DigameXtra No. 183 for Tuesday, 15th March 2016

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3 Lovely Pups Looking For a Home

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We still have 3 lovely little pups looking for a home out of the original 9 that were dumped on our doorstep on January 3rd.  Miko and Mimi are just like twin brother and sister with playful personalities who love cuddles.  Sherlock has an inquisitive nature and is still the smallest of the bunch.  All three are now 12 weeks old and have been fully vaccinated except for the rabies jab, which must be done by their new owner along with the microchip.  Sherlock is just under 5 kilos while Mimi is nearly 6 kilos and we think they will only be about 10-12 kilos when fully grown so they will be about Jack Russell size.  If you can give any one of these waifs a good home please call Laura at 646 613 885.

 

 

Puppies Still Seeking Homes 

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We still have three puppies to home and I’m hoping that their new owners are out there just waiting to hear – these three certainly are waiting with great excitement

Here are two that can be seen at San Fernando vet in Nerja during the week – just a short film about their visit https://youtu.be/A0eKY0xb3IE

If you are interested or can spread the word it could make everyone happy.

Chris

Seeba Films

678249387

chris@seebafilms.co.uk

 

 

Truly Amazing Male Dog – Blind Since Birth

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Pancho (AAR 1207) came into our lives in December. A medium-sized podenco with a super soft coat, he’s under 2 years old and while we’ve learned that – he’s been blind since birth – he has confidence and navigates our large, terraced garden with relative ease. He is truly one of the easiest foster dogs we’ve ever had. We just don’t know why he hasn’t yet been adopted. He has mixed very well with our other dogs, male and female. Check out the photo and you’ll see that everyone falls in love with Pancho. He really likes children too. Contact www.axarquianimalrescue.com/ for more information or to arrange to meet him.

 

 

Dogs on Beaches – Opinion

Dogs should never be allowed on a beach used by sunbathers. Their foul excrement, left untouched by too many inconsiderate dog owners, to be found stuck to sandals, or beach towels. The ‘mess’ that is the Torrox Costa Paseo, testament to how many dog owners are happy to ignore their pooches daily do’s.

 

Memorial For David “Davey” Fraser 

Thursday 17th March  pic

memorial5.30pm

Playazo Beach,

In front of El Varadero, Nerja

After the tragic passing of Davey Fraser on Friday 11th March, his friends and family will be holding a non religious ceremony to celebrate his life, honor his memory and scatter his ashes.

Anyone who wishes to come and celebrate his life please do so, we will be scattering his ashes and sharing memories at 5.30pm on Playazo Beach in front of El Varadero, then we will be heading into the bar itself, feel free to join us

 

Services Needed –Eye Tests

Does anyone know where I can get just a good thorough eye test and the prescription without buying a pair of glasses? Most opticians will not give you the prescription without a purchase.  I am not a lover of Specsavers.

Please reply to Digamextra.  Many thanks SP

 

 

Services –Blocked Drains

We feel that we need to inform anyone that has blocked drains that the solution is to call the experts in and “Waynes Drains” are certainly the ones to call as we had a very difficult blockage and no access to the drain , it was detected by Mike and Rob with there tracking device , they removed.

a tile in the hallway and unblocked the drain , and replaced the tile with one that I had spare (luckily). they then constructed a drain access outside complete with metal lid and replaced the tiles . the result was perfect and there cleanliness excellent

Tony   Torrox campo

 

 

Services –Meat Delivery

To all our customers east of Malaga, our next delivery date will be next
Monday 21st March

Orders need to be in by this Friday the 18th.

We are a Butchers based in Alhuarin el Grande but on request have been delivering on a 2-4 week bases to the east of Malaga. Rincon, Velez, Puente, Torrox, Frigiliana, Nerja and Competa.
If there is anyone interested in this service contact Martin 667431366 or on
facebook  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ye-Ole-Butchery/225024370870952?ref=tn_tnmn
Many thanks,
Martin
email yeolbutchery at g mail dot com for a list of products

 

 

Services Needed- Hearing Aid Cleaners

Do you know where to find hearing aid cleaners in Nerja or nearest centre.
Replies to DigameXtra  please.  Thank you, Pat

 

 

Services Available- Translations

* Notary or Town Hall

*Doctors and Hospitals Visits

*Police

*NIE Numbers  and Taxes

*A simple phone call / Letter Translation

*Any problem can be solved

Patricia Baeza Vargas
666.08.95.58 / baezavargas@hotmail.com

 

Services Available Septic Tank Treatment

(1)Septic Tank Pumping

There are two companies in Nerja that empty septic tanks via a high pressure pumping truck.  The one we use is called Desotoros Manolo y Paco, telephone number 615 815 716.  The newer company is called Dani and their telephone number is 667 343 348.  We have always been satisfied with Manolo y Paco but the cost of this service is a bit expensive.  Cheers. Kurt

 

 

Services Needed- Recommendation required for hiring music system

I would like to hire a music system for a pool party

There are around 30 people going – so not too large.

Can anyone help please.  I’m in Nerja up the Campo.

Thanking you all in advance.  dollydoll75  @  hotmail.com

 

 

Services – Translations

I’m an English lady who speaks fluent Spanish

I am currently helping people who need to change over  their driving licenses.

I am also available for help with queries over bills, NIE., padrons and any denuncias

I am charging 10 euros an hour rather than the usual 20 per hour to make it available to more people. Feel free to email me.  Donkeygirl.hh @ gmail.com

 

Rental Available- Apartment near Rincon
To rent from 3rd of April –   a 70 m2 appartment -ground floor of a nice Spanish villa
Two bedrooms, garden, near the sea, 5 minutes
200 euros a week; free until summer
Mail swecoburt @ hotmail.com

 

 

Thanks for Excellent Community Service

Thanks to Marty and Vivian for yet another excellent Film Programme (2015 – 2016 )at the Capistrano Social Centre.
We thank them for their hard work,dedication, inspiration,and for sharing their knowledge of the cinema with us and of course their contribution to Adult Education in Nerja.
Sheila and Bill.

 

 

Recommendation Needed- iPhone Repair

Can anyone recommend a repairer of iPhones in the Nerja area?

Please send replies to Digame for all to share. Many thanks.

Dan

 

 

Responses –Vaping

There is something else that you need to be aware of if you are vaping. In some cases, eliquid vendors will substitue acetyl propionyl or acetoin for diacetyl. While these are less harmful both of these substances can be converted into diacetyl by the body. So you don’t want to accept eliquids with diacetyl, acetyl propionyl or acetoin.
http://www.electroniccigaretteconsumerreviews.com/popcorn-lung-bronchiolitis-obliterans/

This is a long read but worth the effort….

Cheers, Keith, (non-smoker or vaper)

 

 

Recommendation –Bouquet for Man with Van Transport Service

bouq DogMy family and I, in Velez, second the motion!!  We had a tedious move a few days back and Merv provided the much needed help of transporting and moving heavy items.  His professional manner of being prompt with his replies and friendly and courteous throughout were impressive!!

His truck is clean and specious and he knows how to fit the bulky items to optimize the space in his van.  Well done Merv!!

He is a keeper!!

 

 

Responses –Vegetarian Restaurants

(1)

I can only answer for restaurants that I have been to in Nerja.
La Joya- Calle los Huertos Nerja
Lan Sang-Calle Malaga Nerja (also has restaurant at Burriana beach Yuu Taaley)
Jaipur-Calle los Huertos Nerja
Restaurant Asiatico Yuan- Apartamento Verano Azul Nerja
Julie’s Place off of the church square at Balcon de Europa Nerja
I can also state that most ethnic restaurants will cater to vegetarians, leaving out the meat.
You can also do a search on Tripadvisor and click the box for vegetarian under cuisines (if the area has vegetarian restaurants) on the left hand menu, for any city in the Costa del Sol.
LS Competa

(2)

The Good Stuff café in Nerja makes their own pies, pasties, cakes and quiches, serving a number of vegetarian options. They make a range of delicious salads to accompany them too. It is at the top of C/ Chaparil where it meets with the main road, just a little further along after the ‘bumpy’ bridge where El Puente restaurant and Supersol is. They are shut on Sundays but open Mon-Sat 9am until 8pm so we go there for an early supper sometimes

(and sometimes lunch, and tea and cake!). Barbara

 

 

Recommendation for Computer Help

I have Windows 10 installed and have had a problem printing from the internet. Following a recent recommendation on DigameXtra I e-mailed Peter Mus for help. I received an immediate reply followed by a series of questions and answers related to my problem.

This resulted in a visit by Peter the following day at exactly the time agreed.

Peter proved to be very knowledgeable and was able to resolve my problem within a very short period of time.

Highly recommended, his e-mail address is, torroxcostarental @ hotmail.com

Tony H.

 

 

What’s on –Trapiche Market Today ! (Tuesday)

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What’s on- Tonight at Johnny Q’s Irish Bar

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Acoustic Open Mic night come on all you musicians and singers

for a great night from 8.00pm. Kitchen open till 10.00pm.

Thursday night is St. Patricks day. Come and celebrate the day / night with us and join in the fun and sing along with Johnny or give us a limerick or 2.

We are serving authentic Irish Stew with Soda bread at just 7 euros a bowl.

Call in or telephone to book your stew and table for the night.

Telephone 634124989

Bloque 9, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa

(Just behind Jings Chinese Restaurant)

 

 

What’s on Trip to IKEA, Plaza Mayor and Viveros Guzman s –

The Phoenix Club are off to visit IKEA and/or Plaza Mayor on the morning this coming Friday the 18th March and in the afternoon to Viveros Guzman in Alhaurin de la Torre.

Time to freshen up house and garden as spring is here……

The price?  €12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.

Depart Algarrobo Lidl at 09.30 with a pick up at Torre del Mar bus station, returning from Alhaurin at 5 pm

For more information on any of our trips or events call Gail on 951 067 723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web atwww.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk

The Phoenix Club is a registered association raising funds for 3 local charities and Help4Heroes in the UK.  We meet every tuesday at Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar between 12 and 2pm and you can book or pay from 12.15 onwards.  Do pop in and meet us.

 

 

What’s on Easter Market Saturday 26th March 10am to 2pm El Pino Torrox Park,

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What’s on Pocapecunia Open on  St. Patrick’s Day-  popac

 

Pocapecunia, the charity shop in aid of The Love A Child Foundati

ic Haton, has some St. Patrick hat’s left, 2,50 each.

Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja, open Mon.-Sat.: 10am – 1.30pm.

 

 

What’s on-For Sport Relief –Los Amigos

Wednesday 16th March the normal Wednesday night quiz will be preceded by a music quiz in aid of the BBC Sport Relief fund.

This will commence at 8.00pm with the normal quiz at 9.00 pm as usual.

 

 

What’s on Easter Egg Hunt with Organic Afternoon Tea on Monday 21st March  pic

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Spring is here, so come to Casa Montes Negros and enjoy the beautiful views and unspoilt countryside in this hidden corner of the Axarquia, near Trapiche on Monday 21st March for an Easter Egg Hunt amongst the wild flowers on the farm.

The hunt will range over the farm and garden and once all the eggs are found an old fashioned Afternoon Tea will be waiting to reward you on the terrace.

Tuck into freshly baked cakes, scones, cheese and bread with homemade jams and pickles, all made with organic produce from the farm or the local farmers’ market.

The meeting point is the carpark of El Cruce in Trapiche at 16.00. Google link http://goo.gl/VHSKUi

From there we will guide you up to the farm, a further 10 minutes away. For those who prefer not to drive we offer the option of collecting and returning you to the meeting point for 3 euros extra per person

10 euros per adult. 6 euros per child. 25 euros for a family of 4.

To reserve your place send an email to casamontesnegros at gmail.com with your name and mobile number or ring Rachael on 655 987 105

www.casamontesnegros.com

 

For sale –Hornsea Dinner and Cockery Set

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Vintage Hornsea (Saffron pattern) extensive dinnerware and crockery set for sale including 10 large plates, 7 medium plates, 5 small plates, 5 cereal bowls, 5 soup bowls, 9 cups, 6 saucers, milk jug, gravy jug, butter dish with lid, teapot, 3 storage jars, 1 egg cup, 1 oval serving plate, salt and pepper shakers.

Individual items of the same pattern are being sold on Ebay for 2-5 Pounds each.  Asking price for the whole set is 50 Euros, OBO, with all proceeds going to the Costa Animal Society (CAS) to help the animals.

If interested please call Laura at 646 613 885.

 

 

For Sale -Briggs & Stratton Generator

PIC Model 135212 Type 025201

PowerET 2200-50  230volt

80Euro

Tel 952030206 for more details

Competa-Torrx. Can transport

 

 

For Sale- Country style wooden cot

cot

complete with foam

mattress & some bedding

Some fixings missing, but available from local ferriteria

Price: €25

Buyer collects from Competa

Tel: 952 516 152

 

 

For Sale – Bra

2 M&S Brand new Cotton Bras 36 DD

Cost £20 ordered wrong size duh

10E

Competa. But can meet somewhere convenient.

Phone 659057246

 

 

For Sale  Kenwood Major mixer & attachments

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Stainless steel mixing bowl with balloon whisk, K-beater, dough hook & other attachments

Used every Christmas to make the Christmas cake!!

Price: €25

Buyer collects from Competa

Tel: 952 516 152

 

 

For Sale Ladies & Gents mountain bikes

bikes

Hardly used.

In need of new tyres & some TLC

Price: €25 each or €40 the pair

Buyer collects from Competa

Tel: 952 516 152

 

 

For sale – wooden garden furniture

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2 x armchairs & 1 x 2 seater sofa + square table – complete with cushions

Ideal for creating that relaxing area in the summer

Made from sustainable wood

Price: €40

Buyer collects from Competa

Tel: 952  516 152

 

 

For Sale- Window

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Aluminium double glazed window for sale,

it was ordered incorrectly and was not used so it as new.

To fit in an opening 98cm wide x 89cm high,

cost €240 will accept €100.

Nerja area call 693 047 935.
 

For Sale- Kettle & Toaster.

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New Stainless steel cordless kettle 1.7L

New 2 Slice toaster

Both have UK plugs on

10 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

 

 

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 125.00 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

 

 

Wanted – Clothes Rail Required

Has anyone got a solid clothes rail they have for sale or no longer need?  With wheels would be best.  Suitable for market/shop.

Contact: gillmegoran  @  hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

For Sale – halogen cooker

Complete with recipe book  used about a dozen times,

Good working order.

We are in the campo above Arenas but can meet anywhere within reason

30 euros

contact robinhards at gmail dot com or 652176175

 

For Sale 2 Single Beds

2 Single matching complete beds (pine headboards, pine foot boards, metal frames and juvenil pikolin mattresses)

Very good condition used only twice

Can be dismantled for transport – Buyer must collect                                                 €100 for the pair

Torrox Park near El Pino                                                                                                 Email  berjon @ bgjg.wanadoo.co.uk or phone Beryl on 0044 7802835550

 

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