Patrick visits Ambridge Organics to tell Kirsty that Borsetshire Wildlife Trust has finally signed a lease for Arkwright Lake. He mentions the extensive work that needs to be done on the reserve, and brings along a volunteering application form for Kirsty. She agrees to help on the understanding that she can work as much or as little as she likes.
Tony comes in after visiting Jack. Peggy hasn't visited him in a few days due to a heavy cold. Tony gets the wrong end of the stick about Patrick and Kirsty's relationship, but Kirsty confirms they are just friends. Tony and Patrick organise a meeting on Wednesday for Patrick to look at Tony's willow system.
Jim is disappointed to hear that Lilian will keep her hair as it is for his party. He's had a similar response from Tony about his and Pat's relaxed approach to costume. When Paul pulls into the drive, Lilian says that he is a builder and hints for Jim to leave.
Over lunch, Lilian and Paul empathise with each other about the loneliness of living alone. Lilian looks forward to Matt's return, and Matt tries to be positive, saying it's tremendous that she won't have be lonely any more.