GP Arthur Gilder is enjoying having his family around him especially now he has moved in with his son Tom, Tom's wife Deborah and his four grandchildren. it's all part of making Arthur feel one of the family but Arthur can't resist interfering from time to time. Ormston has become home once more for Tom Gilder. Deborah, his wife and their four children have settled into village life but when his mother in law, Dora pays a visit the peace is disturbed due to her 'big secret'. Linda and Len are devastated by some sad news and Mr. Boynton's pigeons aren't always a source of pleasure.