Monday 27th: Hazel approaches Aaron and apologises for how things worked out. Feeling uncomfortable in Dale Head, Aaron points out that he’s not allowed to talk to witnesses and leaves.
Tuesday 28th: Aaron decides to return to work and when Ashley arrives to pick his car up, he tells Aaron that he doesn’t want to see him go to prison. However, Aaron replies that he failed at his one job of offering comfort when people need it. Ashley leaves as Debbie arrives and Aaron tells her that he doesn’t know how he’s going to get through this.
Wednesday 29th: Chas asks Aaron to sit with her in the café, telling him that she broke up with Nikhil. Chas is annoyed when Brenda asks Aaron how Hazel’s holding up, prompting Aaron to visit her. However, Aaron gets no response when he calls through Hazel’s letterbox – Hazel is inside but doesn’t answer the door.
Thursday 30th (7pm): Hazel visits Aaron at the garage and apologises for letting him down. She approaches Bob outside the café and is about to sit down for a coffee when she notices a council van pull up outside Dale Head and heads over. Bob’s concerned when Hazel refuses to let the social services collector take Jackson’s chair.
Thursday 30th (8pm): Bob helps Hazel see sense over the council collection. Aaron leaves after all of Jackson’s things have been taken, awkwardly telling Hazel that they’re not allowed to talk. Hazel then gets upset, telling Bob how empty everything seems.