Digamextra No. 315 Tuesday August 2nd 2016  


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Advice on NI

“Just in case” anyone is planning to apply for the above here’s a couple of notes.

The police/application processing offices NO LONGER ISSUE PAYMENT forms.

You need to download THREE copies of the payment form – address below – (One for bank retention, one for processing with application, one for you).

On payment the bank ( any) will stamp your two copies.

You may need to ascertain the fee rate (currently 9.45 euros for paper only certificate . More for photo I’d card)

Then take TWO COPIES of your application form plus the Bank authorised forms to the appropriate office PLUS ONE copy of your Passport AND the actual passport, for inspection and immediate return.

All being well (!) you may be told you can collect your Authorised NI certificate the following day after 1.30 ( No, really!) when you bring your Stamped copy of the original application as proof.

NB Anyone can also collect the Authorised NI on your behalf, if they show the Stamped copy.

The payment form can be found at:

www.policia.es …then Modelo 790 ….followed by Codigo 012

The main form can be found at

www.extranjeros.empleo.gob.es Form NIE Ex-15

Good luck!






Grapes Harvest – Help Please

It is now nearing the time for the grape harvest.

I have purchased a small wine press.Can Digamites give me some advice.

Do I simply wash and press the grapes or do I also need to add some form of additives.

Additionally best way to store.
Reply to Kevin.greensmith @ gmail.com. & Digame for fellow Digamites.



Kitten Seeks Position


Hello, could you give a good home to this delightful young lady? She is predominantly black and white with touches of yellow, about 3 months old, healthy, house trained and good company. She is currently residing in Algarrobo and if you think she might be for you, meeting and delivery locally can be arranged.

To find out more or make arrangements, please call Lidia on 634687058.




Little Black Cat Needs a Home please

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I have a little black cat and I am going to Scotland for University and have nobody to look after her. She has been with me for 5 years (since she was born), has a passport and all her original injections. I need to find her a home as soon as possible because I go away in September and I couldn’t just leave her here with no home. Catalina Irvine catalinair19 @ gmail.com


Services Needed-Transport

I’m looking for a man with a van for transporting goods from

Belgium to Competa.
Send mail to buttiens.lahou  @  skynet.be




Services Available Men with Vans

You’ve heard of a Man with a Van, now meet Men with Vans.

For all your local removal needs we have a fleet of vans at your disposal. Whether you are moving home or need a single item moving, then we can help.

House clearance, Garage clearance and rubbish removals. IKEA, Bricomart and Leroy Merlin runs, we can even assemble your flatpacks. Give us a call.

Prices from 25 euros an hour.

Call John on 602 438 130 or Alex on 636 121 289.  Visit our page……..facebook.com/MenwithVans

Torrox / Nerja and surrounding areas delivering all along the costa.




Services Needed-Home Alarm Repair

I have an SX Business/Home GSM Alarm System that presently is not working.  The person who installed it (Chris) in the Puente Don Manuel area, has returned to the UK and not handed the business over to anyone else.  Has anyone in the area of Alcaucín, La  Viñuela or Puente Don Manuel got this type of Alarm and could help me?  Mary.
Tel. 655640862.



Services TV Repairs

Hearing all these people looking for tv repair-inc myself!! Is it just me or did tv sets used to last forever?!!

Domingo is the man-636132920-does repairs for Rogellios in Nerja so knows his stuff. Based in Torre but will collect on certain days. Be warned he will take set away so have back up or go out more!!

He does not speak English. Hope this helps.  A.O.




Services Available – Looking for Carer Job in Nerja or Torrox Costa ?

If you are lonely and you need companionship  and you prefer to have good healthy food and you need somebody you can trust , and when you need help with Spanish Language ,  You are  Welcome to  Contact me I am available  ,, 0034 631 49 1160



Recommendation Needed- Cushion Making

For our lounge set we would like to receive recommendations on who can craft cushions for the benches at a reasonable price and good quality.. Messages to marc at villacorteazul dot com please



Recommendation- Kennels

A big feather to Lucy and Terry Weston. They took wonderful care of our two dogs and cat when we had to go to Holland unexpectedly. We received lovely pictures during their stay and they were really pampered and spoiled.  It was hard to get them out again when we picked up our 3 babies after our return. Thank you so much Lucy and Terry!  You can find them on westenkennels-cattery.com.

Jos and Frans Reesink


Restaurant Owners please note

In future I shall not be able to print your full menus. I will direct people to your website or email address.      Only one Ad per Restaurn per week please Thank you  Editor



Whats On- Today ! Trapiche Market





What’s on The Phoenix Club are off to the Almunecar

On Monday evening the 15th August to celebrate their Fiesta de laVirgen de Antigua which culminates in a fantastic firework display.

The Firework display starts at 23.00 for an hour and then return to the bus at half past midnight to come home.

Date:  Monday 15th August 2016
Time: Depart Algarrobo Lidl at 18.00

Returning from Almunecar at 00.30
Price:  €13pp includes drivers gratuity
For more information or to book call Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk.



What’s on- The Phoenix Club are currently taking bookings for:-
Fuengirola Market & Iceland Tuesday 16th August

We are visiting an enormous street market in Fuengirola with plenty of time to shop, have lunch then a quick trolley dash around Iceland which is only a hop, skip and a jump away from the town centre.

We leave Algarrobo Lidl at 0900 hours returning from Fuengirola at 17.00 hours

Date: Tuesday  16th August
Price?  €15pp coach & drivers gratuity included.  Children under 12 can join us for 1/2 price.
Time?  Starting at 0900 at Algarrobo Lidl

Gibraltar Friday 2nd September

We have pick ups at at the A1 Garden Centre, Torre del Mar bus station and finally at Algarrobo Lidl at 08.30.  The bus is parked in Morrisons car park and we leave Gibraltar at 16.30.  Due to visa restrictions on entering Gibraltar, please advise if you are a non EU citizen when you book.  It is important to remember to bring with you your EHIC card, just in case, and passports are essential.  On the way to Gibraltar we stop to spend a penny and for coffee.

The price?  €12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.  Children under 12          can join us for 1/2 price.   We would greatly appreciate if payment was made before the journey.

Early booking is recommended if you like a particular place, as seat numbers are allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Plenty to see in Gibraltar apart from the shopping!

For more information on any of our trips or events call Gail on 951 067 723, emailphoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.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 the bar restaurant 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.  You can find La Vega behind the Repsol Garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe.



Whats on at AliOli, Competa’s Gourmet Chill out Bar now with ‘La Bokita Verde’ vegetarian health food
Come and join us in our comfortable bar.
Cocktail happy hour   Half price cocktails every Friday and Saturday night 7pm – 8pm. Dancing until late – Choose your own favourite music.
>> Bar opening hours Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri, Sat, 12 noon – 4pm, and 6pm until late. Wednesday to Saturday menu of the week. Serving brunch on Sundays.

Special order in advance menu (48 hours notice required) including Seafood and fish platter,  Meat orgy and Vegetarian platter. Check out our website or contact Christian for the full order in advance menu
Private party bookings always welcome -Christian is happy to discuss your theme, music and menu.
New by AliOli La Bokita Verde in AliOli ,Plaza Vendimia, Competa.
Over-indulged at the feria? Try our delicious detox smoothie with ginger, pneapple and spinach.
Serving healthy vegetarian food. Breakfast and Lunches
100% Natural juices and Smoothies
Also Take Aways!
Open Monday – Saturday 8am to 4 pm

You can find us just along from  the Mirador in Plaza Vendimia, Competa. Booking is advisable. Telephone 633172519/952 516 137 email chrisincompeta@gmail.com
Check out our website: www.zamion.net/alioli
Hope to see you !



What’s on- Music Fest – August 28th 2016 

Siroco musc Festival

If you enjoy live music, don’t miss AAR’s 5th Annual Music Fest on Sunday 28th August where rock, blues, funk, soul, reggae, R&B and Indie will all be featured!

Included in the line-up are some of Andalucia’s hottest musicians, who will be performing at Scirocco in Puente Don Manuel (Viñuela area) for 12 hours of live music from 13:30h to 01:30h. This colourful event will also include side stalls, children’s entertainment, a well being zone, plus a choice of refreshments and tasty treats ranging from a BBQ stall to our vegan and vegetarian kitchen.

All entertainers and the myriad of helpers are donating their time, talent and travel costs voluntarily without pay which means, at €6 per ticket, we can offer real value for money in return for your much appreciated support. 100% of funds raised goes to help rehome abandoned and abused animals. AAR have rescued, cared for and rehomed more than 1,500 animals and can continue their work with your support at events like this.

Tickets for the Music Fest are on sale at:
– Torre Del Mar – AAR’s Charity Shop at 147 Avenida de Andalucia (near to Pretty Home)
– Torre Del Mar – La Tasca Bar Restuarant (opposite the pólice station on the N-340 coast road)
– Puente Don Manuel – Scirocco, the venue
– Puente Don Manuel – AAR’s stall at the Friday markets
– Trapiche – AAR’s stall at the Tuesday Farmers` markets
– ONLINE via email at axarquia-rescue@hotmail.com
– Or CALL Jo at 650 193 777.

Scirocco (the venue) is located in Calle Venta Baja, coming from the A-402, with gated car park entrance on the right just before Restaurante Taj Mahal on this Google link – https://www.google.com/maps/place/Restaurante+Taj+Mahal/@36.8904199,-4.1464093,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0xd726a051687353b:0x12e4ee87691bf3cd!8m2!3d36.891342!4d-4.14276

Catch up with more news athttps://www.facebook.com/events/1807320286165348



What’s on Art Exhibition Rosalind Burns in Ventana Abierta 

 Art Exhib


What’s On – Party with GU!R!

guiri gig

At the Cafe Del Mar in Torre Del Mar on Wednesday 3rd August from 21:00h. Free entrance. Cafe Del Mar has indoor and outdoor restaurants, dance areas, at least five bars and some wondrous lighting effects. GU!R! play rock, soul, funk, dance and reggae music – a mixture of covers and own material – perfect for a balmy summer evenings.

The Google link is https://www.google.com/maps/place/Caf%C3%A9+del+Mar+Torre+del+Mar/@36.728806,-4.101655,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x5199826bf990186!8m2!3d36.728806!4d-4.101655

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



For Sale & Wanted Section- Guidelines

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Jane, Editor



Wanted – Fridge-Freezer

Contact Rob 07932396501




For sale- Open House Sale on Saturday 13th August –

11am till 5pm    Casa Maraton, Archez, Near Competa

Following the sale of our holiday home we are selling its entire contents to include  house and garden furniture, kitchen equipment and china.

We are a few minutes drive from the village of Archez on the Corumbella Road.

Please call David Hodson on 0044 7840 724401 or Paula Hodson on 0044 7963 517802  if you require any further details or directions.




For Sale 50 books 


In well read to very good condition.

Famous authors including James Patterson, David Baldacci, Ruth Rendell, Mo Hayder, Ann Cleves, R.D. Wingfield and many more; photo is just a selection of the books. Ideal car boot stock.  €18.

Brenda Lee tel. 609777430 or email casaianda at yahoo dot co dot uk




For SaleOldsmobile Alero  

Year 2002
1200 Euro
Engine 1900
GM engine (opal)
British Plates
Advanced car for the age with electric windows doors mirrors lights…. And an Eco engine
Runs well….and good body
Gipsy48 @  yahoo.  com




Wanted –  boys bike to suit 8 to 10 years old please
Contact finca el Gato at hotmail dot com



For Sale- Four board games


For age 8 to adult. Very good condition.
€15 for all four
amanda wood96 @ yahoo. co. uk




For Sale Ladders / Platform  

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Sturdy aluminium ladder which converts to a working platform for home and garden maintenance. 12 rung ladder with safety feet at both ends.

Folds into four so can easily fit in the boot of a car.

Only used once

Technical details can be found on the Screwfix catalogue website.

50 euros

jmainwood01 @ gmail.com

602 438 130




For Sale- Guitar & Controls ( from yesterday)

My apologies – I omitted the contact details –

Contact Kevin on 634320684 or kevin@rivieramusic.co.uk

.Here is additional information about the items – ..

Norman ST 40 Accoustic guitar. Canadian build, Mahogany back and sides and Cedar top, Rosewood fingerboard &bridge.There is a scratch on the top and slight damage on the top of the neck (see pictures). Together with a case:€150 ono.

ICON QCON LITE USB DAW controller – Mackie UI – NEW and boxed, only tested for a review. Works perfectly with Logic, Pro Tools and Studio One and I am told all the main DAW’s: €100

KORG Nano Control 2 – Slimline USB control surface €20

Jog shuttle – for music or video – USB. Contour Design ShuttleExpess: €20

Any further information – please contact the vendor



For Sale 24 Books (mostly paperbacks) from Various Authors pics

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For 19 Euros
Nice collection of reading material – should provide very cheap entertainment for the next six months or so! Authors include: Trollope, Orson Scott Card, Dan Brown etc. Very eclectic subject matter – from science fiction to food to romance to mystery. Must take all of them!
Email me      cameronhous at yahoo dot  com



For Sale- Excellent, Lightweight Folding Cot

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35 Euros
Guests coming this summer? This super-lightweight cot is ideal for children. It will also work for adults in a pinch. Our 21 year old, who visited recently, reports that the mattress, though thin, is comfortable. Not recommended for anyone over 6 feet tall though. Located in Nerja
Email          cameronhous      at       yahoo      dot       com





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