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2006

1 Jan. 2006
Living with the Past
Henry Stoddard is released after 15 years in prison for killing a police constable from Ashfordly police station and moves in with his brother Jack. Stoddard has always claimed his innocence although the evidence against him was overwhelming. He says that Oscar Blaketon and Alf Ventress tricked him into confessing to avoid getting hanged. Now somebody is out to get back at both of them. And Peter, the son of the dead constable, has sworn to revenge his father's killing. Aunt Peggy comes across her birth certificate when she has to produce her driver's license after a ...
 
8 Jan. 2006
Risky Business
Someone sets fire to Bill Galloway's barn and he suspects Barry Dyson as a revenge for being sacked. Dyson even has a previous conviction for arson. But Dyson has an alibi. Dyson also says that he was sacked because he is seeing Galloway's daughter Sylvia. Then there is a fire at Jim Hobson's farm only hours after Dyson had been refused a job there. And this time Dyson has no alibi. Aunt Peggy is visited by an old friend, Denzil Witty. He has a plan on how to put advertising posters up wherever you want without permission from the counsel. But not everybody is keen on...
 
15 Jan. 2006
Hostage to Fortune
The Provincial Bank in Ashfordly gets robbed by a young woman and her boyfriend. When the pair strikes again against a grocer's shop a customer resists them and the woman gets shot in the leg. Her boyfriend kidnaps Dr. Trent and forces her to treat the wound. The doctor believes she has seen the woman, called Lucy, before. Bernie is away and has left a thorough list of to-dos for David. Aunt Peggy thinks that Bernie should give him more responsibility. She even takes it upon herself to organize a funeral.
 
22 Jan. 2006
Judgement Day
Sir Richard Lonsdale and his driver run a man on a scooter off the road without even stopping. The man returns the "favour" by vandalizing their car outside the Aidensfield. But the man does not stop at that. He even tries to blackmail Sir Richard, but the next morning he is found dead in his home. Murdered! David buys a used radio and by chance it also tunes in to the police channels. Aunt Peggy figures it is a good way to earn a little extra money if they listen to police radio and sell the stories to the local newspaper.
 
23 Apr. 2006
Get Back
PC Walker and PC Bellamy give Malcolm Stainsby a lift to his home because of his bad legs. Stainsby has been away since the war, but his wife - or rather ex-wife - Diane says that her husband Malcolm is dead. She even has his death certificate to prove it. Stainsby claims that he has only recently regained his memory after a cinema he was in was hit by a flying bomb. David and Aunt Peggy surprises a mushroom collector on their land and Aunt Peggy discovers that some people will pay good money for mushrooms. And while all mushrooms are eatable their effect may differ ...
 
30 Apr. 2006
Runners and Riders
Caroline Farr has trained the horse Lucifer's Revenge for the Gold Cup race, but her estranged husband Simon wants to take all the credit. The question is will he knock down her uncle Lord Ashfordly and steal the horse to get it? Well, somebody does just that. Aidensfield is invaded by a lot of bikers, who stop at the Aidensfield Arms for a drink, but Oscar Blaketon reckons they will be trouble and refuse to serve them. Rosie thinks differently and joins them for a ride. In fact she is so impressed with their leader Jamie that she takes a few days holiday to be with ...
 
7 May 2006
Great Expectations
Colin Judd's father has died and according to his will his farm must be sold lock, stock and barrel at a dispersal sale and proceeds split between Colin and his good-for-nothing brother Andy. Aunt Peggy thinks a thing like that should not be happening, but is on the lookout for a bargain nonetheless. In her case "a bargain" is a horse and carriage, which she plans to use for sight seeings around the countryside. Well, the horse has its own ideas about that. Andy is an old friend of Debbie Bellamy's, but she is not particularly happy to see him and drives home under ...
 
14 May 2006
Kith and Kin
Somebody sets fire to Bernie Scripps and his hearse one night he is on his way back to Aidensfield. Luckily he escapes with burns on his right arm, but the car is a write-off. Rosie gets really worried about him, when he checks himself out of the hospital and disappears. Meg Sawyer gives birth to her first baby, but her father-in-law Ed causes nothing but trouble. Dr. Trent gets a visit from her father Maxwell Hamilton, but is not particularly happy to see him, because he left her and her mother when she was 10. But he just wants to see her again because he is ...
 
21 May 2006
Wine and Roses
Ronald Headley is found dead in the river and PC Bellamy is excluded from the investigation when it turns out that his wife Debbie may be involved. Headley was a bank manager who got into prison for embezzlement, and in his wallet the police find photos of the assistant manager of his old bank, Sheryl Cooper. The case leads to Phil discovering that Debbie has a drinking problem. Aunt Peggy is far from happy when a group of squatters makes camp at David's and her farm and demands police action, but she has come to an understanding with them when PC Younger arrives. ...
 
28 May 2006
This Happy Breed
Miller's ex army pal arrives. Peggy takes Phil's daughters poaching.
 
4 Jun. 2006
Keeping Secrets
Helen and Rob's wedding. Noisy neighbours.
 
18 Jun. 2006
The Dying of the Light
The honeymoon is over for Rob and Helen Walker. A car with an unconscious man in it is found in a ditch at Long Lane. And somebody has stolen all the sheep from Len Hallett's farm. Since it happened only a few hundred yards apart PC Walker suspects that the two cases are connected and that the unconscious man, Frank Mirfield, may have seen something he should not. Terry Parsons' grandmother has become senile dementia, and Dr. Walker suggests that they lock her in to keep her from wandering off, but the next morning the old lady has disappeared. Norman and Kath ...
 
2 Jul. 2006
Bad Company
On her way home from night class Sandra Proctor is forced off the road by a hit-and-run driver. Alan Seddon's car was stolen outside the dance hall in Ashfordly. Alan is the son of Roy Seddon, the councillor on the police committee, and Sergeant Miller gives the case top priority. The car is found abandoned, and it turns out to be the car that hit Sandra Proctor. Alan is known for his wild driving and neither his girlfriend Hayley nor his best friend Paul can give him an alibi for the entire evening, so he may have caused the accident and reported the car stolen to ...
 
2 Jul. 2006
Accidents Happen
Things are quiet at the police station in Ashfordly. Almost too quiet. And it is not going to last. Suddenly two armed men hold up PC Younger and Alf Ventress and lock them up in a cell, while they free a single "guest" without Sergeant Miller noticing anything from behind his desk at the sergeant's office. With PC Walker and PC Bellamy in hot pursuit through Aidensfield they kill a dog and seriously injure a pedestrian. To top it all the police do not even know the identity of the escaped prisoner, who was just detained overnight for being drunk. One more thing ...
 
29 Oct. 2006
C'est la Vie
Phil has gotten over Debbie's leaving him for her first husband who was not nearly as dead as she let him to believe, while Rob Walker has been away on leave after Helen's death. When Phil picks him up at the railway station they nearly collide with another car which ends up in the middle of a river. Rob saves the driver Les Cooper who is so grateful he decides to come clean, leave his former criminal life behind and make a fresh start. Oscar Blaketon tries to make Aidensfield twin with a French village where he spent his holiday. For that occasion he has invited some...
 
4 Nov. 2006
Old Scores
Martin Beldon has recently been released from jail after serving a 5-year sentence for rape. But somebody is out to get him, and since his lawyer gave the victim Judy Wharton such a hard time during trial that she committed suicide her father Tom and sister Linda are the most likely suspects. Then Linda's friend June claims that Beldon has raped her too. Aunt Peggy accidentally runs down the drunk, Sid Vickers. Vickers is one of her old friends and she decides to get him back on his feet again. There is a new face at the police station in Ashfordly. DS Rachel Dawson ...
 
12 Nov. 2006
Intelligence Matters
When Carol Cassidy wants to see Alice Tupper she finds the house broken into and the old woman hiding from the intruder. He himself is hiding in her shed, but he flees when Carol discovers him. PC Walker and PC Bellamy arrest him though when he tries to get to Whitby, but they are stopped by DS Dawson who demands that they hand him over to Guy Maitland from the Intelligence Services. Sergeant Miller is not ready to do that, and things are not made any easier by the fact that he has a terrible toothache. David and Aunt Peggy clear out an estate of the deceased Sadie ...
 
19 Nov. 2006
Please Please Me
A stranger asks for Rosie at the Aidensfield Arms. He is her former boyfriend Peter who cannot grasp that she broke up with him and wants her back. Rosie is not interested though and wants nothing to do with him. But that only makes him only more determined and he starts pestering her. Aunt Peggy's old banger gets stolen and with it David's dog Deefer which was in the boot because she is heat. PC Bellamy and PC Walker chases the thief, but he gets away when his helper blocks the road with a ladder. Gina is worried about Phil. He is still his good old self, but he ...
 
26 Nov. 2006
Memoirs of a Fighting Man
Two hooligans break in at major Littlewoods house, and he threatens them with his old army revolver. One of them, Billy Travis, is convinced the old war hero will not shoot and that mistake costs him his life. Littlewood turns himself in to the police claiming he only shot in self-defence, but Sergeant Miller does not quite agree! Harry Taylor is looking dealers to sell his petrol using a new, modern concept and Aunt Peggy promises to persuade Bernie Scripps telling Taylor that Bernie has not got all his marbles. Vicky Cammish goes to see nurse Cassidy because she has...
 
3 Dec. 2006
Pretty Woman
Rosie friend Diana Hill has become Miss Ashfordly. When somebody sets fire to her car PC Walker learns that she has received threatening letters to stop her from entering the Miss Yorkshire beauty pageant. Gina has realized that Phil Bellamy is the man for her, and she gives him a big hug when he picks her up from hospital after her being hurt in the car fire. Old Dan Fowles asks Aunt Peggy to bet on an outsider for him at the races. The horse wins, but Fowler dies before he can collect his winnings, and Peggy thinks it would be a shame if all that money should go to ...
 
10 Dec. 2006
Stumped
Important things are about to happen in Aidensfield. The annual cricket match against Scarsdale is coming up, and if Scarsdale wins again this year the trophy is theirs for keeps. Oscar Blaketon is the head of the Aidensfield team, but turmoil is raging the village and he must leave many of his best players out of account. And he has excluded the women beforehand, because their job is to see to the food and the tea. The police have problems of another kind. They have been tipped off about a raid on an armoured transport. They catch one of the raiders, Dave Dooley, but...
 
17 Dec. 2006
Little White Lies
Colonel Hudson holds an auction and since Aunt Peggy cannot get any more credit at Bernie's garage until she pays her bill she and David takes the soft job of driving for him. Hudson's son Duncan discovers that his young mother is having an affair with the family friend Nigel Parker. Parker gets seriously injured in an accident on his way home from a party at the Hudson estate, and when PC Walker conveys the bad news Duncan runs away. Gina and Phil think that Rob needs to get out some more and invite him and Gina's hairdresser Paula out on a double date. But the ...
 
24 Dec. 2006
Hearts and Flowers
Feelings are running high in Aidensfield. They want to organize a flower show, but people disagree on whether vegetables should be allowed or not. When they leave the Aidensfield Arms a shot is heard and Joyce Jowett's sister Sally collapses and dies in the arms of Carol Cassidy. Contrary to her sister Sally was sweet and lovable and the police cannot rule out that somebody else was the intended victim, but whom? It promises to be a hot summer and Aunt Peggy has bought an ice cream van. But she is away at her annual Redcoat reunion and has left David in charge of the ...
 
31 Dec. 2006
Give Peace a Chance
Jo Miller and her boyfriend Grag Parsons arrive in Aidensfield to organize a peace demonstration at an abandoned air base which the Americans plan to reopen. They team up with local troublemaker Pete Grimshaw. But the police has gotten wind of their plans and Division asks Sergeant Miller to keep an eye on the demonstrators. That does not go quietly. PC Walker is accused of beating up Greg Parsons and Jo is arrested to Sergeant Miller's displeasure, because she is his daughter! The new vet Fergus is on his way to the zoo with a cobra in a box. On his way he stops at ...
 
31 Dec. 2006
Dead Men Do Tell Tales
Nurse Cassidy's Land Rover with her medical bag gets stolen outside the Aidensfield Arms. The car is quickly recovered, but there is no trace of the bag and its contents. Some of it turns up though when Ricky Smith is hit by a car and PC Walker finds an empty pill bottle at the site. Sergeant Miller cannot wait to get young Ricky into court, because his mother who is a prominent lawyer has shielded him too many times. And she does not hesitate to make a complaint against nurse Cassidy for negligence. It does not matter to her that Cassidy was in a hurry to call an ...
 

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