ANOTHER secret could be uncovered this week in the cobbles as Laura Neelan makes a huge decision.
Years after her husband's disappearance, she's adamant on finding him unaware that Gary Windass has a dark secret. Here's the lowdown on this week's Coronation Street drama.
1. Laura makes a decision about Rick
After she came back to Weatherfield and shared the news she was battling terminal cancer, Laura (played by Kel Allen) makes a huge decision.
Determined to get her hands on loan shark Rick's money for her daughter Kelly (Millie Gibson), Laura wants to find him.
Laura decides to hire a private investigator to track down her former husband.
But one Weatherfield resident panics when faced with the news.
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2. Gary panics
Gary Windass (Mikey North) has a dark secret he intends to keep as Corrie viewers know he has actually killed Rick and buried his body in a mysterious location back in June, 2019.
Ready to sabotage her efforts and her plan, tells Laura that he’ll sort a PI himself.
Later, when he meets up with Lenny, Gary explains he wants him to pretend to track down Rick but make no progress whatsoever.
Laura and Gary eventually meet with the PI and when the former explains that she’s trying to track down Rick, the investigator is intrigued to find out Gary was the last person to see Rick alive.
Gary is questioned by the detective about his relationship with Rick but will the PI uncover his secret?
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3. Emma gets dangerously close to Jon
After reconnecting with Jon following Ted's funeral, Emma (Alexandra Mardell) takes a leap of faith and gives their connection a try.
This week, Emma meets in a hotel bar with Ted's grandson Jon, despite Faye's warning to stay away from him as it could compromise their plan to stay out of trouble for the pensioner's death.
Both Emma and Jon enjoy each other's company… until Jon comes up with a suggestion.
The young man asks Emma to head for the Rovers with him, making her panic.
Will she go along with him?
4. Nicky comes back
Kimberly Hart-Simpson was last seen as Nicky Wheatley in the cobbles in September, 2020.
She made her exit as teacher Daniel Osbourne (Rob Mallard) paid off her debts.
Since then, Nicky's current life has remained a mystery.
Coming up, however, Nicky comes back to Coronation Street a fully changed woman, back on the straight and narrow after being a sex worker.
Upon her return, she is looking for Daniel, with whom she shares a past.
This leads to another woman in the teacher's life to feel uneasy.
5. Daisy feels threatened
Nicky goes to the Rovers, certain that she will find someone who can pinpoint her to Daniel.
But when she approaches the bar, Daisy Midgeley (Charlotte Jordan) fears for her relationship.
Unnerved, she lies to Nicky, making out Daniel has moved down south.
She then deletes voicemail message on his phone from Nicky.
Despite Daisy's sabotage, Nicky eventually finds Daniel at school and reveals she was tired of Lytham, where she had built a new life for herself.
Nicky informs Daniel she has applied for a teaching assistant role in his school and he is delighted by the news, agreeing to meet for a drink.
Daniel introduces Nicky to Daisy but the jig is up for the Rovers barmaid as Nicky reveals her lie.
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