Leanne makes Simon promise to keep the baby a secret, but she refuses to discuss who the dad is. Simon is hurt and Leanne feels guilty. As Simon passes Liz and Michelle, his shopping bag splits and a babygrow falls out. Leanne rushes over and quickly covers, making out it’s for a friend of hers.
Leanne confides in Steph that she’s going to break the news to the father of her baby. Leanne hugs Simon and assures him she’ll love him just as much as her new child. Leanne heads to The Rovers, but realising her news would be best delivered without an audience, she phones the daddy and summons him outside…
Meanwhile, an excited Sally reveals to Tim that the Mayor of Weatherfield and his partner will attending their soiree. At the same time, Yasmeen sets about drumming up guests for her rival party. With the party in full swing, Sally enjoys playing hostess. Ken, Norris and Freddie tuck into the canapés while Craig waits on. When Martin the Mayor arrives with his partner Terence, Sally is put out to see they’ve brought their dog with them.
In contrast, Yasmeen’s soiree is a scant affair with few guests and the thumping music from next door only highlighting the downbeat mood. As Sally lights the sparklers on her croquembouche, angry Yasmeen barges her way in, demanding they turn their music down. To Sally’s horror, the Mayor’s dog escapes through the open front door.
Elsewhere, when a delighted Jenny announces that Johnny has given her a month’s trial as a machinist, Kate, Sinead and Beth are pleased for her. Touched by his kindness, Jenny thanks Johnny for giving her a chance. Johnny suggests they go out for dinner to celebrate.
Also, Gail and Audrey gently suggest to David he needs to start thinking about Kylie’s funeral and what she would have wanted.
Finally, Erica returns from her mother’s and immediately detects that Dev is behaving strangely. Dev admits to Erica that he slept with Mary at the spa hotel. Mary is as shocked by his revelation as Erica.