Laurel is angry when her bank card is declined whilst attempting to buy vodka from David’s shop. She heads to confront Marlon who remains firm, he will not fund her drinking. Laurel knocks plates out of his hands and pleads for money from those around her, but one by one they all refuse. Laurel later finds herself in a non descript bar, relying on men to buy her drinks. But it soon becomes clear it is a dangerous strategy as we see just how far is Laurel prepared to go to get her next fix. Meanwhile, Marlon prepares himself for a frank discussion with his now absent wife.
Furious Rachel blames Lisa for them having to stay in the village. Jai tells Rachel they're going to re-register Archie, adding his name as the father. Jai enjoys mocking Sam for falling for his trap. Later, Sam covers where he got his injury and a guilty Rachel apologises to Sam for her actions.
Carly notices the 'For Sale' sign go up at David’s and asks to be shown round. Later, Alicia tells Bob that Carly's interested in buying the shop but insists it’s staying on the market until she gets the money. Bob's delighted that the news suggests Carly wants to stay. But when Carly is refused a loan from the bank her chances of securing the premises appear reduced…
Betty arrives home from her travels and is dismayed no one seemed to care where she was or that she was coming back. It appears Victoria hadn’t even seen her emails.
Adam’s behaviour leaves Victoria dejected.