DigameXtra No. 166 for Saturday, February 27th 2016

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4 year old Dog Seeking a foster or Permanent home 

dog01Action for Animals (UK/Spain) has been informed that this dog’s owner in Archez no longer wants him and he is now roaming the streets of Cómpeta. Can you offer him a foster home or a forever home?

Action for Animals will pay for castration once he has a temporary or permanent home in which  to recover.  He had been offered a home in a couple of months time however due to a change in the adopter’s circumstances this is no longer possible.

For more information please contact Nina tel 660586040 or Julie 638893306

 

Cat Sadly Needs a New Home 

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Bandida’s owner has sadly passed away and now she needs a new home.
She is neutered and fully up to date with vaccinations etc. She is
seven years old, housed trained and will make a lovely pet. Please call
Louise 69347200 or email parrmoore at fastmail dot co dot uk .

 

Under Floor Leaks – Advice Needed

​How do you go about detecting leaks under ​tiled floors?.  The  pump outside keeps  setting off as though water is coming through although there are no appliances being used. If you could let me have your comments through DigamExtra  please.

Thanks

 

 

Advice Please – Tax on House Purchase

We have just received a big tax bill from the Agencia Tributaria de Andalucia on a house we bought  claiming we have bought the house undervalued…and now we need to pay 8% on the difference they say it should have been sold at….. another 50% higher!  Has anyone advice or an opinion on this, please write to Digame as I have been told that this is now becoming commonplace in their chasing of money and can affect anyone buying….. thank you in advance.  J.H.

 

English Teachers Required-

A small English language academy in Nerja requires one part-time English instructor.       The interested individual must be:

* a native-speaker

* CELTA or TESL/TEFL certified

* motivated, dynamic, professional, & enthusiastic

* willing to teach students of all ages (our students are 7-70)

* legal to work in Spain

Classroom experience is preferred but not essential.                                                         Please send your cover letter & c.v. attention to Carolyn Thériault, at lafabricadeingles at gmail dot com     Thank you,    Carolyn

 

Rogue Driver Sought

A friend of mine had his new moped crashed by a car outside Mercadona in Torrox Costa the other day.                                                                                                                   Do you now anything about this incident, and your knowledge can                                  lead us to the scoundrel who drove the car, will give a generous reward and absolute anonymity.              Please phone Riverman at 692 354 888.

 

 

Services – Movistar – Negative Experience

I can endorse everything said by the previous poster.  I changed to Movistar when the company I was using refused to replace free, a 13 month old router that was supplied by them and had ceased working.  It was still within the manufacturers 2 year warranty, but the company explained that they only offered a 1 year warranty, and this was explained in  their ‘small print’.  They wanted to charge me 50 euros for a router available in Worten for 34 euros.  I told them not to bother.  This company offered 9 – 5 service weekdays only.  Since changing to Movistar I have a service team available 24/7, with English speaking staff.  They have a fleet of service vans so are very prompt in dealing with faults unlike the others who usually don’t to house calls at all, but post you a new router which takes days to arrive and you have to fit yourself.  Movistar  usually have the best speeds.  Fixed lined are rarely affected by weather conditions, their TV is a free optional extra, so in my mind they are worth every extra penny paid.  They were bad in the past but have certainly up their game, and their customer relations

Jan      Benajarafe

 

 

Services – Corrected email address
To the couple who had a post re ‘Proof of life’.I wonder if you would be willing to contact Maria on mariayewdall  @  yahoo . co . uk to discuss the implications of paying residents tax in Spain on a British pension

 

 

Services Needed – WiFi  

I need to set up wi fi in my apartment in Nerja from 3rd March for a month, possibly longer. Could you let me know if this might be possible  ?

alixsinclare  @  gmail.com

 

 

Service Available?? LPG in Spain

I would like to be able to install a flu-less gas flame fire which runs on LPG.  Does anyone know whether LPG is available for this purpose in Spain?

Replies to Digamextra please.  Carol

 

 

Services Available- Interpreter

If you have an appointment to see the doctor or a consultant at the hospital in the comng months,  you will need an interpreter.  A number of doctors do speak a little English, but many prefer you to have an interpreter with you.  The risk of your not understand ing what is being said to you, or of the doctor misunderstanding your problem is too high .

Don’t take that risk.     Take me !

For your peace of mind.

I’m Pamela Walshe

My number is ;  609040709

My email;  pamelawalshe  @  hotmail.com

 

 

Services Available- Mobile car valeting and upholstery cleaning
Also Rugs and mattresses can be cleaned
We are based in Nerja but happy to travel to all surrounding areas

Please call Kevin and Jenny for a quote on  693567351

Email k_lambertcleaning @ hotmail.com

 

 

Services Needed – Cleaner

Can anyone recommend a cleaner?

We are in Caleta.

tedyliz AT Hotmail DOT com.

 

 

Services Available – Motor Mechanic

My name is Wayne Martin I am a REME Motor Mechanic looking for work in the Andalucia area (Malaga) to enable me to join my family I would consider any job as a Motor Mechanic or also other offers of work. I have experience of bar and restaurant work. I am also OK at DIY and art. I can be contacted via email my address is waynem32  @  hotmail.co.uk my mobile number is +447902007528

or can also be contacted via my Father who lives in Spain his number is +34639882116. I look forward to any opportunity

Wayne

 

 Services Needed – Moving to Torrox Costa –

Man with a Van needed for a move from Alicante.

Moving from Alicante to torrox costa on Friday, Saturday or Sunday

(March 4th, 6th or 7th).

We have some 25 boxes, bike, grill and few other things to bring down.

Van would do the job.

Dos anyone know somebody who would drive up to Alicante –

We would pack together with the driver –

Follow the van down to Torrox Costa and unpack the van?

Or any good ideas for economical Shipping / Moving ?

Please let me know if you have some good ideas:

email: heikki  @  keyfetch.com

 

 

Responses – Free Range Eggs

(1)

The lady who sits on Torrox Costa market at the very end near the Malaga Playa hotel he’s delicious free range eggs, but you need to get there early. Another outlet is the Torrox Costa Yoga Centre and also the mini market on Avenida de America ( where the Hong Kong  restaurant is ) .

The German butcher across the road from the mini market sells the most delicious smoked ham .
Joan

(2)

I have been supplying free range and organically produced eggs for years, my hens are truly free range.

Although they have sheds for inclement weather and to lay, they all (80ish) roost overnight 3 metres up in our trees–you are welcome to visit if you wish, many people have.

One of my outlets is the organic market at the garden centre between Vinuela and Velez Malaga every Saturday between 10am and 2pm.—ask for Jo.

We are in the Los Romanes area near lake Vinuela.

email    chicken.paul  @  hotmail.com

(3)

You can buy free range organic eggs at the Garden Centre Organic Market in La Vinuela. Ask for Jo, who sells eggs from Chicken Paul, there are also other stall holders who have eggs from their farms if Jo has run out.

mercadoecovivero at gmail dot come

655 987105

(4)

I have been producing free range and organic eggs here for many years.

At the moment my nearest outlet to torrox is the organic market held every Saturday at the garden centre between Vinuela and Velez Malaga.

You are more than welcome, and so are any digamites, to come and visit us.

If any one needs more details —email  chicken.paul@Hotmail.com

Regards –  chicken paul

 

 

Recommendation – Buddha

  Having seen several recommendations, latterly that from Marj on 16th
February on Digame, Coral and I went over to the Buddha Restaurant at
Penoncillo for lunch today.  Wow, a bit special or what!
By far the best Indian food I have ever eaten in Spain, and alongside
the best I have eaten in London.  What fabulous flavours, what a
comprehensive menu, what charming service.  Never mind the Menu del
Dia, dive into the main menu, so very interesting, so many dishes, not
at all like the average Indian.  And the staff so happy to explain and
assist in your choice.  Even the various rice dishes were so full of
wonderful flavours.  All I can say is go, and enjoy!
And to cap a fabulous meal, who came in to the restaurant, but old
friend Piyush, who will be known to many of you as a great cook of
Indian food, who is apparently supplying the restaurant.  Good to see
you Piyush, about time you opened up again yourself,  We miss you.
Jeremy

 

 

Recommendation –  Coconut Oil

You can buy organic coconut oil at the health shop in Torre del Mar at a good price.  It is by the square where the market is on a Thursday.

Sylvia

(Editor writes – this will be the final time I publish an item on this subject. Thanks to you all. Jane)

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Responses – Air Conditioning

Keith Bucknell of Cooltecservices is highly recommended. He does an excellent job from start to finish and his after sales service is second to none. www.cooltecservices.com or 663728798.

 

 

Recommendation- Foot Treatments

My feet and toes were treated to a lovely pedicure and massage this morning,

all in the comfort of my home.

I highly recommend Becky and will be calling on her services again

as flip flop weather approaches.

Victoria   Torrox Campo

Becky  nerja nails @  mail dot com      642286692

 

 

What’s on – Life-music in Torrox-Costa, Jam and Open Mic

Life-Music

 

 

What’s on – Johnny Q’s Irish  Restaurant

Sunday lunch available from 1.00pm till 4.00pm This week’s meat is Roast Pork or Chicken, served with homemade stuffing, yorkshire pudding, fresh seasonal veg. Roasted and creamed potatoes.  All for 9 euros including a glass of wine.  Choice of homemade desserts.

Booking is recommended

Telephone 634124989

Bloque 9 Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa

 

 

 

What’s on – Cinema Films in English

CINESUR –  VELEZ MALAGA EL INGENIO
http://www.cinesur.com/home.php?id_cine=219

Continuing are:

Deadpool – Dir. Tim Miller. With Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin. Sat/Sun/Mon 12:00, 17:00.

Zootropolis – Dir. Byron Howard & Rich Moore. With Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin. Sat/Sun/Mon 12:20, 16:15.

The Revenant – Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy. Sat/Sun/Mon 12:15.

In addition, on Tuesday there will be a screening of The Lobster (16:00).

 

What’s On – Torre-Torrox Golf Society March Competition
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To all golfers, and want to be golfers, we are running our March competition on the 12th of March at Los Mariscos Club De Golf.

This links-type course is situated 8 km from Motril, in a sport and leisure complex near the beach. Los Mariscos is mainly flat and is decorated with palm trees and sugar cane. Generous greens and ample lakes characterise this course!! The 19th hole is worth the trip alone.

TorreTorrox GS is a newly formed society which plays on Saturdays on local courses (at reduced green fees!!) with in easy driving distance from Torrox and Torre Del Mar. We are actively looking for new members to join us so please feel free to join us on the 12th March. Places are limited so either send an email to apoole1968 @ gmail.com or

contact Antony on 639418017 to book yourself in.

 

 

What’s on  at Bar Amalia Archez

Sunday lunch served from 1.30 -5.00 pm.  Choice of Lamb or Beef with Roast and Mashed Potatoes, Carrots, Brocolli, Cauliflower Cheese and Buttery Cabbage, Homemade Yorkshire Puddings, Gravy, Horseradish or Mint Sauce.  8 euros. Vegetarian option, Sweet Potato and Vegetable Stew.

Homemade Puddings are Sticky Toffee Pudding with Toffee Sauce, Chocolate Sponge Pudding with Chocolate Sauce, Apple crumble and Custard and Chocolate Meringue Roulade flavoured with Baileys Cream.

To book your table give Dot a call on 634302480.

Look forward to welcoming you to Bar Amalia

 

 

What’s on- Garden Centre Organic Market in La Vinuela – 

Vin Organic Mkt

Pop down to the Garden Centre Organic Market  this Saturday 27th February at the garden centre in La Vinuela on the A356, km 39 between Torre del Mar and Vinuela.

Every Saturday from 10 o’clock til 2.30.

Google link http://goo.gl/nDLk6o.

Good range of organic produce including  local goats’ and cow’s milk cheeses, woodoven bread, (spelt, rye and gluten free ) fruit and vegetables, flours, pulses, nuts and seeds, sugar and rice, pasties, pies, biscuits and cakes, eggs, vegan, vegetarian and super foods, jams and chutneys, spicy sauces and curry pastes, chocolate, olive oil, stevia, herbs, spices and organic and craft beers.

As well as all this browse our selection of handcraft stalls which change every week including olive wood lamps, paintings, handwoven cloths and pallet furniture, essential oils, natural cosmetics, handmade soaps and beauty products including argan oils, Aloe vera cosmetic products.

Come and enjoy a morning’s shopping in a delightful venue and leave plenty of time for breakfast at the coffee garden and sampling the delicious food from the stalls. Sample the offer of organic cheese and craft beer for 1.50!

PLUS restorative yoga at 11.30 for all.

mercadoecovivero at gmail dot com

655 987 105

 

 

What’s on – Organic and second hand market in our Cortijo NidOlea in Velez Malaga.

Vin Organic Mkt

 

For Sale –Unwanted phones for sale.
2 Nokia 6310 with 4 spare batteries & 1 charger
1 Nokia 6680 no charger
1 Nokia N70-1 with spare battery but no charger.
6 assorted chargers included.
All phones unlocked to take any SIM card .
30€ complete ONO.          Phone 677322169
 

For SaleTV Table/Home Entertainment Stand       

TV Table

Rolling TV Table with swivel top and room underneath for CD storage and opened section with a glass shelf for Home-Entertainment equipment.
Almost 64cm high, 89cm long, 45-50cm deep.

asking price 40 €
call 685 063 928.
Pick-up in El Morche next to Hotel Torre Arena.

 

 

For Sale 9 DVDs in English language

Videos

Selling 9 DVDs all together for 5€ or free when you buy the TV Stand/HomeEntertainment console for 40 €.
Pick up in El Morche.
call 685 063 928

 

 

For Sale – Briggs & Stratton Generator 

Model 135212 Type 025201

PowerET 2200-50  230volt

100Euro

Tel 952030206 for more details

 

 

For Sale –PC Speakers & Computer Monitor  

1) Yamaha Ex speakers in original box for computer

7W (rms).

2) Computer monitor 19″ Flat screen.

Each €25, to Love a Child Charity.

Seen Nerja Centre (Ho Monica).

sjc2714 @ gmail

  1. m) 657 302 740

 

 

For Sale- Dyson DC04 Upright Vacuum Cleaner / Price Reduction

50% price reduction.

For sale Dyson DC 04 upright vacuum cleaner complete with all tools, twelve years old

and still going strong. 25 euro. For Spares or use.

Nerja

Telephone: 674772589

 

 

For Sale – Golf Clubs & Bag    

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Full set of Vintage Ping “Eye” golf clubs.

10 irons, 3 woods & putter with shoulder bag & brolly.

Reduced to clear.

Viñuela area.

nwallbridge7 at gmail dot com

Naomi

636264969

 

 

For Sale Watch     

Vendor can supply pics

Harley Davidson watch. Brand new. Boxed and never been worn

Bulova quartz movement. A beautiful and distinctive watch.

Asking 200euros. ovno.

Sometimes difficult to receive calls, but try calling me on 608 801 214

if you can’t get through, send me an e-mail with your phone number and

I will reply as soon as possible.

 

 

For sale – AIWA Digital Audio System.

Wifi stuff

Plays, stacks, CD’s, Cassettes and Radio.

Can be used for Karaoke. Working order. 35€ .

Vinuela area, can deliver locally.

J.kingsleymonks  @  btinternet.com

 

For Sale – Orthopedic knee pillow

Suitable for back problems and hip problems.

Brand new, excellent quality, removable washable cover and velcro strap if required, made of memory foam.

Torrox campo but can meet on the Costa.

Tel : 638897797       15 Euros

 

 

For Sale – Glass ornaments

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glass ornaments – 10 euros each
decorative lamp – 30 euros
email – krikjohnson at Hotmail dot com

 

 

 

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