Fiona celebrates the birth of her son with her mother. Pam isn't happy to see Steve at the hospital. Ashley doesn't like the idea of Zoe living off the state but she is adamant she's only claiming what she'd be entitled to if she lived alone. Les buys a second-hand metal detector to help him look for the brooch but can't get near the site because of the council security men. Fiona is grateful for Steve's support and dreads bringing the baby up without a father. Zoe and Leanne work on Ashley until he agrees to having Nick and Leanne as paying lodgers. They move in, thrilling Zoe who hopes they'll liven things up. Natalie tells Des that Samantha really loves him. There's a moment when he mistakes her sympathy for affection but she tells him that it would be no solution if they got together.


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