Richard talks to Curly as his local councillor to see if anything can be done to stop the bail hostel going ahead. He tries to bribe Curly which doesn't do him any favours. Curly tells him that the planning permission has already been passed. Peter tells Shelley that he's kicked Ciaran out. Shelley tells him that it's still over between them as the trust has gone. Peter is devastated. Blanche persuades Archie to accompany her to a whist drive next Friday evening. Rosie has a tummy bug. Sally had forgotten how good Kevin is with the kids. Maria says her goodbyes. Tyrone is very upset as he can't bear to see her go. Nick makes up with Gail and hugs her goodbye. Blanche sees her letter printed in the problem page of the Gazette. She doesn't realise that Ken has written the reply telling her to move on and forget Archie. Richard is now desperate to get rid of the flats at The Ridings and he offers to reduce the price even further to Steve but he isn't interested. Richard's day goes from bad to worse when Archie gives him the bill for the wedding cars. Tyrone turns up at the airport to try and persuade Maria to stay. He tells her he wants to marry her. Maria hugs him but says goodbye as she knows it's time to move on. Richard tells Gail that he's in huge financial trouble if he doesn't get a reasonable price for the flats which now seem totally worthless. Nick and Maria leave for Canada.


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