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Aaron overhears Lisa telling the other Dingles about the Wyldes’ arrival at Home Farm and takes Belle to ‘welcome’ them to the village. Stealing from the Wyldes removal van, Aaron is startled when Natasha comes to tell the removal men off and he leaves Belle to get caught. Belle refuses to divulge the true perpetrator when questioned. A furious Natasha takes Belle to Lisa and demands her possessions are returned by lunch time. Despite Belle's reluctance Lisa confronts a brash Aaron and fumes to discover his guilt. Enraged by his lack of remorse, Lisa kicks Aaron out. Vowing to stick by her son, Chas goes too. Elsewhere, Mark begins to get his bearings at Home Farm but his and Natasha's attempts to get settled in are hampered by incompetent removal men. After expressing complaints in the village, the Wyldes are stunned when various villagers including Rodney and Betty turn up to aid the unpacking and regale their new neighbours with the history of Home Farm. As more guests arrive, the Thomases officially meet their new landlords and eyebrows are raised when Natasha mentions they’ll be charging rent on the vicarage. When the chaos dies down, Mark and Natasha reflect on the fun they’ll have integrating into the country lifestyle. Also, Lisa invites Marlon and Donna to Zak’s birthday party but he’s unsure of the reception his wayward wife will receive. He tells Donna who feels it’s best they attend, before she shows him a letter calling her as a witness in Ross’ trial. Later, Marlon is forced to vigorously defend Donna's reputation when she comes under fire from Shadrach and Zak, but he lets slip about the surprise party at the same time, although embarrassed Marlon insists that the Dingles make Donna feel welcome.


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  • One of the removal men is uncredited despite a couple lines of dialogue.
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