Dorset Spotlight showcases achievement within the local community.

Dorset Spotlight is passionate about sharing achievements within the Dorset community.

Are you raising money for a local Dorset Charity, or have you recently completed a challenge for a charity? No matter how big or small your achievement, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for Dorset heroes? Whether you have saved someone’s life, or you are someone who regularly goes above and beyond to help others, get in touch and share your story.

The search is out for Dorset sporting achievers. Have you or your local team won a sporting event? Let us showcase you.

Are you a Dorset Warrior? We are looking for people who have courageously beaten an illness, then have taken on a challenge to achieve something meaningful to them?


Olympian Declan Brooks talks BMX Freestyle

Dorset Spotlight jumped at the chance to interview the Olympic Bronze medallist in BMX Freestyle – Declan Brooks.  On the 21st of December 2021, Declan, 25, will be coaching at the Christmas Camp hosted by Prevail Skatehouse in Poole; and will be joined by Red Bull sponsored athlete Kieran Reilly.

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Gabrielle’s Olympic Boxing Dream

Dorset Spotlight had the pleasure of chatting to Gabrielle Reid, ‘Gabs the Boxer’, 18, from Poole, about her transition from kickboxing to boxing, living with cerebral palsy, and pursuing her Olympic dream. DS: Hi Gabrielle, tell us why you first decided to pursue kickboxing and what made you transition into

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Ex Pro Boxer, Sid Falconer – Goodnight, Sweetheart!

Dorset Spotlight had the pleasure of chatting to local boxing legend Sid Falconer, 74, about the ‘trouble and strife’ he used to get into, his time in the Army, and becoming a Professional Boxer. Sid overcame adversity after being paralysed; he is also a successful businessman and author. His new

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Nahla Summers – The Accidental Adventurer

A tragic moment in Nahla Summers life propelled her into a world of adventure. Not only is she an award winner and the driving force behind ‘A culture of Kindness’ and ’44 Rays of Sunshine’ (Winning Most Inspirational Book 2017). She is also a Points of Light award winner –

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From Neglected Child to World Champion

Janine Davis, 48, has achieved so much throughout her years. She overcame childhood adversity to achieve incredible success in multiple sports. Her newly released autobiography Gribet is a fantastic read for anyone who wants to achieve more in their life. DS: As a woman who was at the top of

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Jack and Alex Forster are Racing Across America

Jack Forster, 33, and Alex Forster, 31, are looking to raise £170,000 for stroke unit within the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. DS: Hi Jack, this is such an epic challenge. Tell me a bit about yourself and what made you decide to compete in Race Across America 2022? Jack: “Around five

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