The connotation of the arms being "Puffing Billy" represents the locamotives used on the Hetton Colliery Railway
constructed by George Stephenson, resident Engineer in 1822. The ears of corn represent the Agricultural community.
The Lion Rampant has association with the Bowes Lyon Family.
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