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Car bought in North Wales could fetch £50,000

The Hillman Imp model was launched in 1963. Credit: PA/PA Archive/PA Images

One of the most famous Hillman Imp cars ever to race, which took part in the Monte Carlo Rally 50 years ago, is to go under the hammer.

The car could fetch up to £50,000 when it is sold at auction in Wiltshire next month. The Imp, with registration plate JDU46E, was built in 1966 by the Rootes Group, which had bought the Hillman name.

It has an impressive racing pedigree after competing in the 3,400-mile 1967 Monte Carlo Rally, coming second in its class and 46th overall.

I was incredibly lucky to buy the car. I was on holiday in North Wales in 2013 when I saw a classified advert in a local paper selling the car.

As it was in Cheshire not too far away, I went to see it and met the then owner, a retired banker and rally fan.

He wouldn't sell the car to me for about a month - not until he was sure I was going to look after it.

– Mark Tudge, owner

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'Daily Mile' brought in to help schoolchildren keep fit

According to health experts, children are supposed to get around an hour's worth of exercise a day.

Pupils at Rhos Street Primary School.

So primary schools across Wales are trying to steer pupils attentions away from the white board - and their mobile phones and tablets - to focus on what's called a walking mile.

Walk, run or occasionally skip fifteen minutes and you should have clocked up a nice bit of exercise - we dispatched Rob Shelley to a playground in Ruthin:

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