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URGENT- Dangerous Dog in La Mata Area, Competa
There is a very large white dog loose again this morning on La Mata Competa. It has attacked my neighbour, Frank’s dog whilst he was walking it and now he is rushing his badly injured Alsatian cross down to Caleta in an attempt to save it’s life. This same animal has killed two of my dogs and injured my husband (we are still waiting for the court hearing some 18 months later). We took the proper legal route and that delay has perhaps cost the life of another beloved pet. It is essential that all persons who walk their dogs on La Mata be aware that it is not safe to do so until the authorities take some action to protect both.
I am in possession of all the details of this dog and its owner but resist publishing the same at this time as I still, inexplicably, hope that the Spanish authorities will act on behalf of the residents and remove this animal and ensure it can no longer harm any person or pet.
In the meantime we in this neighbourhood must be aware if the danger and not walk our dogs!
639 402 947
Dog Found in Torrox
This beautiful terrier type dog was found in Torrox Park a few days ago. If anyone recognises him please contact Tail Torrox on tel 629501173
Bogus Gas Men
If you Google ‘Bogus gas men Nerja’ you will get many hits and articles.
The main point is that it is up to you, the house owner, to make the appointment for a gas review. If you haven’t arranged a visit then they should never be calling at your house uninvited.
So if someone turns up without a prior appointment made by you, you should turn them away no matter how insistent they are. In the past, we have just told them we don’t have any gas appliances and have refused them entry. I would not hesitate to threaten to call the police and take their photo if they become abusive.
DoctorLaptop’s Tips #46 –
Easy Way to Stop Win 10 Upgrade Nags
Are you are happy with your current Windows system and want to stop the annoying Win 10 Upgrade nag popups, stealth installation of Win 10 files and eliminate the taskbar notice symbol? Here is a tutorial that is very simple to follow, including a tool to do this. It has pics of each step. This tool, The GWX Control Panel, has never given me any problems and includes an Undo function if you decide later to do the Win 10 Upgrade. http://tinyurl.com/hxpuym6
Once done you will be free of the threatening notices that seem to force you into the unwanted upgrade. You will also prevent the download, or remove all the files Microsoft has already snuck into your computer, to prepare it for the upgrade.
As always, make a new System Restore Point before doing any modifications to your system. Here’s how:
On Win 7: Click Start, right click Computer, click Properties, click System Protection from the menu on the far left, click Create then enter a name for the restore point like “pre Win 10 block”, then click the Create button. Wait till you get a confirmation, then click Close.
On Win 8/8.1: Move the pointer all the way to the lower left corner until you see the Start button display, then right click on the Start button. Click System. Click on the System Protection link in the left pane. If prompted by a permission popup, click Yes. Click on the Create button. Enter a name for the restore point like “pre Win 10 block”.Click Create. Wait till you get a confirmation, then click Close.
Note: In all systems the current date and time are added automatically to the restore point.
This info is not an indication that Win 10 is bad, it is only to help those who don’t want it yet.
Mobile: 689 721 916 no calls before 11am please.
Services Available Horse Riding & Pet Sitting
Do you need your dog looking after in a home from home environment not a kennel . We have been caring for owners precious dogs while on holiday . We have them with us as part of the family and have great references. We also have a cattery .
Please call frigiliana 642 390 748
Services Available – Swimming Pool Covers
I supply a full range of swimming pool covers. All our covers are made to measure, I come and measure the pool. The cover then is manufactured to fit your pool.
I’m offering free fitting on all winter covers. Also a 50% discount on a basic roller when ordered with a thermal cover.
All areas covered.
Services Needed– Teacher of Classical Ballet
We are looking for a substitute teacher of classical ballet who has credentials with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing to give lessons to 5-year old girls on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm, February through June 2016. Interested persons please contact us at 690073871 or e-mail email@example.com
Services Car Insurance
For information regarding obtaining a Spanish driving license you can contact Adam Rutter at Secure Solutions in Nerja.
He is an English administrator and has an office in Nerja on Agenda de Pescia (almost opposite the cemetery). tel. 952523925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or you can go to any Clinica Rincon.
Services Available Plasterer
Local plasterer Torrox: 18y Experience, photos and recommendation if need, for Free quote call 665367587
Services Available – Water Filter Installation – Responses
- Hello, I am a plumber,
I can fit your water filter system below the sink, I have fitted many times.
I live in Torrox. Oscar <email@example.com>
(2) I have lived and worked in Spain for 13 years , I am a qualified Plumber from the UK , I have fitted hundreds of water filters here , I would recommend the filters which take the solids out plus a uv filter which will kill all bacteria ,unfortunately the UV filters are not cheap ,and they also need an electrical supply ,but these are the best type ,these are also used in the brewing industry ,( on a much larger scale ) to purify the water ,so they are the best ,if you would like a price I can fit these or any other information you can contact me on 655240957 ,or email firstname.lastname@example.org Cheers Chris
Services Needed German Teacher
Does anyone know of a native German teacher who would like to teach a group of at least three 5-year olds for an hour or two a week? We are in Torrox pueblo.
Nick nickbarrett at gmail dot com
Services Available Poundshop Deliveries in Spain
Just seen a post on my French site that poundshop delivers to Spain and France now! Thought this might interest people. If dly is expensive, perhaps we can get together to order favourites? www.poundshop.com
Recommendation – Sewing / Darning
If you need any sewing or darning done we recommend Judith Royall in Nerja. She did a fabulous job darning my husband’s moth eaten sweaters and other items. Her rates are reasonable and she is most accommodating and helpful. I got her name from Chris who originally posted a request for someone to darn on Digame.
Contact Judith Royall at judithroyall at yahoo dot es or 606 016 295
Roberta and Jerry
What’s on Life-
Music and Open Mic in Torrox-Costa.
What’s on –
Come and join us at AliOli, Competa’s warm and cosy gourmet chill out bar.
Friday 29th January – Open mic night – Compèred by Niña Cordoray- Downes microphone available.
All acts welcome vocal, acoustic music, comedy, dance etc.
Telephone or email Christian to list your act. Or just turn up!
Tel. 633172519 email email@example.com
Full menu available plus specials .
Daily – coffee and delicious homemade cakes €3.50 very afternoon . This week featuring Carrot cake and everybody’s favourite – Chocolate cake!
Cocktail happy hour Half price cocktails every Friday and Saturday night 7pm – 8pm. Dancing til late – Choose your own favourite music.
Tamla Motown Night – Friday February 12th-dance to the sensational Tamla sounds – 60s /70s dress optional. Dig out your old flares!!
Valentine’s Day Sunday February 14th February themed brunch and quiz in aid of Action for Animals.
Sunday Brunch – Every Sunday until 3pm. Try our classic Eggs Benedict, homemade hash browns, criollos sausages. Wash it down with our infamous Bloody Mary or a Bucks Fizz.
Saturday afternoons – available for children’s party bookings.
Coming soon ……..
Pie Night – 3 different homemade pies to choose from with Christians famous buttery mash. Dancing to your favourite music.
Private party bookings always welcome -Christian is happy to discuss your theme, music and chosen
You can find us just along from the Mirador in Plaza Vendimia, Competa. Booking is advisable.
telephone 633172519. . email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you !
What’s on @ Bar La Dama : FUN Bingo this Saturday!
Why stay this Saturday at home, when you can be having fun? Yes, at Bar La Dama inAlgarrobo-Costa, we have for you another FUN Bingo: a Fun Evening with Fun Prices! Lovely Lorena Larios will call the numbers in Spanish and Spanglish… Our advice is, simply be on time and be part of this great Saturday-night.
When: Saturday 23rd of January at 21:30h
Where: Bar La Dama, Urb. Centro Internacional – Bloque 73, Algarrobo-Costa
What: FUN Bingo with lovely Lorena Larios
Remember: @ Bar La Dama the FUN you will have here, makes it worth leaving your house!
Pilates is a form of exercise, using breathing and stretching techniques, many similar to yoga and for all ages. Classes take place in Calle Diputacion, Nerja, opposite the pensioner’s day centre, on the first floor.
Beginners Tuesday and Thursday 10.30 to 11.30
Intermediate Monday and Wednesday 6.30 to 7.30
If you are feeling brave and want a more intense workout try the Friday evening class from 6.30 for two hours.
The cost is 15e per month for two classes a week with 5e payable for each Friday class.
For more information call 679616562
What’s on Bar La Bodega Torrox Costa
Roast Lamb and the standard 5 euro of Beef, Chicken and Gammon Roasts are available with all the usual trimmings are available from 2pm Sunday and by popular demand we will serve Until 8pm, but This Must Be Booked on 617 506 550.
NEW for Saturday afternoons – 2pm onwards free tostada tapa with your drink !!!!!!!!
This Friday sees the Meat Raffle starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are only 1 euro each and lately we have been giving 25+ prizes, so come along and have a go.
Saturday Night Karaoke starts at 9:30 pm with Johnny Hollywood and songs are available in English and Spanish, followed by a late bar.
All the weeks Sports shown live. Premiership matches this weekend include: Saturday – Norwich v Liverpool at 1:45; Man Utd v Southampton at 4:00 and West Ham v Man City at 6:30. Sunday sees Everton v Swansea at 2:30 and Arsenal v Chelsea at 5:00.
Menu Anti-Crisis starts at 1 euro for mini boccadillos, 2.50 for a Cornish Pastie and Large Cod, Chips, peas and Tartar Sauce is 5 euro’s. 210g Cheese Burger with chips etc at 5 euros, Steak Pie or Chicken and Mushroom pie with chips at 5 euros and Chicken Zinger Burger and chips is 5 euros and more.
Opening hours we are open daily from 11.00 am (12am on Saturday and Sunday) until late. We are situated behind the New Town Hall / Library in Torrox Costa (across the road from Aldi). Avenida Garcia Penalver, Bloque 78.
Free Wi-Fi for customers use. Real Dart Board available for customers.
Come and have a drink, chat with locals and enjoy.
Free Book Lending Library for customers
What’s on Dog Training
Day & Times Changes for Obedience, Socialisation & Agility Classes,
From Saturday, 30th January, 2016 at both Nerja & Velez Malaga.
Due to increasing popularity, we have created new classes & times to accommodate ever growing numbers of dedicated canine trainees at both venues.
We look forward to seeing everyone there !!
Wendy & Allen
What’s on Cinema Films in English (thanks to Doug)
CINESUR – VELEZ MALAGA EL INGENIO
Another busy and complicated line-up this week, with 12 films in English. However, there are no new releases being shown daily:
Joy – Dir. David O Russell. With Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper. Daily 16:00.
The Hateful Eight – Dir. Quentin Tarentino. With Samuel L Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh. Daily 16:00.
In addition, on Tuesday there will be screenings of The Danish Girl (17:00), The Big Short (18:40), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (22:20) and The Good Dinosaur (17:00).
The “Best Of 2015” screenings continue. Admittance to these will only be €4.90 (€3.90 for Tarjeta 5 holders).
Birdman – Sat 18:00, Mon 19:30, Thu 22:00.
A Most Violent Year – Fri 20:15, Sun 18:00, Mon 21:45.
Mr. Holmes – Mon 16:00, Wed 18:10.
Still Alice – Fri 22:35, Sun 12:00, Tue 16:00, Wed 20:10.
The Imitation Game – Sun 22:15, Wed 16:00, Thu 19:45.
Whiplash – Fri 16:00, Sat 22:30, Tue 20:00, Thu 16:00.
YELMO – MALAGA PLAZA MAYOR
The Fifth Wave – Dir. J. Blakeson. With Liv Schreiber, Chloe Grace Moretz. Daily 20:15.
The Big Short – Dir. Adam McKay. With Brad Pitt, Christian Bale. Daily 17:15.
The Danish Girl – Dir. Tom Hooper. With Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander. Daily 22:20.
The Hateful Eight is also on daily. Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Joy are on at the weekend. Check website for timings.
CINE ALBENIZ – MALAGA
Youth – Dir. Paolo Sorrentino. With Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel. Daily 18:15, 20:25, 22:35.
45 Years – Dir. Andrew Haigh. With Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay. Daily 16:30.
The Hateful Eight – Dir. Quentin Tarentino. With Samuel L Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh. Daily 19:00, 22:00.
The End Of The Tour – Dir. James Ponsoldt. With Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg. Daily 16:30, 18:25, 22:20.
What’s on Namaste
The Cultural association Il Caos e Dana by Namasté (Nerja) take a little break to prepare the new season. For more information, please follow us on Facebook:
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with the subject matter: “Add to mailing list”.
Thanks! See you soon!
What’s on – Coach Excursion to Science Park Granada & Sacromonte Museum. February
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.lux-mundi.org
Wednesday 24th February – Coach Excursion to Science Park Granada & Sacromonte Museum. Please come and join friends and visit the interesting Science Park in Granada, built in 2004 by Ferrater Jimenez Brass. There are several exhibition spaces where you can better understand the world we live in, check physical phenomena such as gravity, the motion of the earth and carry out scientific experiments relating to meteorology, geography and astronomy.
Should you choose to visit the planetarium (entrance 2 Euros not included) you can visit the Astronomical Observatory that has the 75cm telescope for observing the universe. You can also climb the observation tower 50 m high, where there is a full view of the City of Granada and the surrounding country side. There is also a tropical Butterfly enclosure and a Giant Chess game.
There will be plenty of time for you to purchase lunch either in the Park or at one of the restaurants close by, after which you will join the coach at 3pm for the short trip to the Sacromonte Caves‘ Museum located in the Barranco de los Negros region of Granada, opposite the Alhambra, where there will be a guided tour. In this Ethnographic Museum, through its exhibitions you will learn about the culture, nature and history of this unique environment. It recreates life in the caves, living conditions and trades of its inhabitants, basketry, the forge, pottery and weaving. You also learn the history of flamenco from its origins to the present day.
Ticket price 29 Euros available at the Centre, which includes transport, insurance and entrance fees. All proceeds for fundraising. Departure times Viñuela (Football Pitch) 07.50, Torre del Mar (Coach Station) 08.15, Caleta 08.25, Algarrobo (Lidl) 0830. Leaving Granada at 17.00 Approx.
For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: email@example.com .Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards
For Sale- Various
Three tier electric steamer €20
Electric smoothie maker €20For sale
Metal companion set never used €20
Metal magazine rack €10
Gill 951 242 461 or 696 030 667
For sale – 2 single beds
20 euros each, measures 105 wide x 190 long, very comfortable with spring base
Contact casaamapola at yahoo dot com or telephone 692 437 039,
to collect from centre of Torre del Mar or
delivery can be arranged at a cost
Wanted: Internal Doors
Looking for interior double doors, preferably with glass in the top half,
casaamapola at yahoo dot com or telephone 692 437 039
Torre del Mar
For sale- Yamaha Keyboard (PSR E233)
Hardly used – in good condition –
65 Euro – grainnemccoy45 at gmail dot com
Wanted Oven Rack
I am looking for an oven rack 45cm width x 65.5cm length (New Pol cooker). Does anyone know where I can find one?
claracompeta @ hotmail.com
Wanted Wedding Cake
Can anyone tell me where the best place to buy wedding cakes, a wedding venue or large villa catering etc please contact me on +447757946124 or firstname.lastname@example.org around the torre del mar velez Malaga area thank you
For sale –Leather Chair
Dark brown chair in high quality leather. This is a very large chair, measuring 125cm wide, 97 deep and 90cm height. It has been used for about four hours in total since new! Very comfortable. Asking €150 or best offer. littlenige at mail dot com
For Sale – Boots & Hairstyler pics
Suede Beige Boots. Size 39 Never worn ! Paid 17 Euro will accept 10
Babyliss Pro Miracurl Hairstyler. Used Once, Unwanted gift 150 Euro
606016295 or via email email@example.com
For Sale – Baby Seat & Mirror
Pocapecunia, the charity shop in aid of The Love A Child Foundation, sells
Baby seat for car (15 euros) and a mirror (42cm wide, 104 cm long; 10 euros).
Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja, open Mon-Sat. 10am-1.30pm.
For Sale– Ray Ban Sunglasses
Genuine and new Ray Ban sunglasses for sale unwanted gift. Gradient lenses so when you are driving through a tunnel you don’t have to remove them. These are new and only tried on, price includes the case they came with. Priced new online £100.
I’m asking 70€ for them or very near offer. Situated near Vinuela but don’t mind meeting somewhere near.
634 326 795.
For sale- Printer (re-advertised thanks to time waster)b
HP 364 printer and scanner for sale
625231772 sarah.mcnulty @ yahoo.co.uk
For sale – Huawei Ascend G740 mobile phone
18 months old. Usual wear and tear on sides and back.
Screen is in perfect condition.
Currently on Orange can be easily unlocked for any network
mattian01 @ gmail.com
For Sale Zanussi built in single oven
Less than 2 years old.€50.00.
Buyer to collect from Torre del Mar. 634 329 814
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