Nicola has outstayed her welcome, and Emily is determined to send her packing. She tentatively questions if Nicola has had her boiler fixed and when she’ll be moving out. Trying to hide her bitterness, Nicola insists she’ll be out tonight. Paddy has had to cancel a fostering meeting, due to a last minute surgery call out. Emily is annoyed, hoping it won’t reflect badly on their chance to foster. The prospect of being homeless dawns on Nicola until she spies the perfect opportunity to stay another night by offering to keep Emily company, while Paddy works late. True to form, Nicola sets about stirring up trouble between Emily and Paddy, insisting that Paddy has a habit of working late, and neglecting Emily. Annoyed, Emily invites Nicola to stay another night! Marlon is desperate to make a fuss of Tricia after the episode at the airport. Aware that she is insecure about their relationship, he is pushing the boat out to make her feel loved. In The Woolpack, Tricia is secretly revelling in the adoring attention he is giving her. With the man of her dreams pandering to her every need, she is very glad she didn’t get on the plane. She tentatively reminds Marlon of his proposal from the previous day, asking him to repeat his gesture. As he gets down on bended knee, and asks for her hand, Tricia is the happiest woman in the world as she accepts! Mack is conscious that the work in Emmerdale is drying up and before long he will be out of a job. Feeling strangely attached to the village, he is suddenly realising that his priorities lie with Diane.