Peggy Snow attempts to do the right thing but it backfires leaving her facing allegations.
A suprising answer lies behind a boys behavioural problems. Peggy delivers Wendy Atkins lost underwear and an ultimatum.
Ruth's baby is abducted by a resident of the local nursing home and Stephan has to come to terms with Wendy Atkins leaving.
The Skelthwaite Scorpians have a new recruit and he makes an impact. Ruth goes to Scarborough for a conference and bumps into an old flame and Stephan goes to London in search of Wendy.
Walters flat catches fire. Simon and Ruth quarrel over Ruths Job and Stephan's agreement with Peggy is long overdue.
The Skelthwaite Scorpians prepare for a match against formidable opponents. A pig farmers wife reveals a secret to Ruth and Peggy and Stephan waits for a letter that could mean he leaves Skelthwaite.