Fred is mortified when the residents find out about his brush with the law. He fears for his reputation. Clare warns Mark she's not going to share him with a barmaid. Debs fancies Duggie and gets him to invite her to a rugby function. Vinny takes a labouring job at the building site, telling Natalie working together is ruining their relationship. She doesn't like the idea but has to let him go. Fred calls for silence in the Rovers and tells everyone the police have confirmed no charges will be brought against him. Mark tells Leanne he fancies her but she refuses to be his bit on the side. When depressed Alma tells Curly about her lonely life he tells her about his daughter. She is happy for him. Gail urges Sarah to eat and not worry about her weight. Martin tells Rebecca he's going to leave Gail and live with her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Martin comes to a decision about his future with Gail, and Fred confronts his situation.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,940,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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