Josie is bemused when Vera tells her about seeing Ivy's ghost, annoying Don. When he hears Des is on business in Wigan, Jim phones up to check up on him, relieved that it is true. Vera worries about Ivy's soul being in torment. Stephen arranges a small presentation for local businesses and asks Alma to take care of the catering. Josie and Don lay on a spread for the family as they celebrate Sarah Louise's ninth birthday. Maureen is shocked to discover that Maud had proposed to Percy. She feels left out of everything. Josie and Don are disturbed when the lights on Sarah's cake blow out by themselves. Mike urges Alma to cater for Stephen, telling her that it's an opportunity she can't miss.


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