It's a grand occasion on the Chatsworth Estate as the inhabitants celebrate having been awarded an Olympic ring from London 2012. The Maguire family toasting the expansion of their empire following Mimi's hijacked control of the local school via the PTA and Shane's starting a new business venture. Jamie makes a shocking discovery though and withdraws from the firm. Frank climbs the employment ladder as janitor of 'St Mimi's School'.
Mimi attempts to stop the school from being failed by an inspector, with help from her friends and family. Frank finds an unexpected perk of his job as caretaker. Jamie attempts to contact his half-brother Kassi. Dom and Gloria continue their affair.
After Lillian asks Kelly to help save her savings from police surveillance, she agrees for a cut of the money.Kelly is later shocked to find out the extent of Lillian's savings. Kelly ends up being forced to decide what she values most, money or friendship. Banbury wants Mimi's help at the school and she's pleased.
Jamie's illusion of his brother's great life are ruined after the police raid Kassi's home and take him to the police station. Kassi refuses to tell Jamie what's going on, but asks Jamie to find him and his family a place on the Chatsworth to stay during the investigation. Kelly and Marty decide to buy a house following their recent windfall but suspicions are aroused about their dirty money.
Chesney is having a bad day at work as his chillers have broken down and whileon the hunt for replacements he meets Remona, a Muslim pharmacist. He decides to give Chesco a refit and add a chemist and give Remona the job of running it. After Avril loses her job, Patreesha insists that she goes to work at the car wash. Patreesha is in for a shock though. Kassi, Shane and Jamie are ready for a big night out on the town, but not everything ends up going according to plan.
Aiden feels the pressure after OAP Stanton suddenly dies while he is looking after him as part of his community service. Dom thinks that he could be guilty of murder. Esther is finding it hard to raise the kids without Kassi, but following a chance encounter with Frank, he is able to make her see that life's not that bad as a single parent.
Shane's plans for DJ Scouse Mouse at Shane-a-delica are going well. Tickets for the festival are selling out and the site looks impressive. After Mimi and Jamie learn about Shane's affair with cRandall they decide they can't supply any drugs at the festival, resulting in a chain of events which puts Shane's relationship with Randall and the festival itself in jeopardy.
Frank sees his son Lip and granddaughter Katie a bus not far from the Chatsworth Estate. After arranges a meet, Frank finds out that Lip has gone to greath lengths to distance his daughter from the world of Frank and the estate, but it soon becomes apparent that Mimi has been involved in her life. Saul decides to join Remona's Scout group.
Chesney's shop is burgled, and to make matters worse for Remona, her estranged father Barry shopws up to see her. Remona is not interested in rekindling her relationship with him, but Chesney sees the good in him and attempts to convince her to bury the hatchet. Frank believes that he's hit the jackpot after he discovers a substantial amount of pills at Esther's house belonging to Tam. Randall starts to get under Shane's skin with some clingy behaviour.
Billy is feeling fed up with being seen as the village idiot and decides it's time to earn the respect of Mimi by applying for a security salesman job. Things begin to unravel though after Billy pretends he's secured the job and sinks to new levels in his quest for respect.
Patreesha believes that she is going to be the latest music export to make it big in America after her new jazz musician boyfriend, Louis promises her a lucrative singing career there. She finds out though that Louis is a conman who has played her. Frank has been barred from the Jockey and deemed to be a pervert by his neighbours and ends up being invited to join some extreme social outcasts.
Mimi is feeling menopausal and she decides that its time to retire. She decides to move to Wilmslow, and wants to dedicate her life to charity work. Billy finds his efforts to please her not going to plan.
There is a gunman on the loose on the estate and he is after Frank. His frolicks with the Gastric Bandits have landed him in serious trouble with Derilee's husband, Biddy. It's business as usual at the pub and Lillian has a new man in tow called Cajun Dave.
Having spent a few months behind bars for having falsely claiming benefits, Frank is looking forward to an amazing welcome home party, but that's not what others have in store for him. Monica ends up dropping a huge bombshell at the Jockey, while some old faces return one last time.