Coat of Arms

Granted by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
Fifth day of November, 2001


Heraldic Description

Per Sable and Argent three Gothic Capital letters B counterchanged on a Chief embattled of the second two Barrulets wavy Azure and for the Crest Issuant from a Coronet composed of eight Roses set upon a rim of a Sun rising Gules


Signum (Symbol of)
Salutis (Health, prosperity, safety or wellbeing)
Semper (Always)

A coined phrase for alliteration purposes and strictly speaking considered to be out of context.


Always the bearer or bringer of greetings and salutations and good health; the sign of safety or good health always.


The Town Council was awarded this armorial bearing by the Monarch and no other person or body can use the arms.