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Chris Morris is a senior reporter on the Bury Free Press and Suffolk News. Chris has also worked on the Diss Express, along with a lengthy spell in PR.

Major employer set for expansion

20 September 2021
Major employer set for expansion

Major employer set for expansion

20 September 2021

A major employer is set to expand after a record growth year and two land deals.


Techies invent ingenious anti-Covid device

20 September 2021
Techies invent ingenious anti-Covid device

Techies invent ingenious anti-Covid device

20 September 2021

A technology company has pioneered a device which turns mildly salty tap water into a powerful disinfectant.


Champagne celebrations as landmark hall notches up 35 years

20 September 2021
Champagne celebrations as landmark hall notches up 35 years

Champagne celebrations as landmark hall notches up 35 years

20 September 2021

The owner and staff at a landmark hotel celebrated 35 years in business with a glass of champers.


Horse riders celebrate 25th birthday of popular equestrian school

19 September 2021
Horse riders celebrate 25th birthday of popular equestrian school

Horse riders celebrate 25th birthday of popular equestrian school

19 September 2021

A riding school that began life with ‘one horse and no money’ is celebrating its 25th anniversary.


New baby and toddler shop opens in town

19 September 2021
New baby and toddler shop opens in town

New baby and toddler shop opens in town

19 September 2021

A new shop for baby and toddler clothes has opened after a trial run as a pop-up.


Just Purr-fect: Luxury 'cat hotel' opens in Suffolk

15 September 2021
Just Purr-fect: Luxury 'cat hotel' opens in Suffolk

Just Purr-fect: Luxury 'cat hotel' opens in Suffolk

15 September 2021

A luxury 'cat hotel' with wrought iron beds and air conditioning has opened on an eight acre rural estate.


Awards night: Tickets on sale as judges get down to business

15 September 2021
Awards night: Tickets on sale as judges get down to business

Awards night: Tickets on sale as judges get down to business

15 September 2021

Tickets are now on sale for those wishing to attend the Bury Free Press Business Awards, 2021.


Business festival website goes live

15 September 2021
Business festival website goes live

Business festival website goes live

15 September 2021

The new website for this year’s much-anticipated West Suffolk Business Festival is now live.


Man, 33, attempted to throw tennis balls filled with cannabis into a prison, court hears

13 September 2021
Man, 33, attempted to throw tennis balls filled with cannabis into a prison, court hears

Man, 33, attempted to throw tennis balls filled with cannabis into a prison, court hears

13 September 2021

A man who attempted to throw tennis balls filled with cannabis into a prison could now be facing a jail sentence himself.


Hairdresser celebrates 40 years at town salon

12 September 2021
Hairdresser celebrates 40 years at town salon

Hairdresser celebrates 40 years at town salon

12 September 2021

A popular hairdresser is celebrating 40 years at the salon where he started his career.


The telephone marketing company proving it's 'nice to be nice'

11 September 2021
The telephone marketing company proving it's 'nice to be nice'

The telephone marketing company proving it's 'nice to be nice'

11 September 2021

A telephone marketing company is celebrating its tenth anniversary and an award win


Out of order: Work 'ongoing' to fix town's broken car park ticket machines

10 September 2021
Out of order: Work 'ongoing' to fix town's broken car park ticket machines

Out of order: Work 'ongoing' to fix town's broken car park ticket machines

10 September 2021

People are being urged to 'still get a ticket' despite a number of broken machines in two car parks in a Suffolk town.


Butcher describes moment his shop named best in the country

10 September 2021
Butcher describes moment his shop named best in the country

Butcher describes moment his shop named best in the country

10 September 2021

A Suffolk butcher and his family were literally dancing with joy when their shop was named the best in Britain.


Councils seek help to define 'future of parking' across two districts

07 September 2021
Councils seek help to define 'future of parking' across two districts

Councils seek help to define 'future of parking' across two districts

07 September 2021

Residents, businesses and visitors are being asked to help define the first ever parking strategy across two districts.


Inquest jury asks for more time to consider death of 'much-loved' young man

06 September 2021
Inquest jury asks for more time to consider death of 'much-loved' young man

Inquest jury asks for more time to consider death of 'much-loved' young man

06 September 2021

An inquest jury has been granted more time to consider its verdict on the death of a 25-year-old software engineer.


Why this town is the coolest place to live

05 September 2021
Why this town is the coolest place to live

Why this town is the coolest place to live

05 September 2021

Chris Morris witnesses the birth of a new cool in a historic market town, as pioneered originally by St Edmund.


Probation officer jailed for sex with client she said was like 'living in a porno'

03 September 2021
Probation officer jailed for sex with client she said was like 'living in a porno'

Probation officer jailed for sex with client she said was like 'living in a porno'

03 September 2021

A probation officer who described her relationship with a client as like "living in a porno" has been sent to jail.


Young entrepreneur keeps family business name alive

03 September 2021
Young entrepreneur keeps family business name alive

Young entrepreneur keeps family business name alive

03 September 2021

A young entrepreneur is celebrating after being named as one of the best market traders in the country.


New workspace opens in 'cool quarter of town'

03 September 2021
New workspace opens in 'cool quarter of town'

New workspace opens in 'cool quarter of town'

03 September 2021

A new shared workspace is helping put a Suffolk town on the map as one of the coolest places to work...and play.


"They're like little Zen masters": Writer hopes new book about cats will leave readers 'feline fine'

03 September 2021
"They're like little Zen masters": Writer hopes new book about cats will leave readers 'feline fine'

"They're like little Zen masters": Writer hopes new book about cats will leave readers 'feline fine'

03 September 2021

A writer is hoping her new book about the joy of owning a cat will go down purrr-fectly with readers.