Ken receives a letter from the council telling him that the road resurfacing has been brought forward. Curly and Emma discuss honeymoon arrangements; they plan to go to New York. Vera prepares to have her tests done. Tyrone is tense about Vera's tests but Curly tells him that he's no use to anyone in the state he is in. Maxine is determined to get pregnant. She buys a bundle of magazines in the hope they will give her fertility advice, she also speaks to Matt about this. One possibility is to give up alcohol, this idea stuns Ashley. Ken tries to rally support for a residents' meeting. Curly convinces Vera to let Jack know about her apprehensions. Les tells Janice that everyone is petitioning in vain as he has been put on the team to resurface the street and they start this week. Vera's tests are positive. She hands Jack a letter and her will, but he doesn't want it because he doesn't want to think of life without her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The street's cobbles come under threat. Jack grows concerned for Vera.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,550,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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