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To be a connected, active, enterprising community with a thriving population of locals, returners and incomers alike who are actively involved in new and existing local businesses and contributing to a vibrant community life for all.
'We fight da slokkin o da light'. This tag line is inspired by former Northmavine resident and fiddle player/tutor extraordinaire, Tammy Anderson. Tammy lived in Eshaness and was driving away one evening when he was struck by how few houses remained wth a light burning. This inspired him to write the beautiful and haunting 'Da Slockit Light' (slockit - Shetland for extinguished) The tune expresses his sadness that the population of Eshaness was dwindling and the lights in his village were being extinguished, one by one.
NCDC’s mission is to support the economic and social development of Northmavine in line with the Northmavine Development Plan; to promote and improve for the public benefit the economic, social and cultural well-being of people living and working in Northmavine through regeneration.
The main aim of the NCDC is to work with the community of Northmavine and its partner agencies, links and networks to help make Northmavine a better place to work, live or visit.
The company has been formed to benefit the community of Northmavine to encourage and promote development and other measures to help fulfil the following five objectives: