December 8, 2017
Note: In the TV listings, the word "Hashtag" is replaced with the hashtag symbol, but due to coding limitations, the title is given on the wiki with the word "hashtag" rather than the symbol
#SaveTheDG" was the 21st episode of Series 5 of and the 88th episode overall. It aired on December 8, 2017.
The Dumping Ground
On discovering that
Peter Umbleby is going to demolish Ashdene Ridge, the young people rally together to support their home to prevent it from being closed down, leading to some familiar faces returning to the DG.
The episode features the return appearances of three characters:
This is the first time a "Next Time" trailer has been shown as part of an episode.
The title of this episode is a reference to hashtags (#) being used on Twitter to promote tweets to get more of an audience.
It is revealed that Carmen is now studying in France, Gus now plays in a "massive" orchestra and Bailey is still living in America.
Lily falling off the roof in " The Burnywood Menace" is mentioned.
Faith and Sapphire are mentioned saying that they had donated to the campaign to save the Dumping Ground.
It is revealed Edward now attends clarinet college.
The events of " The End of it All" are mentioned.
Mike's medal is seen and royalty helping are brought up, referring to " The Invitation".
Alex brings up Tyler's radio work experience from " Vox Populi".
Cultural References The Wilhelm Scream can be heard in a cartoon animation.