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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.

Decision on new Aldi store on hold as rival Tesco intervenes

28 February 2024
Decision on new Aldi store on hold as rival Tesco intervenes

Decision on new Aldi store on hold as rival Tesco intervenes

28 February 2024

A decision on whether Diss will get a new Aldi has been delayed after a last-minute intervention by a rival supermarket.


Tributes to leading estate agent who has died aged 81

27 February 2024
Tributes to leading estate agent who has died aged 81

Tributes to leading estate agent who has died aged 81

27 February 2024

Tributes have been paid to one of the driving forces behind one of the region’s most successful estate agencies.


Horse rider slams council for saying signs could be ‘confusing’

26 February 2024
Horse rider slams council for saying signs could be ‘confusing’

Horse rider slams council for saying signs could be ‘confusing’

26 February 2024

A disappointed rider has condemned the county council for turning down her request for new road safety signs.


Second consultation on different site for town post office move

25 February 2024
Second consultation on different site for town post office move

Second consultation on different site for town post office move

25 February 2024

A second consultation for the proposed relocation of Diss Post Office is under way – with a new site identified.


‘I enjoyed every minute’: Mum-of-two appears in final of popular TV show tonight

23 February 2024
‘I enjoyed every minute’: Mum-of-two appears in final of popular TV show tonight

‘I enjoyed every minute’: Mum-of-two appears in final of popular TV show tonight

23 February 2024

A mum-of-two has been appearing on national TV all week after competing in a popular cookery show.


Town museum on the hunt for more volunteers

19 April 2023
Town museum on the hunt for more volunteers

Town museum on the hunt for more volunteers

19 April 2023

Diss Museum is on the lookout for more volunteers to help welcome visitors.


Town businesses join forces to donate food for those in need

11 April 2023
Town businesses join forces to donate food for those in need

Town businesses join forces to donate food for those in need

11 April 2023

Seven kind-hearted businesses have clubbed together to donate £400 of food for those struggling as the cost-of-living crisis deepens.


Detectorist display proves a great find

09 April 2023
Detectorist display proves a great find

Detectorist display proves a great find

09 April 2023

An exhibition at Diss Museum has been proving eye-catching for visitors.


War hospital scene recreates drama at US Air Force base

08 April 2023
War hospital scene recreates drama at US Air Force base

War hospital scene recreates drama at US Air Force base

08 April 2023

A dramatic scene from a war hospital room has been recreated as part of a new exhibition.


Road to close for four months to solve flooding problem

07 April 2023
Road to close for four months to solve flooding problem

Road to close for four months to solve flooding problem

07 April 2023

A road is being closed to help solve a flooding problem during heavy rain.


Leisure park unveils pirate-themed adventure footgolf course

07 April 2023
Leisure park unveils pirate-themed adventure footgolf course

Leisure park unveils pirate-themed adventure footgolf course

07 April 2023

A leisure and retail destination opened a new adventure footgolf course today


Chocolatier cooks up deal with major department store

07 April 2023
Chocolatier cooks up deal with major department store

Chocolatier cooks up deal with major department store

07 April 2023

A chocolatier is celebrating after striking a deal with a major department store.


Zoo hits back over petition criticising expansion plan

07 April 2023
Zoo hits back over petition criticising expansion plan

Zoo hits back over petition criticising expansion plan

07 April 2023

Bosses have hit back at claims that a zoo will “be no more” under new plans to redesign the attraction.


Search is on for company to build long-awaited bypass

06 April 2023
Search is on for company to build long-awaited bypass

Search is on for company to build long-awaited bypass

06 April 2023

Norfolk County Council start the process to find company to build long-awaited bypass.


Teachers set off on 'biggest challenge yet'

06 April 2023
Teachers set off on 'biggest challenge yet'

Teachers set off on 'biggest challenge yet'

06 April 2023

A primary school teacher is about to embark on her biggest challenge yet - to raise money for earthquake victims


Workers win pay fight after sudden company closure

06 April 2023
Workers win pay fight after sudden company closure

Workers win pay fight after sudden company closure

06 April 2023

Workers who lost their jobs when a feather bedding company went into liquidation have won their battle for pay awards.


Town centre restaurant and bar goes up for auction

05 April 2023
Town centre restaurant and bar goes up for auction

Town centre restaurant and bar goes up for auction

05 April 2023

A former town centre restaurant has gone up for auction with a guide price of between £240,000 and £260,000.


Drivers suffer 'serious injuries' after two car crash

05 April 2023
Drivers suffer 'serious injuries' after two car crash

Drivers suffer 'serious injuries' after two car crash

05 April 2023

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road accident which left two drivers with serious injuries.


Medieval church wins national funding award

31 October 2022
Medieval church wins national funding award

Medieval church wins national funding award

31 October 2022

Churchgoers in one of the smallest hamlets in Norfolk are celebrating after winning a national award to fund urgent repair work.


Pioneering firm wins two innovation awards

31 October 2022
Pioneering firm wins two innovation awards

Pioneering firm wins two innovation awards

31 October 2022

A forward-thinking company, which makes ecological building products, has won two awards for innovative thinking.


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