22/08/2015 20:10 BST | Updated 30/03/2016 06:59 BST

‘Emmerdale' Spoiler: Rachel Breckle Leaves The Village After Domestic Abuse Storyline (PICS)

Another character exits ‘Emmerdale’ next month, when Rachel Breckle, played by Gemma Oaten, bids farewell to the Dales.

Her exit comes following a domestic abuse storyline, which has seen Rachel attack her partner Sam Dingle on a number of occasions.

Rachel says goodbye (again)

Her departure will be an emotional one, as while the duo know it’s for the best, watching Rachel leave for Liverpool isn’t easy for Sam.

Before leaving for good, Rachel visits Megan and thanks her for her help, while Jai remains stunned and unable to convince the mother of his child to stay.

It's been a tough month for Rachel and her family, following Ruby's death

Actress Gemma is latest star to leave the cast, following Michael Parr, Alicya Eyo and Charlie Hardwick’s recent exits.

The two much-loved stars were both killed off during the soap’s dramatic #SummerFate episodes, and distraught fans have since launched a petition calling for Michael to be reinstated as Ross Barton.

Watch ‘Emmerdale’ on Wednesday 26 August to see the events unfold.

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