Claire and Ashley discuss their wedding. Fred can't bring himself to tell them that he's gambled away the butchers shop. Wanda's getting on Ken and Deirdre's nerves but shows no sign of moving out. They're amazed when she has a large gin for breakfast. Vera returns to work at the café. Frankie's delighted when Roy offers her a part-time job on a permanent basis. Liz lets slip to Vera that "Henry Broxbourne" is really Ron Hepplewhite from the Weatherfield Pigeon Fanciers' Society. Vera resolves to set both Ron and Jack up. Tommy admits to Angela that he gambled away some of their Christmas money but has managed to win most of it back. Wanda takes a shine to Ken and offers him a go with her walking frame. Katy tells Claire how she and Martin are hoping to start a family. Martin tells Ashley how Katy mentioned having a baby but that he's managed to quash that idea. Fred confesses to Ashley how he's gambled away the butchers shop. Ashley is devastated, admonishing that he'll never forgive Fred.


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