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The Peaky Climbers (Image via Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan)

On Friday 19 June the aptly named 'Peaky Climbers', a team of Fire Fighters and Ambulance Crew who work for South Wales Fire And Rescue Service and the Welsh Ambulance Service's NHS Trust, completed the gruelling three peaks challenge.

The team who are mostly based at Barry Emergency Services Station, including some based at Emergency Services Stations in Penarth, Cardiff and Monmouth finished the challenge in under 24 hours.

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When designing the 'Achievement of Arms' for the Vale of Glamorgan, the task was to link the past with the present and create a simple but distinctive heraldic symbol.

For the central shield design, the Arms of the Ruler of Glamorgan Iestyn ap Gwrgant, or those attributed to him, 'Gules three chevronels Argent', or red were combined with the Arms of the de Clares, 'Gold three chevronels Gules'.

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