The Dumping Ground is a BAFTA-winning British children's television series, which premiered on CBBC and BBC HD on 4 January 2013. The series is a spin-off from Tracy Beaker Returns which itself is a spin off The Story of Tracy Beaker.
Series 4: 12. Doris When Carmen opens a makeshift salon in the Dumping Ground garage, she gets Doris, a sharp-tongued pensioner, as her first customer. Carmen warms to Doris as she learns more about her - but then she learns Doris needs her help in a way she hadn't expected.
Bailey's dreaming big with his pet care business, and when he joins forces with a friendly rival in a Young Entrepreneur competition, he thinks his chances of success will increase. But business and pleasure don't necessarily mix.
Fearing she is being overlooked, Floss comes up with an idea that will put her centre stage. But is she so desperate for the limelight that she will forget who her friends are?
New boy Sammy starts to get on people's nerves, and Tyler steps in to defend him. Grateful Sammy is determined to impress his new friend.
Tyler is delighted at the prospect of a new future with his mum - but, after years apart, they soon find out they have a lot to learn about one another.
The DG residents are excited about the prospect of going camping, so why is Ryan so anxious to sabotage it? Chloe stands by her brother, but soon discovers that she and Ryan have quite different ideas about loyalty.
When Kazima starts behaving strangely, her friends don't understand what's got into her. Then the truth emerges, the Dumping Ground descends into chaos and Kazima's left with a tough decision to make.
Things start disappearing on Carmen and Tee's last day at the Dumping Ground. Some of the residents decide to track down the thief - but they're not the ones who catch them.
It's Halloween and Tyler and the DG gang are left in the house under the watchful eye of the mysterious new night manager, Mimi Blunt. Tyler's begins telling a ghost story but Mimi has other ideas. As the gang are forced to clean, the discovery of a hidden diary sends them into the tale of Lady Thriftpenny, an old ghost that haunts Ashdene Ridge.
The arrival of Elektra and the discovery of Roman remains put a halt to any development plans at Ashdene Ridge. The joy is short-lived, however, when the roman ruins is revealed to be a scam - Ashdene Ridge will be closing for good. The YP are resigned to their fate, all but Tyler, who faces a race against time to expose Mr. Umbleby. Trying to prove his innocence, Alex faces an uphill battle for redemption. Along with Mrs Umbleby, Alex brings forward a key bit of evidence to Tyler and the Dumping Ground is saved. Mike, May-Li, and the YP celebrate another Christmas in Ashdene Ridge.
Sasha's life is turned upside down by new guests to the DG. Reunited with Freya, an old friend from her criminal past, Sasha is unconvinced that Freya has reformed.
Ryan’s ego is boosted when Mike selects him to go with Charlie to volunteer with the police. It’s a chance to prove himself. It’s no police station, though - it’s the police horse stables. Ryan is quickly out of his depth as manager Richard Windsor takes a liking to Charlie and her knowledge of horses. Ryan, not wanting to look a fool, distracts Charlie and attempts to take credit for her work, but Richard sees right through Ryan and calls him out on his lazy attitude. This won’t be an easy day for Ryan.
Tyler’s prank call to the radio station has catastrophic consequences.
Candi-Rose is on a mission. With the help Jay and Bird, she escapes the confines of the DG as Mike lectures the YP about homework. With Bird in support, Candi-Rose plays her cards close to her chest about what the mission is. Arriving at a flat, the mystery plan reveals itself. Candi-Rose has come to see her sister, Lauren! It’s her birthday, and Candi-Rose has brought presents for all the birthdays she’s missed.
Floss’ world is rocked when she concludes that Ross must be her real brother.
Finn tries to persuade Alex to have a birthday party, and later Alex and Charlie set about recreating Finn's dream birthday party. Meanwhile, Joseph is keen to move in with Archie.
Sasha leaves Ashdene Ridge and returns home and full of enthusiasm, she records her vlog interviewing the YP. Jody's been dodging Sasha and when cornered, admits that she'll miss her. To mask her emotional feelings, Sasha reverts back to old and insults all the YP. With Dexter back and realising he made the right decision to leave, he tells Sasha he no longer needs her like he used to. At the eleventh hour, Sasha decides to stay - her future is at the DG. Meanwhile, w a chipped bone in her toe, Floss decides to milk the injury for all that it's worth. Annabelle Davis stars.
Someone knows that Ryan stole the watch.
The everyday lives and experiences of children living in a fictional care home. Drama based on books by Jacqueline Wilson, starring Connor Byrne and Kay Purcell.