The whole factory gets involved with Pat and Freda's tense, malign relationship.
Grace is attracted to Faz, but her racist father, and his strict, Muslim patriarch stand in the way of romance.
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 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 hatches a plan for a truck-robbery to escape his marriage and take up with his girlfriend.
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 snoops on neighbor Brian with his video camera, and is shocked at what he thinks he sees.
Mack is finding it hard to control his jealousy of Trudy and Martin as their relationship strengthens.
Katherine decides to end her sham of a marriage, forcing Mack to consider the future of Mackintosh Textiles.
Trudy is shaken by her father's sudden death and decides on impulse to have some cosmetic surgery.
An armed intruder disrupts Steve and Sylvia's wedding anniversary celebrations.
A man returns home suffering from amnesia after an unexplained absence of 13 months.