Digamextra No. 219 for Wednesday 20th April 2106

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Transport from Cómpeta to UK

Please Cathy or Alan, could you get in touch with me re your next trip to UK as I have mislaid your details !!! Thanks !

etglb @  mac.com

 

Royal British Legion

Nerja Branch would like to thank everyone who donated prizes for the Tombola stall at Nerja’s Residents Day last Saturday and for everyone who attended the event and made it a wonderful day ,the some of 330 euros 50 cents was raised  it will be put to good use helping our brave lads and lasses Dorothy Allen Poppy Appeal Organizer

 

Services Needed-English Speaking Driving School and Test

Does anyone know of a driving school which teaches in English and

also has the Spanish test in English for a none Spanish speaking young

lady in the Torrox Costa area ?

many thanks

angiejrogers @ gmail.com

 

Services Available-Solution for Electricity supply problem

Many times, when there is a storm (thunder/lightning), the supply will often trip out, it is always the main switch (RCD/RCB) “Interruptor diferencial in Spain” in the consumer unit that trips.  When you are away, you need a continuous service in fridge, alarm, swimming pool, that requires a continuous electricity supply.

In this case, it is possible to install a

Self-reclosing RCCB to ensure service continuity.electricity

Call or email for no obligation quote and more information:
Oscar Pinazo
605 59 00 11 (Also WhatsApp)
reparacionespinazo at gmail dot com

 

Services Available- Carer
I am a professional carer,
woman, age 36; Competa-Torrox area.

Official diploma, experience. cv available.
Contact : vcastermans @  yahoo.es

 

Rental Needed-

We are an older couple with a small dog.

We are looking for a flat or house in or near Frigiliana for about six months

during the Winter period.

Our dates are flexible at the moment.

Please contact:  marnie.rossman @ yahoo . co. uk

 

Recommendation Needed-Car Insurance

Any recommendations on companies to insure my newly Spanish-plated Mini Cooper S?   Many folks have suggested Linea Directa to me, but much to my surprise, I was told by their agent that they could not insure a Mini Cooper except as a second car!

(Curious to know what that’s about, but finding someone who will cover it, at a reasonable cost is far more important.)

Replies to me directly (macnmum at  gmail dot com  or via Digamextra.  Thanks!

 

Recommendation-Services Needed-Transport Luggage from Airport to Competa- Response

Buy a roof rack! Hopefully your friends will pay for it?      Cheers, Keith,

 

 

Recommendation Restaurant inTorrox Costa

The newly opened SILKS bar, restaurant and grill

off the prom in Torrox Costa  down the left hand side of the

Chinese clothes shop

Had a fantastic 3 course menu del dia today for only €7.95 !!!!

Home made soup to die for or apple and blue cheese salad

pulled pork or terryaki beef skewers with veg or veggy option

and a choice of sweet

Menu changes daily

local 2 Bloque 8

Urb Costa del Oro

Torrox Costa

telephone 952967266 / 688328128

 

 

Whats on –Wednesday Special at La Tasca

la Tasca

Wednesday’s special will be homemade chicken curry, rice+naan bread. €5-50.     We are in Torre del Mar across the road from the police station next to the Thai restaurant.

 

What’s on- Dog Obedience & Socialisation Classes

 

dog academy

Dog Socialisation & Obedience Training Sessions. 10€ per session per dog.

Allow us help you transform your dog from naughty to nice, easily & enjoyably, for you both.

No appointments, No contracts, No up front payments, just a nice, relaxed and friendly class, in the convivial company of other dog lovers which you can attend, without obligation, as often or whenever you want to, all you need is your dog, his collar & lead and a bag of doggy treats as his reward for doing good work.

Every Saturday Morning at 10am

El Varadero, (Old Boatyard Bar)

Playa Playazo,

Nerja.

Google Maps Driving Link Nerja     https://goo.gl/maps/1PzpoCH7JLF2

And at Velez Malaga :
Every Sunday Morning at 10am at.

365 Veterinary Hospital Centre,

Carratera 356,

Velez Malaga

Malaga

(Close to Las Canarias & La Palma Garden Centres)
Google Maps Driving Link Velez Malaga    https://goo.gl/maps/gEoo4Ry3GZm

More details,
Telf    622 257 817
www.dogacademy.es

 

 

What’s on-   Shhhhush – Torrox has a Theatre

Having lived in Torrox Pueblo for four years we know there is a theatre (its hidden down the side of the senior school in Isaac Albeniz, Rabatilla ….so not actually in the pueblo or the Costa), but apparently the Ayuntamiento has no interest in promoting any programme of activity which might appear there.
On Saturday 2nd April there was an excellent evening of “el tango y la chanson” performed by four accomplished musicians. The audience? There were eleven of us!
Were there posters in the village, Costa, El Morche? No
Were there posters in the tourist offices? No
Was there a listing on the Ayuntamiento’s official site or in town hall office?  No
Or the local town radio? No
Is it the truth that the Ayuntamiento doesn’t know, or care, what to do with its 7.000,000 plus ‘cultural buttonhole’?
Oh by the way we read of the concert on the site of a Malaga based booking agency!

Maybe the reason there is no promotion of activities in Torrox is because, over a year ago the Ayuntamiento removed the only three notice boards in the village…..and never replaced them so now anyone hoping to ‘catch’ an event needs to ‘know’ through the local drums where things are!
Asking a local usually brings the response “it’s where it was last year”.
Come on Torrox, _ poner en sitio los tableros de anuncios …..ahora!

Gordon

 

What’s on -Vegan Cookery Workshop at Casa Montes Negros

cookery course

Join us for our Vegan Cookery workshop at Casa Montes Negros on Tuesday 26th April
We will be looking at a variety of vegan dishes chosen for ease of preparation combined with exciting and interesting flavours! The dishes are based on using local and seasonal produce which is organic where possible.

Menu
Vegan Coriander Pesto with
Buckwheat Crepes
Broccilli, Roasted Red Onion and Asparagus Crumble
Turlu Turlu (Caramalised Vegetables Turkish Style )
Chocolate Mousse
The workshop starts at 10.30 and finishes around 3.30 p.m. and includes all the ingredients, lunch in beautiful surroundings and your folder of recipes  Cost 30 euros.
The perfect day out for both experienced cooks looking for some new ideas or new cooks wanting to learn the basics.
We meet in El Cruce car park, Trapiche at 10.00 a.m.
Link: http://www.goo.gl/maps/EOeT
For those that prefer not to drive, we offer a collect and return service to the meeting point for an extra 3 euros per person. Or you can follow us up to the farm in your own car.
Contact Rachael to book your place on rachael@casamontesnegros.com  with your name and mobile number
655 987 105
www.casamontesnegros.com

 

What’s On What’s on- Jazz

jazz jazz02

By acclamation, returns to Ventana Abierta a musical training with an innovative style Constanza Jazz Trio is the most recent project of Canadian singer Constanza Giacomelli, whose voice has a unique style and who lives in Málaga. For this she brings together two of the best jazz musicians in the area: Javier Palomo (guitar) and Markus Schneider (bass).

The selection of tunes they will play include their own take on Billie Holiday, Amy Winehouse, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Greogory Porter, Frank SInatra, Melody Gardot, among others.

SATURDAY APRIL 23 – 9 pm                                                                                                  TICKET PRICE: nonmembers 7 euros / members 5 euros                                   VENUE: Ventana Abierta, C/ Granada 42, Nerja                                                   Limited seating.  RESERVATIONS are required. Call 690 07 38 71 or contact by email atventana.abierta.acp@gmail.com

 

FreePacking Boxes

I have 15 Pickford’s cardboard boxes, mostly medium and a couple of bigger ones if anyone’s interested plus loads of wrapping paper.

Contact Katrina katrinadelsol@   yahoo.co.uk

Cheers. Shame to just dump them.

 

 

For Sale –PS3 slim 150 gb,  (this time with contact details)

1 wireless controller and 6 games. Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Battlefield 3, Fallout New Vegas, Resistance 2, Call of Duty Ghosts and Battlefield 4. Plus some games on hard drive   All is perfect working condition.

€145 ovno

email: bonkster77 at gmail dot com

 

 

For Sale – Heavy duty wooden storage unit .

Immaculate condition. 9 drawers with smooth metal runners.

Size   116 cms high x 49 cms deep x 36 cms wide.

Only been used for storing paperwork.

75 euros . can deliver.

699 803 827  email      davidknight886  @  gmail.com

 

 

For sale –Baby Stroller  

stroller

Pocapecunia, the charity shop in aid of The Love A Child Foundation, sells a baby stroller. The make is “My nurse” Very good condition, two brakes,

22,50 euros.

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

 

 

For Sale- Microchip for Cat Flap

ccat flap

Sureflap smart microchip cat flap.

No collar required.

Learns your cat’s existing microchip.

30 €     tel Peter 622761458

 

 

Wanted- Mobility Scooter

If anyone has a reasonably priced Mobility scooter for sale, please

contact Pat on 642961389.

 

 

For sale –Three glass and wrought iron shelves

sale shelves

TV or Music centre stand
€40.     Can deliver if local to Vinuela.
J.kingsleymonks  @  btinternet.com

 

 

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