Vicky wants to stay in Handforth but Bet takes her back to the Rovers to talk to the Arden's executor. Vicky's Uncle Nick tells the Gilroys that Vick has been well provided for in the wills. The money is to be kept in trust until she is 18 so she can stay on at school. Alec decides to apply to be Vicky's legal guardian, but Vicky isn't sure if that's what she wants. Vicky tells Alec she's going to live with her friend Belinda and her family. She tells them that she wants to live with people that she knows. The Tilsley's join the Barnes' on the canal, but Steph refuses to help out with the boat. Sarah Louise doesn't like the boat. Steph rows with Des, accusing him of being selfish and obsessed with the boat. Gail and Martin feel in the way with the Barnes and don't enjoy the day. Steph admits to Des that she's having and affair but asks him not to make a fuss in front of the Tilsley's. As they row, Gail gathers the children and gets Martin to get them a taxi. Steph leaves with the Tilsley's,Des tells her he never wants to see her again hoping she wont' go but she does.Steve enjoys being a DJ, but Ken returns a day early and hears 'The Adventures of Capt Ken Barlow' on the taxi radio and is quite amused. Ken interrupts the broadcast and throws the twins out of his flat. Tracy is relieved when Ken doesn't tell Deirdre about the radio and goes off to France.