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Responses re Amazon.es
I have contacted them using the help section in my account.
Go to your account click on help, then select contact. You will be asked how you would like to contact, click the ‘chat’ option you can then type your query. begin by asking to be attended in English. I did this when I discovered I was subscribed to prime and had not chosen to be a member. They are extremely helpful and efficient. Hope this works for you
I had some trouble with Amazon.es some time ago and in the end I contacted Amazon.co.uk giving them the order no. and explained the problem. They contacted me by return and sorted it out with Spain.
Jeremy might try that
In answer to Jeremy of Algarrobo, I had a problem with an order that went missing en route from German Amazon, amazon.de, so I phoned Amazon’s help desk in England (tel. 0044 207 084 7911), gave them the order and tracking numbers, explained I couldn’t understand the amazon.de website, and they contacted them for me and sorted it out. Maybe that will work for you. Good luck.
Sandy has sent this address
Services Needed –Plasterer
Plasterer required to repair fallen plaster around door frame in Frigiliana.
Wanted, tree surgeon, Canillas de Albaida
gi.nogal42 @ gmail.com
Services Available- Air Conditioner Fitting
Improve the look of your house in minutes!
High quality aluminium stainless steel pvc construction so no rust or need to paint.
Attractive cover for your outside a/c unit.
Supplied made to measure + fitted.
195 € fitted.
Email bruceperry65 @ Hotmail dot com
Mobile 633457509 Bruce
What’s on at At The Axarquia Racing club
Saturday 19th November. The Racing club reopens with the duo Gasoline featuring Carl and Zoe singing popular classics old and new. Bar and food available from 14:00. Live music from 15:00. Booking recommended.
Sunday 20th November. Anything can happen with The Flying Dolphins and Guests.Bar and food available from 14:00. Live music from 15:00. Booking recommended.
The Racing club is on the main Torrox Costa to Torrox Village road(MA-102).
Just look for the orange and black gates. Parking on the opposite side of the road.
Now inside for the cooler months..
For more info or to make a reservation contact 654715382.
What’s On – Cinema in English
Cinesur – Velez Malaga el Ingenio
Two high profile new releases get daily screenings this week.
Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them – Dir. David Yates. With Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell. Sat/Sun 12:15, 17:00, 19:30. Weekdays 17:00, 19:30.
Arrival – Dir. Denis Villeneuve. With Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner. Sat/Sun 12:15, 15:55. Weekdays 15:55.
In addition, next Tuesday (22nd), there are 9 more films to choose from:
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back – Dir. Edward Zwick. With Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders. 22:00.
Doctor Strange – Dir. Scott Derrickson. With Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton. 21:45.
Trolls – Dir. Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohm. With Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick. 20:10.
The Girl On The Train – Dir. Tate Taylor. With Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett. 18:10.
Sully – Dir. Clint Eastwood. With Tom Hanks, Laura Linney. 22:30.
Ouija – Dir. Stiles White. With Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto. 22:15.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Dir. Tim Burton. With Eva Green, Asa Butterfield. 17:00.
The Accountant – Dir. Gavin O’Connor. With Ben Affeck, Anna Kendrick. 22:05.
A Monster Calls – Dir. J A Bayona. With Liam Neeson, Felicity Jones. 21:00.
(Thanks to Doug)
What’s on- TAIL Christmas Celebration
What’s on at the Bar Manola – Afternoon Quiz
There will be an afternoon quiz next Thursday at a new venue, the Bar Manola which is behind the Repsol garage on Torrox Costa. The bar (formally known as the 147 bar) is towards the top of the street that leads down to the beach and La Farola restaurant. Phil will be our quizmaster, quiz starts at 3pm. All welcome.
carolemhart @ yahoo.com
What’s on- @ Bar La Dama :
Saturday’s Fun and Weekend’s Special Plates!
Come to Bar La Dama in Algarrobo-Costa this weekend for your lunch, dinner or evening’s fun: We will be serving you a nice hot bowl of Courgette Soup with a light Foam of Cheese. Besides this nice creamy soup, we’ll have the Belgian dish of a Stew of Beef with Potato Croquettes. And,… this Saturday Monique Vón Teese will be our host of the evening calling the numbers for our FUN Bingo.
Why stay at home? We have tapas, soup, suggestions of the day, a special plate and bingo!
When: Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th of November
Where: Bar La Dama, Urb. Centro Internacional – Bloque 73, Algarrobo-Costa
What: Courgette Soup, Stew of Beef and FUN Bingo (… on Saturday only)
What’s on at AliOli Competa’s Gourmet Chill out bar
Come and join us at ALIOLI Competa’s gourmet chill out bar with comfy sofas and chairs. Find us just off Plaza Vendimia,Competa.
Perfect venue for private parties with food and music of your choice.
New menu weekly, including shared mixed tapas
Extensive order in advance menu -including Beef Wellington, Fish and seafood platter, meat orgy and vegetarian and vegan options call in or see our website for the full menu.
Olde English cider and Carling extra cold on tap. Made to order cocktails, freshly squeezed juices and smoothies.
Open daily serving breakfast and lunch from 11am -4pm evenings from 6pm until late. Closed Monday ams.
Sundays serving brunch and breakfast from 12 noon. Start the day with eggs Benedict or our new traditional English AliOli breakfast- it’s a big and tasty one!
What’s coming up
Saturday 19th November 9pm- 12pm Oliver acoustic
Wednesday 7th December 8pm Vo Fletcher returns
Taking bookings for Christmas parties with traditional English Christmas dinner or menu of your choice.
Email chrisincompeta @ gmail.com
Website zami on.net/alioli
Reservations : 952516137 – 633172519
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For Sale –Travel Cot
Travel cot, little used, good condition. €25
1—Trend T20 biscuit jointer 710 watts. Uses sizes 0,10, and 20 biscuits.
This machine is as new and comes complete with instruction manual
and a box of 1000 assorted biscuits and sturdy carry case.
2—Martek professional drill sharpener.
Can sharpen steel and masonry drills.
Complete with instructions and strong carry case.
Contact Mike 952516985 email mcauliffe99 @ hotmail.com Competa area.
For Sale – Sack Trolley & Dog crate & Dog Cage
Very strong, hardly used, good condition
Sky Kennell small/Med size Border Terrier. excellent condition.
External Depth 28inc
Tall 20inc 40 Euros
Dog Cage For Sale
Dog cage for puppy or just house training, folds flat
21 inc Deph Back to front
31 inc Long
24 inc Height
small to medium size had a border terrier in it.
For Sale- My personal tools – some hardly used:
Rapesco nail gun 180EL with spare nails 10 euros
Parkside glue gun with spare glue 5 euros
Dremel part box 5euros
Hilka 16.8 hammer drill 20 euros
Black & decker VP660 electric saw with charger & 4 batteries 15 euros
Ferm WS115 grinder 10 euros
Earlex wallpaper steamer with carpet & jetnozzle attachments 20 euros
Tel: 951067778 or email jprundlett @ hotmail.com
all available just outside Torre del mar at Almayate.
Wanted- Chain Link Fencing in Viñuela
Can anybody tell me a good place to buy Chain Link Fencing in the Vinuela – Velez area?
For Sale- 15mm copper pipe,
about 6 various lengths.
Surplus to requirement.
Retail price is over 4 euros per metre.
Price 10 euros.
located in Torrox Pueblo
Call John on 95 253 9357 or 666 114 268
or email: toroxman @ hotmail.com
For Sale – Christmas Items
8 new Christmas themed tea towels, 4 oven gloves 2 quilted cushion covers
2 boxed sets guest hand towel from Dunnes with price of 16 euros still attached
I boxed Christmas table runner also from Dunnes
25 euros for all
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