Monday 29th: Bob offers Hazel some hours in the café as the builders arrive to start work on Dale Head.
Tuesday 30th: Hazel is under strain as she tries to get on with things in her new job. Later, when Rachel asks Bob for a job in the café, he tells her that they’ve recruited Hazel.
Wednesday 31st: Bob wants Hazel to have something to look forward to.
Thursday 1st (7pm): Hazel’s touched when Bob offers to lend her the money to go travelling, leaving Brenda unimpressed. Frustrated with Brenda’s moaning, Hazel quits her job and takes Bob up on his offer, excited at the prospect of going away.
Thursday 1st (8pm): Hazel tells Aaron that she’s going away for a while and fights back tears as she goes.
Friday 2nd: Zak offers to help Chas with Aaron.
Monday 5th (Hour-Long): When Zak witnesses Aaron fly off the handle while fixing a car, he reckons he knows what to do to sort him out – he’s going to fix up his old punch bag so Aaron can take out his anger on it. Later, Zak catches Aaron hitting the punch bag on his own and knows he’s made an impression. Zak tells Aaron that he’s not the only one going through a difficult time at the moment and he should look out for others, just like they have been looking after him.
Tuesday 6th: No episode.
Wednesday 7th (Hour-Long): Chas worries for Aaron when she realises he left the house at dawn, and her concerns are heightened further when she discovers he’s not at work either. When Chas sees the punch bag, she’s not impressed – worrying about what Aaron will turn into. At Jackson’s grave, Aaron is wrestling with his feelings while a concerned Ashley offers him words of comfort. Aaron wonders if Jackson would have felt differently a few months on as he scrapes his knuckles along a gravestone to relieve himself of the emotional pain. Later while at work, Aaron hides his grazed knuckles from Cain and enjoys time with Zak on the punch bag as Chas watches on. In the pub, Chas and Zak spot Aaron’s knuckles, but he blames it on using the punch bag with no gloves. Putting his sore hand in disinfectant, Aaron holds it there to let the pain block everything else out…
Thursday 8th (One Episode): Chas urges Cain to trust Aaron again. Later, Chas asks Paddy to speak to Aaron about college.
Friday 9th: Everyone is keen for Aaron to return to college for his mechanics course.