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Scottish Borders
Scottish Borders Council

Azure; a saltire argent, surmounted, at the fess point, by an escutcheon gules, fimbriated or, charged with four barrulets wavy argent between, in chief, a salmon naiana rtamís head cabossed proper; a bordure counter comp;any azure and argentand, in base,

coronet - area council

supporters - dexter, a Border knight proper, wearing thigh boots sable, spurred or, a breast plate and helmet proper, girt with a sword, his dexter arm flexed at the elbow, the hand grasping a spear paleways, also proper, and, sinister, a unicorn argent, armed, maned and unguled or, and gorged of a collar gules, pendent therefrom an oval badge azure, fimbriated or, charged with a saltire argent

motto - none

Public Register - 79/29; 31 January 1996

The bearings, apart from the area council coronet, are a Ďre-grantí of the pre 1996 Borders Regional Councilís (less the regional council coronet), which were new to Scottish civic heraldry and made no references to other arms

community councils with bearings - Coldstream, Duns, Eyemouth, Galashiels and Langlee, Hawick, Innerleithen, Traquair and Glen, Jedburgh, Kelso, Lauderdale, Melrose, Peebles and District, Selkirk and District

for more information see R M Urquhart: Scottish Civic Heraldry 2, 2001; Scottish Civic Heraldry, 1979
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