Steve finds Jim on the floor having spent all night like it. Sandy Hunter shows off his skills with the cocktail shaker and creates a "Bloody Vera". Jim decides to give up alcohol. Roy hangs around outside Hayley's home until she arrives back. She is delighted to see him but neither of them knows where they stand. Jack is humiliated when his back goes and Sandy takes on the cellar work. Fred tells Maxine that he needs a deposit and the first month's rent before she can move in. She wonders where she's going to get £510 from. Steve tells Jim's therapist, Michael Wall, that he's refusing all help. Roy is relieved to discover that Hayley just rents a room on Johan's houseboat. Michael tells Jim he has to have the will to want to work again and must come to terms with what's happened to him. Emily buys Spider a second-hand suit to help in his campaign. She is shocked when he admits that he will refuse his council seat if he is elected as he doesn't want his values to be corrupted. Fred and Alec force Audrey to write to the Gazette demanding a retraction on her article. Maud is concerned when she sees Jim push his chair out into the path of Mike's car. He is angry when Mike manages to avoid hitting him.


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