Neighbours spoilers: Piper Willis investigates Leo Tanaka

Neighbours, Piper Willis

After discovering the secret file in the office, Piper is convinced her mum Terese's boyfriend Leo is up to something shifty

After working as lawyer Toadie Rebecchi's legal assistant this year, it looks like Piper Willis has learned enough tricks of the trade to carry out her own investigation... into her mum Terese's boyfriend, Leo Tanaka!

Piper's suspicions about Leo are increasing after finding a secret file with his name on at Toadie's office. And since neither Toadie or Leo will reveal what's going on, Piper is determined to find out what shifty business Leo is involved in...

However, after accessing Leo's computer and discovering some e-mails between the businessman and the mystery woman pictured in the photograph she found, Piper has some big explaining to do when Leo catches her snooping!

Neighbours, Amy Williams

Amy receives bad news about Robinson Heights. (Picture: Channel 5)

Meanwhile, the Robinson Heights development suffers a setback when handywoman Amy Williams receives an emergency phonecall and discovers a load of wiring and copper pipes have been stolen from the premises bringing the construction to a standstill.

Little does Amy know, however, but her own boyfriend Gary Canning was involved in the theft...

Elsewhere, the end-of-year school exam results are in and Xanthe Canning is thrilled to discover she has good enough results to go to university.

Unfortunately, it's bad news for her friend Yashvi Rebecchi who tries to keep her disappointing exam results from her friends and family and is left feeling like a failure. What will Yashvi do now she can't join Xanthe and go to university?

Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm on Channel 5

Simon Timblick

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters. Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave? Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!

Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy. He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.

Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)

And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.