sentences Lisa to two months’ imprisonment leaving Zak crushed. As he arrives home, Zak’s upset turns to anger at Shadrach and Zak viciously orders him to leave.
Zak then tentatively breaks the news about Lisa’s imprisonment to Belle and he insists that they need to stay strong. How will the Dingles cope without Lisa?
Meanwhile, Nicola gives Anya’s vegetarianism short shrift and feeds her spaghetti Bolognese. Later, Carl’s fuming when Anya reveals that she was tricked into eating meat. Chas guiltily interrupts their row with a homeless Shadrach in tow.
Elsewhere, Sally throws a brick at Diane’s car before letting herself into Mulberry and rearranging the fridge magnets.
On Wednesday, Nicola leaves Angelica unattended for a minute while she speaks to Laurel, and when she returns, Angelica’s gone. Frantic, Nicola quickly blames Thomas and Anya, while Laurel calls the police. Nikhil, meanwhile, arranges a search party, but moments later, Gennie returns Angelica to Nicola, claiming that she found her near the graveyard.
Back at Mill Cottage, Nicola’s adamant that the children were responsible, prompting another argument with Carl. Were the children to blame?
Meanwhile, Laurel and Ashley rush to the church when they hear the bells ringing. As Sally hides inside, she overhears Laurel discussing going away the following night. When Laurel and Ashley leave, Sally lights a candle and burns the picture of Ashley that she stole from Mulberry. What’s Sally plotting?
Elsewhere, Zak’s curt with Olena when she tries to comfort Belle. Olena decides to give them some space, buy Sam’s put out when she moves into Tall Trees with Eli.
On Thursday at 7pm, Sally watches from afar as Laurel and Sandy say their goodbyes before leaving for Devon. Later, a desperate-looking Sally arrives at Mulberry and Ashley reluctantly lets her in. Inside, Sally begs for a chance to redeem herself, and as Ashley feels compelled to listen, she starts to confess her sins…
While Ashley takes a phone call, Sally takes the opportunity to make tea. However, when Ashley isn’t looking, Sally slyly drops some tablets into his drink…
Meanwhile, Belle convinces Will to skip school to keep her company as she attempts to visit Lisa in prison. However, after phone calls from the school, Maisie and Zak are secretly amused as they arrive at the prison to pick up the kids.
Elsewhere, Rodney goes on another date with Sue and he’s relieved when they avoid a meeting with Nicola. Rodney, however, awkwardly makes more excuses when Sue suggests that they go to The Grange for dinner.
At 8pm Ashley accidentally spills the tea that Sally’s drugged, so Sally pops some pills in a glass of wine and persuades him to have a drink with her. As Sally plays the broken woman and pretends to be as remorseful, Ashley becomes slightly woozy. With that, Sally reveals that she’s spending the night and leads a confused Ashley upstairs…
Meanwhile, Jimmy’s concerned when Nicola introduces a rota for Mill Cottage in order that they can all share the living room equally. The move, however, only provokes an argument with Carl. Fed up, Nicola storms out.
Elsewhere, Paddy’s frustrated when Aaron lies about getting into trouble at college. Later, Paddy confronts him about being ‘more normal’, leaving Aaron exasperated.
On Friday, Ashley wakes up to a noise from downstairs. Regaining consciousness from a long sleep, Ashley’s horrified to find Sally in the kitchen, and he’s further distressed when she implies that they’ve slept together.
Sickened by her actions and the implications it will have on his marriage, Ashley orders her to leave. Sally smugly mentions that their night together will destroy his relationship with Laurel. Alone, Ashley’s utterly distraught and crumbles in shock at his ordeal.
Later, he puts on a brave face when Laurel returns on a high, and as she snuggles up to him in bed, she’s blissfully unaware of his anguish. Will Ashley bring himself to reveal Sally’s actions?
Meanwhile, Aaron feels dejected when Holly’s friendliness holds no promise of a romantic reunion. Later, Aaron prepares to go out, and when Paddy makes some comments about his shirt, he changes it before heading into town.
Alone, Aaron tries to pluck up the courage to go inside a gay bar. Crossing the road, he takes the next step toward facing up to his true feelings…
Before he has chance to go inside though, a tipsy Ryan and Andy turn up. Thrown by their presence, Aaron declines their offer to join them for a drink, and as they walk off, Aaron loses his nerve and is left feeling extremely isolated.
Elsewhere, Zak feels sorry for Belle when he leaves to see Lisa in prison. Later, Lisa reluctantly agrees to let Belle visit when Zak describes how desperate she is to see her.