The Neighbours residents are in for all kinds of shocks this week when a huge stash of drugs is discovered at the school, and when a tragic accident leaves Emmett (Ezra Justin) fighting for his life.
Susan Kennedy (Jackie Woodburne) is rocked when she the bag of illicit substances is found taped inside a school bin – it’s another mar on her ability to run the school and it pushes her over the edge.
Speaking of being pushed over the edge, Emmett takes a fall from the roof of the house and is badly injured. Though he wasn’t actually pushed, his brother Brent is to blame.
Paul Robinson (Stefan Dennis) is shocked when he learns the truth about what’s happened to Jane Harris (Annie Jones) – and the truth behind her feud with her daughter.
And Pierce (Tim Robbards) is left aghast when he learns Chloe’s baby secret. How will Chloe deal with this one?
Here’s what’s ahead in Neighbours.
Mystery drug dealer targets Erinsborough High
Harlow recently got in hot water after finding a bag of drugs that she found left at the Backpackers, but it’ll soon transpire that this wasn’t just a one off. When Richie gets the class digging through the school’s rubbish as part of his environmental project, Harlow and Hendrix discover a familiar looking bag. And as they dig deeper they find a haul of drugs taped inside the bin. Looks like a dealer could be at large in Erinsborough High, putting all of these teens at risk. The police are called in and Yashvi becomes suspicious of Ollie, who is very protective over his locker. Later, when she spots him out and about, she confronts him and demands to search his bag where she finds the same tape used to secure the drugs to the bin. Has she solved the mystery, or is it about to get deeper?
Chloe has a new admirer
We all need whatever Chloe’s drinking because whatever it is seems to be making her irresistible at the moment. She’s about to find herself a new admirer when she meets Nicolette and Nicolette immediately falls for her.
Nicolette is in town after Karl Kennedy reached out to her – she’s Jane Harris’ daughter, and Karl wants to find out if her mother is alright. But Nicolette doesn’t bargain on catching feelings during her trip to Erinsborough. When Chloe bumps into her again after their initial meeting, Nicolette decides she has to seize the day and asks Chloe on a date, only to be left mortified when she learns Chloe is married. But is this enough to put her off? Later the two women are thrown back together during an incident with Emmett and Chloe is glad of her help, kickstarting a friendship between the two of them. Or could this be starting a new obsession for Nicolette that could cause problems for Chloe in future?
The truth about Jane comes out
With Nicolette around it’s only a matter of time before the truth about Jane comes out, and when Paul spots his pal’s daughter, he decides to get to the bottom of things. The truth is Jane’s marriage has completely disintegrated, as has her relationship with Nicolette, who is shocked to learn her mum is on her way to Erinsborough. Upon her arrival, Paul, Terese, Karl and Susan learn that when Nicolette visited the newlyweds she told them they had rushed into their marriage, sparking the rift with her mother. But this also sparked the beginning of the end for Jane and Des. Jane blames Nicolette for the state of her marriage, but as more truths are revealed, it’s revealed that her explains her mother turned against her when she came out as gay. Could she have ruined her marriage as part of a grudge?
Emmett left paralysed after horror fall?
Emmett’s brother Brent is in town and David’s gut tells him he’s bad news. During his visit David is called into work leaving Aaron in charge of the boys. But when he takes his eye off the ball for just a moment, Brent convinces Emmett to live dangerously and climb onto the roof. The two lads do, but when Aaron comes outside to find them and discovers what they’re up to, he yells at Emmett to get back down. His outburst shocks the teen, who loses his footing and plummets to the ground. David finds this out when his foster child is wheeled into the hospital with a suspected spinal injury. Will Emmett pull through? And if he does, will he be left with life-changing injuries? Brent has outdone himself this time.
Pierce hurt by baby truth as Chloe receives more Huntington’s news
When Chloe first found out about the baby she weighed up whether or not to tell Pierce. She had thought about keeping it a secret, but eventually decided he needed to know. However, Chloe hadn’t banked on this little nugget of information getting out. Enter, Paul.
Her morning sickness is getting worse so Pierce goes to Paul and Terese in the hope they’ll go easy on her and allow her time off. He confesses to Paul he has been playing him ever since he learned Paul knew about the pregnancy, so in tit for tat, Paul tells him he knew about the pregnancy before Pierce. The bombshell shocks him as he realises Chloe had planned to keep it a secret. Just when it looks like this could cause a rift between the two, Chloe receives some more bad news – Fay’s Huntington’s is getting worse, she is deteriorating.
Susan’s a wreck over drug discovery
After the discovery of drugs on school property, Susan is expecting a visit from the Education Department, and is seriously stressed about it. She knows this could be make or break with her, and things take a bad turn when her anti-drug measures fail to hit the mark. Just when she is hoping and praying things don’t get worse, there is suddenly a series of drug-themed pranks. Karl and Jane arrive to see if she’s ok but it all gets too much for her, she locks herself in her office where she has a full on meltdown.
Scenes air from Monday 10th August on Channel 5.
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