Hooray Hooray It’s National Sleep In Day!

By sleepcounciladmin on October 25, 2016

Yes, you better believe it – there is a National Sleep In Day! It’s the day the clocks go back on Sunday 30th October and we all get an extra hour in bed – guilt free! That’s why we coined it National Sleep In Day. It’s the perfect excuse to have an extra-long snooze or […]

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NATIONAL SLEEP IN DAY – IT’S TIME TO HIBERNATE

By Lisa Artis on October 7, 2016

Head for bed!  That’s the message from The Sleep Council as the nights start to draw in and National Sleep In Day approaches on 30 October – the day the clocks go back and winter really arrives. “As the temperature starts to drop and the evenings become darker, summer really feels like a distant memory […]

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BRITISH SLUMBERTIME

By sleepcounciladmin on October 9, 2015

As National Sleep In Day approaches (October 25, the day the clocks go back and we all get an extra hour in bed) The Sleep Council is encouraging British slumbertime with tips to help parents and young children cope with the change. “Parents everywhere despair when the clocks alter and wreak havoc on sleep routines,” […]

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THE ANATOMY OF A LIE-IN

By sleepcounciladmin on October 22, 2014

Go ahead and enjoy an extra hour in bed on National Sleep In Day this Sunday (October 26). Britain’s top sleep experts all agree it will do you good! With the clocks set to go back an hour this weekend, The Sleep Council asked leading experts exactly what an extra hour in bed can do […]

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Beds Become The Hub Of The Home

By sleepcounciladmin on October 25, 2013

We all love our bedrooms….. In fact over two thirds of us (68%) have said this is the room we spend most of our time in. As the bedroom – and the bed in particular – increasingly becomes the ‘hub of the home’, we’re also very clear about what we want from the Bedroom of […]

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KATH MCGRATH TALKS PERFECT SLEEP ENVIRONMENT

By sleepcounciladmin on October 26, 2012

Watch our video to see sleep expert, Kathleen McGrath, talking about how to create the Perfect Sleep Environment. Don’t forget to visit the new website to see the step-by-step process and have the opportunity to ‘Ask the Expert’ any questions you may have!

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National Sleep In Day logo now available!

By sleepcounciladmin on October 4, 2012

The Sleep Council has a new logo for its annual event National Sleep In Day (this year Sunday 28 October) the day the clocks go back and we all get an extra hour in bed! For a hi-res version of the logo please click on the image to expand, then right-click on the image and […]

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Fatigue epidemic sparks new bags and eyeshadow trend for women

By sleepcounciladmin on October 28, 2011

The latest trend in bags and eye shadows for women has become a dire sign of the times. According to a Sleep Council survey, women are in the grip of a fatigue epidemic that is taking its toll on their looks. It found that one in 10 women feel so tired it affects their appearance […]

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SEX AND THE SICKY

By sleepcounciladmin on October 31, 2010

A new survey reveals the secrets of ‘Sex and The Sicky’. And the fact people are so desperate for extra time in bed, they’d be prepared to pay for it.  The Sleep Council survey for National Sleep-In Day (October 31, the day the clocks go back) found Six out of 10  respondents plan to spend […]

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WAKE-UP CALL FOR EDUCATION

By sleepcounciladmin on October 24, 2009

Britain’s top sleep experts are calling for the importance of a good night’s sleep to be taught in schools. Dr Chris Idzikowski of the Edinburgh Sleep Centre, independent sleep consultant Dr Neil Stanley, Kathleen McGrath, sleep nurse and founder of Sleep Matters and Jessica Alexander of The Sleep Council believe teaching children the value of […]

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