Bernie Winter (Jane Hazlegrove) is facing a custodial sentence after pleading guilty to handling stolen goods in Coronation Street.

If this wasn’t bad enough, her prison time could leave her unable to be with dying son Paul Foreman (Peter Ash) in his final moments.

Bernie recently revealed that she could be facing up to six months behind bars, after the judge explained that her history meant she had to be handed a custodial sentence.

With Paul having been told that he only has between six and twelve months left to live following his MND diagnosis, there is a chance he could pass away while she is locked up.

Joseph, Gemma, Paul and two of the quads dressed up for Christmas in Coronation Street
Bernie had some surprise visitors (Picture: ITV)

Because of this, Bernie is determined to make the most of every moment she has left with her son, and soon the family take steps to make sure that can happen.

In a new spoiler video, Christmas comes early for Bernie in the form of some familiar carol singers.

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As she sits down on the sofa, she is interrupted by a knock at the door, where she is surprised to find Paul, Gemma (Dolly-Rose Campbell), Joseph (William Flanagan) and two of the quads all dressed up in Christmas themed fancy dress.

Paul then explained that because Bernie won’t be around for Christmas, they were going to celebrate it early.

As Joseph handed over an official invitation, Gemma promised a turkey dinner with all the trimmings and a Christmas tree.

Bernie gratefully accepted the offer, but will their Christmas go to plan?

With the threat of prison hanging over Bernie, will she be able to enjoy her alternative Christmas?

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