HOP TO BED THIS EASTER

By Lisa Artis on April 3, 2017

Use the Easter break (16 April) to focus on a better night’s sleep – that’s the advice from The Sleep Council. “As the depths of winter seem like a distant memory and our evenings become lighter and longer, naturally, our sleeping patterns tend to change,” said Lisa Artis at The Sleep Council. “The clocks have […]

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SNOOZE YOUR WAY INTO SPRING

By Lisa Artis on March 23, 2017

Don’t lose sleep over the clocks going forward say The Sleep Council, as our ‘lost hour’ approaches on 26 March 2017. “When British summertime begins and the clocks jump forward, many people find it hard to adjust to the time change because it can affect their body clocks, which in turn can affect our sleep,” […]

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

By Lisa Artis on February 8, 2017

Snuggle up to your loved one on Valentine’s Day – that’s the advice from The Sleep Council. “One in six couples regularly, if not always, sleep in separate beds*, but cosying up with your other half seems to aid good quality sleep**,” said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council. Most recent results from the Sleep […]

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MAKE ROOM FOR SLEEP IN 2017

By Lisa Artis on January 3, 2017

Experts at The Sleep Council say as well as resolving to get fitter, slim down, try a new hobby or eat more healthily in the New Year, most of us need to take sleep more seriously. “Not enough sleep or too much sleep is linked to chronic diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, obesity […]

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AVOID SLEEPLESS NIGHTS THIS CHRISTMAS

By Lisa Artis on December 1, 2016

Present buying, wine drinking and party going are the most common causes of a poor night’s sleep at Christmas, according to The Sleep Council. “Christmas preparations can play havoc with our sleeping routine – which can ultimately affect our physical and mental health,” said Lisa Artis, spokesperson for The Sleep Council. “Worrying about buying presents, […]

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TOO STRESSED TO SLEEP

By Lisa Artis on October 25, 2016

Don’t let stress disrupt your sleep! That’s the warning from The Sleep Council as National Stress Awareness Day approaches (2 November 2016). “Almost half of Britons say that stress or worry keeps them awake at night*,” said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council. “A good night’s sleep can be affected by anything from money worries, […]

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BARGAIN BONKERS BRITS

By sleepcounciladmin on January 6, 2016

Bargain mad Britons could be wrecking their chance of a good night’s sleep because they would rather scrimp on the price of a new mattress – and save on the time needed to try it out. According to the results of a major, European wide survey* into consumer bed buying habits, the UK tops the […]

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GREAT BRITAIN GOES TO BED

By sleepcounciladmin on May 28, 2015

A peek beneath the sheets of the very best beds reveals a Union Jack. The Sleep Council has launched a month-long Buy British Beds campaign for June and with it, an easily recognised red, white and blue ticket to identify a UK-made bed. Said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council: “There are many reasons for choosing […]

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WHEN IS A BARGAIN, A REAL BARGAIN?

By sleepcounciladmin on December 18, 2014

Savvy shoppers looking to bag a bargain bed in the January Sales should make sure the items on sale are a genuinely good bargain. That’s the message from The Sleep Council which is urging all bargain hunters to check out any special offers before they part with their hard earned cash. For not all great […]

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MAY BE TIME FOR A NEW MATTRESS

By sleepcounciladmin on May 6, 2014

As the UK’s estimated 21 million asthma and allergy sufferers* brace themselves for the onslaught of the hayfever season, The Sleep Council offers some timely tips on beating the ‘miseries of May.’ Traditionally the middle of the month is when the pollen count rises and that, on top of the dreaded house dust mite (favourite […]

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