Ashley's relieved when Sally agrees to leave the house but she makes him feel dreadful in the process. He visits Laurel at Nicola's house to tell her about Sally's departure and Laurel agrees to return home. However, just as she's settling back in, Ashley informs her that Sally hasn't left the village and is staying at Edna's. Laurel's furious and as another row ensues, Ashley's unable to reassure her that Sally will leave and is forced to watch Laurel walk out of his life to her mum's with the children. Ashley attempts to stop her but she remains strong as she asserts that she'll go mad unless he lets her go. Meanwhile, Ryan tells Katie that she's a fool for letting Maisie get away with losing the horse. However, when Natasha confronts Katie, Maisie steps in and tries to blame Holly - before finally confessing that it was her. Unaware that Maisie's owned up to the mishap, Ryan confronts her in the pub about dropping the staff in it. Elsewhere, Eric senses the atmosphere between Leyla and David is still awkward and tells David that if he still loves her, it'll work out in the end. Later, David asks Leyla if they can make a fresh start and go on a date.


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