Sutton Coldfield has become a completely alcohol-free town after council licensing chiefs approved public alcohol exclusion zones in Four Oaks and New Hall following issues of anti-social behaviour.Read
The people of Wootton Bassett have stood in silence 79 times, but yesterday thousands of mourners spontaneously clapped home eight British soldiers who fell on Britain’s bloodiest day in Afghanistan.Read
Nick McCarthy was born and raised in Birmingham and he joined the Birmingham Mail in 2007. He joined the weekly Sutton Coldfield News in 2004 and qualified as a senior journalist in 2006. Before working as a journalist he completed an undergraduate degree in sport and a masters degree in sociology.