Martin and Gail realise its stupid to row; they're both on the same side. They ask Nicky to leave St Luke's team but he refuses. Nicky runs out of the house with his football kit when Martin tries to stop him going to St Lukes. Ivy watches Nicky playing football and is stunned when Martin appears and drags Nicky off the pitch. Martin is sorry for humiliating Nicky but Gail thinks he did the right thing. Nicky refuses to talk to either of them. Vera holds a council of war with Jack and the Websters over Jim's extension. Kevin suggests they complain to the council. Jack tackles Jim about the extension.When Jim insults Vera, Jack nearly goes for him. Jack rings the Council and complains about Jim. Liz begs Jim to talk to the Websters and Duckworths about the extension. Jim attempts to placate the Duckworths and Websters but ends up rowing with Vera. He is furious when Jack reveals he's contacted the Council and an Inspector is being sent round. Alf gives Bet money and asks her to buyan eternity ring for Audrey on his behalf as he can't get out of the house.