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Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
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UK Coronavirus:
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Churches & Worship

 

New Life Church: Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to New Life Church. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service.
During this time of uncertainty, God’s word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way to God through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour.
Jesus said, “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life“
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja
Directions: Click Here https://goo.gl/maps/KvNCimhrsYdH298r9
Email: info@nlcnerja.com
Website: https://www.nlcnerja.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nlcnerja

 

El Puente Christian Fellowship – Sunday Service
El Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national, Bible believing community of Christ, who meet each Sunday at 11 am to worship The Lord. We enjoy a time of worship with contemporary songs and traditional hymns, and a message brought to us by one of the Elders or a visiting speaker.
The church meeting hall is situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria Puente Don Manuel, Cruce de Periana – 29713.
Full directions and further information can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/El-Puente-Christian-Fellowship-105285888299225/or please contact us by email on elpuentechristianfellowship@gmail.com. For those who cannot join us in person, we aim to stream Sunday services via the Facebook page (subject to a good internet connection!). 

 

St George’s Church Málaga: We are part of the Church of England in Spain covering the area from Torremolinos in the west to the outskirts of Nerja in the east and to the northern edge of Malaga province. 
We have three worship centres, in Velez-Málaga, Málaga city and Salinas. Everyone is welcome to our Sunday services in English, and you can also contact us to enquire about baptisms, marriage blessings, funerals, and house blessings. 
Father Louis, our Chaplain, is available for counsel and support, regardless of anyone’s beliefs or background. We aspire to be a welcoming and inclusive community, open to all people seeking faith and friendship. 
If you can’t get to church, we live-stream our Sunday services on Facebook, and also gather on Zoom for an informal service on Wednesday mornings. 
Sign up for our newsletter by emailing Father Louis at malagachaplain@gmail.com to receive login details, and news of other future events. We look forward to welcoming you and being of service.
Website: www.stgeorgemalaga.org & Facebook 

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar, Catholic Mass in English Every Saturday: Starting on the 6th November at 17.00 we are pleased to announce the return of the Catholic mass in the Centre. The mass was originally cancelled due to the Covid pandemic last year and the lack of an English speaking priest, it has been greatly missed and we look forward to seeing all English speaking Catholics who would enjoy a mass conducted in their own language. For more information please do not hesitate to contact Lux Mundi on Tel. 952 543 334
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, Torre del Mar, 29740

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

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Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
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EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
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DigameXtra No. 2093 Saturday, Oct. 23rd, 2021

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 COVID-19 VIRUS HOTLINE: Information hotline for those who suspect they may have the coronavirus. Anyone experiencing symptoms should stay at home and dial 900 400 061 or 955 545 060 – and only call 112 in an emergency.

For the official Andalucia Covid rules for your town, in Spanish only, go to this site, click your town, and find your rules in the lower left corner of the page. Click a category, then click the “+” sign to expand the rules: https://www.mapacovid.es

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Halloween Activities For Children- Torrox: {Translation, summary}
31st of October (Sunday), starting at 18.00 hrs in two different locations: the Plaza de la Constitución, Torrox, and Promenade of El Morche.
In both locations there will be storytelling with monsters and thematic proceedings as much theatrical as musical interactive with the small ones, that they may also conduct workshops, number of boxes of pumpkin for children between 2 and 6 years and books terrifying to those who are between 7 and 12 years. They could not miss animators with globloflexia and pintacaras, and there will be an area with inflatables.
The traditional division of sweets will be organized at the end of the party, around nine in the evening.
As a novelty this year, will be the search of a house, following the clues that will be revealed throughout the evening from the stage. Whoever finds it will get the prize of a large basket with products from Halloween. FB LINK
Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/tarde-magica-de-halloween-para-los-mas-pequenos-en-torrox-y-el-morche/

 

Theatrical Tour “Madinat Balish” (in English): Sat., Nov 13th 10am-12:15pm. In Velez Malaga.
Travel in time with us to the Andalusi past of Balish Vélez-Málaga and interact with its historical characters as you visit its historical monuments and walk through the medieval town!
If you want to join the tour please contact us via email: sharqandalus@gmail.com including your name, phone number and the subject “TOURBALISH “.
You can also contact us by phone or whatsapp: 628 66 56 70
Price: 15 euros {Under 17 years: 5 euros/Under 12 years: free (accompanied)}
https://sites.google.com/view/sharq-alandalus 

 

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Tony Roam Transport & Removals Spain To UK To Spain Fortnightly:      Runs Spain to UK and Up to 4 weeks free Storage. Spain or UK
16 years Removals To & Fro Spain / UK Spain.
Scheduled and also unscheduled all year every month.
We also offer a door to door at dates and times you choose.
Transportation, Removals & light haulage company that have guaranteed scheduled trips all year from UK to Torrox and back at the same time every month.
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We live just behind Torrox Pueblo in Spain and in South Wales UK and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander or Bilbao / Portsmouth or Plymouth Ferry.
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email ; tonyroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
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Car Clean Malaga:
Is your car looking tired? Does the interior need some TLC? Selling your current car & want to get the best price for it? We can help!!
At Car Clean Malaga we strive to achieve the highest level of finish on our customers cars possible. We are able to correct defective paintwork, faded headlights, scratches, stone chips and make interiors clean & fresh. We have invested thousands of euros in the best tools available to carry out these jobs as speedily as possible, ensuring you get the most efficient and cost effective results carried out for you!
Warren will come and see your vehicle and discuss with you what you need and a budget you have to work with.
Once your vehicle is booked in with us you can rest assured you will be pleased with the end results!
We can also offer this service to motorhomes, caravans, motorbikes, small cars, 4x4s & vans!
Call or WhatsApp Warren on 618-346-098 or email at warren@carcleanmalaga.com for your FREE no obligation quote. Based in Comares.

 

 

MS Bespoke Joinery: With many years experience in the Joinery trade, I am able to offer a professional and personalised service to meet your individual requirements.
Wardrobes– if you are looking to maximise your wardrobe space, or modernise your existing Spanish wardrobes, then sliding doors is an ideal solution.
All wardrobes are fitted from floor to ceiling, with doors that slide effortlessly and silently, with soft-close mechanism.
Home Office– if you are working from home, it is important to make your space as comfortable and practical as possible, allowing you to maximise your productivity.
Murphy Beds– if space is at a premium, a wall bed is a really smart way to create a very flexible room – one that converts from a comfortable bedroom, to a work or play area, in less than a minute.
Beds can be installed with cabinets, in a large selection of designs, sizes and finishes.
Kitchens – From ultra-modern, glossy, handle-less cabinets to traditional Shaker style.
A comprehensive range of fully-fitted kitchen cabinets available to suit all budgets, offering style and practicality.
All kitchen-related trades catered for, to ensure a smooth transition from conception to completion.
For more information and a no-obligation quote,
contact Mick, Torrox, at: CoExGal@aol.com
or by phone at +44 7575 597060 or +34 696161951
https://www.msbespokejoinery.com/
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Assisted Living Services in the Axarquia Region:
Let Our Family Take Care of Yours.
MEDICAL CARE * HOME CARE * PERSONAL CARE
Palliative Care * Health Monitoring * Hospital Sitting * Respite at home
* Dressing, bathing and daily hygiene
* Assisted Mobility. 
* 24 hour live in care.
* Meal preparation, shopping & routine house keeping
* Correspondence and Communication 
* Medication Collection and Dispensing Systems
* Provision of Medical Equipment
TEL 951 55 05 81 OR 692419548 
Contact Liz ( On WhatsApp). Colegio de Enfermería de Málaga reg. 17425
englishnurse@rocketmail.com 
www.englishnurse.net 

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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MOONETTE – Organic Skincare for Mature Skin
We are a Torrox-based company specialising in the creation of formulae which help prevent premature skin ageing.
We are committed to making effective products at affordable prices.
Free giveaway for autumn
To participate all you have to do is:
1. Click the button Like on our Facebook page.
2. Sign up Moonette’s newsletter to claim a pot of organic Super Lip Balm -RRP 8.50€.
Promotion ends on Monday, 25th October 2021.
This free giveaway is only for new subscribers living in Spain. The first 4 newsletter subscribers will be notified by email.
As our skin is the first layer of our defence against microbial infections, ultraviolet radiation and environmental contamination it plays a vital role in our health. As we grow older, however, our skin becomes thinner, wrinkled, and more sensitive; hence it requires the use of treatments containing specific ingredients to the care of treating mature skin.
Recognising this need we have created a range of formulae which help
-slow down ageing process by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.
-improve facial complexion and eliminate blemishes.
At Moonette, we are passionate about health, beauty and plants. Your skin will benefit from the properties of botanic essential oils combined with a selection of nutrients for deep hydration, cell revitalization and antioxidant effect, all sourced from the finest natural ingredients with gorgeous fragrances.
Naturally, we care about our planet and feel the need to help reduce the sheer volumes of plastics waste that are generated daily around the globe. Presently, we are minimizing the usage of plastic materials in our production while seeking alternative forms of packaging. To help reduce pollution we are asking all local customers to recycle or reuse their Moonette skincare containers, and offering a small discount on future purchases to customers recycling containers.
Free small testers are available on request. Please contact us to find out more or to order:
Tel /WhatsApp: +34 650 044 102.
Follow us on social media:
Facebook @ www.facebook.com/moonette.es
Instagram @moonetteskincare
Google – please search ‘Moonette’ to get to our page.
Margaret Gosling
margaret@moonette.es
Homepage- www.moonette.es 

 

Great Deals From the Nerja Household Centre:
-Wrought iron stool heavy frame with new fabric seat
Measurements 56 x 36 x 50cms Height top of arm 70cms Price 40€
-Heavy wrought iron coat stand 40€
Contact Jackie/nerja 672170429
info at nerja household centre dot com 

 

For Sale:
-Sideboard 115€. 146 cm wide x 40 cm deep x 84 cm high (76cm without legs)
-Dinning table – extendable 200€. 140 cm x 85 cm. Leaf x 2 – 40 cm each. Overall extended length is 220
Both in excellent condition
Location Niza Beach, Almayate Bajo
Gill, Mob 674248101
gpk_ ambion@msn.com 

 

For Sale: Heater. Quality stylish 3 kw freestanding Provence gas heater. 225€ Matt black cast iron. No flue needed. Runs on Butane gas bottle (full bottle included). Height 85 cms Width 50cms. Minimum room size 64 cubic metres with 80cm air vent. Leroys price 449 euros. We are located in Competa area.
Email mblong@hotmail.com.
Whatsapp or telephone Linda on +34 711003229 

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Sportstech treadmill. Folds away. Used 4 times!
Bargain 75 euros proceeds go to animal rescue.
-Air conditioning unit. Stored more than used hence scratches on side (see photo) 35 euros proceeds to animal charity
Ring John 71104085 Benajarafe área 

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Patio heater very little used 100.00 Euros, buyer to collect.
-Two small wall cupboards 1 @ 60x50x20 & 1 @ 60x40x30 25€ for the two buyer to collect.
We are in the Cómpeta area & we can arrange delivery locally at extra cost.
Contact John & Linda; johnlinda.blackburn@gmail.com or
phone 653 11 11 89 (WhatsApp is best as we have poor phone signal.) 

 

FREE: Tiny dog house for small dogs, english newspaper style, as new, used only twice for car transport. For free.
Whatsapp Natalia (situated in 29790 Benajarafe) 686 768 493 or email: ndtalido2@gmail.com 

 

Wanted: Toys for a 3 year old girl. In particular: dolls house, dolls,
a bike…Anything to keep her occupied
maureen_rego@yahoo.co.uk
Maureen, Velez Malaga 711023418.

 

News & Articles

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COVID-19

Covid Axarquia- Nerja, La Viñuela & Almáchar return to high risk after exceeding 150 incidence rate: {Translation} Updated: 22OCT21
-The Axarquia has notified a total of 43 COVID-19 infections this week, 7 of them this Friday, of which 23 correspond to the municipality of Nerja.
-Junta de Andalucía has informed this Friday, 22nd of October, of 7 new infected by coronavirus in the Axarquía in the last 24 hours, The cases remain stable after the 7 of yesterday Thursday, the 5 of Wednesday, the 7 of Tuesday and the 17 of Monday, although in this last case they correspond to the whole weekend.
-In total, 43 infections have been confirmed this week, a figure higher than the 30 positives detected last week and the 29 a fortnight ago. This rise is mainly due to the increase in the number of cases in the municipality of Nerja, where 23 infections have been recorded this week. These figures have led to the town once again being at high risk, with an incidence rate of 156.1 positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. La Viñuela (194.6) and Almáchar (165.1) are also in this situation. The three municipalities are the only ones in the region with an incidence above 100 cases.
-Up to 21 localities in La Axarquía have not registered cases of coronavirus in at least the last two weeks. These are Alfarnate, Alfarnatejo, Algarrobo, Árchez, Benamargosa, Canillas de Aceituno, Canillas de Albaida, Comares, Cómpeta, Cútar, El Borge, Frigiliana, Iznate, Macharaviaya, Moclinejo, Periana, Riogordo, Salares, Sayalonga, Sedella and Totalán.
-Fortunately, one more day there are no deaths by the virus in the region, so that Axarquia already has 23 days without deaths by COVID-19 (since 29 September). In addition, this Friday 7 people have been reported recovered from the disease.
-Regarding the new positives in the last 24 hours, 3 have been reported in Rincón de la Victoria and Nerja; and 1 in Arenas.
-As for people who have recovered from the disease, the following have been reported: 3 in Vélez-Málaga and Torrox; and 1 in Sayalonga.
-The incidence in the Axarquia Health District (which includes Casabermeja) is 34.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 0.6 points higher than yesterday Thursday (33.5) and 5.9 points higher than a week ago (28.2). Meanwhile, in the Malaga Health District (to which Rincón de la Victoria, Macharaviaya, Moclinejo and Totalán belong, as well as Malaga city and Almogía) the incidence is 34.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 1.7 points less than on Thursday (36.3) and 1.9 points lower than a week ago (36.5).
Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/nerja-vuelve-a-entrar-en-riesgo-alto-de-coronavirus-tras-superar-los-150-casos-de-incidencia/

 

Andalucía registers 275 infections and three deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours: The region’s incidence rate continues to rise, slightly, and it stands at 31.1 cases per one hundred thousand inhabitants.
The Andalusian region has registered a total of 275 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours this Friday, 22 October, fewer than the 307 on Thursday and the 297 recorded a week ago.
Three coronavirus deaths have also been recorded by the Junta, two less than the previous day and six less than last Friday when there were nine. With respect to the three coronavirus deaths, they were notified in Seville, Malaga and Almeria provinces.
Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/andalucia/andalucia-registers-infections-20211022181918-nt.html

SPAIN

Spanish government to reimburse all fines handed out during first state of alarm: The Interior Ministry said that police had meted out 1.1 million fines to citizens who defied the stay-at-home order and other restrictions, although not all of them had been immediately paid.
All Spanish citizens who paid fines during a nearly three-month state of emergency declared last yea will be remunerated, the country’s Ministry of Territorial Affairs said on Friday.
The move follows a ruling by Spain’s top court earlier this year that declared as unconstitutional the country’s first state of emergency, which sent all but essential citizens to their homes and paralyzed much of the economy between March 14 and June 21. Full article: https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-europe-health-spain-59be7c26d2a76255119743f23541d310

MALAGA

Search starts for 100 staff at a five-star resort on the Costa del Sol: The selection process will start in Marbella this Friday and candidates must have at least one year of experience in a 4 or 5 star hotel, and possess a good command of English.
Those interested in attending an interview must make an appointment in advance by calling 600 907 404 or by email ing malaga.hosteleria@adecco.com.
Adecco will begin the selection process this Friday, 22 October. It will run for several weeks with individual and group interviews with the applicants. Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/malaga/marbella-san-pedro/search-starts-staff-20211020124654-nt.html

OTHER

Heads Up To Facebook Group Admins- Facebook announces new censorship for Groups- Now You’re the Censor!:
Facebook seems to be attempting to respond to the most recent round of criticism against it and deflect from it by “doing more” with an announcement that new censorship measures are on its way.
This time they concern groups, whose members’ posts will be demoted if Facebook determines that they had violated its guidelines in other places on the giant network – meaning that their group-posted content can be in line with Facebook’s rules, without having broken any, and it will still get demoted because of posts made outside the group! The downranking will apply to all content posted by these users in a group.
The intent is to isolate group members from their peers in the same community as punishment for what Facebook determines were transgressions committed elsewhere.
Another move that Facebook is making is to essentially co-opt group admins and moderators as unpaid content moderators.
They will now have at their disposal a tool called Flagged by Facebook which admins will be able to use to censor group members before Facebook (FB will have  already flagged the content for your review and removal) removes them and gives your group a slap those misbehaving with “strikes.”
With Flagged by Facebook, admins will be able to see the flagged content and try to react to censor it before FB does, and will be incentivized to do so because strikes received by groups members affect the status of the group itself. So now you are the censor!
Full article: https://reclaimthenet.org/facebook-announces-new-censorship-for-groups/

 

COVID Mobility Restrictions Info Reference

  https://www.mapacovid.es/ 

For the latest COVID-19 statistics visit:

Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
AND
https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

Churches & Worship

 

New Life Church: Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to New Life Church. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service.
During this time of uncertainty, God’s word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way to God through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour.
Jesus said, “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life“
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja
Directions: Click Here https://goo.gl/maps/KvNCimhrsYdH298r9
Email: info@nlcnerja.com
Website: https://www.nlcnerja.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nlcnerja

 

El Puente Christian Fellowship – Sunday Service
El Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national, Bible believing community of Christ, who meet each Sunday at 11 am to worship The Lord. We enjoy a time of worship with contemporary songs and traditional hymns, and a message brought to us by one of the Elders or a visiting speaker.
The church meeting hall is situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria Puente Don Manuel, Cruce de Periana – 29713.
Full directions and further information can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/El-Puente-Christian-Fellowship-105285888299225/or please contact us by email on elpuentechristianfellowship@gmail.com. For those who cannot join us in person, we aim to stream Sunday services via the Facebook page (subject to a good internet connection!). 

 

St George’s Church Málaga: We are part of the Church of England in Spain covering the area from Torremolinos in the west to the outskirts of Nerja in the east and to the northern edge of Malaga province. 
We have three worship centres, in Velez-Málaga, Málaga city and Salinas. Everyone is welcome to our Sunday services in English, and you can also contact us to enquire about baptisms, marriage blessings, funerals, and house blessings. 
Father Louis, our Chaplain, is available for counsel and support, regardless of anyone’s beliefs or background. We aspire to be a welcoming and inclusive community, open to all people seeking faith and friendship. 
If you can’t get to church, we live-stream our Sunday services on Facebook, and also gather on Zoom for an informal service on Wednesday mornings. 
Sign up for our newsletter by emailing Father Louis at malagachaplain@gmail.com to receive login details, and news of other future events. We look forward to welcoming you and being of service.
Website: www.stgeorgemalaga.org & Facebook 

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar, Catholic Mass in English Every Saturday: Starting on the 6th November at 17.00 we are pleased to announce the return of the Catholic mass in the Centre. The mass was originally cancelled due to the Covid pandemic last year and the lack of an English speaking priest, it has been greatly missed and we look forward to seeing all English speaking Catholics who would enjoy a mass conducted in their own language. For more information please do not hesitate to contact Lux Mundi on Tel. 952 543 334
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, Torre del Mar, 29740

 

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DigameXtra No. 2092 Friday, Oct. 22nd, 2021

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For the official Andalucia Covid rules for your town, in Spanish only, go to this site, click your town, and find your rules in the lower left corner of the page. Click a category, then click the “+” sign to expand the rules: https://www.mapacovid.es

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Halloween Party- Old Town Fuengirola Pub:
Sunday 31Oct. 9pm-4am
Professional actors and effects. DJ Lionner.
Info & VIP reservations 616 498 247
Paseo marítimo Rey de España 35 29640 Fuengirola FB link

 

Exhibition: Dot art works at Bio Beach Club El Morche
22 October until 17 November
Come and have a coffee and light up your day with taking a look at these colourful art works. Want to learn how to do this unusual art form? See the Services Section below for workshop details. Info: milena.photos6@gmail.com 

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar November & December coming events and excursions:
-Monday 1st November – The Centre will be closed for a Public Holiday.
-Wednesday 3rd November-“Our Shop” will have Winter Clothing. Come in and look at our great range of clothes at very good prices. We are open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 11.00 to 13.00.
-Wednesday 3rd November – The Art Group meets every Wednesday and invites an artist monthly to share techniques and their work. This month the invited Artist is Mari Carmen Fernandez from Velez Málaga. She is a recognized artist and promoter of the “Casa de la Pintora” in Velez Malaga. Time 10.00 to 13.00.
-Monday 8th November – Monthly lunch including the Half Orange Group. Restaurant to be advised. Time 14.00.
-Thursday 18th November – Excursion to Gibraltar.
-Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th December – Excursion to Puente Genil “Get to know the town that lights up Spain at Christmas”. We still have a few places left on this 2 day trip. A deposit is due now, balance to pay 15th November. Call in for the full itinerary.
Address: Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Open mornings only Monday and Wednesday 10.00 till 13.00 and Fridays as usual 11.00 – 13.00. Gradually we will re-open usual activities so please come or phone us for further information. Tel: 952 543 334

 

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Greek House- Greek Casita Restaurant, Torrox Costa! 
Located on the sea promenade, between the Safari bar and Picadero restaurants, BLQ 80 bajo. We offer you a little piece of Greece with our Greek home made specialities. New Winter Hours: Wednesday thru Sunday 6:30pm till close. Closed Monday & Tuesday. Lunch available by reservation only. For reservations call telephone number 642585049. You can choose meat specialties (Gyros, Souvlaki, Bifteki, Sutsukaki, Mussaka), cheese (Feta Psiti, Feta Saganaki, Hallumi), vegetables (Greek salad, Hummus, Eggplant cream, Mezze, Tzatziki) or sea fruits ( prawns or octopus), all of this accompanied with our special Greek pita bread. We offer a lovely meal time in a quiet end exquisite atmosphere, accompanied with the best Greek music. See you soon! https://la-casita-griega.business.site/

 

 

Staycations at CASA MAGEL:
We are closing the B&B from 29th November until approximately April of next year. We will continue our current services until Nov 29th. Look for our 2022 reopening announcement here on DigameXtra.
Now is the time to book a relaxing getaway at Casa Magel B&B.
A Great idea for Birthdays and anniversaries. Personalised vouchers available on request for future dates.
Bring a couple of friends and enjoy relaxing in a safe environment. Or on your own and enjoy the peace and quiet.
Our special offers are on again this year,
-2 nights B&B with 1 night 3 course evening meal with drinks for 2 sharing an en suite room 130€.
-3 nights B&B with 1 night 3 course evening meal with drinks and tapas & drinks at local bar for 2 sharing double en suite room 175€.
-You can add extra nights for 50€ a night B&B for a double en suite room. Book over 5 days and get a discount.
Casa Magel is situated 1 km from the typical Spanish town of Valle De Abdalajis first founded in Roman times when it was called Nescania.
We are surrounded by beautiful scenery and there are lots of walking routes. We are not far from El Chorro with the famous Caminito Del Rey, also Ardales lakes which are stunning.
Not far in the other direction, you will find The Wolf Park a real experience to see wolves in their natural environment. Also nearby is Antequera a wonderful town for sightseeing, 27 churches, the old castle, lovers leap mountain and a spectacular bullring besides the many shops and restaurants.
A place not to be missed is El Torcal an amazing site of rock formations formed over 2 million years ago.
Or you can just relax around our refurbished pool with a fully equipped kitchen, bar & BBQ area with limited drinks & snacks available, or bring your own. The food is great, the views stunning, beds are comfy and the hosts are friendly.
Check out our website www.casamagel.com.
Contact: casamagel@yahoo.com ; Phone – 722879503

 

Malagalingo Spanish School:
Here are more photos of our latest FREE OUT-OF-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES at Malagalingo Spanish School in Torrox Costa.
And this Tuesday 26th October at 17:00 we start our classes of:
YOGA in English-Spanish in our BIG OUTDOOR TERRACE overlooking the sea, from 7€/hour
Come and meet new people of all nationalities and have fun with our lessons and our FREE OUT-OF-SCHOOL activities
We are look forward to seeing you!!
Malagalingo Spanish School
malagalingo@gmail.com ; + (34) 650 479 493
Facebook: malagalingo
www.malagalingo.com 

 

Workshop- Dot Painting on Rocks: Would you like to learn to paint beautiful hypnotising mandala’s on rocks yourself?
Date: Thursday 4th of Nov 2021
Time: 11:00 – 13:30
Location: Bio Beach Club in El Morche
Sign up: milena.photos6@gmail.com or +31618554699
During this workshop I’ll learn you:
* what you need to paint beautiful dots,
* how to mix your paint AND
* how to paint beautiful hypnotising mandala’s on rocks
At the end of the workshop you’ll go home with your first beautiful dotted rocks and a starters kit to continue your new hobby at home.
I’ll provide you with all the materials (rocks, professional paint, tools to use), coffee, tea & snacks.
WARNING: it’s addictive!

 

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Great Deals From the Nerja Household Centre:
-Castillan unit natural wood veneer top waxed colorful panels ideal for tv Measurements 155.50 x 40 x 79cms Price 250€
-Natural & yute pine table & 4 matching chairs with
new seat cushions stunning set Measurements 90 x 90 x 74cms Price 375€
-Solid blanket box natural solid top with grey stain sides waxed with lock Measurements 100 x 51 x 53cms Price 80€
contact Jackie/nerja 672170429
info at nerja household centre dot com 

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-B&W 600 series subwoofer cost £450 new. Asking 150€
-TV / media unit 45€ ( actually 2 stacked together – not including contents) 90cm long x 40 cm deep x 77 cm high
-Stackable tables. Very solid 45€
1 – 47 cm x 47 cm top x 50 cm high
2 – 31 cm x 47 cm top x 43 cm high
Gill, 674248101, Niza Beach, Almayate Bajo
Email: gpk_ambion@msn.com

 

For Sale: Compaq 615 laptop, refurb by DoctorLaptop. €200
-Freshly installed Windows 10 Pro
-AMD X2 dual core processor, base speed 2.2GHz
-15.4 ” display plus VGA video out, no HDMI (I have VGA to HDMI adapters if you need one, €15)
-New Crucial BX500 240Gb SSD drive
-New 4Gb RAM
-CD/DVD
-New 2hr battery
-Keyboard is US English with small added Arabic characters. Please note: there is one key, the right-side “bracket” key (looks like this: ] ) missing, but is patched and does work.
-3x USB 2.0, Ethernet port, Card Reader
-30 day money back guaranty.
Naythan, Torrox Costa, buyer collects
Email: doctorlaptop@protonmail.com
I will reply in the order responses are received. 

 

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-Torrox to Rincon de la Victoria, on the coast, not inland villages.
-Looking for a 1 bedroom flat or small casita. No studios please.
-Must have reliable wifi pre-installed (min. 30Mb/s).
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-Unfurnished is OK, but must have a basic kitchen and a washer. I don’t mind if it’s a bit rough or needs some paint or minor repairs- DigameXtra Sponsor SPW Construction has generously offered to donate those services as needed. 
-I can pay up to €300/month, plus power, water & wifi bills.
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Please send details to Naythan, Torrox Costa
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Recommendations & Requests

 

Double Oven: I wonder if anyone can help? We are looking for a double electric oven , and cannot find one in Spain; has anybody in Digameland managed to purchase one?
Please email: michaelkelly5 at talktalk dot net
or wattsapp 625255633. Michael, Nerja

 

Hi Naythan, Many thanks again for your sincere & dedicated service to this blog. Very much appreciated by all subscribers.
Best regards. N.W.

Naythan, thank you so much for all the information you give us each day. It must take significant time but I am sure I am not alone in appreciating your efforts. D.J.

(Thank you both for the encouraging words. Lots of new subscribers and compliments this week. Must be doing something right! If you like DigameXtra, be sure to forward an email issue to all your contacts. -Ed.)

 

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COVID-19

Andalucía’s Covid incidence rate rises slightly to 30.6: Andalucía has, this Thursday (21 October), registered a total of 307 positive coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, higher than the 227 on Wednesday and the 179 recorded a week ago.
The region has also added five Covid-19 deaths, one more than the day before, but three fewer than last Thursday when there were eight. The five deaths are reported in Malaga (three), Cordoba (one) and Granada (one). Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/andalucia/andalucias-covid-incidence-20211021184252-nt.html

SPAIN

Guide to the Covid-19 booster shot in Spain- Who is eligible and when will it be available: Individuals who are aged 70 and over are first in line to receive a third vaccine dose, coinciding with the start of the annual flu campaign.
The system used in each region of Spain to reach out to residents about getting their first doses will be used again for the booster shot.
Full article: https://english.elpais.com/society/2021-10-21/guide-to-the-covid-19-booster-shot-in-spain-who-is-eligible-and-when-will-it-be-available.html

ANDALUCIA

The whole of Andalucía moves to ‘low-risk’ health alert Level 0 for Covid-19: All of Andalucía will be at the ‘low-risk’ Level 0 of the health alert for coronavirus from Thursday, October 21, after the Covid-19 situation improved in the two health districts in Almeria province that had remained at Level 1 last week. Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/andalucia/whole-andalucia-moves-20211020180344-nt.html

MALAGA

The CAC of Vélez-Málaga hosts new Film and Jazz seasons: {Translation}
For the seventh consecutive year, the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo ‘Francisco Hernández’ in Vélez-Málaga presents its jazz concert series, and the cultural space will also host a Tim Burton film series. The programme of concerts and films will take place every Friday, starting at 19.00 hours, with free admission until full capacity is reached.
The series of jazz concerts will begin on 5 November with the Anachronic quintet, a group specialising in traditional jazz, swing and blues, which stands out for its freshness and will offer the best of its repertoire. On 12th November, the Malaga jazz group, the Tomaselli Guzmán Quartet, will surprise the audience with their music. To end this Jazz series, on the 10th of December, the cultural space will host a performance by the Ana Sánchez Quartet.
The Film Series, made up of three films by the outstanding film director Tim Burton, will begin on 29th October with the film ‘Sleepy Hollow’, which deals with the legend of a headless horseman who terrorises the inhabitants of the town that gives the film its name. On 19 November, the fun film ‘Beetle Juice’ will be screened, a film suitable for all audiences in which the deceased protagonist lives in the No World, where he works as an exorcist of the living to prevent ghosts from being disturbed. -Finally, on 17 December, the audience will be able to enjoy the well-known film ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’, a fantasy film in which the King of Halloween Town arrives in Christmas Town and decides to celebrate the holiday.
All concerts and film sessions will start at 19.00 and admission will be free until full capacity is reached. The health measures related to Covid-19 will be those in force at any given time. Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiahoy.es/articulo/cultura/cac-velez-malaga-acoge-nuevos-ciclos-cine-jazz/20211021130750044075.html 

 

Minimum services for the train strike in Malaga this Friday with only 75% of Cercanías trains at peak times: {Translation, summary}
-The Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda has decreed essential services in view of the strike called by the SFF-CGT union in Malaga on Friday 22 October, which will allow 75% of trains to run at rush hour and 50% the rest of the day.
-Thus, they have indicated that the minimum services guarantee the circulation of 75% of trains in rush hour (from 06.00 to 09.00, from 13.30/14.00 to 15.30/16.00 and from 18.30 to 20.30) and 50% the rest of the day.
-A total of five AVE trains on the Madrid-Malaga route will be affected by the strike. On the Malaga-Seville route, four trains will be cancelled (two Avant and two Media Distancia).
-The strike has been called throughout the province of Malaga on Friday 22 October, from midnight until 11 p.m. Travellers who wish to check whether their train is affected can do so at http://www.renfe.com, telephone 912 320 320 and at information points at stations. In the event that they are affected, they will be offered a seat on the next available train or the option to change or cancel their ticket free of charge. Source, Spanish: https://www.malagahoy.es/malaga/servicios-minimos-huelga-trenes-Malaga_0_1621939908.html

 

The province of Malaga plans 20 performances between 30 October and 11 December: {Translation}
-The Consejería de Cultura y Patrimonio Histórico, through the Instituto Andaluz del Flamenco, and the eight provincial federations of flamenco clubs in Andalusia have already organised the second phase of the Circuito Andaluz de Peñas 2021, which includes the celebration of 117 performances until the end of the year.
***Malaga Province Cycle Calendar***
– 30 October, at 21:00: the cantaor Moisés Vargas at the Peña Flamenca Torre del Cante, in Alhaurín de la Torre.
– 6 November, at 21:00: the flamenco singer Churumbaque Hijo at the Peña Flamenca La Bambera, in Teba.
– 6 November, at 21:00: the cantaora Belén García at the Peña Flamenca del Sur, in Mijas Costa.
– 13 November, at 21:00: the flamenco singer Antonio García ‘El Genial’ at the Peña Flamenca Paco de Antequera, in Cartaojal.
– 20 November, at 21:00: the cantaora Laura Marchal at the Peña Flamenca Luis Perdiguero, in Antequera.
– 20 November, at 21:00: the cantaora Julia Garrido at the Peña La Paz Association, in Málaga.
– 21 November, at 21:00: the bailaor Julio Ruiz at the Peña Flamenca Amigos del Cante y del Baile, in Humilladero.
– 26 November, at 21:00: the flamenco singer Julio Fajardo at the Peña Flamenca de Valle de Abdalajís.
– 27 November, at 21:00: the cantaora Lucía LEiva at the Peña Flamenca La Churruca, in Ojén.
– 27 November, at 21:00: the cantaor Antonio Fernández, with Ochando, at the Peña Flamenca La Alborá, in Cómpeta.
– 27 November, at 21:00: the flamenco singer Jesús Vela ‘El Puntilla’ at the Peña Flamenca La Gañana, in Sierra de Yeguas.
– 3rd December, at 21:00: the cantaora Lidia Pérez at the Peña Flamenca Pepe de la Isla – Capita, in Coín.
– 4 December, at 21:00: the flamenco singer Guillermo Cano at the Peña Flamenca El Canario de Colmenar, in Colmenar.
– 4 December, at 21:00: the cantaora Nazareth Romero at the Peña Flamenca Rincón del Cantte, in Campanillas.
– 4 December, at 21:00: the bailaora Cristina Ceballos at the Peña Flamenca Amigos del Arte, in Torremolinos.
– 4 December, at 21:00: the bailaora María del Mar Ramírez at the Peña Flamenca El Hargahijo, in Alhaurín el Grande.
– 10 December, at 21:00: the bailaora Vero La India at the Peña Flamenca de Ronda.
– 11 December, at 21:00: the cantaora Marta La Niña at the Peña Flamenca de Juan Casillas, in Cuevas de San Marcos.
– 11 December, at 21:00: the flamenco singer Rocío González ‘Palodulce’ at the Peña Flamenca Casa de Álora-Gibralfaro, in Málaga.
– 11 December, at 21:00: the flamenco singer Juan Coronel at the Peña Flamenca San Roque, in Tolox.
All programmes are subject to change. The cycles of the Circuito Andaluz de Peñas 2021 are organised by the Instituto Andaluz del Flamenco with the collaboration of each of the provincial federations of peñas. Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/competa-y-colmenar-en-la-segunda-fase-del-circuito-andaluz-de-penas-flamencas-de-la-junta/

UK

Briton denied entry to Spain over missing passport stamp:
This is of particular concern for non-resident Britons who visit Spain regularly to spend time in their second homes or for an extended holiday, as they have to pay special attention that border officials DO stamp their passports when they fly between Spain and the UK, inbound and outbound.
The reason for her refusal? Her passport didn’t have a stamp showing that she had indeed left Spain and abided by the new rules for non-resident British visitors in Spain since Brexit came into force in 2021. “I was denied entry to Spain on September 26th due to my passport not being stamped on exit on a previous one-week visit to Spain which started on June 4th,” Linda told The Local.
“The guards initially stamped my passport to enter then noticed I had no exit stamp from that one-week visit in June, thereby classing me as an overstayer and subsequently marked the entry stamp with the letter F and two lines.
“Even though I have proof of returning to the UK via banking activity as well as the test and trace COVID app, the border guards would not accept or look at any proof nor let me speak to anyone that could help”. Full article: https://www.thelocal.es/20211021/briton-denied-entry-to-spain-over-missing-passport-stamp/

EUROPE

France Plans to Extend Health Pass Requirement Until July 2022:
French citizens, residents, and travellers to the country may have to hold a Health Pass until July 2022 in order to access indoor areas like restaurants, bars, shopping centres, planes, and hospitals, among others, just as it was previously warned by SchengenVisaInfo.com.
The Members of Parliament of France have agreed to extend the Health Pass requirement until July 2022 if the COVID-19 situation in the country and the area does not improve.
However, the move is not final as the bill has to go through some other procedures in order to be finalized, including being discussed in France’s senate during the next week. Only then the authorities will come to a conclusion regarding its extension. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/france-to-extend-health-pass-requirement-until-july-2022/

SPORTS

Tennis News- Andy Murray blames poor attitude for European Open exit: Andy Murray blamed a “poor attitude” for his European Open exit to Diego Schwartzman. Murray, back at the Antwerp scene of his last singles title in 2019, was unable to make the most of an early lead as Schwartzman won 6-4 7-6 (6) in two hours and 13 minutes.
“I didn’t make as many good decisions as I would have liked in the second set dealing with adversity,” Murray said.
Continuing his comeback less than a year after hip resurfacing surgery, Murray now plans to play at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna next week and November’s Stockholm Open.
Murray could also play at the Rolex Paris Masters in between, possibly as a wildcard or even as a qualifier. Photo:RTE.ie. Full article: https://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2021/1021/1255225-murray-blames-bad-attitude-for-european-open-exit/ 

OTHER

Concern about the lack of electronic products for the Black Friday sales and Christmas: {Translation, summary}
-The global semiconductor shortage, or microchip crisis, has become much more widespread than expected when the first alarm bells rang just over a year ago. It started with game consoles, followed by computers and mobile phones, and is now affecting all kinds of products. One of the most affected sectors is the car industry, but the waiting lists now extend to dishwashers, refrigerators and washing machines.
-The low stock of world microchips are added to other crises such as the transport of containers, which is delaying the entire world trade by the shortage of ships, and the closures of asian ports for the variant delta of the coronavirus.
-Undoubtedly the hardest gift to get will be the latest models of PlayStation and Xbox game consoles. The launch of both a year ago coincided with the collapse of the chip supply chain and since then they have been trickling out to consumers. They are currently out of stock at all retailers. Aware that the situation will not improve any time soon, PlayStation will raffle the units it has for direct sale among customers who register and receive “an invitation” based on their history as customers of the Sony-owned brand.
-Intel has announced that it will build four plants making microchips, two in the US and two in Europe, for which it estimates it will need an investment of about 80,000 million dollars, equivalent to the GDP of Guatemala. To put these factories in operation is also needed a minimum of three years.
Source, Spanish: https://www.eldiario.es/tecnologia/inquietud-falta-productos-electronicos-black-friday-navidad_1_8406652.html

 

Bitcoin falls from peak, U.S. ETF support questioned: The world’s largest cryptocurrency was down 4.35% at $63,122.78, at 2:10 p.m. Eastern time, after hitting a record $67,016 on Wednesday.
Bitcoin on Thursday retreated from its all-time high struck a day earlier after the debut of the first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund, while analysts questioned the impact on cryptocurrency investment flows.
The bulls are seeing this ETF as a new investment vehicle that would open the avenue for fresh capital to enter bitcoin markets. The bears are seeing the new ETF as only incremental addition to an already crowded space of bitcoin investment vehicles. Full article: https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/bitcoin-edges-off-all-time-high-momentum-more-gains-this-year-seen-intact-2021-10-21/

 

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Churches & Worship

 

New Life Church: Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to New Life Church. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service.
During this time of uncertainty, God’s word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way to God through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour.
Jesus said, “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life“
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja
Directions: Click Here https://goo.gl/maps/KvNCimhrsYdH298r9
Email: info@nlcnerja.com
Website: https://www.nlcnerja.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nlcnerja

 

El Puente Christian Fellowship – Sunday Service
El Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national, Bible believing community of Christ, who meet each Sunday at 11 am to worship The Lord. We enjoy a time of worship with contemporary songs and traditional hymns, and a message brought to us by one of the Elders or a visiting speaker.
The church meeting hall is situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria Puente Don Manuel, Cruce de Periana – 29713.
Full directions and further information can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/El-Puente-Christian-Fellowship-105285888299225/or please contact us by email on elpuentechristianfellowship@gmail.com. For those who cannot join us in person, we aim to stream Sunday services via the Facebook page (subject to a good internet connection!). 

 

St George’s Church Málaga: We are part of the Church of England in Spain covering the area from Torremolinos in the west to the outskirts of Nerja in the east and to the northern edge of Malaga province. 
We have three worship centres, in Velez-Málaga, Málaga city and Salinas. Everyone is welcome to our Sunday services in English, and you can also contact us to enquire about baptisms, marriage blessings, funerals, and house blessings. 
Father Louis, our Chaplain, is available for counsel and support, regardless of anyone’s beliefs or background. We aspire to be a welcoming and inclusive community, open to all people seeking faith and friendship. 
If you can’t get to church, we live-stream our Sunday services on Facebook, and also gather on Zoom for an informal service on Wednesday mornings. 
Sign up for our newsletter by emailing Father Louis at malagachaplain@gmail.com to receive login details, and news of other future events. We look forward to welcoming you and being of service.
Website: www.stgeorgemalaga.org & Facebook 

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar, Catholic Mass in English Every Saturday: Starting on the 6th November at 17.00 we are pleased to announce the return of the Catholic mass in the Centre. The mass was originally cancelled due to the Covid pandemic last year and the lack of an English speaking priest, it has been greatly missed and we look forward to seeing all English speaking Catholics who would enjoy a mass conducted in their own language. For more information please do not hesitate to contact Lux Mundi on Tel. 952 543 334
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, Torre del Mar, 29740

 

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Poppy Ball: Royal British Legion Nerja is now selling tickets to its Poppy Ball on Friday, November 12 at the Caves Restaurant in Maro. The ball will take place from 7.30 pm with entertainment by Ricky Lavazza and Laura Elen.
Tickets are priced €40 for members and €45 for guests and include drinks, canapes, a three-course meal, wine and water.
The dress code is evening dress or suit and tie. For ticket purchase info see source article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/10/20/e2000-fundraiser-for-nerja-royal-british-legion/

 

The Money Makers upcoming events:
-Friday, 22Oct, 9:30pm. Feria de la Tapa, Alhama de Granada
-Saturday, 23Oct, 5pm. Higueron Beach Club, Benalmadena
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Lee Townsend live + Special Music Menu:
Bar Atila – Saturday 23rd October starting at 9.00pm
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Light Lunch Band: Sat., 23Oct 1pm
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The Fiesta de las Migas- Torrox 2021 Confirmed: It pays homage to the countryside with the traditional dish of migas, accompanied by local wine, which can be enjoyed free of charge by locals and visitors on the 19th December, as always, on the Sunday before Christmas, one of the biggest days for Torrox. 

 

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For Sale: Excellent condition desk purchased ex ikea €149 reduced for quick sale €85. Ring Dennis / Maxine on 628806320. Caleta de velez. 

 

For Sale, 3 items:
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-White shower seat to sit over bath 10 euros
-White toilet extension seat (never been used) 10 euros
Angela, Torrox Costa
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Wanted: Paddling Pool. Does anyone have a child’s or dog’s paddling pool they no longer want? My Spanish neighbour has some ducks but they have no water so I would like to gift them a pool! I can collect from most areas.
Christine, Almogia.
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Wanted: Looking for a sturdy inflatable boat to seat two.
Michele, Nerja.
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COVID-19

Covid Spain- Incidence rate rises again, up more than one point to 43.15 cases: {Translation, summary} Updated: 20 Oct. 2021 17:49h
-The incidence rises again on Wednesday, with 43.15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. This is a new rise in the curve compared to Tuesday, when it fell slightly to 41.9 cases. In recent days, the incidence has shown slight differences, with slight rises and falls, although the figures for hospitalised patients continue to show a downward trend.
-The Ministry of Health has notified 2.528 new infections, a rise compared to the previous day, when it is reported 1.889 positive.
-With regard to hospitalisations, the data show different figures: while the number of people hospitalised and the occupancy of beds are down, with 1,828 patients and 1.49% of COVID beds occupied; the percentage of ICU occupancy is up, although it does not exceed 5%, with 4.91%. The highest peak of the last wave in terms of ICU saturation was 21.98% occupancy.
-In addition, 31 deaths have been recorded, while 21 deaths were reported on Tuesday. Source, Spanish: https://www.eldiario.es/sociedad/tasa-incidencia-vuelve-subir-suma-punto-43-15-casos_1_8414659.html

SPAIN

Confusion Regarding The Proposed New Law of Protection and Animal Rights: {Translation}
Editor’s Note: There are several versions of this article floating around, in English, that suggest this is a new law. IT IS ONLY A PROPOSAL, subject to change, and then a vote after the public discussion period expires in December. Below is a translation of the original Spanish article. To see the official full draft proposal in Spanish, see https://www.mdsocialesa2030.gob.es/derechos-animales/Eventos/Anteproyecto_Ley_Proteccion_y_Derechos_de_los_Animales_220921.pdf
From http://www.20minutos.es website:
-The central government, through the Ministry of Social Rights, has presented the draft bill on the Protection and Rights of Animals, a document that includes a series of measures aimed at protecting the integrity of animals, responsible coexistence and regulating their ownership.
-This document will be submitted for public information and the aim is for it to reach the Council of Ministers before December 2021. As it is still a draft, there may be modifications, but one of the measures it establishes is that those who wish to have a pet must first complete a training course- an online course, short and free of charge
-This is a complete novelty in the field of animal protection and will be a requirement for those who want to own a dog that will facilitate “responsible animal ownership”. Thus, through this basic training, the aim of the Government is that they develop adequate knowledge “in the handling, care and ownership of animals”.
-In this sense, the course will be free, will be carried out online and will be compulsory, as well as the subscription of a civil liability insurance. The content will be determined by regulation.
-As explained by the director general of Animal Rights, Sergio García Torres, this course offers basic knowledge of civility and responsibility when owning a pet, such as picking up droppings from the street.
*What other measures are included in this law?*
-One of the most relevant aspects of this new law is undoubtedly the issue of zero culling, i.e. the prohibition of slaughtering pets. It could only be carried out “for sanitary or euthanasic reasons”.
-Pet owners will not be allowed to leave their pets unattended for a certain period of time. The regulation establishes three days for any pet, but a maximum of 24 hours for dogs.
-Likewise, fish may only be sold in specialised pet shops, and the sale, exhibition and display to the public of other animals is prohibited. Source, Spanish: https://www.20minutos.es/noticia/4852548/0/asi-sera-el-curso-para-tener-mascotas-4852548/

 

Spain’s Socialist Party votes against legalizing cannabis for recreational use: The issue of the legalization of marijuana has revealed divisions and created some bizarre one-off alliances in the Spanish government which is headed by a center-left coalition of the Socialist Party (PSOE) and junior partner Unidas Podemos. -Ed. The PSOE on Tuesday voted against a proposal to legalize cannabis for recreational use, even though this meant aligning itself with the conservative Popular Party (PP) and far-right Vox, which also opposed the measure. Due to the unlikely agreement among these groups, the proposal was defeated overwhelmingly, with 75 votes in favor, 263 against and nine abstentions.
The divisions within the coalition government were evident on Tuesday, but both parties avoided open attacks. Unidas Podemos lawmaker Lucía Muñoz simply told the PSOE that it will not be able to escape a debate on the issue – two more proposals on the legalization of marijuana are set to be brought before Congress.
Full article: https://english.elpais.com/spain/2021-10-20/spains-socialist-party-votes-against-legalizing-cannabis-for-recreational-use.html

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Frigiliana Council introduces new communication app: This service connects the residents and the council for reporting defects in urban equipment or deficiencies in services.
Full article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/10/19/frigiliana-council-implements-new-communication-app/ 

UK

Facebook fined $70 million for ‘deliberate’ failure to comply with UK regulator: The UK competition regulator has slapped Facebook with a $70 million fine for repeatedly ignoring warnings and deliberately breaking its rules.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said in a statement Wednesday that Facebook had “consciously” refused to report all the required information during an investigation of the tech giant’s acquisition of online database Giphy.
“We warned Facebook that its refusal to provide us with important information was a breach of the order but, even after losing its appeal in two separate courts, Facebook continued to disregard its legal obligations,” CMA senior director of mergers Joel Bamford said in a statement. “This should serve as a warning to any company that thinks it is above the law,” added Bamford.
Full article: https://edition.cnn.com/2021/10/20/tech/facebook-fined-uk-regulator-cma/index.html

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Scientists Identify Viking Presence In North America Centuries Before Columbus: Researchers have established the exact year Europeans were first present in North America in a study published Wednesday dating the Viking presence in Newfoundland, Canada to exactly a thousand years ago in 1021 AD — almost 500 years before Christopher Columbus stepped foot in the Americas.
L’Anse aux Meadows is the earliest and only known Viking site in North America and was first discovered in 1960, according to UNESCO, and hundreds of wooden, bronze, bone, and stone artifacts have been uncovered there by archaeologists over the years. Photo: DeAgostini/Getty. Full article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/teakvetenadze/2021/10/20/scientists-identify-viking-presence-in-north-america-centuries-before-columbus/ 

 

Pirate IPTV Investigations Now Target Customers as Well as Sellers- 1,800 Customers Face ‘Stolen Goods’ Fines: Italy’s Guardia di Finanza has concluded an investigation into a reseller of pirate IPTV. The 70-year-old behind the service stands accused of IP offenses against Mediaset Premium, Sky, Disney+ and DAZN after earning 500,000 euros on which he paid no tax. Perhaps more significantly, 1,800 former subscribers to the service now face fines for receiving stolen goods.
One area where local law enforcement has been treading new ground is the targeting of subscribers to such unlicensed services. Last year, authorities said that users are on the radar, with potentially tens of thousands set to face action.
In February 2020, police reported over 220 to the judicial authorities and last month followed up with another batch of 240, all of whom face fines and potential court appearances. Another investigation, which police reported as concluded this week, will see another 1,800 face action. Full article: https://torrentfreak.com/pirate-iptv-investigation-1800-customers-face-stolen-goods-fines-211019/

 

Big changes and a new name for Facebook! – Zuckerberg focused on transitioning FB into his “Metaverse”, planning to rebrand the company with a new name: Facebook is planning to change its company name next week to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The new name is a closely held secret for now.
The rebrand would likely position the Facebook app as one of many products under a parent company overseeing groups like Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and more.
Preparing for transitioning into the Metaverse format, Facebook already has more than 10,000 employees building consumer hardware like AR (Augmented Reality) glasses that Zuckerberg believes will eventually be as ubiquitous as smartphones. In July, he told The Verge that, over the next several years, “we will effectively transition from people seeing us as primarily being a social media company to being a metaverse company.” [1]
What is the metaverse?
To the outsider, it may look like a souped-up version of Virtual Reality (VR) – but some people think the metaverse could be the future of the internet.
Instead of being on a computer, in the metaverse you use a headset (or a brain interface like Elon Musk is developing, first helmets, then eventually brain implants) to enter a virtual world connecting all sorts of digital environments.
Unlike current VR, which is mostly used for gaming, this virtual world could be used for practically anything – work, play, concerts, cinema trips – or just hanging out.
Most people envision that you would have a 3D avatar – a representation of yourself – as you use it to interact with others.
But because it’s still just an idea, there’s no single agreed definition of the metaverse. [2]
This is where Facebook is headed.
Perhaps I should provide an example of one FB related possibility in the Metaverse. 
Instead of using an app on your phone to view 2 dimensional flat FB pages like we do now, you will put on AR goggles that are plugged into your phone, and using an avatar, travel in virtual reality to visit the 3 dimensional home of the FB page. Like a room instead of a page, full of interesting 3D interactive displays rather than flat text and photos.
So you begin. In your view could be a fantasy street scene, with a theme of your choice, cartoonland, or maybe a futuristic city, there will be lots of choices, and you’ll probably have to pay extra for premium themes. Digital you, in the form of an avatar you create or buy, are inserted into this, to wander around and interact with others. You’ll notice the different buildings. To visit a FB page, you will enter a building, walk thru the lobby (full of eye-catching adverts no doubt) to the elevators, and enter an elevator. Instead of buttons to select a floor, there is a screen display with a menu of all the FB pages you follow and groups you belong to. You tap on your choice destination, the doors close, and off you go. You get off at your destination. Now you can walk in and look at all the updated 3D displays in that page’s home. You’ll see avatars in the room of other current visitors, and you’ll be able to directly interact with them. No need to scroll & chat when you can stroll & speak.
Sources, with conclusion by the Editor:
[1] https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/19/22735612/facebook-change-company-name-metaverse
[2] https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-58749529

 

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Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

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DigameXtra No. 2090 Wednesday, Oct. 20th, 2021

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Bandits in Canillas: Hi folks, The Bandits will be playing live at Posada La Plaza in La Plaza, Canillas de Albaida this coming Friday Oct 22 from 8.00pm – 11.00pm. To book your table call 952 553 254 or 609 167 127.
Covers from Bob Dylan to Herbie Hancock, Mamas and the Papas to Van Morrison, played on keyboards, mandolin, banjo, electric and acoustic guitars and saxophone.
Hope to see you there. Rod & Mitch- The Bandits 

 

The Elton John Tribute is back!: Saturday 23OCT21, 9pm at La Scala Marbella. Apart from our A’ la Carte menu we also offer a three-course menu for €49 per person including a glass of Prosecco to welcome you! Reserve your table now, it’ll be sold out quickly!
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Revival Live Band: Sunday 24th October, we start at 4pm.
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Funerals are no easy task. There are numerous considerations to factor in, including logistics, food and drink, casket purchase and burial grounds. A loved one’s death brings immense emotional strain to any family, and the question of financing and arrangements only exacerbates the stress.
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Halting Erosion using Vetiver:
From Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga
Our Nursery is open by appointment. Please email or call first. We have Moringa seedlings, Organic Moringa powder and Comfrey plants. We also have some local trees and some exotic trees from Africa.
Vetiver is a rapid growing and non-invasive sterile clump grass with a height of 1-2 metres and a root system of 3-4 metres in depth. We have been providing Vetiver throughout the EU for almost 10 years now. We are located in Sayalonga where we can plant year round but our best results by far start in February. The reason is that Vetiver is indigenous to India and Vetiver loves the heat of the summer. Use Vetiver cuttings as mulch around all of your fruit trees. Decomposing Vetiver improves soil quality, keeps the weeds down and the insects away all while helping to maintain soil moisture.
Vetiver is a nutritious and replenishable animal fodder. Horses and pigs love it. We use it in our chicken pens replacing hay because it stops mites.
In the 2 photos below you will see land prepared for Vetiver and the results 2 years later.
We also use Vetiver along driveways and sidewalks. It also makes a great and inexpensive ornamental hedge.
Here is a link to a short video showing the results.
https://youtu.be/rjTmb_LL2uo
We suggest planting now, as this is the BEST time of the year to plant.
To see more images of Vetiver go to this link.
https://www.vetiverspain.org/photo-gallery.html
Presently we have some specials, which include free shipping to numerous locations.
For more information please contact us.
Please visit us or visit our website:
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For Sale: 6 sturdy, solid & heavy hardwood chairs. Seats lift out for easier oil treatment. Has never blown away or overturned in our gale force winds. In need of some TLC.
Height 85cm Depth 49cm Width 59cm. €50 the lot.
Buyer collects. Viñuela campo, very easy track.
Please call Naomi: whatsapp: 636264969
Email: n wallbridge 7 @ g mail .com 

 

For Sale: New JVC 32” LED-SMART HD TV WIFI. (Box supplied)
New, taken out of box and put onto the wall to test. NOT compliant with my newly installed Fibre Optic system which requires LG TV. Selling 150 euros ono.
Contact Kevin 634328089 or WhatsApp.
Canillas De Albaida. kevin.greensmith@gmail.com 

 

For Sale: Karcher Pressure Washer complete with 25 metre extension reel. €50. Buyer collects, Donna, Nerja. suzanneDOTdonna@gmail.com 

 

For Sale: Sony Complete Home Theatre System with remote control, fully functioning, with instruction manual. 70€ Carol, Nerja
carolellul18@gmail.com 

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Cutlery Set 15 euros
-Velbon Tripod including carrying case 15 euros
-Beuer Infrared Lamp 10 euros
Angela, Torrox Costa
WhatsApp 622 119 099
angiejrogersATgmailD0Tcom 

 

For Sale: Car. Kia Rio. Great run around. Year 2004. 179.481 KM
ITV until 2-9-2022 Price € 950. Pieter, Comares
Tel. 619317211 

 

For Sale: Orbegozo 16 litre dehumidifier. Perfect working condition, 45£. Torrox area. Call John 636160538

 

News & Articles

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COVID-19

Covid Andalucia- Andalusia’s rate drops to 29.8 points and adds 183 infections: {Translation, summary} Updated: 19/10/2021 14:00
-On Tuesday 19 October, Andalusia recorded a total of 183 cases of coronavirus infection in 24 hours, down from 289 on Monday (48 hours) and 232 a week ago, while there were seven deaths, six more than the previous day, but two fewer than seven days ago.
-Among the seven deaths, Seville has the most deaths, with three, while Cadiz, Cordoba, Jaen and Malaga have one each.
Andalusia has 18 hospitalised patients and four admitted to the ICU
-In addition the incidence in 14 days has fallen after three days up, and stands at 29.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 30.09 recorded on Monday. It is also lower than the figure recorded last Tuesday, which stood at 31.4.
-On this day, Malaga is the most infected with 51, followed by Seville with 42, Almeria with 23, Cadiz with 22, Cordoba with 15, Granada with 14, Huelva with nine and Jaen with seven positives.
-The region has recorded a rise of 18 hospitalised by Covid-19 compared to Monday to a total of 204, which represents a decrease of four in the inter-weekly comparison, while patients admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) have also increased by four to 50, 19 less than those reported seven days ago.
-Malaga is the province with the most hospitalised patients with 68 and 12 in ICU, followed by Seville with 43 and ten in ICU, Almeria with 27 and eleven in ICU, Huelva with 17 and six in ICU, Granada with 15 and six in ICU, Cordoba with 12 and three in ICU, Jaen with 12 and none in ICU and Cadiz with ten and two in ICU.
Source, Spanish: https://www.granadadigital.es/andalucia-hospitalizados-coronavirus-granada/

SPAIN

The DGT will force you to have this engine immobilizing breathalyzer device in your car that costs 1,000 euros: {Translation} Updated: 18Oct21 12:28
-The measure will come into force on 6 July 2022.
-The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) is working to reduce the number of victims and traffic accidents on Spain’s roads. In fact, its objective for the middle of the century is to reduce the number of fatalities to a minimum. To this end, from 2022 it will begin to require drivers to have this device.
-One of the main causes of car accidents is alcohol consumption. This is why it will be necessary to have a breathalyser. It will be compulsory from 6 July.
-The function of the device is to stop the car if the permitted alcohol level is exceeded (0.5 g/l in blood and 0.25 mg/l in aspirated air for frequent drivers and 0.3 g/l and 0.15 mg/l for professional and novice drivers).
-With the new law, which will come into force on the aforementioned date, the breathalyser will have to be fitted in vehicles used for passenger transport. However, the European Union is going further and is calling for this rule to be extended to private vehicles. However, the biggest problem is that the device currently costs around 1,000 euros. It will prevent the ignition from working until a passing sample is provided.
-The aim of this measure is to ensure that people who might test positive in a breathalyser test do not take the car. To this end, the DGT argues that during 2020, almost half of the fatalities in traffic accidents, 48.7%, exceeded the permitted alcohol level.
Source, Spanish: https://www.laopiniondemalaga.es/motor/2021/10/18/dgt-obligara-dispositivo-coche-cuesta-58483156.html

 

The average monthly electricity bill in Spanish homes is expected to rise to 100 euros in October: The Spanish Organisation of Consumers, OCU, has said if the electricity prices continue to increase the average household electricity bill for the month of October could rise to 100 euros. This would represent an increase of 14.4 per cent compared to the month of September, which reached an average of 87.40 euros.
Predictions from the consumer organisation show that the bill for an average household (4.6 kW of power and 292 kWh of monthly consumption) will rise by 14.4 per cent to 100 euros this month. This represents an increase of 12.6 euros over the already high September bills. Without the set of special measures applied by the Government, the cost of the average bill would have risen to 132.3 euros.
In view of the data, the OCU believes that the Government will not be able to fulfil its commitment that the annual bill this year will not exceed that of 2018, plus inflation. Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/spain/average-monthly-electricity-20211019114652-nt.html

 

Covid masks face 17% sales tax increase in Spain from January:
Spain’s national government has no immediate plans to lift the order forcing the mandatory wearing of face masks indoors, and outdoors if social distancing of 1.5 metres cannot be maintained.
However, the price of surgical masks in Spain will likely rise in January when the royal decree by which the sales tax was reduced to 4% will end. Since 18 November, 2020, the IVA on these products was reduced from 21% to 4%. Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/spain/covid-masks-face-20211018123449-nt.html

 

Spain Tightens Entry Rules for Travellers From Finland & Several Regions of Czechia, Poland, Greece & Italy: Travellers from Finland will now be subject to additional entry rules when travelling to Spain since the country has been placed on the high-risk areas list.
Previously, only four regions of Finland were part of this list. However, since the Coronavirus situation has worsened, now the entire territory of Finland is considered highly affected.
According to the latest figures published by the Spanish Ministry of Health, the new classification of countries and regions started being effective yesterday, October 18, and will remain in force until October 24, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/spain-tightens-entry-rules-for-travellers-from-finland-several-regions-of-czechia-poland-greece-italy/

 

Major Power Companies Deal a Blow to Green Energy- “Sorry, not interested”: Iberdrola and Endesa have not attended the auction to grant new licenses for a total 3,300 MW of renewable energy (mainly wind and photovoltaic) held today, both companies have informed Europa Press. The energy company has justified its non-attendance due to regulatory uncertainty, which has made them rethink their renewable investments in the country. Full article: https://spainsnews.com/iberdrola-and-endesa-do-not-attend-the-auction-of-3300-mw-of-renewables/

 

The Government advances in its plan to implement tolls on the highways and values the payment per kilometer: {Translation}
-Although pay-per-use is barely mentioned in the 2022 budget and is not included in the draft submitted to Brussels, the government is still working to introduce tolls on state highways and motorways. The government has decided to implement this measure in 2024 (and has informed the European Commission of this), but is still hesitating over the method it will use.
-Initially, the government took as a reference the ‘vignette’, a formula that is very widespread in the European Union and which consists of a sticker that is affixed to the car and allows drivers to circulate freely on toll roads. Normally the price of this sticker varies according to the type of vehicle and the period of time it is allowed to circulate on these roads.
-The European Parliament, however, agreed in the summer to push for a fairer system to replace the vignette. One of the options being considered is to pay per kilometre, although in principle this could mean a higher cost for users.
-The Spanish government is looking favourably on the latter system, according to the department headed by Raquel Sánchez, although nothing has yet been defined. As published in this newspaper, the government is studying a symbolic payment of around one cent per kilometre travelled.
-The Secretary General of Infrastructures, Sergio Vázquez, confirmed on Tuesday that network charging is inevitable, although he avoided talking about tolls. At an event organised by Cadena SER, Vázquez assured that the system to be implemented in 2024 will cost much less than the current tolls.
-The Secretary General of Infrastructures justified this system in order to sustain the Spanish high-capacity network (motorways and highways), which has a maintenance deficit of millions of euros. According to Seopan, the employers’ association of large construction companies and concessionaires, work valued at 8 billion euros is needed to maintain the network. Source, Spanish:
https://www.abc.es/economia/abci-gobierno-avanza-plan-para-implantar-peajes-autovias-y-valora-pago-kilometro-202110191423_noticia.html

ANDALUCIA

Andalucia first Spanish community to administer third Covid dose:
The Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucia will begin today, Monday, October 18, to administer the third dose of the Covid vaccine. Doses of Pfizer or Moderna will be given to those aged over 70 who are now six months on from receiving their second jab. Full article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/10/18/andalucia-first-spanish-community-to-administer-third-covid-dose/

UK

U.K. faces calls for ‘Plan B’ as COVID-19 cases increase: Many scientists are now calling on the government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates, already Europe’s highest, rise still further.
The U.K. recorded 49,156 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the largest number since mid-July. New infections averaged 43,000 a day over the past week, a 15% increase on the week before.
Full article: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-uk-faces-calls-for-plan-b-as-covid-19-cases-increase/

EUROPE

Can I Travel From EU to UK If I Am Not Vaccinated?: According to a press release issued by the Department for Transport, since Monday, October 18, unvaccinated and unrecovered Europeans travelling to the UK can enter the country by presenting their test certificates in the digital or physical format of the EUDCC. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/can-i-travel-from-eu-to-uk-if-i-am-not-vaccinated/

SPORTS

Tennis News- Djokovic unsure over Australian Open involvement, won’t reveal vaccine status: World number one Novak Djokovic once again declined to reveal whether he has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and said he was unsure if he would defend his title at next year’s Australian Open.
The state of Victoria, where the Grand Slam event takes place in Melbourne, has introduced a vaccine mandate for professional athletes, although authorities have not yet clarified what the requirement will be for those coming from abroad.
“Things beings as they are, I still don’t know if I will go to Melbourne,” Djokovic told the online edition of Serbian daily Blic.
Full article: https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/djokovic-unsure-over-australian-open-involvement-wont-reveal-vaccine-status-2021-10-18/

OTHER

900-year-old Crusader sword discovered off coast of Israel: The sword, which was “encrusted with marine organisms,” is believed to be made of iron and measure approximately 3.3 feet (1 meter) long, with a hilt measuring an additional 1 foot (30 centimeters) in length, according to the IAA. Photo:Shlomi Katzin. Full article: https://www.livescience.com/barnacle-encrusted-crusader-sword-israel

 

COVID Mobility Restrictions Info Reference

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For the latest COVID-19 statistics visit:

Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
AND
https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

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Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

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Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
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 COVID-19 VIRUS HOTLINE: Information hotline for those who suspect they may have the coronavirus. Anyone experiencing symptoms should stay at home and dial 900 400 061 or 955 545 060 – and only call 112 in an emergency.

For the official Andalucia Covid rules for your town, in Spanish only, go to this site, click your town, and find your rules in the lower left corner of the page. Click a category, then click the “+” sign to expand the rules: https://www.mapacovid.es

 

Notice To Readers- Change in submission requirements:
*Beginning November 1st, 2021*
If you include a non-Spanish phone number as a contact in a submission you MUST also include your email address or a Spanish phone number as well. If you fail to include your email or a Spanish phone number, I will automatically insert your email.
I am getting too many complaints from readers who are either unable to reach these non-Spanish phones, or the connection is so poor conversation is impossible.

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No Sunday Issues

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The first THE ROB SAS BAND gig since February 2020 is this Friday Oct 22nd: At Louie Louie Live Estepona. There will be new faces as well as familiar faces in the band and we’ll be playing all the classics at the fabulous Louie Louie Live Estepona from around 22:30. Entry €8.
Av. Luis Braille. Edificio Puertosol. Puerto deportivo 29680 Estepona FB link 

 

Halloween Celebration in Torre del Mar: Sunday, Oct 31st.
-The events start at 18:00 hours with the musical float that will make its way through different streets of our town.
-From 19:00 hours the parade will begin with several municipal theatre and dance groups, which will start in Calle del Mar Norte, Calle del Mar Sur, Calle Saladero, Calle Princesa and Avenida de Andalucía until it ends at Paseo de Larios. The entertainment will be provided by La Carpa Teatro, New Crew and Feel The Music.
-Finally, on the Paseo de Larios, the ‘Pasaje del Terror’ will take place from 20:00 in the evening, which promises great surprises until 1am. In addition, a themed photocall will be set up on Paseo de Larios to give those attending a souvenir. 

 

Malaga is set to switch on its one-million-euro Christmas lights Friday, November, the 26th: Photo:SALVADOR SALAS. More info at https://www.surinenglish.com/malaga/malaga-city/malaga-sets-date-20211018173451-nt.html 

 

Full Moon is Wednesday, Oct. 20th
New Moon is Thursday, Nov. 4th.  Source

 

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Archgrove Services: A family run light haulage/transport company with bases in Archez, Spain and near Oxford, UK.
We provide a one stop service for all your transport needs and pride ourselves on reliability, flexibility, good communication and a very much ‘can do’ approach. No job is too small and there is always a solution.
Our services include:
-Regular runs between UK and Spain
-Transport of personal property from full house moves to vehicles down to small single items
-Courier Services
-Man & Van services
-Packing, including supply of packing materials
-UK Home shopping with UK delivery address
-Storage of property and vehicles in UK and Spain
-Any jobs in Western Europe and Scandinavia considered
Fully Insured with Haulage, Goods In Transit and Public Liability policies.
If we can be of service please contact Steve & Gail. We are on Facebook and always available to chat through your needs and provide a free no obligation quote if required. FB-Link
UK: 0044 7868 435052
SPAIN: 0034 951 066 093
Email: archgroveservices@gmail.com Our contact info is also in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section everyday. 

 

SPW Construction Services: Professional high quality building service, fully qualified tradesmen to all trades.
Extensions, retaining walls, driveways, swimming pools, damp problems, roofs, blocked drains.
Replacement kitchens and bathrooms, Tiling and terraces. Plumbing, electrics and plastering, painting.
Architect service, building licence applications.
Handyman service now available for those smaller jobs.
For free consultation and estimate contact us on 622 938 440
or email: scottparkwilson AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk
Scott/Arenas.   Home Page and FB-Link
Our contact info is also in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section everyday.  

  

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 2 items:
-Desk (ex ikea cost 149 euros). In very good condition will accept 85 euros.
-Swivel chair (ex eroski cost 85 euros) will accept 25 euros.
ring dennis 657116294 (caleta) 

 

For Sale: Pikolin guardaespaldas S-Grid single bed base.
90cm wide, wooden slats, metal frame and legs.
Includes two unused Sleepland mattress protectors,
35% cotton in original packaging. €30
Buyer to collect from Sayalonga – two minutes from
Village centre on concrete road.
Contact Jen or Mark, Sayalonga 655785617 

 

Wanted: I’m looking for scooters. One for a 3 year old and one for a 11 year old. Contact Michele, Nerja
michele.bond@rocketmail.com

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

Septic Tank Emptying: I am looking for companies in the Canillas De Albaida area who empty Septic tanks.
Please forward information to Kevin 634328089 or WhatsApp.
Email: kevin.greensmith@gmail.com

 

Pottery: Dear digamigos, Are there any potters out there?
I am looking for a kiln to buy or use every now and then. I am based in Nerja. Julia
Julia.horzinek@gmail.com

 

News & Articles

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COVID-19

Andalusia’s rate rises again to 30.09 points and adds 289 infections: {Translation} Updated: 18/10/2021, 12:04
-On Monday 18 October, Andalusia recorded a total of 289 cases of coronavirus infection in 48 hours, up from 276 on Saturday and 171 a week ago, while recording one death, six fewer than two days ago and the same number in the inter-weekly comparison.
-Aguirre pointed out that “this tells us that we are in a pandemic, with an incidence of 30.09 at a time when it is difficult to bring it down because we have the zero to twelve year age group without vaccination and there is the highest accumulated incidence”. But, he added, “the figures give us some cause for reassurance”.
-The 289 positives on Monday and Sunday come after 276 on Saturday, 297 on Friday, 179 on Thursday, 216 on Wednesday, 232 on Tuesday and 171 on the previous Monday and Sunday.
Source, Spanish: https://andaluciainformacion.es/andalucia/1002498/andalucia-vuelve-a-subir-su-tasa-hasta-3009-puntos-y-suma-289-contagios/

SPAIN

UK driving licence exchange in Spain: Negotiations continue between the UK and Spanish governments on this issue. At the moment residents with valid UK licences only have until October 31 to use them.
If you are one of the UK Nationals who successfully registered their intent to exchange their licence by 30 December 2020, as things stand, your UK licence will also become invalid for driving in Spain on 31 October, but you will still be eligible to exchange it for a Spanish one until 31 December 2021 without having to take a practical test. We recommend you arrange to get an appointment to do so as soon as possible. Full article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/10/18/uk-driving-licence-exchange-in-spain/

UK

UK Calls on Its Citizens to Follow New Entry Rules When Travelling to EU/Schengen Countries: The British Embassy in Madrid, Spain, has urged people to carry a valid passport before leaving the country and make sure their passport is no more than ten years old and has at least three months left. Furthermore, the Embassy also warns passengers to be careful with their passport as applying and getting a new one could take a long time. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/uk-recalls-its-citizens-to-follow-new-entry-rules-when-travelling-to-eu-schengen-countries/

 

UK Covid cases up 20% in a week with 49,156 further infections recorded: It comes as Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimated data has revealed the overall surge in cases means that one in 60 people in the England have had Covid over the past week. UK Covid cases have risen by 20% in the last week – with 49,156 further infections recorded. Last week a total of 40,224 were recorded. A further 45 deaths have also been recorded in the last 24 hours. It comes as the government warned of a “challenging” winter ahead in a statement this afternoon. Full article: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-uk-covid-cases-up-25241730

SPORTS

 

Golf News- Fitzpatrick becomes first Englishman to win the Andalucía Masters: He finished six below par ahead of both Soderberg and Lee. On Sunday Matt Fitzpatrick became the first Englishman to win the Andalucía Masters as he took advantage of world number one Jon Rahm’s early exit from the tournament. Fitzpatrick pulled off an orderly comeback to win at the Real Club Valderrama, where he finished with a score of 69, six below par, on his way to pick up the coveted oak tree trophy. Photo:Real Club Valderrama. Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/sport/fitzpatrick-becomes-first-20211018131342-nt.html 

OTHER

Fakebook Intermittent Outage Sunday- Monday 17-18OCT21:
If you are having problems with Fakebook in the last 36hrs you are not alone. Downdetector.es is showing that FB users in Spain have been reporting blockages at 4 to 8 times the usual rate.
Source: https://downdetector.es/problemas/facebook/ 

 

Amazon accused of lying about its business practices to US Congress: Members of Congress have accused Amazon executives of misleading or lying to an antitrust committee about its business practices, following recent reports that the company uses third-party seller data to copy products and promotes those versions in search results. The representatives, all members of the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee, are considering whether to ask the Department of Justice to undertake a criminal investigation.
Bezos told the committee last year that the company doesn’t allow employees to use data from individual sellers to bolster its own product lines, though “couldn’t guarantee” that the company hasn’t misused such data.
An investigation published by Reuters last week suggested Amazon India “ran a systematic campaign” of copying other companies’ products and manipulating search results to promote them. The Markup also reported that Amazon places its own products above competitors’ goods in search results, including ones with higher customer ratings. Full article: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/amazon-accused-of-lying-about-its-business-practices-to-congress/ar-AAPFbay

 

COVID Mobility Restrictions Info Reference

  https://www.mapacovid.es/ 

For the latest COVID-19 statistics visit:

Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
AND
https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

Taxi
Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
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DigameXtra No. 2088 Monday, Oct. 18th, 2021

Welcome to DigameXtra !

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 COVID-19 VIRUS HOTLINE: Information hotline for those who suspect they may have the coronavirus. Anyone experiencing symptoms should stay at home and dial 900 400 061 or 955 545 060 – and only call 112 in an emergency.

For the official Andalucia Covid rules for your town, in Spanish only, go to this site, click your town, and find your rules in the lower left corner of the page. Click a category, then click the “+” sign to expand the rules: https://www.mapacovid.es

 

Notice To Readers- Change in submission requirements:
*Beginning November 1st, 2021*
If you include a non-Spanish phone number as a contact in a submission you MUST also include your email address or a Spanish phone number as well. If you fail to include your email or a Spanish phone number, I will automatically insert your email.
I am getting too many complaints from readers who are either unable to reach these non-Spanish phones, or the connection is so poor conversation is impossible.

DigameXtra New Weekly Schedule
Monday thru Saturday Only
No Sunday Issues

What’s On

Tell them you saw it on DigameXtra! Tell your favourite establishments to post on DigameXtra to get next-day publicity!

 

Full Moon is Wednesday, Oct. 20th
New Moon is Thursday, Nov. 4th.  Source

 

Phoenix Club:
Our social club is fully open so do pop in for a coffee and a chat, or browse our books at 4 for €1. Plenty of books for our gentlemen readers.
***Trips***
October
-29th – IKEA/Guzman Garden Centre €14pp
November
-5th – Trip to Gib €15pp includes €1 for the driver.
-26th – Black Friday Nevada shopping Centre €15pp
-28th – Casariche Sunday Market for all things fabric, haberdashery, dried fruit, hams, cheeses, decorations, end of lines from Zara, Pull n Bear and Mango. Price €15.50
December
-3rd – Trip to Gib €15pp includes €1 for the driver.
-10th – Malaga Christmas Lights €8
-14th – Mrs Miggins Home Bake Sale – do pop long, doors open 12.15
-16th – Trip To Rute – visiting the Anise and chocolate factories and sampling hams, sausages and cheeses in Rute itself.
The Phoenix Social club is a registered association. We meet at the La Vega bar every Tuesday and you can find it just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe. We are now open from 12 noon until 2pm.
For further information, please contact Gail on 951067723 / 626370695 or
email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk for more information 

 

Bio Beach Restaurant in El Morche, October 2021 Program Schedule:
-Thurs. Oct. 21 at 13hrs: Munch Bunch-Must register.
-Tues. Oct. 26 at 11am: U3A Writing Workshop-Must register.
-Thurs. Oct. 28 at 11am: Spanish Instruction; must register.
Bio Beach Restaurant in El Morche, behind the Church, on the Paseo Maritimo
For information or registration contact: norma2kk@aol.com

 

Yfke’s Bar- Torrox Costa: Full Bar & Traditional Dutch Food Menu
Open Mon-Sat, 1400 – 2200. Closed Sundays
Program Update for the Autumn/Winter Workshops: New Addition- Guitar Workshop & Jam, all levels welcome. Wednesdays at 3pm.
-Drawing & Painting Workshop. Tuesdays 10:30-12:30. Cost = €10 (includes materials)
-The Workshop Mindfullnes Yoga is full, and Painting & Drawing are filling up with places still available.
-Workshop Handicrafts/Crafts/Board Games/Mosaic/etc. Friday, October 22, 10.30 – 12.30 hours. The Mosaic Workshop was to start on 23 October. I am moving this activity to Friday October 22nd, to join the Workshop Handicrafts/Crafts/Board Games/etc. Cost €5 including a Tapas&Copas, excluding any material costs. You don’t have to sign up, just come and visit us.
-Starting soon I want to do (probably on Saturday) the Workshop Macrame. The intention is to start with a basic course to learn the different techniques, to then work at your own pace, with or without guidance, on a project of your choice. Material is available. The price for this workshop is €10 (excluding material costs).
Registration & Info: yfketorrox@gmail.com or stop by the bar.
Please indicate which days you prefer, or are unavailable.
You will find us at: Torrox Costa Paseo, EDF 8 Urb. Costa de Oro.  FB link with map
Warm greetings and see you soon, YFKE’S BAR.
Tel +34 711 03 0217 

 

Christmas Fayre: Thursday 11Nov 4pm. Free entry.
The Black Horse, Plaza Espana, Alhaurín el Grande
Info or to book your stalls, 952595858 

 

Services Wanted/Offered

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Landlords, tell your renters about DigameXtra, where they can get overnight answers to questions about local stuff without having to call you!

 

CycleNerja: Bike Rental and Cycle Hire in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana Free Bike delivery and collection service is available anywhere in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana and the inland villages. Professional Carbon Race Bikes, 29er Mountain Bikes & Electric Mountain Bikes. Free delivery subject to a minimum rental value of 90,00 euros. Contact via https://cyclenerja.com/ Contact also located under our banner in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section every day.

 

Hanningtons Kitchens and Bathrooms: We have been installing kitchens and bathrooms here on the Costa for 13 years. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, highest standards of work and customer service.
Whether you are thinking of updating an existing kitchen or bathroom, or whether you wish to create the kitchen or bathroom you have always dreamed of, we are here for you, every step of the way.
With an unrivaled knowledge of the best local materials and suppliers we are able to work to all tastes and budgets.
Our full range of services includes
– Installations and Refurbs
– Wall & Floor tiling
– Full range of Plumbing work including radiators and underfloor heating
– Solar Installation
– Design & planning ideas to get the look you are after
– Electrical works
– Alter / Install walls, dropped ceilings and hang doors
– Plastering, woodwork and floor levelling
Visit our FB page on the link below to be inspired
https://www.facebook.com/hanningtons.kitchens.and.bathrooms/
Call us : 669 665 156
Email us : hanningtons.bathrooms@gmail.com

 

Mandy’s Paintbox: Painter for 30 years. Painting work undertaken. Inside and outside large or small. Furniture painted or sprayed. Kitchens cabinets, wardrobes doors any colour any surface. Check out the before and after photos all the furniture was spray painted.
Call for advice WhatsApp 680739577
Email: amandajosiah@hotmail.com
My contact details can be found everyday in the Sponsor’s Section at the bottom of the issue. Here are “before” and “after” pics from my latest job.

 

 

Tony’s Butchers- Nerja:
Beef / Lamb / Pork / Poultry
Sausages & Bacon / Mixed Meat Boxes
Come by the shop or order online. Delivery available.
Visit our website for offerings, prices and order form.
Shop hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm.
Saturday 9am-2pm.
Closed Sunday & Monday
-We deliver from Nerja along the coast to Estepona, the rest of mainland Spain we deliver by special courier next day delivery.
-We can deliver to a friend or family member and can add a gift message at no extra cost.
-Special orders welcome.
-Cash, cards and Paypal accepted.
Address: C. Ruperto Andúez, 29780 Nerja, Málaga
Phone: +34 951730422
Website: https://www.tonysbutchers.shop/
We are a DigameXtra sponsor, so our contact info can be seen everyday in the Sponsor’s Section. 

 

Property watching / house sitting: My name is Beata and I am offering property watching/house sitting in Cómpeta, so that your home is not left unattended while you are away. I can collect your mail and forwarding it to you on your request, provide loving pet/animal care/bird feeding. I am also happy to water plants and keep your home clean. I have great respect for other people’s property. If you have specific rules regarding your home, I am happy to follow them. If you are looking for a mature, responsible person to care for your home and animals while you are away, I think you will find me to be your perfect fit!
Feel free to message me via email be.thedesign8@gmail.com or call me +4407584788808

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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BluCee Real Estate:
Are you thinking of selling your property?
Do you want a positive selling experience?
If you answer ‘yes’ to both of these questions, then please contact us, we can help you.
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Is your property not selling as fast as you would have hoped?
Contact us now to find out how we can help you.
BluCee Real Estate are a dynamic team with a modern and technical approach to listing and selling properties. Our methods work, contact us to so we can work for you.
Our reviews on Google and Facebook speak for themselves.
Please contact us as we are looking for more properties to list for sale.
We are based in Rincon de la Victoria, and now with an office in Nerja.
For examples of our fantastic sales and holiday rental properties, please take a look at our website: www.BluCee.com
Email: info@blucee.com
BluCee.com is a DigameXtra sponsor so our contact details are shown here every day.

 

Great Deals From The Nerja Household Center:
-Folding kitchen table with drawers and 4 matching stools measurements 80 x 90 x 74 (extended) 40 x 90 x 74cms (folded) Price 55€
-Kitchen / dining table extends each end with drawer and 4 matching chairs measurements 176 x 70 x 75cms (extended) 115 x 70 x 75cms (not extended) price 85€
-Bedroom set. Bamboo set dressing table 128 x 42 x 75cms 2 bedside units 43 x 32 x 60cms highest part matching stool price 55€ (for the set)
contact Jackie/nerja 672170429
info at nerja household centre dot com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Canteen of 96 pieces of Gold Plated Cutlery. 75 Euro´s
96 piece canteen of gold plated cutlery housed in a wooden table which forms it´s own storage box. The table is on short legs and has a drawer. The lid lifts to access one layer and the drawer underneath houses the remainder of the cutlery. The lid is covered with leather but has a slight watermark on it.
-Glass Domed Clock. 10 Euro´s. Glass domed mantle clock, the clock works fine but the pendulum doesn´t spin.
-Decorative Glass Plate. 20 Euro´s. Decorative glass plate, normal retail price is 80 Euro´s, brand new never used. Size is a square of 35cm by 35 cm.
My telephone number is 952523827
Hope to hear from you soon, Regards, Shirley, Nerja 

 

For Sale: Three sets of golf clubs, bags and trolleys. Bargain at €50 for all three sets. Buyer collects. Donna, Nerja. suzanneDOTdonna@gmail.com 

 

For Sale: Two sets of golf clubs.
-Gents Wilson Staff D15 irons 3-PW, Odyssey putter, Driver and 3 wood in Mizuno bag. €120.
-Ladies Wison Ultra irons with putter, Driver and hybrids in Wilson bag. €80.
Both sets with umbrellas, tees, gloves, balls and other bits and pieces. Martin in Capisratno, Nerja.
hutch4@btinternet.com or +44 7742835308 

 

For Sale: SONY BRAVIA 40” Widescreen Full HD TV. 1080P LED with Freeview. (Not SmartTV). Excellent Condition. Can be seen working. 100 Euros. Contact Kevin. Canillas De Albaida.
634328089.or WhatsApp.
Kevin.greensmith@gmail.com 

 

For Sale: 2 seater recliner, nearly new and fitted with slides so as to travel across marbled/tiled floors with ease. Not yet two years old and in mint condition. Genuine reason for sale.
Buyer collects. Euros 200 or near offer.
Contact Steve 626926227 , Competa 

 

For Sale: A set of four full length curtains with poles. 50 Euros
Width 170 cm Length 217 cm can be shortened
Contact Andrew, Competa 07540 348687
Email: hamiltonandrew42@gmail.com 

 

Wanted: Searching For Long Term Rental
-Looking for a 1 bedroom flat or similar dwelling. No studios please.
-Torrox to Rincon de la Victoria, on the coast, no inland villages.
-Must have reliable wifi pre-installed (min. 30Mb/s).
-Must have a supermarket within walking distance.
-Unfurnished is OK, but must have a basic kitchen with exhaust fan (I like to cook!) and a washer. I don’t mind if it’s a bit rough or needs some paint or minor repairs- DigameXtra Sponsor SPW Construction has offered to donate those tasks if necessary. Thanks Scott!
-I can pay up to €300/month, plus power, water & wifi bills.
-I prefer to pay all rent and bills in a single cash payment to the owner/manager once a month.
-My intention is for a 2 to 3 year occupancy. Longer if it suits me well.
-Can move in from mid November if available, but can wait until mid Dec.
Please send details to Naythan, Torrox Costa
email: doctorlaptop@protonmail.com

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

Please can anyone tell me?:
1. Where I can get a pair of pinking shears sharpened?
2. Where I can get a broken cane chair repaired?
Preferably within 40km of Viñuela if possible.
Responses please to Jacqueline, Viñuela, at
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COVID-19

Covid Andalucia- Andalusia rate rises again to 29.6 points and adds seven deaths: {Translation, summary}
-Andalusia recorded a total of 276 cases of coronavirus infection on Saturday 16 October, down from 297 the previous day and up from 236 a week ago, while there were seven deaths this day, two fewer than the previous day and four fewer in the midweek comparison. With regard to the seven deaths, four have been recorded in Seville, two in Cadiz and one in Jaen.
-This has been detailed by the Ministry of Health and Families which has indicated that the cumulative incidence stands at 29.6 per 100,000 inhabitants, so that Andalusia remains at low risk level for coronavirus.
-This Saturday’s 276 positive results follow 297 on Friday, 179 on Thursday, 216 on Wednesday, 232 on Tuesday, 171 on Monday and Sunday and 236 last Saturday.
By provinces, Malaga is the province with the most cases with 82, followed by Almeria with 50, Seville with 40, Huelva with 34, Granada with 34, Jaen with 15, Cadiz with 12 and Cordoba with nine. Source, Spanish: https://www.granadadigital.es/andalucia-hospitalizados-coronavirus-granada/

SPAIN

The new lava stream on La Palma has reached a different part of the ocean: This stream, say the experts, is flowing down the mountain of La Laguna at a speed of approximately 1.3 kilometres per hour. Having already passed La Laguna, this new front advanced between the banana trees on Friday 15 with a height of about 7 metres.
In addition to that, a new eruptive mouth that emerged yesterday, Friday 15, located about 300 metres southeast of the base of the main cone, though it has calmed down today, and is expelling only ash. Photo:twitter@IngGeofisico. Full article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/10/16/la-palma-lava-stream-reaches-a-new-part-of-the-ocean/ 

ANDALUCIA

Moroccan tv broadcasts interfere with Digital Television signals in Andalucia: Being able to watch any Spanish national channels that are broadcast through DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) has become a luxury for many homes in the coastal region. The annoying interference has caused havoc over recent weeks to the point it is now affecting areas from Vélez-Málaga right down to the coast of Marbella. Full article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/10/16/moroccan-tv-broadcasts-interfere-with-digital-television-signals-in-andalucia/

UK

British Youngsters Can Apply for a Free EU Rail Travel Ticket Until October 26, for the Last Time Ever: British youngsters born between January 1, 2001, and December 31, 2003, are eligible to apply for a free travel rail pass given by the European Commission as a part of the latter’s DiscoverEU initiative.
This is the very last time that British 18 to 20-year-olds will be eligible to apply for such a pass due to Brexit.
The beneficiaries will be able to travel throughout Europe for up to 30 days from March 2022, which is the European Year of Youth, to February 2023.
Normally, only 18-year-olds are permitted to apply. However, since last year’s round was postponed due to COVID-19, this year, 19-year-olds and 20-year-olds were also permitted to apply.
Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/british-youngsters-can-apply-for-a-free-eu-rail-travel-ticket-until-october-26-for-the-last-time-ever/

EUROPE

German supermarkets can now REFUSE service to unvaccinated customers: The health pass entry rules allow all shops to bring in the so-called 2G rule – where premises can choose to deny entry to those who are not vaccinated (‘geimpft’ in German) or who have recovered (‘genesen’) from the virus.
Bringing in the 2G rule – which has been allowed in roughly half of German states for the service sector – lets shops drop mask-wearing rules along with those mandating social distancing. Full article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10099163/Supermarkets-REFUSE-service-unvaccinated-customers-Frankfurt.html

 

Spain, France, Italy & Poland Are Among the Safest Countries to Travel to, ECDC Says: These countries have been registering low infection rates for several weeks now.
As a result, all of the following regions listed are currently coloured green in map below:
-Regions of Italy: Apulia, Molise, Abruzzo, Umbria, Sardinia, Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia
-Regions of France: Bretagne, Normandie, Hauts-de-France, Grand Est, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Centre-Val de Loire, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
-Regions of Spain: Galicia, Asturias, Castille and Leon, Extremadura, Andalucia, La Rioja, Navarre, Murcia, Valencia
-Regions of Poland: Pomerania, Kuyavia-Pomerania, Greater Poland, Lubusz, Lower Silesia, Opole Silesia, Lesser Poland, Subcarpathi, Holy Cross Province, Lodz
Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/spain-france-italy-poland-are-among-the-safest-countries-to-travel-to-ecdc-says/ 

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Football News- Champions League Schedule for Tuesday Oct. 19th & Wednesday Oct. 20th: Times are UK. Source
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Melbourne to ease world’s longest Covid-19 lockdown: Melbourne, which has spent more time under Covid-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday.
By Friday, when some curbs will be lifted, the Australian city of 5 million people will have been under six lockdowns totalling 262 days, or nearly nine months, since March 2020.
Australian and other media say this is the longest in the world, exceeding a 234-day lockdown in Buenos Aires.
While coronavirus cases keep rising in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, the state’s double-vaccination rate is set to reach 70 percent this week, allowing for the ease in restrictions.
Full article: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/australia-melbourne-ease-worlds-longest-covid-19-lockdown-rcna3150

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

Taxi
Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
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New Life Church: Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to New Life Church. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service.
During this time of uncertainty, God’s word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way to God through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour.
Jesus said, “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life“
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja
Directions: Click Here https://goo.gl/maps/KvNCimhrsYdH298r9
Email: info@nlcnerja.com
Website: https://www.nlcnerja.com/
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El Puente Christian Fellowship – Sunday Service
El Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national, Bible believing community of Christ, who meet each Sunday at 11 am to worship The Lord. We enjoy a time of worship with contemporary songs and traditional hymns, and a message brought to us by one of the Elders or a visiting speaker.
The church meeting hall is situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria Puente Don Manuel, Cruce de Periana – 29713.
Full directions and further information can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/El-Puente-Christian-Fellowship-105285888299225/or please contact us by email on elpuentechristianfellowship@gmail.com. For those who cannot join us in person, we aim to stream Sunday services via the Facebook page (subject to a good internet connection!). 

 

St George’s Church Málaga: We are part of the Church of England in Spain covering the area from Torremolinos in the west to the outskirts of Nerja in the east and to the northern edge of Malaga province. 
We have three worship centres, in Velez-Málaga, Málaga city and Salinas. Everyone is welcome to our Sunday services in English, and you can also contact us to enquire about baptisms, marriage blessings, funerals, and house blessings. 
Father Louis, our Chaplain, is available for counsel and support, regardless of anyone’s beliefs or background. We aspire to be a welcoming and inclusive community, open to all people seeking faith and friendship. 
If you can’t get to church, we live-stream our Sunday services on Facebook, and also gather on Zoom for an informal service on Wednesday mornings. 
Sign up for our newsletter by emailing Father Louis at malagachaplain@gmail.com to receive login details, and news of other future events. We look forward to welcoming you and being of service.
Website: www.stgeorgemalaga.org & Facebook 

 

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Weekly Markets
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Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

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Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
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Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

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DigameXtra No. 2087 Saturday, Oct. 16th, 2021

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 COVID-19 VIRUS HOTLINE: Information hotline for those who suspect they may have the coronavirus. Anyone experiencing symptoms should stay at home and dial 900 400 061 or 955 545 060 – and only call 112 in an emergency.

For the official Andalucia Covid rules for your town, in Spanish only, go to this site, click your town, and find your rules in the lower left corner of the page. Click a category, then click the “+” sign to expand the rules: https://www.mapacovid.es

 

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Bar Atila – Saturday 15th October starting at 9.00pm
Live Music by Dave Parker plus Special Music Menu.
Contact Frank at Bar Atila to reserve a table and pre-order meals
atilabarpuente@gmail.com
630 393 290 (WhatsApp). Puente don Manuel 

 

APAA Nerja (Abandoned Animals Rescue Charity) invite you to a Quiz night with a Difference: At the Oasis Bar on Punta Lara, Nerja. Friday 22nd October from 1900-2300. Easy parking
Includes a hot and cold buffet (vegetarian and omnivore), music and raffle – all for 10€. All socially distanced of course – masks are compulsory inside, but many tables are outside so please state your preference
Come and have a good evening – to reserve your place and also to confirm catering numbers please let us know by Wednesday 20th by either going into the APAA charity shop Chaparil 5 or calling Carol on 626 125 287
All proceeds are going to the shelter fund, please do support, this is our first social event since lockdown – something we have missed greatly. Looking forward to seeing many of you APAA supporters and friends 

 

Nerja Municipal Exhibition Hall is hosting the ‘Sexitanos Artists in Nerja’: The exhibition will feature works by Antonio J. Arellano, Martin Morales, Paco Ariza, Dolores Salado, J. Martin and Mariangeles Raya.
It can be visited until next October 30, from 11am to 2pm and from 5pm to 9pm. 

 

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We also offer a door to door at dates and times you choose.
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Car Clean Malaga:
Is your car looking tired? Does the interior need some TLC? Selling your current car & want to get the best price for it? We can help!!
At Car Clean Malaga we strive to achieve the highest level of finish on our customers cars possible. We are able to correct defective paintwork, faded headlights, scratches, stone chips and make interiors clean & fresh. We have invested thousands of euros in the best tools available to carry out these jobs as speedily as possible, ensuring you get the most efficient and cost effective results carried out for you!
Warren will come and see your vehicle and discuss with you what you need and a budget you have to work with.
Once your vehicle is booked in with us you can rest assured you will be pleased with the end results!
We can also offer this service to motorhomes, caravans, motorbikes, small cars, 4x4s & vans!
Call or WhatsApp Warren on 618-346-098 or email at warren@carcleanmalaga.com for your FREE no obligation quote. Based in Comares.

 

 

MS Bespoke Joinery: With many years experience in the Joinery trade, I am able to offer a professional and personalised service to meet your individual requirements.
Wardrobes– if you are looking to maximise your wardrobe space, or modernise your existing Spanish wardrobes, then sliding doors is an ideal solution.
All wardrobes are fitted from floor to ceiling, with doors that slide effortlessly and silently, with soft-close mechanism.
Home Office– if you are working from home, it is important to make your space as comfortable and practical as possible, allowing you to maximise your productivity.
Murphy Beds– if space is at a premium, a wall bed is a really smart way to create a very flexible room – one that converts from a comfortable bedroom, to a work or play area, in less than a minute.
Beds can be installed with cabinets, in a large selection of designs, sizes and finishes.
Kitchens – From ultra-modern, glossy, handle-less cabinets to traditional Shaker style.
A comprehensive range of fully-fitted kitchen cabinets available to suit all budgets, offering style and practicality.
All kitchen-related trades catered for, to ensure a smooth transition from conception to completion.
For more information and a no-obligation quote,
contact Mick, Torrox, at: CoExGal@aol.com
or by phone at +44 7575 597060 or +34 696161951
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Assisted Living Services in the Axarquia Region:
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Palliative Care * Health Monitoring * Hospital Sitting * Respite at home
* Dressing, bathing and daily hygiene
* Assisted Mobility. 
* 24 hour live in care.
* Meal preparation, shopping & routine house keeping
* Correspondence and Communication 
* Medication Collection and Dispensing Systems
* Provision of Medical Equipment
TEL 951 55 05 81 OR 692419548 
Contact Liz ( On WhatsApp). Colegio de Enfermería de Málaga reg. 17425
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Mosaic Workshop: Saturday 23rd October. Time- 4pm until 7pm.
Jewellery Making using Mosaic. Velez Malaga.
Introducing this new exciting Mosaic Workshop. It’s perfect for all jewellery lovers out there.
Design and make your own necklaces using the beautiful art of Mosaic!
Learn how to use the tools and the methods to create your own designs.
The Workshop is for all levels including beginners and those with some previous experience.
Refreshments included.
Cost: 30€ includes all materials.
Reserve your place by calling/messaging
Sofia on 643154495 or Donna on 608 966 663
Email: donnacarney49@hotmail.com

 

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MOONETTE – Organic Skincare for Mature Skin
We are a Torrox-based company specialising in the creation of formulae which help prevent premature skin ageing.
We are committed to making effective products at affordable prices.
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As our skin is the first layer of our defence against microbial infections, ultraviolet radiation and environmental contamination it plays a vital role in our health. As we grow older, however, our skin becomes thinner, wrinkled, and more sensitive; hence it requires the use of treatments containing specific ingredients to the care of treating mature skin.
Recognising this need we have created a range of formulae which help
-slow down ageing process by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.
-improve facial complexion and eliminate blemishes.
At Moonette, we are passionate about health, beauty and plants. Your skin will benefit from the properties of botanic essential oils combined with a selection of nutrients for deep hydration, cell revitalization and antioxidant effect, all sourced from the finest natural ingredients with gorgeous fragrances.
Naturally, we care about our planet and feel the need to help reduce the sheer volumes of plastics waste that are generated daily around the globe. Presently, we are minimizing the usage of plastic materials in our production while seeking alternative forms of packaging. To help reduce pollution we are asking all local customers to recycle or reuse their Moonette skincare containers, and offering a small discount on future purchases to customers recycling containers.
Free small testers are available on request. Please contact us to find out more or to order:
Tel /WhatsApp: +34 650 044 102.
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Margaret Gosling
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Great Deals From The Nerja Household Centre:
-Solid wood bedside / occasional tables. Striped back to natural & waxed new bronze handles with decorative tile on door front Measurements 52 x 40 x 67cms Price 150€ ( the pair )
-Beautiful large low coffee table been stripped back and waxed. Measurements Width 148cms Depth 95cms Height 45cms Price 60€
-Solid Spanish sideboard stripped back to natural decorative tiles on doors with chalk paint & waxed
Measurements 139 x 38 x 72cms Price 225€
Contact Jackie/nerja 672170429
info at nerja household centre dot com