Astmoor newcomer reaches BID Business of the Year finals

We are delighted to announce that we have been Highly Commended for business excellence just nine months after moving into the Business Improvement District (BID) of Astmoor, Cheshire. Our new distribution centre on the Astmoor Industrial Park opened last August in a strategic move designed to capitalise on the proximity of the Mersey Gateway. We were one of only five finalists in the ‘BID Business of the Year’ category at the Halton Business Awards 2016, which was hosted by the ...

National Stop Snoring Week 2016: 5 ways to get snoring under control for a good night’s sleep

TV personality Judge Judy has been accused of it. Arguably the greatest footballer of his generation, Lionel Messi, is rumoured to keep his teammates awake with it. Tom Cruise reportedly does it so loudly, he had a soundproof 'snortorium' built… It doesn't matter whether you’re a celebrity, a member of royalty (Prince Harry, we’re looking at you) or an everyday ‘Joe Bloggs’ - the snoring curse can strike anyone. Snoring cannot be cured, but the good news is that it is controllable. ...

Gala awards night in honour of a record-breaking year for Land of Beds!

Our valued staff members and sub-contractors were treated to a gala awards evening on Saturday night in honour of what has been a record-breaking turnover year for Land of Beds. End-of-year figures revealed colleagues from the Customer Service, Sales and Ecommerce teams had not only met their projected turnover target of £5million for 2015 but had smashed it by more than £400,000. The Logistics team were also credited with facilitating thousands of UK-wide deliveries. “It’s been ...

Stress Awareness Month 2016: 5 ways to tackle unhelpful thinking at bedtime

Your work performance… next month’s mortgage payment... the kids’ school grades… marital difficulties… What’s popping into your head at bedtime, impacting on the quality of your sleep? The less sleep you get, the more your stress levels increase as your coping skills are reduced by tiredness. Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Symptoms include headaches, muscle tension or pain and racing thoughts – none of which are conducive to a ...

National Pet Month: If YOU share a bed with your pet, you need to read this!

How to maintain high hygiene and comfort levels for you and your four-legged friends When it comes to lights out, hands up if the pitter-patter of four paws followed by a sudden dead-weight at the end of the bed is part of your sleep routine? You’re not alone… It’s estimated that just over half of dog-owners allow their pets to sleep in their bed with them – and a recent study found that those who sleep with a pet in the room feel more safe and secure and thus have a better night’s ...

National Sleep Strategy plea backed by leading bed indie

As an award-winning independent bed retailer, we're proud to back calls for a national sleep strategy and “slumber number” to guide the public on how much sleep they should be aiming to get. The Royal Society for Public Health’s report Waking Up to the Health Benefits of Sleep, issued today, states: “Sleep is as vital for survival and health as food and water”. Yet worrying findings that illustrate the scale of the nation’s sleep deprivation problem include: one in three people ...

Would your mattress pass the “stranger test”?

Let’s put that another way… If a stranger saw your mattress, would you cringe with shame? If you have young children undergoing toilet training who like to tuck up with you, a penchant for eating and drinking in bed, tend to sweat throughout the night, or a health complaint that causes occasional light incontinence, it’s critical to safeguard your mattress investment to keep it fresh, healthy and free from unsightly stains. In addition to hiding a thousand sins, modern mattress ...

Land of Beds Wins ‘Family Business Award of Excellence’

We are delighted to announce Land of Beds has won the ‘Roberts Bakery Family Business Award of Excellence’ at Cheshire’s 10th annual High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise 2015-16. The awards recognise leaders of outstanding businesses in Cheshire, Warrington and Halton. Land of Beds (a third-generation family business based in Helsby) have enjoyed a meteoric rise to the top of the sleep industry - capitalising on the e-commerce explosion with this website - www.landofbeds.co...

Get Comfortable this Mother’s Day: Comfort in Every Trimester for Mums-to-be

The moment you discover you’re expecting a baby is one of those unforgettable life events that you treasure for ever. You may already consider yourself a “mum” and, as such, be planning to celebrate Mother’s Day. If you haven’t announced you’re pregnant, Mother’s Day could be the perfect opportunity to share your good news with close family and friends. It could also be a chance to take time out for you – especially as next year’s Mother’s Day will undoubtedly be busier...

Guest Blog by Slumberland: Storage Beds – Your Perfect Storage Solution

Are you facing a burgeoning storage crisis, like the one pictured above? Most of us would say we don’t have enough storage in our homes and quite often this is because we simply don’t have enough space available. Storage beds are a perfect solution as everyone needs a bed, but they give you the added bonus of storing all your bits and bobs out of the way, so you can maximise the bedroom space you have. Being two pieces of furniture rolled into one – a bed and a cupboard – the ...