9th February - Annie Sugden returns for Jack Sugden's funeral. (First appearance of the character since 1996)
10th February - Jack Sugden's funeral takes place. His son Robert also returns but watches the funeral from far away (Final appearance of Annie Sugden and last apperance of Robert Sugden until 2014).
12th February - Sandy Thomas returns to the village. (First appearance of the character since 2008)
16th February - Will Wylde, the youngest child of Mark and Natasha Wylde, arrives in the village after spending time at boarding school (First appearance of the character).
17th February - Nathan and Maisie Wylde, the older children of Mark and Natasha Wylde, arrive in time for a party at Home Farm (First appearance of both characters).
25th February - Sandy Thomas holds Marlon and Eli Dingle hostage, almost shooting Eli when he tries to grab Sandy's granddaughter Jasmine. However, his son and daughter-in-law Ashley and Laurel burst in, and Ashley convinces him to put the gun down.
24th April - After his relationship with Victoria Sugden is revealed to his brother Andy by Aaron Livesy, Daz Eden is forced to leave the village. (Final appearance of the character)
28th April - During an argument between Maisie Wylde, Andy Sugden and Debbie Dingle, Debbie dunks Maisie in a horse trough. Cain Dingle returns after nearly three years away. (First appearance of the character since 2006). Laurel Thomas meets blind conwoman Lizzie Lakely. (First appearance of the character)
29th April - Upon discovering his return to the village, Carl and Jimmy King beat up Cain Dingle.
12th May - Aaron and Eli Dingle break into Holdgate Farm, but Cain tells them to go as the police have been informed. Cain is arrested but soon released as he is revealed to be a police informant.
18th May - Jimmy King discovers that Nicola De Souza is pregnant.
18th June - Lee Naylor leaves the village after being thrown out by Katie Sugden. (Final appearance of the character)
23rd June - Natasha Wylde discovers her husband Mark's real name is Daniel Lamb, and that he's still married to Faye Lamb with a son.
26th June - Lexi Nicholls discovers she is pregnant.
30th June - Lexi Nicholls collapses after suffering abdominal pains. She is rushed to hospital where she has an ectopic pregancy and a blood transfusion. When she regains consciousness, she is upset to discover she has lost her baby. Andy Sugden is diagnosed with clinical depression.
1st July - At Paddy Kirk's 40th birthday in the Woolpack, Aaron Livesy reads an embarrassing draft copy of a poem that Paddy had written for his girlfriend Chas to everyone in the packed pub. In a fit of rage, Paddy attacks Aaron and is forced to tell Chas that he was planning on proposing. Chas tells Paddy that they are fine as they are.
14th July - Viv Windsor is released from prison. (First appearance of the character since 2008)
3rd August - Lexi King accidentally pushes a heavily pregnant Nicola De Souza down the stairs. Lily Butterfield leaves the village to go on a road trip with Eddy Fox. (Final appearance of the character)
4th August - An argument between Lexi King and Nicola De Souza sends Nicola into an early labour.
6th August - Nicola De Souza goes into labour whilst trapped in the Home Farm shop. She later gives birth to a daughter.
13th August - Lexi King kidnaps Angelica King and takes her to the roof of the hospital. After a heated argument, her husband Carl reveals that he never loved her (Final appearance of Lexi King). April Windsor is born off-screen to Marlon Dingle and Donna Windsor.
17th August - Jake Doland leaves the village to live with his parents in Spain. (Final appearance of the character)
20th August - John Barton is arrested for assaulting Aaron Livesy and imprisoning him in a barn after Aaron tries to set fire to a bale of hay.
26th August - Aaron Livesy drops the charges against John Barton after his mother Chas Dingle, his great-uncle Zak and his step great-aunt Lisa force him to.
27th August - Will Wylde is knocked unconscious after being kicked in the head by a horse. First appearance of Sally Spode.
10th September - Paddy Kirk discovers girlfriend Chas Dingle's fling with Carl King. In a fit of rage, he smashes up the surgery, dumps Chas's clothes on the ground and tells her to leave.
1st October - Cain and Debbie Dingle arrive at Michael Conway's wedding, intending to stop it. However, they are shocked to discover Michael is marrying Debbie's mother Charity Tate. (First appearance of the character since 2005)
7th October - A fight between Charity Tate and Nicola De Souza breaks out and has to be broken up by Cain Dingle.
8th October - Aaron Livesy cuts the breaks of Carl King's car, but he stops the car before Carl's brother Jimmy can drive away with his family inside.