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Pierce and Rhona get closer

David has his first chemo session

Arthur goes missing

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Monday 16th May

Aaron feels like a coward for not telling Gordon what he thought of him.

Tracy takes matters into her own hands when David tells Jacob he’s not attending the chemo with him.

Vanessa notices that Rhona and Pierce are getting closer. Pierce is suspicious when he sees Vanessa's reaction to a photo of Kirin on her phone. He later sneaks the phone away, on a mission to find Kirin.

Cain gives Moira a mini break for their anniversary. Rakesh tells a shocked Priya that the firm want him gone.

Ashley tells Harriet he wants to be her curate at the church. How will she react?

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Tuesday 17th May

Rhona finds fault with Pierce's fault and she jokes it's because she doesn't want him to leave. The atmosphere is charged and the pair almost kiss. Later, Vaness tells Rhona what Pierce has done. When Rhona confronts him, de denies he is out for revenge.

Jacob gets the day off school to accompany David to his chemo session. There they are reassured by fellow patient Dylan.

Ashley goes to the village hall committee with his idea for naming the village hall after Edna.

Priya suggests setting up a bank account for Johnny in order to send money to Kirin without suspicion will Rakesh agree?
Wednesday 18th May

An angry Pierce demands Vanessa tell him all about Kirin. How will Rhona react to seeing his behaviour?

Pollard and David return from hospital with shocking news for Jacob.

Rishi wants to find a wife for Jai.

Ashley comes up with a plan to help Sandy with his grief.

Thursday 19th May (episode 1)

Vanessa is surprised that Rhona is not wearing her wedding ring, but Rhona storms off when she asks if there’s anything going on between her and Pierce. Back at Smithy, Rhona is surprised to see Pierce packing his things. He tells Rhona he’s fallen for her and has to move out, leaving her heartbroken.

Arthur and Ashley end up in hospital, but struggling to cope with the stress, Ashely becomes confused. Will he remember why he is there?

While David prepares for his next chemo, Jacob hides this growing obsession.

Lawrence feels like he is losing his daughter when he overhears Chrissie and Andy searching for details about Ronnie.
Thursday 19th May (episode 2)

At the hospital, Ashley has got totally distracted and involved in Laurel’s baby scan, completely forgotting about Arthur. Back home, Laurel and Ashley are horrified to realise Arthur’s missing.

Jai is due to meet his date but tells Rishi a few conditions first. But Megan arrives with Eliza in the middle of his date and spills a few home truths.

Vanessa can’t believe Rhona’s letting Pierce stay with her.

Jacob's worries continue to grow.

Friday 20th May

Ashley is left offended by a social care visit and takes it very badly.

When Ronnie arrives to fix a leaking washing machine, Bernice is shocked to see him. Chrissie is embarrassed to see him again, and admits to Bernice she thought he was her father. Bernice soon tries to help.

Tracy overhears when Doug and Diane point out to Pollard how much he could profit by getting her to move out of the B&B.

Megan receives flowers from Jai,but she is determined to make sure he gets the message she isn’t interested.


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