Patrick takes Minnie to hospital with a temperature. Lindsey informs Maxine who immediately rushes to the hospital and causes a scene. Maxine is heartbroken when her daughter doesn’t seem to recognise her.Maxine contemplates moving away with Darren. Patrick collapses at home and outside, Maxine can hear Minnie crying through the window. She looks through the letterbox and sees Patrick on the floor.
Mercedes and Joe discuss how to tell Lindsey about their baby. Later, Lindsey asks Mercedes if Joe’s the father but Mercedes bottles out of telling her. Joe tells Mercedes he will be walking by the time the baby comes, even though he knows it’s a lie.
Grace despairs as Kim begins to get too close for comfort. Kim makes plans for lunch with Grace but when she gets to The Hutch, Grace is sitting with Esther. Kim comes up with a plan…
Tuesday 14 July
Patrick’s secret is out when Maxine discovers leaflets about MND. She takes Minnie straight to social services. Darren reads a text from Patrick to Maxine and becomes suspicious.
Peri hides from Leela to avoid an antenatal class but Tom talks her round. Leela calls her cousin, Angela (played by Adele Silva) for advice because she’s a foster carer. She introduces Angela to Peri and Angela says that she’d like to adopt the baby…
Kim rings Trevor pretending to be the Chester Herald, lying that Grace has won a spa weekend. Trevor and Esther encourage Grace to go so they can secretly plan her wedding.
Wednesday 15 July
The Loft is about to have its grand re-opening so Kim plasters the walls with photos of her and Grace kissing. Grace frantically rips them down just in time. She confronts Kim but the pair end up kissing passionately and someone catches them.
Darren threatens Patrick. Theresa chucks him out but accidentally reveals Patrick’s secret in the process. Darren and Maxine argue over Patrick. Later, Darren gets drunk at the club opening then goes to Patrick’s, revealing he knows about his MND. Patrick grabs Theresa’s wrist, angry that she blabbed. Theresa is stunned, is she Patrick’s next victim?
Thursday 16 July
Grace and Trevor are shocked when they see Dylan wearing Esther’s coat and a dress. Trevor locks Dylan in the flat and Dylan rips off the clothes he’s wearing. Dylan gets free and with Nico’s help, tampers with Trevor’s car in an act of revenge.
Meanwhile, Kim is desperate for Esther to give birth so her and Grace can run away with the baby, and spikes her drink with a drug that induces labour. There’s trouble afoot when Sinead and induced Esther go to Grace’s fake spa weekend and take Trevor’s tampered car…
Friday 17 July
Dylan and Nico vandalise the new Loft. Trevor confronts Dylan about it and accidentally hits his son.
At The Dog, Reenie organises a pub quiz. They return to see The Dog in complete chaos.
Dr S’Avage is misreading the signs from Sienna. They have a drink at The Dog and Dr S’Avage is frustrated when Dirk joins them. Dirk tells his brother that Sienna only feels sorry for him.