Martin assures Karen that everything will be alright. Brian wants to take Ivy's £200 but Gail wants to wait until they're desperate. Elsie buys a new sideboard. Len tells Elsie that the police found Martin and Karen in the yard. She can't believe his stupidity. Johnny and Maureen Webb are reconciled. Annie is furious when Eddie and Johnny discuss the contents of her bins over the bar, especially the soup tins she throws out - after telling Albert that her bar soups are homemade. She tells Eddie and Johnny that her bins are her own affair. Mr Oldfield warns Elsie that he'll take Martin to court if he speaks to Karen again. Brian feels they should forget Christmas but Gail wants to carry on as usual. Elsie tells Mr Oldfield that Karen is scared of him. She asks him to guide the kids, not drive them apart. Oldfield refuses as he thinks Martin is a bad influence. Eddie returns a can of hair colouring to Annie from his bin round as it's still half-full. Annie is furious. Bert agrees to Brian having the £200. Gail refuses the money as it's charity. Annie phones the cleansing department and tells the manager she wants new binmen. Gail tells Brian their baby is not going to be born on the dole; she's going to beg Ron Sykes to take him back.


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