It's Palm Sunday and St. Stephen's is busy. Benjamin the donkey proves to be fantastic with the kids, but it’s thought he may have gone astray when he saw Pat Fletcher's hat.
Tom's not taking any chances when it comes to Tony getting back into farm work, and Jazzer agrees to do a few more hours. As they break up a bale of straw, Jazzer tells Tom about the April Fool prank he’s pulled on Harry - itching powder in his cycling shorts!
Meanwhile, Jill tells Shula that Neil has something intriguing to discuss on Tuesday at the parish council meeting.
Alice invites Amy to the ‘christening’ of Chris’ forge on Thursday evening; he’s going to make his first piece of ironwork as his own boss. Alice quizzes Amy about her new man, Carl, and Amy reveals she's taking things slowly. Changing the subject, Amy then opens up about a family secret. Her mother went to prison when she was younger having a stabbed a girl. Having learned more about the circumstances in which this happened, Amy now knows she should never have doubted her mother. Amy finally feels ready to put these bad events behind her, slowly but surely. Talk turns to Alice’s mum, who is popping round a lot to get away from a stressed Brian. With two weeks before the planning meeting, Brian is going to be a nightmare!
WRITER: Adrian Flynn