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31 DAYS OF SNOOZING FOR NATIONAL BED MONTH

With 31 days dedicated to highlighting improved sleep, National Bed Month in March is the ideal time to get it right between the sheets.And, obvious though it might be, the best place to start when working towards a better night’s sleep is your bed.Said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council: “It’s about reassessing your sleep […]

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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 marching orders – and invest in a better […]

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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 daily problem for them. Nearly nine out […]

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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 Association (FIRA), a bed may have deteriorated by as much as […]

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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 star-studded cast of worn-out well-knowns and are being announced for […]

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