More Brits Hitting The Booze For Snooze

By Lisa Artis on February 22, 2017

Britons are increasingly turning to the bottle at bedtime. That’s according to the results of our latest Great British Bedtime Report (first conducted in 2013) which puts the nation’s sleep under scrutiny for National Bed Month (March) and reveals how our bedtime habits are rolling downhill. •    The number has spiked 9% in just four […]

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31 DAYS OF SNOOZING FOR NATIONAL BED MONTH

By sleepcounciladmin on February 8, 2016

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 […]

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MARCH-ING ORDERS FOR OLD BEDS

By sleepcounciladmin on February 12, 2015

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

By sleepcounciladmin on March 4, 2014

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 underway. It comes in the wake of recent horror […]

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First Ever Great British Bedtime Report Launched

By sleepcounciladmin on March 1, 2013

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 third of the population (33%) now […]

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Don’t forget it’s National Bed Month in March

By sleepcounciladmin on January 22, 2013

If you’re interested in running a feature on National Bed Month (March) then download our Bed Month feature packhere for press releases, picture and logos.

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LACK OF SLEEP DEVASTATES THE SCHOOL DAY

By sleepcounciladmin on March 1, 2012

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

By sleepcounciladmin on March 1, 2011

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

By sleepcounciladmin on March 1, 2010

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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