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Liveryman Michael Stanley Rocky C.Eng MIEE Obituary

Mike as he liked to be known, joined the Livery in 1970 after a career in the UK Atomic Energy Authority. He later joined the Central Electricity Generation Board and Nuclear Energy plc retiring in 1992. He joined the Livery based on his experience in plant control instrumentation and utilisation in electricity generation , specifically from nuclear power stations and also to follow in his Liveryman Father, Charles Rocky’s, a founder of the company’s, footsteps. He lectured in nuclear safety and legislation on company training courses and gave his social interests as travel, especially to Spain, gardening and village life. He died aged 88 in Somerset on 8 July 2023 after failing health.

Manchester Hub meeting

The first Manchester SIM hub meeting occurred on 15 June at the Wharf Pub. Organiser Sam White is pleased to announce it was successful. There were 5 company members in attendance, a soon-to-be member and 2 further guests. They had some great discussions and it was decided that this would be a regular meeting point for the Manchester Hub. They also have an array of exciting excursions lined up, including a theatre outing, a tour of the University of Manchester labs, and a Manchester city walking tour, to name just a few. A second meeting will be held at 7pm on Thursday August 3rd at the Wharf pub, 6 Slate Wharf, Manchester M15 4ST. If you wish to attend or find out more, please get in touch with Sam.