The whole factory gets involved with Pat and Freda's tense, malign relationship.
Grace is attracted to Faz, but his father does not approve.
Colin tries to care for his mentally ill brother while being bullied by his wife, his co-workers and Lewis.
Kev suffers from epileptic fits after Maya hits him in a car accident.
The new boss is determined to prove her worth but her personal life threatens her professional life.
Suzie leaves the man of her dreams at the altar.
Business problems and his ne'er-do-well brother make Mack wonder if running the factory is worth the trouble.
Gary, a quiet and reliable member of the Mackintosh workforce, falls madly in love with the seemingly perfect Tina.
A man learns that he could not possibly have fathered his children.
Jenny is about to get married when she is startled by the appearance of the mysterious and handsome Neil in the factory.
Julie's brother offers her a job in Hong Kong.
An ex-para begins work at the factory and the others are charmed by his friendly demeanour.
Mack finds himself attracted to Tasha.
When Franny's sister commits suicide, he attempts to put together the pieces of her life prior to her death.
Martin's relationship with his sister-in-law is revealed.
A night on the town ends in a bloody street brawl that makes four workers examine their lives.
Ronnie, a truck driver, goes out of his way to help a seemingly stranded motorist, but ends up beaten and robbed for his trouble.
Football-pool winnings change security guard Barry's life, and even cynical Janis finds him attractive.
Freda finds happiness taking responsibility for her grandchildren, until their father takes them away from her.
Lonely Bev hopes to find happiness with widower Mal, but heavy-handed tactics may undo her plans.
Kev believes he's caught his new neighbor, Brian Pringle, in the act of downloading child pornography.
Mack is finding it hard to control his jealousy of Trudy and Martin as their relationship strengthens.
Katherine's decision to end her marriage forces Mack to consider the future of Mackintosh Textiles.
Trudy's father dies unexpectedly ; Mack learns about Katherine's infidelities.
An armed intruder disrupts Steve and Sylvia's wedding anniversary celebrations.
Yvonne takes revenge on her boyfriend for throwing her out of his house; a friendly neighbor helps her get back on her feet.
A man returns home suffering from amnesia after an unexplained absence of 13 months.
After being gone for a year, Stuart Leach seems to suffer from amnesia; his brother Martin refuses to believe there is anything wrong with him.