Pip surprises Ruth and David with her elaborate make-up. Although angry David tells her she can't take her exam looking like that, Ruth says there's no point arguing when it's such an important day for Pip. Ruth's shocked when Pip tells her she's finished with Jonathan. Later Ruth tells David that Pip seems much happier. If that means she's going to stay at college, that's a price worth paying.
Lilian fields another phone call for Matt. Jennifer visits Lilian, who's positive about being able to visit Matt weekly. Lilian's dismayed when she learns that Lynda is standing for parish council chair and urges David to stand instead, but he's too busy. They'll just have to hope no-one nominates Lynda...
Eddie's decrepit van breaks down on the side of the road in the middle of delivering some compost. He rings Will to help but they can't get the van started. While Will delivers the compost in his car, Eddie rings a mate with a garage about the van. Frustrated Eddie hopes he can fix it, because without his van Eddie can't do a thing.
Episode written by Tim Stimpson.