Ric and Cassie split and Belle and Ric begin dating.
Ric helps Belle in the search for her birth mother and they find Katherine Lansdowne (Geraldine Turner), who turns out to be Belle's grandmother.
characters over the years, and Jessica Tovey, who played Belle Taylor, was one of them.
She walked away from her role on the Aussie soap in 2009 after her character lost her battle with cancer, but the actress has revealed she had second thoughts about going out that way. Well, it ruled her out of making a return to Summer Bay. People have died before in the show and have returned."But despite her reservations, Jessica confessed it was the right time to go.
Ric's foster mother, Sally Fletcher (Kate Ritchie) finds Belle and insists that she leaves as her husband, Flynn (Joel Mc Ilroy) is terminally ill.
Belle mistakenly thinks that Drew slept with Lisa Duffy (Jessica Mc Namee) and she sleeps with Lucas. Drew splits up with Belle when he finds out that she knew about Kelli's revenge plan on Amanda.Kelli spikes Amanda's drink, but Belle drinks it and collapses.Peter arrests Kelli and Amanda decides to leave town.Susan "Belle" Jefferies (née Taylor) is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Home and Away, played by Jessica Tovey.She made her first on-screen appearance on 3 February 2006.this week, she spoke of her doubts to leave the show she’d been on for three years.