Esme is heading up preparations for the upcoming Wandin Valley Fair from which the community is hoping to raise enough money to purchase their own ambulance. Discouraged by the community's lack of spirit in their efforts, Esme is in the CHC when she suffers a stroke. Upon arriving at the hospital in Burrigan, Esme's condition is not encouraging. Esme regains consciousness but is paralysed down one side of her body and is unable to speak. Maggie oversees Esme's recovery as she battles to overcome the frustration of her condition. With Esme in hospital, the community rallies around her to run a successful fundraiser. Esme's recovery is slow but she begins to regain her movement and speech. Mediating a dispute between the local butcher and his wife leads Danny and Claire into a dispute of their own over whether or not Claire will take Danny's surname once they are married. They settle on having Claire keep her name while giving their children the Sabatinni name. Danny and Claire announce...
5 November 1994 (Australia)
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