Michael Barrymore is entitled to "more than nominal" damages against Essex Police over his wrongful arrest.
Colchester: Peter Shilton On Drink-Drive Charge
Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton will appear in court later this month after being arrested for drink-driving in Colchester.
The 63-year-old was arrested outside the home of a female friend in Manor Road on February 24 after being found to be driving with excess alcohol in his system.
A spokesman for Essex Police said: "A 63-year-old man will appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on March 19.''
Shilton, of Kenilworth, Warwickshire, is England's most capped player, having made 125 appearances for his country.
Shilton played more than 1,000 competitive matches for 11 different clubs including Stoke City, Nottingham Forest, Derby and Southampton, throughout his career.
A man has been jailed for four years and banned from driving for five years after a fatal crash in Weeley Heath.
"Have fun in a safe environment" is Essex Police's message to festival-goers this year as Chelmsford gears up for the V Festival.
Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
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