David's helping Lynda measure the village telephone box before the parish council meeting. They need to decide what to do with it, now it belongs to them.
Tom sees Matt going into the shop. Tom tells David he's got a business proposition for Matt, as a silent partner. David's not sure how the silent part would work. Tom tries to catch Matt but Matt tells him now's not a good time.
Matt arrives home. He's disappointed that Lilian's going to the parish meeting. Tom drops in to talk to Matt. He explains he needs Brian out of the business, and it would be a sound investment for Matt. Matt's uninterested - Tom's caught him at a bad time: he can't help.
At the parish meeting Lynda argues that the phone box should become an art work - Ambridge's own Angel of the North. Lilian's suggestion is a tourist information booth. She ends up with the vote. It just needs someone to maintain it.
Lilian returns home and tells Matt they should go on holiday. Matt says he's too busy. Lilian explains - Chalky's agreed to look after things. Matt explodes. He wouldn't let Chalky look after paperclips! Chalky's not going to get rid of Matt that easily.
Episode written by Tim Stimpson.