The BBC report:

Opponents of a renewable energy park have said the £1.5m spent by a council on developing the plan so far is a “waste of money”.

Newborough residents fighting Peterborough City Council’s proposals discovered the figure after submitting a Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

The council has not yet received planning permission for the scheme.

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