Hawick Common Riding: Female official booed at ‘colour bussing’ ceremony
Gillian Morgan was booed and had paper thrown at her when she left an official Hawick Common Riding ceremony earlier this year.
A video circulated on social media shows the official being targeted as she left the colour bussing ceremony in Hawick Town Hall.
The historic festival is now at the centre of a series of complaints to Scottish Borders Council about behaviour towards women.
And the local authority is withholding a £9,300 grant until it is satisfied the common riding committee has dealt with the matter.
Festival organisers said they said they were working to "rectify the situation" and had held a "constructive and positive" meeting with senior council officials.
08 Nov 2019