Residents were forced to take an hour-long detour in the dark or get a train after a Glasgow neighbourhood was locked down.
Pedestrians were supposed to be allowed access to Argyle Street and Dumbarton Road, in Finnieston, even though the roads were closed to cars.
But as the police presence grew for the exclusive COP26 dinner at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum for world leaders and royals, residents on foot began being turned away.
Residents told STV News that they had been given no advance warning of a “short notice” change to the rules.
“The Get Ready Glasgow website said pedestrian access would be maintained throughout, so this blindsided people, and carers weren’t even allowed to cross to reach vulnerable residents when they showed their Cordia [identification] badge,” KayIeigh Quinn told STV News.
“Just another example of the council failing its own citizens during COP while wining and dining world …