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Joe's downhearted to learn that neither he nor Jill got a place on the plinth in Trafalgar Square. There's only one more draw to go ...

David's impressed with Eddie's desire to learn more about the grazing system. Impulsively, David asks Eddie to consider looking after Brookfield while they're on holiday. Eddie is unsure; until Joe points out that their whole family could enjoy the luxury of Brookfield for an entire week.

Mike's feeling low. Expanding the herd would need more money than he's prepared to borrow. However, he perks up when he tells Vicky that he's booked their honeymoon - and it involves a boat. Assuming it's a cruise, Vicky goes into overdrive excitement.

Vicky shows Brenda the garden plans. Realising they involve getting rid of Betty's tree, Brenda lets rip, accusing Vicky of trying to take over the family. Vicky's upset: she didn't know it was Betty's tree - or that it would have been Betty's birthday today. When Mike learns about the fracas, he tries to talk to Brenda but she accuses him of forgetting Betty's birthday. Mike stands firm. He did remember the birthday, and he'll never forget Betty. Brenda softens as Mike promises the tree isn't going anywhere.

Episode written by Tim Stimpson.

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Wed 5 Aug 2009 14:00

Helen Titchener on Trial

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Brief yourself on the trial's key moments and Helen and Rob's full story.

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