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Sarah The heat is on for Sarah and Richie. Ollie has told Andy about the affair, and now Angie is in on the secret as well. She thinks it's another of Ollie's wind-ups, but she goes over to see Sarah anyway. Sarah is busy baking butterfly cakes when Angie asks her about Richie. Sarah goes all coy and denies that anything is going on - he's way too young for her. Angie tells her that Ollie has told Andy, which worries her because he isn't talking to Sarah at present. She continues to deny it, but Supercop isn't convinced. Richie pops in later. When he tries to kiss her, she pulls away and tells him that Andy knows about the affair. Richie thinks it's a sign that they can just leave, but Sarah tells him to give her a few more days while she talks to him. Later, Andy is about to scoff a butterfly cake when Sarah walks in. She reassures him that she is *not* having an affair with Richie, but he's unconvinced because Ollie's a "mate". Only when she swears it's untrue does Andy relax. Vets Adam has hired another receptionist, Madeleine Short (or Mad for Short, as she calls herself. Ho ho, I don't think). At first she seems super efficient, as she manages to persuade a dealer to deliver surgical gloves on time. However, later her biorhythms are out of sync, and Adam is forced to sack her when she is rude to a customer. Election This unexciting storyline rumbles on, with Eric buying drinks in an effort to buy votes. Seth is keen, but Terry and Frankie are unconvinced. As usual, Alan and Eric get into an argument about who'd be the best, when someone (can't remember who) suggests that they hold a debate in the village hall, with Ashley chairing. Diane takes time out to advise Alan that he needs to get rid of his pompous attitude if he's going to get anywhere in this election. Charity She may be good at side-stepping Eric Pollard, but it looks like Charity's got a bit of a past. A wannabe thug wanders into the shop looking for her and arousing Marlon's suspicions. He tells Cain, who's madly in love with Charity and has appointed himself as her bodyguard. Eric is in the middle of offering her a job as his PA (should he win the election) when Wannabe Thug wanders in, demanding his money. Eric pays £500 to get rid of him, as Charity runs off in tears. Cain turns up later to comfort her, telling her that she could do a lot worse than him. Only if she was that kid in Tommy, though.... Ends -- Dionne
Lisa & Zak Lisa has got the money off Scott for the garage equipment. Zak thinks she should use it to set herself up in another business but Lisa has lost her confidence and drive after recent events and isn't convinced by Zak's encouragement that she can start again. Later, talking to Jason in the Woolpack, Zak has a brainwave - Lisa and Jason should set up a roofing business together. The Vets' The surgery has another 'comedy' receptionist. This one's straight out of a Carry On film and divides her time between flirting with the clients and Adam and Paddy, engaging in innuendo and checking her make-up. Adam and Paddy find her hilarious but Zoe tells them off for making fun of her. Sarah & Richie Sarah visits Richie at work. She tells him it's been difficult for her to speak to him because the kids were around but Richie is sick of her using the kids as an excuse. Sarah tells him that she's told Angie about their affair and Richie says she should tell Jack. He's being decidedly cool with her as he's tired of being messed around but Sarah persuades him to go to the election meeting with her. The election meeting has been cancelled due to lack of interest but, sadly, the same can't be said for this storyline. Richie insists that he wants everyone to know about their relationship, including Jack. Sarah still won't commit herself so Richie delivers her an ultimatum - If Sarah won't tell Jack she's leaving him, Richie will. Seth Seth turns up in The Woolpack, carrying a 'briefcase' and asking for a lemonade instead of his usual ale as he's off to 'a conference'. It turns out he's going to a meeting at Tate Haulage as their new 'tourism consultant'. He has a rather novel approach to tourism which involves several of his drinking mates and showing the punters 'summat they can't see at home'. He says tourists want to see the real countryside and some of its characters. Sean nearly jumps out of his skin when Seth produces a dead ferret from his bag but he is convinced that Seth is onto a winner. Kelly & Roy's anniversary Roy is determined to make his and Kelly's anniversary special but Kelly is just as determined to make it another day of whining and pouting like any other. Today's whinge is the usual complaint about Roy not having a proper job and why couldn't he have done what Scott has done in taking over the garage. Roy goes to see Scott at the garage. He tells Scott he wants to know what the secret of impressing Kelly is as nothing he does ever impresses her. Scott tells him that everything between him and Kelly was over a long time ago and there's no point in looking back. Scott won't apologise for taking over Lisa's business and trying to make a success of his life. He tells Roy that he's not going to be a waster just to make Roy look good. Later, Roy chats to Charity in the Woolpack and asks her to go to a club with him but she says she doesn't think Kelly would be very happy about it. Roy decides he'd rather spend his anniversary drowning his sorrows in the pub than going home to Kelly and who can blame him? The election campaign Eric is working on his campaign and, unsurprisingly, he's playing dirty. He asks Sam to plaster his posters over Viv's and Alan's. Sam is worried that Emily will find out but Eric persuades him to do it. Emily sees him but thinks he's removing Eric's posters rather than putting them up. However, later in the Woolpack, he has to admit that he is supporting Eric, not Viv. Emily is angry and walks out. Sam follows her and explains that he was being paid to help Eric. Emily says that's even worse but she changes her tune when Sam tells her that he wanted the money to pay for Butch's plaque. Frankie & Zoe Frankie is busy sewing Joseph's costume for the May Fair when Terry walks in. He remarks on how well she gets on with Joseph and Frankie recalls how her father stayed up all night making angel wings for her nativity play when she was a kid. She didn't appreciate it at the time and he died a year later. Zoe hears this conversation from the next room but doesn't interrupt them. After Frankie has gone, she tells Terry that Frankie never opens up to her like that but Terry insists that he just happened to be there when the costume-making reminded her of her father. Bernice & Ashley One of Ashley's parishioners confronts him in the Woolpack about him and Bernice 'carrying on'. She says she's one of the 'silent majority' who disapprove of his behaviour. She is further incensed by Bernice and Ashley kissing in the Woolie and Diane informing her that, as soon as Ashley got the green light from Bernice, he was 'like a rat up a drainpipe'. Rachel
Roy's day went from bad to worse. Although he and 'Kel' are broke they splashed out on lunch and beers in the Wooly - but was it any wonder that Kelly's face was in her boots? Roy should really practice eating in front of the mirror before he tackles the task in public - the sight of him dribbling as he suggested buying cheap wine for a quiet night in to celebrate their wedding anniversary was enough to drive an angel away, let alone Kelly! To add to her misery Kelly had just learn about Scott's foray into the garage business and knew that Roy should have thought of that himself. Lisa found life improving as she went into partnership with Jason in the roofing business - let's hope she'll be holding the ladder rather than scaling the heights! The council candidate's open forum was cancelled due to local apathy and Pollard found Sam Dingle defecting to support Viv Windsor. The sound of Chris Tate actually laughing overcame the surprise of seeing Seth Arm! strong in a suit. He'd come armed with a dead ferret to offer his services as Tate Tours local tourism consultant. His 'ridiculous brilliancy' earnt him the job. There could be trouble ahead for Ashley as Edna, the guardian of decent behaviour in the village, began to question his morals.