Joe and Ventress are intrigued by Miller's strange behaviour and soon discover his daughter Cheryl has been kidnapped by a gang who want to use Miller as a puppet in their criminal activities. However, the Ashfordly team are sidetracked when they are tasked with protecting a former Nazi collaborator who is visiting the village for a conference, and when a mysterious french man begins staying at the Aidensfield Arms, Joe uncovers a connection between the two cases. Can he save Miller's daughter? Meanwhile, Aunt Peggy becomes convinced she is dying after her health takes a turn for the worst.
A former villain returns to village determined to get even with the police force. Things don't go quite as planned when Peggy and David make clay pots.
Joe and Carol clash when they work together to try and help a single mother cope who is bringing up her kids alone.
When a travelling hippie is attacked Rachel and Joe find themselves investigating the case. David finds himself at war with another local taxi firm.
Joe puts his job on the line to try and prove the innocence of a fellow officer after allegations are made against them by a criminal. Bernie receives some news he wasn't expecting.
When the rivalry between two brass bands ends up in violence the local police force investigate what is going on. When a mysterious man comes to the village Dawn finds herself becoming involved with him.
The dealings of a her deceased husband put a woman's own life in danger. The villagers help out a man on a quest.
After a boy falls down a well his life in endangered. David and Peggy entertain a journalist.
Mason and Wetherby find themselves in real danger when they try to track down some stolen antiques. When some Taoist monks arrive in the area not everyone is happy.
The wealthy residents homes in the area become the target of a robber. A visitor to the village makes a play for Carol. Peggy tries to set David up on a date. Bernie is worried about Rosie after she doesn't return from her trip to Australia.
Rachel, Joe and Carol leave for Australia to try and find Rosie and Carol's brother.
Joe, Rachel and Carol continue their search in Australia and mange to find why they are looking for. Things end in tragedy though.
Joe attempts to find a school boy and a missing gun after a teacher takes discipline a step to far. The villagers get ready to go a trip to London.
A gangster's accountant goes on the run. David discovers an old jeep with a story to tell.
After a large amount of forged bank notes show up in the area the police believe that missing gangster is in the area. Rachel soon finds herself in danger. Bernie's favourite celebrity moves into the area.
Joe ends up finding his professional judgement questioned after a local woman is found having been murdered. Viv Mackay, a newcomer to the village, announces that she is to marry local businessman Dominic Bellingham and even Dominic is surprised by the announcement. Scott, Viv's son, shows up at Joe's and announces that his mother has been killed. The number one suspect is the local village simpleton, who had been stalking her but when the murder weapon is found a new suspect emerges.
Mason and Miller have to deal with tribal prejudice after an somebody tries to kill a local farmer. David is left scared about the supernatural consequences of Peggy's dealings.
The village is targeted by a group of violent robbers. Mason and Rachel's careers are in jeopardy because of their romantic past. A familiar friend bids farewell to the village.
A domestic dispute rends up getting out of control. The hold that Peggy has over David is threatened by the arrival of a new arrival woman in the village.
A friend that Oscar plays golf with asks him to investigate the disappearance of his son. The activities of a modern-day Robin Hood manage to baffle the local police.
When an insurance salesman is found dead an unhappy client becomes a suspect but the victim's complicated private life ends up leaving Mason with a lot to think about before the case can be solved. Whilst his house undergoes repairs, Alf makes himself at home at the pub but he soon overstays his welcome.
Sgt Nokes shows up in the village to take charge after a lorry driver is savagely beaten and his cargo of condemned meat is stolen. After Peggy is asked to look after Mrs Grant's mansion she ends up taking advantage of the opportunity to run a B&B whilst she is is away. She ends up being arrested for handling stolen goods.
A group of safe robbers plans are thwarted by Mason and he discovers a bag of explosives in their abandoned van. After they end up in the wrong hands, it looks like there could be trouble at Dawn's birthday party. Oscar investigates Wetherby's mysterious lunchtime disappearances with embarrassing consequences.
Following the arrival of a traumatised and wounded stranger in the village the discovery of a woman's body is found on the moors. The subsequent chain of events leaves one resident's life in the balance.