Al sees Lottie, who is very erratic and wants to be taken into care. Jimmi helps Heather look into her Uncle George's family history, though has a fit when she starts on his. Zara takes Joe to the library.
Whilst investigating a hit and run, and burglary, Rob and Howard find one of the toys stolen from Zara's. Ayesha joins Emma, Niamh and Heather for their pajama party games night where Heather has a shock announcement.
Mrs Tembe investigates when she meets a young girl who thinks she's an Angel and may be being held at the local convent against her wishes. Heather gets a shock when he ex, Phil, finds out about the baby.
An old friend of Niamh's turns up wanting to stop over, but brings her 15 year old boyfriend along too. Rob and Karen go house hunting with Barry's agent friend, though are shocked to see how young, gorgeous and female she is.
Ms Wilson turns up at the Mill with her camera. She's been complaining about the Mill for years, so Howard calls for her liaison officer. It's Sid's first day, but he talks far too much. Ayesha has a flat pack wardrobe delivered.
Niamh deals with Sylvia Blim, though is worried about her ragged appearance and bad cough. Her daughter says she's very rich and owns many businesses. Zara asks Al to look at Joe. Jimmi gets worried when he can't reach Heather.
Heston is amazed when carer David Moss begs him not to tell his visiting girlfriend Sue that his mother has just died upstairs as he fears Sue will abort her trip to an Italian cookery school if she finds out. However his efforts to prevent Sure from meeting the undertakers end in disaster and nearly split the couple up. Al is worried when he is unable to contact Jimmi but Zara is pleased when specialist Dr Michael Burnett takes her concerns over Joe seriously.
Karen pops round a friends for lunch only to find her with another man. Then her husband turns up. Al convinces Jimmi to go round to Bryn's house. Zara takes Joe to the park, and bumps into Dr Burnett and his daughter.
Howard coaxes Ayesha into representing the Mill at the local Young Carer Awards, where she meets Jackie and her carer, son Tom. Michael asks Zara a lot of personal questions at their latest session with Joe.
Sid goes to see a patient of Jimmi's who has cancer, but soon gets off on the wrong foot. Michael invites himself round to Zara's, and brings a picnic. Jimmi's back at the Mill, though he's a bit quiet and miserable.
Rob and Emma deal with Norman, who turns up at the police station with cuts on his face, saying that he's a psychopath. Howard tries to talk to Jimmi. Sid and Al are confused when they see signs of Zara being happy.
Al gets caught up and held a knife-point at the corner shop by a Muslim girl looking for happiness. Michael turns up at Zara's with a bottle of wine. Emma, Niamh and Ayesha have a wine tasting night, and end up getting drunk.
Mrs Tembe welcomes a new member to the Church refreshments committee, though she's a bit blunt in her views. Daniel returns from Australia, though he and Zara spend most of the time arguing about Joe. Rob and Karen have a declutter day.
Rob and a young PC stumble across an elderly couple who have been tricked by a conman burglar. It's games night with Emma and Niamh, and Ayesha brings out the Tarot cards. Zara and Daniel try, and fail, to have a night in without arguing.
Zara and Daniel continue to argue after she spent the night at Michael's. Sid and Karen get the brunt of her mood. Mrs Tembe does her back in when picking up a cigarette, though still insists on holding the surprise fire drill.
Niamh and Al attend the wedding of her old friend jack where they are mistaken for a couple. Jack's spiteful 15 year old daughter Lucy attempts to sabotage proceedings by getting Rachel's young son Ben drunk and then going to a hotel room with a pick-up. Niamh tries to help the family resolve matters and get to the bottom of Lucy's resentment.
Apprehensive about returning to work after being beaten up three months earlier Patrick Jennings derives confidence from his jujitsu class and Sid is tempted to join, proving himself the hero of the hour when Patrick dislocates his shoulder. Still suffering from back ache Mrs Tembe has cause to be grateful to Al when she gets locked in the toilet and things do not improve between Zara and Daniel.