DigameXtra No. 168 for Monday, February 29th 2016

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Kayla to be Rehomed- Sadly

Kayla Home

It’s with deep sadness that I have to find a new home for my 6 yr old German Shepherd Kayla as my husband has had to go back to the UK for work and I will be going back and forwards.

Plus I have arthritis in my knees and hip and struggle walking with her.

She is very loving she is good with people, children, other dogs and cats

She is chipped, has a passport and is up to date with her vaccinations

If you think you could offer her a loving home contact me by email lorrainemartin24  @  outlookdotcom.



Small Dog Needed – Try TAIL


I am sure you already know all about them, but I was thinking that the advertiser looking for a small dog to adopt will find a perfect companion at Tail Dog Rescue in Torrox.  They have a number of small dogs and puppies waiting for their forever homes.  Their website is http://tailtorrox.es/index.html.

Best wishes



We have about 80 dogs and puppies at the refuge Tail Torrox so please come and visit us.

If you contact Gill on 633405560, I can show you round.

You can also see some of them on www.tailtorrox.es or our facebook page tailtorrox.




Anne Puzicha, late of Casa Moda Natural, Nerja

Ann PuzDo you remember Annegret (Anne) Puzicha who for several years ran Casa Moda Natural on Calle el Chaparil, Nerja?

Sad to report that she died in hospital on 9th December in her native Germany having returned there a few years ago.

Since the death of her husband Gerhard five years ago, she had been housebound and news of her death has only this week been revealed.

Friends Herbert and Joy Chatters are inviting anyone who knew Anne, as a friend or customer, to join them to remember her over a drink at lunchtime on Sunday, 13th March in Nerja.

Anne will be remembered as a generous friend to many, raising funds through her fashion shows for the Sisters of the Good Samaritan and the churches at Maro and Frigiliana as well as collecting Christmas presents for deprived children.

If you would like further information about the remembrance meeting please contact Herbert and Jo bi email on      :        maronerja   @   europe.com



Makro & No Complaints Book ?

Can anyone advise me why Makro is exempt from having “Libro de reclamación”
I had a complaint about misleading goods and they informed me that they do not have complaints books only suggesting forms as they are a exempt.
I understood it was the law for any autonomo business to have these books.
Matt Torrox Costa



Services – Amended Answer to FedEx Question

I don’t believe FedEx has a convenient office, but several times I have sent important documentation to the US and Canada via MRW, which has been around for years and has an office conveniently located near the old sugar factory chimney in Torre. They also have a “Bureaufax” service for legal documents, but I’ve never used it. Hope this helps.




Services Commended 

A bouquet for Kevin and Jenny of  k_lambertcleaning  @  hotmail.com  who made a great job of cleaning our sofa and rug last week. They were prompt, quick and efficient and if you’d like your home or car upholstery cleaning we would highly recommend them.
Maggie, Torrox Park



Services Needed – Passport Renewal

I need to renew my UK passport and remember seeing an article on Digamextra which stated that the photo shop next to the police building in Torre del Mar does not produce the correct photos, e.g. with light grey or cream backgrounds.

Does anyone out there in Digameland know of a photo booth or studio that produces the correct format. Answers to Digamextra please.




Services Needed –Washing Machine Repairer

Does anyone know a washing machine technician that can mend Fagor washing machines?
Starts to spin then loud noise and shuts down
sarah.mcnultu @ yahoo.co.uk



Rental Available – Long Term

Turn my house into your home

Village house in Sayalonga

3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

utility room and garage

inexpensive at 280 euros p.c.m.

More info direct from owner on




Responses to – Tax on House Purchases


I am very sorry to read that you bought your house undervalued according to the Agencia Tributaria.
Who was your legal advisor during the property purchase?
Generally spoken, the Agencia Tributaria calculates the tax value of a property based on the ¨catastral¨ value multiplied by a coefficient that is different depending on the village or town you buy.
1. You buy a house in Cómpeta priced 100,000 Euros
2. The catastral value of the house is 95,000 Euros
3. The coefficient for Cómpeta is 1.3
4. According to the Agencia Tributaria the value of the house would be 123,500 Euros
5. You will get a bill to pay a percentage over 23,500 Euros.
I tell you this based on 10 years of experience as a real estate agent, but of course I am not a legal advisor myself. I recommend everybody to get legal advice from a Spanish registered lawyer on buying property in Spain. Based on knowledge and character I recommend:
J. van Dolder

I’m sorry JH, but sadly this is nothing new. We bought our house in 2003 and a couple of years later received a similar demand for the same reason. We were given 8 days to pay, or risk having our bank account frozen and house embargoed!

Obviously seek professional advise before deciding what course of action to take. But whatever you do, do not ignore this demand.

Good luck. Keith.



What’s on – Casa Magel B&B Re: Town hall in Ardales

Just to let people know that from the 16th March they are not taking any more bookings for the Camino walk, as it is fully booked for the Easter Holidays.

It will close at the end of March for 2 weeks and open again in the middle of April, when there will be a charge for it.

No one seems to know who is taking it over or what the charge will be.

They have assured us it will open again in April.


In the meantime we are still open and there are lots of things to do here. The 2 night B&B and 1  evening meal with wine is still available, so if you want to treat some one to a nice break, Birthdays or anniversaries, give us call or message us. website www.casamagel.com



For Sale – Furniture


Highly polished unit,
90w x 30d x 80 h     55 euros


matching mirror
1.1m x 1.35m high   65 euros


black swivel top glass fronted tv / unit


71h x 75w x 50d


tel 635057354



For Sale – Opel Corsa    

opel 01 opel 02€5,250 –

Original Owner selling to return to UK​​

Opel Corsa 1.3 Ecoflex (diesel)

White, 5 doors

Registered Feb 2012 (4 years)

28,000 kms,

Full ​Service ​History​

ITV to Jan 2018


inside and outside.

​Contact Dennis 655 855 673 (Torrox Park area)



Wanted Fish & Plants for Fish Pond  

Has anybody out there got some extra fishes and/or waterplants for a very large pond? Offers in the Algarrobo/Torrox/Competa/Velez area would be appreciated!

Walt, alegria6 at gmx dot com



For Sale –Marine Binoculars

Bins01 Bins 02Binolyt Searanger 11 gas-filled marine binoculars, totally unused.

Built in compass, 7 x 50. As used by RNLI.

Original cost around 250 euros, will accept offer close to 150 euros.

Alcaucin area, 634447201 or    tony.randall @ hotmail.com.



For Sale – Radiators  & B/D Workmate  (Reprinted with accurate info)

Two electric thermostatically controlled radiators from Nortline in excellent condition.

Ideal for these chilly days as they are very economical to use each having a choice of using just 600 watts, 900 watts or both together .
Now reduced to 30 Euros for the two radiators
Black and Dekker workmate complete
20 Euros


Collect Velez-Malaga
Mob;  677 55 58 60



For Sale –Dresser, Table & Chair Bed pics
dress 01

Pine Display Dresser with light, very good condition H198cm, W120cm, D38cm comes in two pieces for ease of transport.
145€ ono

dress 02

Round Pine Dining Table 88cm in diameter extends to 116cm & 4 Chairs green cushions included. Table will dismantle for transport. 75€ ono

dress 03a drss 03b

Folding Single Chair Bed opens to approximately 6ft adult size, to include 2 removable covers 1 green stripe (pictured) 1 soft gold.
35€ ono

Buyer to collect.

Competa area, Telephone 626537998




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