Arms of the borough of Tower Hamlets, London, England

Tower Hamlets

Granted 1965

Blazon: Argent on a base wavy azure charged with two bars wavy of the field a lymphad sail furled sable pennon and flags flying gules, on a chief of the second between a pair of fire tongs and a weaver’s shuttle a pale of the first charged with a sprig of mulberry fructed proper

Crest: On a wreath of the colors in front of a representation of the White Tower of the Tower of London proper two anchors in saltire or

Supporters: On the dexter side a sea-horse, on the sinister side a talbot, all proper

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Motto: From great things to greater

Most of the elements in this achievement are drawn from the arms of the borough of Stepney, which was incorporated into Tower Hamlets in 1965. The fire tongs are the symbol of St. Dunstan, who held the Manor of Stepney when he was Bishop of London.

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Arms of Oadby and Wigston Borough Council, England

Oadby and Wigston

In use since 1974?

Blazon: Per quarterly gules and vert on a bend or between II and III two bars gemelles or surmounted by a pile reversed argent, a lion’s gamb erased gules armed azure between two cinquefoils pierced ermine

Crest: On a wreath argent and gules an owl close affronté supporting between its wings a pelt charged with a shuttle erect, all proper

Supporters: On the dexter a lamb guardant argent; on the sinister a tiger guardant, the tail reflexed up along the exterior thigh proper

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Motto: Obtain wisdom

Arms of Halstead Town Council, England

Halstead

Granted 1964

Blazon: Per chevron vert and azure, in chief two shuttles palewise in fess proper, in base a thunderbolt or

Crest: On a wreath argent and vert in front of a saltire azure on a mount of the second a garb proper

Mantling: Vert lined argent

Motto: Consilio et prudentia (By wisdom and foresight)

Arms of Braintree District Council, England

Granted 1974

Blazon: Gules on a pale or between two seaxes palewise points upward addorsed argent hilted and pommeled of the second two lioncels azure; overall a on a fess wavy argent another sable

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a garb or surmounted by a mount vert, thereupon a boar passant azure crined and unguled of the second supporting with the dexter forehoof a Maltese Cross gules

Supporters: Two lions sable, armed and langued gules, each gorged with a riband argent pendent therefrom by a ring a molet of the last surmounted by a pentagon or fimbriated and charged with a fleur-de-lis vert and holding in the mouth a shuttle erect threaded proper.

Mantling: Gules lined or

Motto: By wisdom and foresight

Arms of Salford City Council, England

Granted 1974

Blazon: Azure a shuttle erect between five bees volant 2, 2, and 1 or, on a chief of the last a ship in full sail proper between two mill-rinds sable

Crest: On a wreath of the colors, a demi-griffin segreant gules gorged with a collar of steel proper and bearing a staff or flying therefrom a pennon argent charged with three boars’ heads erased and erect in fess sable langued of the first

Mantling: Azure lined or

Supporters: Two lions rampant

Motto: Salus populi suprema lex (“The health of the people is the supreme law.”)

Arms of Burnley Borough Council, England

Granted 1975

Blazon: Or a chevron engrailed between three roses gules, barbed, seeded, slipped, and leaved proper; on a chief wavy sable, two wheat stalks in saltire slipped and leaved between two bees volant of the field

Crest: On a wreath of the colors, a mount environed with a wreath of cotton plants proper, thereon a stork argent beaked and legged gules resting the dexter claw on a Lacy knot purpre

Supporters: Two lions purpre armed and langued vert gorged with a collar argent charged with three molets and the interior paw resting on a shuttle fesswise, thread to the interior sable

Motto: Hold to the truth