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Bree is Still Missing
Hi there,we would like to thank everyone who has been in touch with us.Spanish,British and also holiday makers in Torrox Park/El Pino area.
Unfortunately Bree is still missing and it has been 12 days now.
We live in Manzano Bajo campo near El Morche so it is more than likely she went further in to the campo.
Therefore we would like to make a further appeal especially to people living in the campo areas to please keep a lookout for her.
Bree is a very friendly 4year old medium /large dog,20 kilos and 50cm height to shoulder.
She has been clipped recently so her body is a light fawnish colour
Her head, back of legs and end of tail have been left uncut, hence are darker and shaggy.
Any info please phone Jim:629165902.
TAIL BBQ – Important Message
Important message for all the people that have bought tickets for our Barbecue, I have made a printing It should read Sunday 25th September
Knowing Where you Are…..
When people look at adverts it is nice to know if the place in question is in your local aea without wasting money on phone calls to find if it is anywhere in a comfortable distance from you. So many adverts do not do this .Why? I will not ring up & waste money to find a place is nowhere within easy reach just to get a meal. No. everybody does not know you or where you are, but would-be customers don’t & cannot be bothered to ring you up. You’re loosing out.. Martin
Nursing Assistant Required
to complete our team.
Torrox/ La Herrundura
Must be / or prepared to be autonimo.
Contact. Liz (englishnurse @ rocketmail.com) Tel 951242449
Services Needed- Hairdresser
Does anyone know of a reasonably priced English-speaking hairdresser or a Spanish one that can copy from a photo in Torre del Mar? I have tried a couple of Spanish ones nearby with pictures, but I’m not really happy to go back to either of them.
Services Needed – Delivery & Planting of Mature Trees
Does anyone know of a garden centre that can provide quite mature trees deliver and possibly plant. We want to put up a line of conifers to eventually cut into a hedge as a windbreak for our garden, as the garden suffers a lot in the wind of the Winter.
We have found one but it is in Alhaurin El Grande and it is too far for delivery, we are in Torrox campo.
Responses please to : liliandotmaddison @ btopenworld.com
Services Needed-Rent your Guitar to Me ?
Would you be willing to rent your extra guitar to me? I’m coming to stay for six weeks Torrox Costa next year from March 11 to April 23. Please let me know by email if you are interested. Thanks very much. Please include a picture and a description of your extra guitar
Services Regional Codes
I need to change the regional code for an LG DVD player DP542H to ALL. Please help: 625876499
Services Available- Cleaning and maintenance services offered
Has the summer taken its toll!
We can help with
General cleans or deep cleans gardening
Also painting and general maintenance
We can get the job done
Also some slots available for regular weekly, fortnightly or monthly cleans
Torrox Costa, Nerja and Caleta areas covered
Email job done torrox @ gmail.com
Services Available- Complete Audio, Video Service
Video Tapes (All formats Inc Betacam) transferred to Dvd or Pen Drive.
Cine Film ( 8mm or super 8) to Dvd or Pen Drive
Audio Cassettes/Vinyl Records to Cd or Pen Drive
Colour Slides transferred to Dvd slide show
Video Conversion Pal /Ntsc
ONLY 10 Euros per hour video (or part thereof)
Discounts available for quantity.
Free collection & delivery Nerja area.
Tel Richard 659458020 or email nerjavideo @ gmail.com for a quotation.
Visit our website www.costadelsolvideo.com for further information
Presentation Video. www.facebook.com/costadelsolvideo/video
Services Needed-Trying to Contact…….
Hi wurzlegover @ hotmail.com I have tried to email you
ref:Producing a Poster from a picture
My Name is Rob Bell, I am a freelance photographer, Digital Artist with your graphic requirement, you can find examples of my work at www.robbell.photography
Please feel free to call me on 678204428 or
email at robphotos26 @ gmail.com if you wish to discuss this further.
and Graphic Designer. I am based in Torrox pueblo and like the opportunity to help you
Recommendation Needed- Hairdresser
Can anybody recommend an English speaking hairdresser in the Nerja/Torrox area who can do a good modern cut and blow-dry on medium length hair.
jenny @ mahimbo dot wanadoo dot co dot uk
Recommendation – Hairdresser
My wife, Pauline, can highly recommend WalliRon in Nerja located just past the Post Office as you approach from the Balcon de Europa. Walli, Ron and all the staff speak good English as well as many other languages.
Recommendation – Polarair
We recently moved into an apartment and found the air con wasn’t working. I phoned a number from Digame, and can recommend Peter, from Polarair. No, 655 21192.
Peter tried to help me resolve the problem via email ( no charge!) but I eventually asked him to pay a visit and at least diagnose the problem. He did this – told me the cost of the part, which he had with him, and his fee and I had it done there and then.
Very kind, very efficient, and a very reasonable charge. Can def recommend.
Stephanie Albrod. Tor Del Marr
Speaks perfect English, Dutch Francais, German and is qualified Asesoria.
Also very reliable. Not expensive, far from it.
All tax matters.
Car and house matters.
Helped us over many years.
606 874 550— 952 540 487
Recommendationtric Door Repairs
Contact Phil Watts telephone 647006140 ( Nerja).
For Stephanie who is looking for someone to repair her garage door. She can contact to ABRIMATIC in Torre del Mar (abrimatic @ gmail.com). Abrimatic specializes in repairs, installations and maintenance of garage doors.
What’s On Life Music
Saturday, Life-Music at Bea´s Postamt
Torrox-Costa, Avd. Europa, Bl. 80 (behind El Picadero)
What’s On New Spanish classes starting October. Torrox Pueblo.
Beginners: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00-12:00.
Intermediate: Wednesdays from 10:00-12:00 and Fridays from 12:00-13:00
Advanced: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00.
We also offer one-to-one lessons.
Don’t be afraid, come and have a go. We have been teaching Spanish for more than ten years and we know how to make you speak Spanish in a good atmosphere.
Come and try one lesson in a group. If you don’t like it, you don’t lose anything, but if you never try, you will never know!
If you think it might be for you and would like to take a trial lesson or enroll in one of our courses, send us an email or call us:
We are in c/Almedina 6. Torrox Pueblo. On the main road near the health centre.
What’s on Jukebox Bandits
Hi folks, Jukebox Bandits are playing live tonight Friday 23rd September on the terrace at Restaurante Maria at the Hotel Balcon in Competa from 9.00pm.
To reserve a table call 952 553662 or just come along for a drink.
Jukebox Bandits are a covers band consisting of Rod Jones on keyboards and Mitch France on acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, penny whistle and vocals.
They play an eclectic mix of pop, rock and folk standards from Britain, America, Ireland and Spain. From Dire Straits to The Dubliners, from Manu Chao to Jason Mraz. The music starts mellow (whilst people are eating), gradually picking up the tempo and culminating with the dance set including standards like Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl”, REM’s “Losing My Religion” and The Mavericks’ “Dance the Night Away”.
What’s on – Multi-cultural Night of Music and Dance
From 8.00pm Free entrance
As part of its Cultural week, the Ayuntamiento of Canillas de Albaida proudly presents the Fifth Night of Multi-cultural Music and Dance to be held in the Plaza (main square) in Canillas de Albaida on Sunday 9th October. Admission to the event is free but there will be opportunities to donate to Action for Animals local charity.
The idea behind the event is to create an evening of music originating from as many countries as possible and we have an International line up of performers for the night.
The first artists to perform will be local duo, Jukebox Bandits, comprising of Rod Jones and Mitch France. They will play a set of songs and tunes from around the World on electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin and keyboards, Jukebox Bandits and friends will also finish the night off with a lively set of music for dancing to.
Up next will be Grupo Bailar de Axarquia, led by Francey, a local dance teacher and they will perform a number of different dance styles accompanied by a guitarist.
Africa and The Netherlands will be well represented by Xenophone – African Percussion, 2 Africans and a Dutch couple performing a very exciting set of percussive pieces to include some African dancing, always a big hit at the Cultural Concert.
All the way from Yorkshire especially to perform at this concert, the Wild Geese will be playing 2 sets of music, mainly Celtic but with some rock and roll and novelty pieces on guitars, fiddle, whistle, bodhran, banjo and mandolin. The Wild Geese last played in the Plaza for the opening of the hotel almost 10 years ago.
Yanique and Patrick from Competa will play next, a mix of blues and contemporary songs on keyboards and guitar. Yanique is a singing teacher from the Netherlands who is relatively new to the area and Patrick is originally from Norwich in the UK and has lived and played here for many years.
Due to ill health Aire Flamenco will unfortunately not be able to perform as originally advertised, a replacement is currently being located.
Biddies que Bailan (all local dancers) will then dance an Irish reel on stage.
This will be followed by a ceilidh where you the audience have a chance to take part with a caller who will tell you exactly what to do.
Last year the concert had to be postponed for several days due to rain, hopefully that won’t happen again this year as it is a bit earlier. This unique multi-cultural night of music had been a huge success in previous years, please come along and make sure it is just as successful again this year.
There will be an opportunity to donate to Action for Animals, a local charitiy, please give generously to help our furry friends in need.
For Youtube footage previous concerts, key in “Canillas de Albaida Multicultural night”.
What’s on- Beerfest in Algarrobo-Costa.
What’s On – Friday Games Afternoon
Come and join us at El Trapiche Restaurant from 12.30 onwards ..
(Next to El Cruce on the road to Trapiche Market)
Playing Scrabble, Crib, Rummykub and more ….. enjoy a relaxing
Social Afternoon with friends …menu del dia available plus varied tapas
all at reasonable prices….
A lovely way today spend a Friday afternoon…looking forward to seeing you
Any details from madpip @ hotmail.co.uk
What’s on– Bar Amalia Archez
Unfortunately the Tapas and Sangria Night arranged for this Friday, 23rd has been cancelled. The good news is that we will be holding it on Friday 30th September from 8.00 pm. Dance performance from our local children followed by solo performance of great acoustics from Oliver (guitarist with the Jack Cade Rebellion). More info next week.
Sunday lunch of Roast Beef or Lamb with all the trimmings only 8 euros. Vegetarian option, Spinach and Feta Quiche. Bookings not always essential. Great selection of Homemade Puddings.
To book a table for the Tapas night or Sunday lunch give Dot a ring on 634302480.
For Sale –Resin pool
This was from freedom pools exported from Australia, now have a factory in northern Spain, 8×4 shaped, gradual sloping perfect condition,
Midnight blue, easy to clean, no tiles to fall off, easy to fit.
Very strong resin, the manufacture gives a 35 warranty with freedom pools, perfect condition
8500 euros Contact fincaelgato @ hotmail.com
For sale– Acoustic Guitar
Washburn accoustic guitar with Fishman pickup and tuner. Model: WMJ21SCE. Newly strung. Comes with soft Yamaha case, 2 picks, capo and strap. €160.
Contact Andy: 643 W053 068
Email: andydabeba dot holistichealing @ gmail.com
For sale iPhone
iPhone 4. ios 5. Good condition. New screen. Comes with charger. €60.
Andy 643 053 068
For Sale –Dining Furniture & Cement Mixer
Dining table and 6 accompanying chairs with detachable cushions. Solid wood, honey gold, good condition, large, oval shaped. 120 euros Non-negotiable, buyer to collect.
Cement mixer in good condition and not been used for a long while. 50 euros. Buyer to collect.
Based in Nerja. Tel: 634230167. email – alexenalorca @ hotmail.com
For Sale – Youth’s karate uniform
Used only one season, should fit ages 10-13.
email greatpointedarcherfan @ yahoo.com
For Sale- Complete Kitchen
Complete kitchen for sale and all the appliances.
located in Torrox.
For more photos and information send an email to
krikjohnson @ hotmail.com
For Sale – Binoculars
Halina Travel Binoculars 10 x 25 in carry case
Old binoculars in hard leather case Kershaw Soholite 8 x 30 Made in England
Hair Clippers,including Nose and Ear Hair Trimmer, guides No’s 1,2, left and right. I have sterilised these to the best of my ability but remember when you go to the barbers he doesn’t sterilise his..!!
Sorry folks these need to be collected by 11:00 am tomorrow at the latest.
Nerja 653 360 747
Email: samxavier @ gmx.co.uk
Folding Bikes – Incorrect phone number
Hi Jane, I noticed that the phone number for the two folding bikes is non valid. Was there any other contact info?
DigameXtra designed by Doctor Laptop at doctorlaptop @ gmx.com
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