The residents continue to reel from Paul’s death. Louise attempts to take some pressure off of Phil by looking after The Arches, but soon realises she is out of her depth and turns to a reluctant Jay for help. Back at the Mitchells, Phil confronts Louise over her decision and tells her he wants nothing to do with Jay. Louise is quick to give Phil a reality check and insists they need Jay’s help – but will Phil listen?
Mick and Buster work together to try and guide Lee through his doubts about becoming a father.Back at The Vic, Mick is relieved when Lee comes round to the idea but when alone, he looks at a leaflet on abortion. Belinda prepares for the opening of her beauty salon but the residents are left unimpressed by her sales tactics leading Stacey and Kyle to offer some advice.