Luton Borough Council blew more than £100,000 of taxpayers’ cash on a “wholly unarguable” dispute, the Luton News can exclusively reveal.

LBC took neighbouring authority Central Beds Council to the High Court over plans for 5,150 homes north of Houghton Regis – a war that ended in defeat for Luton in December.

Reported by Luton Today. You can read the full story here.

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