The Dingles get desperate to sort something out for Debbie’s return so while Lisa tries to get shared custody of Sarah for Debbie, Zak has different ideas about helping out. After hearing from Gennie that Bob keeps cash in the shop Aaron decides to rob him. Zak is furious but soon uses the cash to buy furniture for Tug Ghyll.
The theft leaves Bob in a bad way because he gets the blame – and then the banks call in all his debts. Lisa is ashamed of what her family is done and as he tries to find ways to make ends meet she thinks of what she might be able to do to help. But things get worse when Brenda tries to help by selling some of Shadrach’s dodgy produce. It turns out to be wrongly labelled and customers storm out angrily. She leaves after a row but soon makes up with Bob – only to find out he will probably have to sell the business by auction to get out of his financial mess.
Meanwhile, Andy and Maisie’s relationship continues – to the point that she helps him strike a deal with Nathan for cattle. However her efforts to get more romantically involved meet with resistance. Will she ever ignite the flames of passion in Andy?
Chas is thrown to receive an invite to Carl and Lexi’s wedding. Aaron takes delight in telling Paddy who can’t hide his discomfort. After refusing Paddy’s offer to confide in him, Chas feels bad and suspects he knows about the wedding invitation. She guiltily races after Paddy as he goes on his rounds and produces the letter. Chas admits that she feels weird but isn’t jealous and pledges her future to Paddy. Satisfied, they kiss. Will Chas be able to put Carl out of her mind?
Natasha ropes Nathan into helping her interview for a new marketing manager at Home Farm. Natasha takes Mark to a disused barn on the estate and suggests they turn it into a farm shop. However, the sight of Faye’s car loitering on their borders once more causes Mark to be distracted. After looking around the barn Mark notices that the car has moved but there’s no sign of Faye anywhere. As the Wyldes drive off Faye watches them from a distance, a copy of Horse and House magazine in her hand. After following Natasha into the Woolpack she overhears a conversation about the job at Home Farm. Will Faye soon reveal her intentions?