Gail apologises to Suzie when she discovers how Bob Birchall really is. Bet plans a party to celebrate Annie being in the Rovers for forty years. Bob accuses Elsie of turning Suzie against him and tells her he doesn't want Suzie living with a tart like her. Elsie throws him out. Bob tries to force Suzie into his car, Steve stops him and Bob hits him. Bob tells Suzie he never wants to see her again. Annie is touched when the residents throw the party for her. She is astonished when Billy arrives as a special guest. Richard Cresswell comes from Newton & Ridley and presents Annie with a silver tray. Deirdre is followed home and is assaulted under the viaduct.