Telford had worked for many years in a bank, and had progressed to a senior role which involved him travelling overseas. He decided that he wanted a change, so he applied for the job of manager in a small provincial branch in Dover.
Mark Telford starts to question his future as an International Banker and plans on moving to Dover to be a manager of a provincial bank.
Mark Telford moves to Dover and starts work as the bank manager, but Sylvia and Peter do not want to move from London to Dover with Mark.
Sylvia goes job hunting in London, while Mark is concerned with the prospect of bankrupting a customer.
Sylvia has found herself a job after sixteen years of being a full time mother, while Mark is dealing with the local problems in Dover.
Mark Telford has big ideas for a local firm, but he needs to be able to convince them.
Mark Telford is concentrating soley on the problems of Maddox and a take over threat, while Sylvia is with Tim Hart.
Mark Telford takes his wife alone on his boat, hoping that it will reignite their relationship, bringing them back to where they were before he took his new job.
Mark Telford questions his decision to take his new job, and Syliva is getting closer to Tim Hart.
Mark Telford believes his days in Dover are numbered and after his son visits him, he now believes his marriage may also be at the crossroads.