Thursday 28 January

RHONA DECIDES TO SURPRISE PADDY. Paddy and Tess arrive at the hotel, both excited about their night away together. Meanwhile, Rhona discovers they’ve got through to the panel stage of the adoption and she calls Paddy, interrupting his moment with Tess to tell him the good news. Vanessa encourages Rhona to go and surprise Paddy at the conference, whilst Tess returns to the hotel room to find Paddy packing as he gives her the news. He’s determined to go and see Rhona and tells Tess it’s over between them. Meanwhile, Rhona arrives at reception and begins to head up to his room…

LAUREL’S DECISION IS MADE FOR HER? Laurel tells Ashley the doctor has advised her to allow herself more time to make a decision and has referred her for counselling. Laurel admits she’s not sure she’s doing the right thing and he tells her she can’t ignore her feelings and they are united. Later, Laurel comes downstairs after a shower and is scared as she tells Ashley she’s bleeding.

UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY. Lisa’s moody as it would have been her and Zak’s wedding anniversary. Kerry tells Belle he and Joanie have gone to house sit in Ireland. Belle’s adamant Lisa shouldn’t find out but it’s not long before Pearl puts her foot in it.

ALSO: Noah’s hurt when Cain gets a visiting order from Charity and he’s not been included.