Despite Karl’s infidelity with Sunita, his knight in shining armour act during the fire rescued him from a life without Stella, but how will she react when he proposes? While she was all ready for a fresh start when she welcomed him back into her life, is Karl moving much faster than she had anticipated?
After everything that’s happened with the Rovers, the last thing Stella needs is for Leanne and Karl to be at each others' throats, but Leanne is adamant that it will only be a matter of time before Karl hurts her mum again. When she learns of Karl’s proposal, she goes out of her way to make Stella see what a mistake this would be. This week find out how Leanne reacts to Karl’s threats and whether Karl’s words of warning will prevent her from sabotaging his dreams of marrying Stella.
While the Rovers may be on the mend, it seems there’s still a long way to go. But when Stella doesn’t quite get the news she was hoping for from the insurance company, who will she turn to? Leanne may be willing to help financially, but on what condition?
It’s been a tough old time for Eileen and Paul, with Paul coming to terms with the death of his colleague and Eileen having to realise that to keep Paul she must accept his job too. As he boards his train away from Weatherfield, will Eileen catch him just in time?
Reunited on the cobbles, they prepare to rebuild their life together. However, while Eileen may have told him she’s come to terms with his profession, how will she cope when he eventually rejoins his old fire squad? Haunted by those familiar nerves, will she be able to hide her fear for Paul or is it set to ruin them once and for all?
Elsewhere on the Street, Carla manages to persuade Peter to give Rob a chance at the bookies, much to his disapproval. When Peter starts to develop new tactics to antagonise his girlfriend’s brother, Carla quickly realises it’s not only the bookies punters who have been placing bets.