Having spoken to the police, Robert tells Michelle that Rich has a cast-iron alibi and couldn’t be the vandal. Robert then offers Chesney £5,000 as a goodwill gesture. To Adam’s annoyance, Chesney accepts, glad to put the whole thing to rest.
Soon afterwards, Robert admits that he’s going to struggle to pay Chesney. Michelle offers to help him out, but Robert won’t hear of it. While nobody is looking, Robert grabs some cash out of the Bistro till and heads off to the casino. In desperation, Robert gambles away his cash, hoping he’ll drop lucky.
Meanwhile, when Leanne explains that it’s not working out at The Rovers, Eva insists she can move in with her and Aidan. But when Steve suggests to Leanne that she and Oliver move in with him so they can share child minding duties, will Leanne agree to give it a go?
Elsewhere, Erica starts work at the Bistro. She’s mortified when Dev and Mary sit down at a table, explaining that they’re there to offer her moral support.
Also, Billy worries that Summer is bottling up her grief.
Finally, Michelle spots Will on the new dating app Maria is using and encourages Maria to get in touch with him, Adam warns Eva not to sign her new office job contract until he’s checked it over, while Craig admits to Sophie and Chesney that he may be fired from the police force because of the way he obtained the evidence against Neil.