WHY OLD BEDS ARE BAD FOR YOU: ADVICE FOR NATIONAL BED MONTH

It’s National Bed Month (March 2018), so what better time to focus on one of the most important contributors to a good night’s sleep – our bed! Said Lisa Artis, sleep guru at The Sleep Council: “We spend one third of our lives in bed so it’s essential it’s comfortable...

NATIONAL BED MONTH: LEARN THE A-Zzzz OF A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

It’s National Bed Month in March 2018 and time to focus on the place we spend one-third of our lives: our bed. Said Lisa Artis, sleep guru at The Sleep Council: “Our polls show people rate a good bed as vital to a good night’s rest and there’s no doubt that a...

NATIONAL BED MONTH: SHOULD YOU BUY YOUR BED ONLINE OR INSTORE?

Get savvy about the pros and cons of buying a new bed online or instore – that’s the advice from The Sleep Council for National Bed Month, March 2018. Latest research shows that the same number of people are now choosing to buy their new bed online as instore*, the...

MORE BRITS HIT THE BOOZE TO SNOOZE

Britons are increasingly turning to the bottle at bedtime – and less and less towards their partner. According to the results of its latest Great British Bedtime report (first conducted in 2013), leading advisory body, The Sleep Council, says alcohol in particular is...

MARCH-ING ORDERS FOR OLD BEDS

The Sleep Council has for many a year designated March to be National Bed Month. As Spring approaches and we get into spring cleaning, ‘out with the old, in with the new’ mode, it’s an appropriate  time also to be thinking about giving grotty old mattresses their...

SLEEP SAFE. SLEEP SOUND. LOOK FOR THE BIG TICK LOGO.

Buying a new bed? Then look for the new National Bed Federation’s (NBF) ‘big tick’ mark of approval to be sure you’re buying a safe, clean and honest product from a reputable manufacturer. That’s the advice from The Sleep Council as National Bed Month (March) gets...

First Ever Great British Bedtime Report Launched

The number of Britons getting just five to six hours sleep a night has risen dramatically in the past three years, with 40% not getting the NHS recommended six to nine hours. According to a major new report being published today (March 1) by The Sleep Council: • A...

LACK OF SLEEP DEVASTATES THE SCHOOL DAY

Lack of sleep among primary school children is having a devastating effect in schools with nine out of 10 teachers (92%) complaining that pupils are so tired they are unable to pay attention in class. More than a third (38%) said lack of sleep among youngsters is a...

TOXIC SLEEP: THE SILENT EPIDEMIC

Nearly half of us are getting just six hours sleep or less a night. And an alarming four out of five people complain of disturbed or inadequate – or ‘toxic’ – sleep. The solution could be shockingly simple. According to the Furniture Industry Research...

SLEEP COUNCIL UNVEILS WINNERS OF FIRST EVER ZOMBIE AWARDS

A host of top celebs, politicians and media personalities are named in the first ever Sleep Council Zombie Awards. The ‘Oscars’ of the sleep underworld, the ‘Zombies’ are designed to illustrate the perils of a poor night’s sleep. The inaugural 2010 awards go to a...

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