Pop Princess Kim ready to back Bloom bid

Eighties pop princess Kim Wilde will launch Stevenage’s bid to be named best small city.

Stevenage has been chosen to represent Anglia in The Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom competition.

Kim Wilde, who is now making a name for herself as a celebrity gardener, will be in the town next Wednesday, March 29.

She will be at Fairlands Valley Farmhouse working with children and adults with learning difficulties to transform the area.