- 1973 - Sick of constantly rowing with Jack, Marian Wilks leaves for a Greek Islands cruise. Amos Brearly proposes to Annie Sugden but she turns him down.
- 2004 - Bernice Thomas returns for Tricia Dingle's funeral.
- 2006 - Sam Dingle and Alice Wilson are devastated to discover that Alice's cancer is very aggressive and spread to her central nervous system.
- 2007 - Eli Dingle is arrested for possession of stolen goods. When Rosemary King makes a snide remark about Eli's arrest, his cousin Chas sees red, threatens Rosemary and is soon arrested for assault.
- 2014 - Rachel Breckle flees the village with her son Archie to avoid going to prison for the Home Farm fire at Christmas. Jude Watson leaves the village as well to take up a post in Ripon.
Episodes were broadcast on 16th January on the following years:
- 1970s - 1973, 1979
- 1980s - 1986
- 1990s - 1990, 1992, 1996, 1997
- 2000s - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
- 2010s - 2012, 2013, 2014 (I) (II), 2015, 2017