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We have tried to attribute copyright where applicable. If we've missed something, or you would like to be referred to in a particular way, we apologise. Please contact us, so that we can put it right. If you would like to use any of the photos on this website, please contact the owner.


Thanks are due to the local community and the many people who have helped towards the creation of this site with ideas, contributions and help. It wouldn't have happened without you! In particular:

Neil Charleson
Pat Christie
Fiona Cope
Kelly Goodlad
Alan MacDonald
Joseph MacDonald
Alex Purbrick
Jean Stephens
Charlotte Stevens

The Directors, past and present, of the Northmavine Community Development Company and those who have contributed articles, photographs, etc.

A special thanks to Peter Guy for allowing us to use and reproduce content from his book, 'Walking the Coastline of Shetland No.4, Northmavine'. An updated version is available now.

Special thanks also to Terry Mayes for allowing us to use his photographs and content from his book, 'A history of Scatsta Airfield, Shetland (revisited)'. Available online or from the Shetland Times Bookshop.

Also many thanks to Robert Price, Cambridge, for taking the time to prepare images of his old maps for us and writing his article.


Many thanks to the following Northmavine businesses who are sponsors of this website and to those who have sponsored the website in the past.


We are grateful for the support and funding from the following bodies -

  • Shetland Enterprise's Community Economic Development (CED) Fund

  • Northmavine Community Council

  • Shetland Enterprise's 3 Year Development Plan Implementation Fund

  • Communities Scotland ROA Fund

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