FreshAir News Hour with Ollie Lewis with Ollie Lewis

FreshAir News Hour with Ollie Lewis
Catch up on episodes of the FreshAir News Hour from Edinburgh's student radio station, hosted by Ollie Lewis, Head of News (@_ollielewis). The FreshAir News aims to cover all the big stories of the week, with reporting and analysis from the news team, led by Ollie and his co-hosts.

#GirlsNightIn, The Budget & COP26

As the #GirlsNightIn nightclub boycott comes to a head, Ollie is live from Edinburgh where the campaign began. Featuring an extended interview with The University of Edinburgh's Feminist Society, the show takes a look at the motivation for the boycott, how it has grown so successfully and the possible implications going forward. Also on the show, analysis of Rushi Sunak's budget, and speculation of what the COP26 summit might hold. Ollie is joined in the studio by co-host Rosa Georgiou (@rosagg_). To get in touch with the FreshAir news team, email news@freshair.radio

COP26 Special

As COP26 gets underway, Ollie hosts special coverage of the summit so far. The show includes a special report from FreshAir news correspondent Eliška Suchochlebová on the ground in Glasgow, as well as discussion about the role of the Royal Family, Greta Thunberg's impact plus much more. Ollie is joined in the studio by co-host Brigid McMorrow. To get in touch with the FreshAir news team, email news@freshair.radio

Sleaze & Edinburgh Abortion Protests

Ollie solo-hosts topical analysis live from Edinburgh. In the week when the government and other MPs have been on the receiving end of serious accusations of sleaze and corruption regarding outside interests, Ollie breaks down why the scandal is turning into a crisis for the government. Also on the show, an investigation into pro-life protests at Edinburgh's Chalmers Sexual Health Clinic organised by a group that originated in Texas. To get in touch with the FreshAir news team, email news@freshair.radio

2021 News Review

In the final episode of this semester, Ollie hosts a chatty news and politics review of 2021. What a year it has been: Matt Hancock's snog...Piers Morgan storming off GMB... 'Awards' for the best interview, speech, journalist and more are discussed, with some new music from this year thrown in! Ollie is joined in the studio by co-host Somhairle MacLeòid. We will back in 2022! To get in touch with the FreshAir news team, email news@freshair.radio