Well 40 years is a long time.....
My Thanks to all involved for all the work that went into our project
Things have moved on so much in fandom that the information we all enjoy is now on the internet and there is so much and long may it continue as for Southend the town and now city change is part of life and I wish my former home the best for the future.
as for the Southend Orion group it's history is well documented here
follow the link below