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Neighbours Spoilers: Will Steph Scully fight for custody of her son Charlie?

Steph strikes an unexpected deal that will allow her teenage son Charlie to stay in Ramsay Street

Steph is reeling from the revelation Phillippa has been cheating on Max, and is ready to go with legal-eagle Toadie's suggestion she use the information to help her get back custody of her son, Charlie.

But after a heart-to-heart with Toadie's wife Sonya, Steph begins to realise the effect an ugly court case could have on Charlie. So she makes an unexpected deal with Phillippa which will allow Charlie to temporarily stay with her in Ramsay Street.

Elsewhere, Yashvi is the target of racial harassment on the footie field. The teenager plays badly in her latest match and starts to lose her confidence because of rival Marisa's racial slurs. But what will Yashvi's mum Dipi do when she finds out her daughter is being bullied?

Also, Piper is not impressed when hot gardener Cassius visits the nursery and makes a nuisance of himself.

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

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.