Ashley doesn't want Laurel to say anything to Rachel, but she can't help herself and goes looking for her. Ashley then sits at home feeling anxious, wondering whether it was Sandy who called social services. He feels guilty as he tries to convince himself and Sandy that he's done nothing wrong. Later, Laurel arrives at the pub to see Rachel and questions her about calling social services. Diane and Marlon are shocked to discover that Rachel believes Ashley is abusing Sandy. Diane immediately tells Rachel to leave and Laurel is grateful for the support. Meanwhile, Aaron postpones his drink with Ed to stay with Adam. When Aaron eventually arrives at the pub to meet Ed, it's too late. Ed leaves, explaining that as he only has one week left, he doesn't want to spend it just talking about Adam or being messed around. Aaron's left devastated. Elsewhere, Nicola realises that Jimmy is playing a game with her, Zak promises to rein in his drinking but is struggling to keep up the pretence, while Hannah tells Holly that she's got an offer from Glasgow University but is worried about leaving the family.


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