DigameXtra No. 176 for Tuesday, 8th March 2016

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Neutering Cat- Response

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Hi Diane,

I do admire you adopting a cat and being so responsible for its wellbeing. We have “inherited”  2½ cats in a similar manner.

Local veterinarians will give you a good discount if you state that it is a wild or abandoned cat, and you are thinking of taking care of it. Our veterinarian in Nerja reduced the price from 80 € to a more affordable 50€. We used Clinica Veterinaria San Fernando (Calle de Antonio, Millón, Nerja. Tel: 952521838).

I am sure that may other veterinarians will give you such discount if you explain the situation. Veterinarians are well aware of the wild/stray cat problems and most will help anyone willing to fork out money to have them neutered and prevent future generations of stray cats.

Harold (Harry)

Tel Mobile: +46 736 295 002

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Thank you digamites for the amazing response. I have been inundated with more affordable options for me at this moment in time.

Fabulous people out there and a wonderful service this is.
Diane Lang-Sutton

 

 

Muggings ?

I am very worried about the muggings that were mentioned in a recent post.  Please could you ask David to give us more information about where this is happening please and whether there is any particular time of day when these despicable people operate.

Thank you

Yvonne

 

Services Needed–Camera Repair

I have a small LUMIX digital camera that appears to have a piece of fluff inside the lens.

Does anyone know a camera repairer in Torrox, Velez, Nerja?
Margaret

mariordan @ aol.com

 

Services   Translation

Need any help with the Spanish language?

I have been doing this for 2 years now and have a few regular clients.

I can translate spoken and written Spanish to English

or vice-versa, with experience at hospitals and doctors.

I have lived in Spain for 13 years and have

successfully completed the Spanish education system

.I am available for  translations in person, e-mail

or over the ´phone ,e.g. ordering items, doctors appointments

and general conversations, calls to ´phone or electric companies etc.

I am willing to accompany and

speak for clients on location ,I am quiet and patient.

10€ per hour. I can also house and

pet mind for 20e per night ,I have references.

Phone calls negotiable.  Call Rosie on 605450322

 

 

Services Available- Personal pet portraits

pet 02 pet01 pet 03

Personal pet portraits on canvas in oil or acrylic from your favourite photograph by Susan Ball.

Prices from €35.

E Mail your photograph or contact me for any further details:   enmball17@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

Services Available- Professional Wall-paperer
Experienced paperer to put up a full wall mural.
7 paper strips. Contact 618640160– 

 

 

Services Available – Alarms

perfect alarm

We at Perfect Alarm send our sympathy to the people who’s house  in Torrox Park was just recently broken into.

This is never a good situation for those involved. We would like to let the readers of Digame know; we offer professional security solutions, tailored to their needs and their particular premise. Traditional home security alarms are not a guarantee that burglars will not try to enter your home. But, we at PERFECT Alarm S.L. are known for using different techniques to avoid a break in an early stage of approach and not just report a successful break in.
We are specialized in perimetric solutions, and are proud to say our systems have prevented numerous intrusions. Also in Torrox Park.
A self monitoring system, with no monthly fees, but all the comfort of video verification via smart phone is your tool to protect your home and family.
Our offers always include a visit to your property with no obligation.
Your security is our goal. Please call Mr. Martin at 608 517 661, or visit www.perfect-alarm.com

 

 

Rental Needed- Workshop or Work Space

Small workshop or workspace in an existing workshop wanted to rent for me to be able to make acoustic guitars.

Nerja area preferred but would consider Frigiliana, Torrox area.

This is more of a serious hobby than a business. It’ll be mostly be using hand tools.

Priced per month – as cheap as possible.

Contact – dean.s.cunningham  @  gmail.com

 

 

Rental Needed – Winter Rental Wanted

Mature UK Couple looking for a 3 mth Apartment rental for Jan, Feb, March 2017 in Nerja.

Ideally 2 Bedroom, TV & wifi – in the Capistrano, or Burriana area.

Please contact terrieandjohnrogers  @  talktalk.net

UK Home 01780 720436  Mobile 07749801645

 

 

Recommendation Transport

I recently needed to send a parcel to England and to bring one back, and having read all the recommendations for C & A I took advantage of their services and they were great, did it all quickly, efficiently, and at very reasonable cost.  I will definitely use them again.

Elizabeth

 

 

Recommendation  Car valet & total refurbishment

Warren Philips, contact telephone number: 618346098

I spotted Warrens recommendation on Digame, what a find!!

Warren collected my 1985 Mercedes Benz 280SL, returned it transformed, didn’t recognise the car and can provide before & after photographs to anyone interested.

In my case I asked for everything to be done, chrome removed, interior, Connolly Leather treated, the full nine yards! Not cheap, but amazing value for money for what he has achieved.   John

Warren Philips, contact telephone number: 618346098

 

 

 

Recommendation – De Oranjene

On the promenade of Torrox Costa, close to the lighthouse, a new restaurant have opened “de Oranjerie” .

They serve a delicious sate with great peanut sauce and real Dutch croquettes. Great service!
Anita

 

 

What’s Cancelled – La Tasca Quiz –  Funeral

We are sorry but the quiz for this Wednesday 9th has been cancelled as Bob Jarrett, one of the Axarquia animal rescue members has sadly passed away and his funeral is this Wednesday.

 

 

What’s on – ​Il Divo 

DivoFinally, they are here !!!!!

A Tribute To

IL DIVO

who will be performing for your delight at

El Varadero,

Playa Playazo

(The Old Boatyard Bar )

Nerja,

Sunday 13th at  : 3 O’Clock until 6’ish

Entrance is Ticket Only : 15€ Including Free Buffet.

Tickets are available from El Varadero (Ask for  Paco. Most secure way. )

Or you can pay at the door  Or telf. 622 257 817 (Allen) to reserve.

(Last two options are subject to availability, as tickets are flying out !! )

If you are looking for a fantastic place to enjoy some really good music,

come along and enjoy the musical talents of

Make some new memories & friends, enjoy Good Music, Good Food & Good Fun,

Guaranteed……..

Full À la carte menu and a new and exciting ‘ English Menu’ featuring ‘House Specials’

Enjoy a musical Sunday with us this Sunday and dance your shoes off !!!!

plus much, much more…………

See you there ……..

 

 

What’s on- Johnny Q’s Irish Bar 

Johnny Q

Tonights the  night from 8.00pm Acoustic open Mic night. Come down and join in or just sit back and enjoy the great music and songs.  Kitchen open till 10.00pm.

Telephone 634124989

Bloque 9, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa

(Just behind Jings Chinese Restaurant)

 

 

What’s on Friday Night with Guiri! 

GUIRI

For some Friday fun you could start the weekend with an evening session with GU!R! at Bahia de Tanit in Torre del Mar. Chance for a boogy and some fine dining in the cosy and warm indoor area if you fancy.

For more information please see https://www.facebook.com/GUIRI.rock.band/

 

What’s on St. Patricks Day

Pocapecunia, the charity shop in aid of The Love A Child Foundation, has 7 St. Patrick’s  hats for sale, 2,50 euros each. Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja,                                            open Mon-Sat.: 10am-1.30pm

 

What’s on-Exercise on the Beach

Come at 1400, Tuesday to have fun, become more balanced, and get in shape!  At the beach, in front of Pepe Rico!

 

 

What’s on –Capistrano Film Forum

Invitation to the Film Forum is open to all residents of Capistrano and their guests.  Readers and subscribers to DigameXtra are all guests and are welcome.

All films are shown in their original languages and are shown on a large screen

in the Capistrano Social Salon in El Capistrano Village, Nerja, starting promptly at 6 PM.

Complimentary wines (or alternate beverages on request) and “nibbles” are served.

The next film is:

Friday, March 11th        The World’s End (2013)

(UK, US, Japan – 109 min.) Sci-fi comedy action. Co-written by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright. Directed by Edgar Wright – 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends: Gary King (Simon Pegg), Andy Knightley (Nick Frost), Oliver Chamberlain (Martin Freeman), Pete Page (Eddie Marsan) and Steven Prince (Paddy Considine) reunite when Gary becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again and convinces the other four to stage an encore. Gary is a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries.With: Rosamund Pike, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Smiley, Bill Nighy. In English.

This will be the last film of the current season.

For further information on the Capistrano Film Forum, please email Marty <vmmargulies @ cs.com>

 

 

What’s on Thursday afternoon Quiz in Torrox Costa

This week’s Thursday afternoon quiz (10th March) at Bar Ricci in Torrox Costa (behind the Town Hall) is definitely ON. Bristol Tony is your quiz inquisitor – all welcome, new and old quizzers alike. Start time 3pm. We look forward to seeing you. For further information, please call Tony or Pam on 692 449 897.

 

 

What’s on New Training Times & Classes at The Dog Academy.

dog trng

All dogs, large or small, good or badly behaved welcome.
Also, if you are experiencing particular difficulties with your dog,

we can offer One to One Private sessions, to help owners deal with

more specific problems such as :
Aggression – towards other dogs, people & other animals.
Possessiveness – over food, toys & bed etc.
Greeting – barking or jumping up at you, visitors or people you meet on the street.
Excessive barking – this could be due to territorial, guarding behaviour, boredom, frustration or separation anxiety, or a combination of any of these.
Stress / Insecurity – following you or another family member constantly, destructive behaviour when left, barking or howling when left, constant licking or chewing of their own feet or legs, whining, shaking or hiding.
Toileting in the house (excluding young puppies) – scent-marking, urinating or defecating in the house. These are normally signs of stress, anxiety or dominance.
Fear – examples include: walking near traffic, loud noises (thunder / fireworks etc.), strangers, travelling in cars.
Obsessions – examples include: tail chasing, balls or toys, stones or sticks, vacuum cleaners,  brooms, mops, household sprays etc.
Recall issues – chasing cars, cats, cyclists etc, rushing up to other dogs (either to play or fight), stubborn refusal to recall from playing, scenting, hunting or any other distraction.
The Dog Academy assists dog owners in all of these problematic areas.
Please feel free to contact us to discuss your pets problem further.     POSTER

 

 

 

What’s on El Varadero, Playa Playazo, Nerja.
Free music jam session, every Wednesday at 2pm to 6pm.
Good friends, good music, good food.
All welcome, artists & audience alike.
Free admission.

Come & Join in the fun in the sun !!!

 

For Sale XBox360 Console & Games    
Xbox02 XB01

In excellent condition, the console is the 4GB Slim model with 120GB Hard Drive and comes complete with a wireless remote control and sought after collection of games (see picture).
Superb value and priced to sell at only €150.
Collection from Torre Del Mar.
Contact Luke 610168573 (phone/text/whatsapp

 

 

For sale – in APARIV shop
apariv01

3 x blinds 150 x 150 cm, as new, 8 euros each

apariv02

Floor steam cleaner 10 euros
May be seen in the shop, open Mon to Sat. 10-2
Anne 693231007

 

 

For Sale– Fridge

Under counter fridge with ice box used but in good working order,new thermostat fitted last year

Canillas de Albida not campo   30euros  tel 962557863   mob 629827242

best call evenings

 

 

For Sale – Kettle & Toaster

Stainless steel cordless kettle 1.7L

2 Slice toaster

Both have UK plugs on

15 Euros for both

Located on the Torrox to Competa road just up from the Pavo Real bar

Call Chris on 649307966 or e-mail chris  @  cpaircon.com

 

 

Wanted Scooters

Looking for two scooters 50cc motorbikes with ITV please.
64228692
nerjanails @ mail dot com

 

 

Wanted –Small or Medium Car

I’m looking for a small (or medium) car. Up to about 4-5 years old with low mileage please.

Any colour or make but prefer something that’s got a bit of ground clearance (though anything considered).

Would prefer petrol but would also look at diesel.

There was a white Corsa advertised just over a week ago, which would have been fine, but I missed out on that (was too polite; waited until later in the morning to ring so I didn’t wake anyone up  and someone had already bagged it!).

Budget is up to about €5,000.

Location: Torrox or nearby

Contact: nickbarrett AT gmail DOT com.

Many thanks!

 

 

 

For Sale – New Woxter tablet  

Woxter Nimbus 1100 RX

10.1″ HD screen, Android 4.4, Octa Core 2.0GHz, Ram 2GB, Rom 32GB, Camara 5 Mpx, Wi-Fi  802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Li-On 7000 mAh, USB PC Port HDMI port.

Tablet still has 7 months warranty with Worteen

Cost 199.00 Euros only asking 150.00 Euros

Located on the Torrox to Competa road just up from the Pavo Real bar

Call Chris on 649307966 or e-mail chris@cpaircon.com

 

 

 

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