But she’s not welcome. Causing anger amongst the market traders, coming between Martin and Stacey and getting on the wrong side of Linda.
Without so much as a licence or a pitch, Hayley decides to sell some of her belongings on the market and is confronted with anger from the market traders, apart from Martin who steps in to defend her.
Confiding in Kat, Stacey worries that Hayley is after Martin and orders her to leave, telling her that she’s not welcome in Walford. But she assures her that she’s got a new boyfriend and is not after Martin.
Despite trying her best, Jean doesn’t manage to convince Kat and Stacey that Hayley should stay with them after she paid her a visit. Outside, Hayley bumps into Stuart who asks her to join them in The Vic.
Inside, Donna and Hayley come to blows but Robbie sees an opportunity and tries to defend Donna, referring to her as his girlfriend. But things end embarrassingly for Robbie as Donna storms off.
With Mick asleep, he tells Hayley to sleep in Mick’s bed to get him in trouble with Linda. And his plan works as Linda returns from Elaine’s furious to find Mick in bed with Hayley. Throwing her out of The Vic she warns her never to come back.
After some words of encouragement from Kat, Stacey asks Martin out for a drink but is taken back by his response. Setting his eyes on Hayley, Martin quickly changes his mind after spotting a commotion at The Vic.
Bex meanwhile does her best to make Martin see that he should get back with Sonia. Turning to Kush for advice, Martin takes Sonia out for dinner.
After spotting a disheveled Hayley, Jean invites her back to the house. Convinced that Stacey didn’t try hard enough with Martin, Jean gives her a harsh reality check which makes her text Martin.
When Martin arrives to talk, Stacey struggles to get her feelings across before admitting she still loves him. But just as a spark re-ignites between them, Hayley comes downstairs and Martin realises they’re related and worked together to set him up.
Fuming, Martin leaves and joins Sonia for their meal. Sonia encourages him to move on and suggests he goes away for a few days to clear his head.
Stacey is later heartbroken when her apology to Martin gets her nowhere. Following further advice from Kush, Martin agrees to talk to Sonia about giving things between them another go.