Arms of the borough of Haringey


Granted 1965

Blazon: Sable eight rays of lightning issuant from the fess point throughout or

Crest: On a wreath of the colors in front of a demi-sun in splendor or a demi-cogwheel sable

Mantling: Sable lined or

Motto: Progress with humanity

The lightning rays are intended to refer to the fact that the borough contains Alexandra Palace, from which the first the television broadcast was made.

Arms of Bungay Town Council, England


Granted 1953

Blazon: Barry wavy of six vert and argent a Norfolk wherry in full sail proper flying a pennon gules, a chief or a port between two towers sable charged with an escutcheon of the fourth a cross of the third

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a dog courant sable* upon a ray of lightning fesswise gules

Mantling: Vert lined or

Motto: Moribus antiquis pareamus (Let us ever hold fast to the old virtues.)

*A representation of the Black Dog of Bungay; legend has it the Devil appeared in the town in the form of a black dog to wreak havoc.


Arms of Copeland Borough Council, England

Granted 1990 (?)

Blazon: Per fess dancetty azure and vert, on a base argent two barrulets wavy of the first, on a chief or between two flashes of lightning throughout of the field an anchor all between two miners’ picks palewise heads in chief sable
Crest: On a wreath argent and azure out of the battlements of a red sandstone tower proper two croizers in saltire or, surmounted by a representation of the ancient Cross at Gosforth issuant also proper

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Supporters: On the dexter, a dragon wings elevated and addorsed argent, gorged with a wreath of laurel proper; on the sinister a lion azure winged or gorged with a wreath of oak also proper

Compartment: A grassy mount growing therefrom on either side of the shield a Parnassus Grass Flower stalked and with two leaves at the base proper*

Motto: By faith and industry

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