Life is not plain sailing for Stella, a 40-something mother living in the Welsh Valleys.
Stella ends up reacting badly to Emma's news, which causes a rift between them.
After a local legend called 'Dick the Kick' passes away, Stella attempts to help Paula throw the funeral of the century for him.
Stella is pleased when her eldest son, Luke, returns home. Before long though he's in with the wrong crowd, leading to tensions with Sean.
Stella attempts to deal with the fact that Luke is planning on leaving. Emma goes into labour whilst at school, leading Stella and Rob to beome much closer after they come to her rescue.
Stella finds her nursing skills being put to the test after she injures Michael. A girls' night out ends in trouble for Emma. Luke has a big question he wants to ask Zoe.