Meanwhile, Jack suggests to Sharon that they should throw a party tonight to announce their engagement. Sharon agrees, but is keen to tell Phil first. Unfortunately, the chance to speak to Phil doesn't arise, so Jack is left frustrated when it's time to leave for the party and it's clear that Sharon is not ready. Jack points out to Sharon that Phil shouldn't be a concern, and if she wants to marry him she should meet him at the club to announce the engagement ASAP.
Sharon tries one last time to find Phil, but learns that he has just left to go to the club. She rushes down the road to find him before he walks into the engagement party, but it's too late. As Sharon follows Phil inside, Jack excitedly makes their announcement. While everyone else cheers, Phil has a face like thunder.
Elsewhere, Denise is eager to make peace with her sister, but Kim doesn't want to hear it. Knowing that Ray has twisted the truth, Denise confronts him at The Vic over his lies. Denise soon realises that Ray is having doubts about his relationship with Kim. Feeling for Kim and not wanting her to be dumped, Denise decides to go along with Ray's false version of events - even though this adds to the tension between her and Kim.
Also today, Michael finds a stash of Derek's dodgy money at the gym and suggests to Phil that they should launder it through their businesses, a kind-hearted Roxy says that Kat and Bianca could take on the cleaning at the pub but Michael questions why she is letting Alfie's ex back in The Vic, while Derek's ashes arrive and the Brannings agree that Alice should be the one to decide where they are scattered.