Arms of Pendle Borough Council, England

Granted 1980

Blazon: Gules on a chevron argent between in chief two cotton sprigs slipped and flowered proper and in base a fleece or a lozenge between two cogwheels sable, a chief per fess enarched azure and vert

Crest: On a wreath argent and gules issuant from a Roman Corona Radiata or two lion’s gambs erect purpre armed and grasping a circlet of the third enfiling a spray of three roses argent between two like sprays of three roses gules, all barbed, seeded, and conjoined on one stem proper

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Supporters: Two stags each standing upon a broom, the head inward, all proper

Compartment*: Moorland with outcrops of millstone grit all proper

Motto: In unitate florescemus (In unity we shall flourish increasingly)

*Compartments are usually left to the discretion of the artist, not specified in the blazon.

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Arms of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council, England

Granted 1974

Blazon: Sable a chevron invecked or between three owls argent; on a chief of the second as many annulets gules

Crest: On a wreath of the colors issuant from a circlet or charged with six annulets gules a rock proper thereon an owl argent

Supporters: Two griffins gules, each gorged with a collar engrailed argent charged with six bendlets of the first, pendant therefrom a heptagon of the second, the dexter charged with a molet of five points pierced, the sinister with a saddle, both sable

Mantling: Sable lined or

Motto: Sapere aude (Dare to be wise)