Note: This Home and Away spoilers article is aimed towards UK viewers watching at Channel 5 pace.
Sad news, Home and Away fans – next week's episodes are the final ones of the year on Channel 5, as the show is about to take its annual Christmas break.
The good news is that there's plenty of Summer Bay drama to look forward to before the show disappears from our screens for a while, including the climax of Robbo's storyline and Tori going into labour.
Here's a full guide to 10 storylines coming up.
1. Robbo makes a risky plan
The long-running storyline of Robbo and his dangerous enemies reaches its endgame, as the Summer Bay favourite comes up with a risky plan to deal with the situation once and for all. Making contact with his tormentors, Robbo reveals that he finally has Dylan Carter and is prepared to make a deal to hand him over.
Robbo speaks to Des about his proposal, but makes it clear that he'll only deal with top dog Victor. His plan works when Victor is lured to a meeting place, but Robbo is outnumbered as the gangster has plenty of back-up from his criminal group.
2. Robbo and Victor have a huge showdown
When Victor arrives at the meeting place, Robbo demands to know who was responsible for the murders of his family. It turns out that Dylan has been telling the truth about his innocence – Victor was the true culprit responsible for the tragic deaths of Robbo's loved ones.
Just when it looks like Robbo's tensions with Victor will lead to a shoot-out, federal police officers arrive on the scene and try to catch the criminals.
Victor attempts to get away, but Robbo chases him, leading to a tense final showdown on the top of a building. Robbo is about to get his revenge, but will he play vigilante or leave it in the hands of the authorities?
3. Tori goes into labour
While Robbo is busy dealing with the criminal threat against him and his loved ones, Tori and Jasmine are still hiding out in the safe house. A quiet day takes a dramatic turn when Tori's waters break and she starts having contractions.
Scott, who's keeping an eye on the pair, calls a doctor to help Tori through the birth of her baby. He also gets in touch with Robbo, making it clear that the mother of his child needs him. With Tori's labour progressing quickly, will Robbo make it in time to see his baby born?
4. Ryder gets drawn into a dark plan
Bad boy Blake takes a sudden interest in being friends with Ryder again, but he has an ulterior motive. Blake has formed an "exam cheats" group with some of the other teens, which will see experts in each subject pass around their paper during the test. Since Ryder is so good at History, the others have earmarked him as the perfect choice for that exam.
Ryder refuses to be involved in any cheating, but is alarmed when Blake spikes Maggie's water bottle with a sleeping pill during the exam, hoping to take her out of action when she's supposed to be overseeing things. Ryder knows how foolish and dangerous this is, but will he risk a backlash from his peers by tipping off Maggie?
5. Ben receives a diagnosis
Ben is ready to seek help for his issues and heads to the hospital, where he opens up to new doctor Alex. When he explains how he hasn't been feeling his usual self lately, he's invited to fill out a questionnaire. The results indicate that he is suffering from severe depression.
Caring and supportive, Alex talks Ben through his various options and invites him to take some time thinking them over at home. Ben later confides in Maggie that he's not sure about taking medication, as he's worried about the potential side-effects.
6. Dean offers Ben some advice
When Ziggy hears the latest update on her dad, she asks Dean to speak to Ben about Karen's struggles with mental illness. Dean obliges, explaining how medication helped to turn his mum's life around.
After taking some time to think, Ben heads back to see Alex and explains that he has now decided to give the medication a try. He'll also see a psychologist as part of his treatment.
7. Mackenzie dumps Colby
Mackenzie is feeling increasingly anxious about the future of her relationship with Colby, fearing that his job will always make life difficult for them. It's not just the unsociable hours and constant call-outs that Mackenzie is worried about – she also thinks that she'll spend all of her time worrying about whether Colby will come home safely each night.
When Robbo punches Colby during an argument, it's the final straw for Mackenzie and she decides to bail before she gets too invested. Colby is shocked as Mackenzie insists that it's over between them and refuses to change her mind.
8. Bella takes her revenge
News of Colby's latest break-up hits Bella hard and she focuses her anger on Mackenzie. Deep down, Bella feels rejected by Mackenzie as she'd enjoyed building up a tentative friendship with her in recent weeks.
Bella's hurt feelings manifest themselves with angry and destructive behaviour. Willow and Dean are horrified to catch her trying to set Salt on fire in a desperate act of revenge against Mackenzie. Although they manage to stop her, it's clear that someone will need to keep an eye on Bella.
9. Mason's new placement begins
Mason is excited and nervous as he starts his new work placement at the Northern Districts Hospital. Having worked her magic to help make this happen, Alex throws Mason in at the deep end by asking him to advise on treatment for a critical patient.
Alex is keen to remind Mason that he's more than capable and knows his way around the ED. When he rises to his first challenge, it's clear that Mason is exactly where he should be.
10. Justin worries about Ava
Justin enjoys having his daughter Ava back for a visit, but there's clearly something bothering her. She is ignoring all contact from her stepdad Brian and has 15 missed calls from him on her phone. When Justin phones Brian himself, it turns out that he had no idea Ava was in the Bay as Nina hadn't told him.
Justin and Leah realise that Nina is involving Ava in her divorce dramas, causing the schoolgirl to turn against Brian and become overly stressed over the situation. Concerned for Ava's wellbeing, Justin and Leah take her away for a camping trip take her mind off things.
Home and Away airs weekdays at 1.15pm and 6pm on Channel 5, with first look screenings at 6.30pm on 5STAR.
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