Valerie helps a woman with dementia

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Valerie goes to meet her old friend Michael, who works in a Charity Shop. A woman enters, Paula, but Michael asks her to leave. Paula faints and Valerie helps her eventually taking her home where she discovers that Paula is Michael's mum who is suffering from dementia. Later, Michael explains his father threw his mother out when she starting taking drugs but Valerie convinces him to give her another chance.

Mrs Tembe spots an article in the newspaper about Councillor Hargreaves stepping down and she and Emma suggest that Heston should stand for election in his place. 

Zara is back from Australia and full of the wonderful time they have had despite Joe's illness and manages to rub Ayesha up the wrong way with thoughtless suggestions. Emma further winds her up when she tells Ayesha about her date with Franc, who is not getting out at all as Sierra is living with her.

Ellen Markwardt
Listings Editor at TV Times

I've always had a passion for TV and movies, and got my dream job as TV Times Listings Editor over a decade ago. previously I was interviewing celebrities on a freelance basis for What's On TV, TV Easy and TV & Satellite Week magazines. There's nothing better than going behind-the-scenes of TV shows to bring our readers on set secrets and gossip! As well as my main role at TV Times, I also write Coronation Street spoilers for and write daily On Demand reviews.