Pete Murray

Manchester Lord Mayor Abid Chohan

13th December 2019 | By Pete Murray

Behind the broken ‘Red Wall’ – the election aftermath

There was more weariness than celebration in the Manchester Conference Centre as the votes were tallied. Conservative candidates and activists saw historic triumphs in nearby seats...

Statement by Greater Manchester Police on their investigation into the Arndale stabbings

11th October 2019 | By Pete Murray

Arndale attacks – Manchester Met University journalism student on the scene

A man in his 40’s has been arrested outside the Arndale Centre in Manchester city centre on suspicion of serious assault, after four people were...


11th October 2019 | By Pete Murray

Arndale knife attack leaves three in hospital

Three people have been taken to hospital after a serious knife attack at the Arndale Shopping centre. The police have confirmed that 40-year-old man has been arrested...

Isaac Jordan

3rd May 2019 | By Pete Murray

Labour holds tight in Salford – and elects a MMU alumna to city council


16th October 2017 | By Pete Murray

The Quote – Season #2, episode 1

Listen to the first edition of the new season on Soundcloud.


9th June 2017 | By Pete Murray

Hope and turnout wins Manchester for Labour

“A phenomenal result in Manchester!” the newly re-elected MP for Manchester Central, Lucy Powell told cheering supporters at the General Election count in the GMex conference...


8th June 2017 | By Pete Murray

Who will win the youth vote at #GE2017

As voting comes to a close this evening (Thursday 08 June), the political parties will be closely analysing the turnout of young people in the 20107 General...


10th November 2016 | By Pete Murray

Standing on the shoulders of giants: A guide through Manchester’s forgotten radical journalists

Both journalism and history are often at their most compelling for us when they touch our lives personally. So, amid bone-dry coverage of interest rates...


5th August 2016 | By Pete Murray

On track in a last push for double golds – Kadeena Cox

"You've just got to keep battling on," says Kadeena Cox, as she discusses final preparations with her coach ahead of the Rio Paralympics which begin...