Stella tries in vain to contact Karl when she faces a crisis in the pub. Carla receives Frank's order for a box of silk, but refuses to hand it over to Sally and Anne, while Tina finds herself in trouble with the law after having another spat with Kirsty. Sophie and Sian plan for their civil partnership and Peter is shaken by a request from Emily. A meeting about a tram crash memorial service leaves Peter distressed, and when he bumps into Carla his thoughts turn to drink. Sally works late with Frank, and Tina is forced to pay a hefty car-clamping fine.