The pressure of looking after Patrick is taking its toll on Denise. At the Minute Mart, Shabnam notices that some wine has gone missing but Denise tells her the bottles had smashed. Shabnam grows even more suspicious after receiving a call from head office informing her that there are some discrepancies with the takings. After a heart-to-heart with Dean, Denise returns home to find Shabnam has cooked a meal for her and Patrick. As Shabnam goes to help Denise with her shopping, she discovers the missing wine as well as stolen food in Denise’s bags.
Cindy is struggling with Beth and when Liam arrives to ask for help with his schoolwork, Cindy breaks down and reveals that she misses school and is worried she’s not a good mum. Liam reassures her and Cindy kisses him. Later on, Cindy tries to open up about her fears to Ian but they are interrupted by a panicked Jane who suddenly arrives stating that Bobby is missing.
Elsewhere, after Masood exaggerates his fitness levels to Kush, he soon finds himself signed up for a half-marathon. Ian and Ben bond after Ben helps Ian at the Café and they have a heart-to-heart over Lucy’s death.