Digamextra No. 512 Friday February 24th 2017 

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Plea for Volunteers to Help at AAR

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Parking Advice for Airport

A huge thankyou to Digamextra (in particular Dorothy),for the invaluable information about the new drop-off and parking arrangements at the airport.

The map was especially useful.

We had no idea this had happened.Saved us a nasty surprise when we pick up our family in a couple of weeks!

Thanks from John,his Missus and the family. Map Below

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Nerja Players Needs Storage Space
Due to events out of our control, the Nerja Players is losing our storage space. We are totally unpaid, voluntary group of people from various countries who love bringing theatre to others and cannot afford to rent space. We are sending out this plea to any kind person who has some available storage space to permit us the use of it. We have items large and small and can utilize any space offered. Please call our Vice-President, John Brentley, Telephone number: 952 523 037 with your kind offer

 

 

Dogs “Found” ??

I regularly see requests from Digamites who have picked up dogs from the streets or beach areas.  A lot of these dogs are not lost.

They are Spanish latch  key dogs.

The Spanish often let their dogs out during the day time whilst they are at work.  If a dog looks to be well fed, then leave it alone.  Only do the good Samaritan bit if a dog looks like it needs rescuing through malnutrition.

In my village we have about 6 or eight dogs that wander around during the day, but disappear during the evening when their owners return.

Georgina

 

 

Mortgages & Bank Rates

I approached Cajamar Bank regarding the floor rate clause via a solicitor and managed to get my rate reduced by 2.9%, however, at that time The Banks weren’t obliged to return overpayments from beginning of Mortgage.

Now, following the Supreme Court Ruling, they have been ordered to reimburse customers overpayments and not only that Notary and Tax fees can be reclaimed. To keep the ball rolling they have also been told to get on with it and don’t drag their heels, in other words, pay up pronto.

I know there are still provisions to go to court but if enough people fight for their money then any court ruling , if it came to that must surely go in the favour of the client.

Don’t put it off, check your mortgage and take action if necessary.

 

Services – Russells, Torrox Costa?

Does any know when Russells with be opening again?

Patricia

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Services Available-Painting

Does your house need a lick of paint?

if so don’t hesitate to call Ross  : 692327885  also available on whatsapp

Honest and hard working English guy around Torrox Costa

8 Euros per hour

 

 

Services Needed – Change a Battery in an IPod Classic

Is there anyone out there who knows either how to/or knows someone who can put in a replacement battery in a 6th Generation Apple IPod classic of 160 gbs?

I have the replacement battery and it is only a matter of opening the Ipod and changing the battery.

Thank you

relayer 22 @ hotmail.com

 

 

Services AvailableAlterations for clothes, curtains etc. & repairs

I can also make dresses etc from scratch.

I have references if necessary, I have been in

this profession for many years.I charge by the

half hour at 5 euros Call me on 608288090 Gwen.

 

 

Services Needed- PVC Doors & Windows

Does anyone know if it is possible to obtain PVC double glazed doors and windows made to replicate wooden construction which include smaller paned glass panels. The colour must be green to match existing community pattern and colour. Thanks
chris.hudd  @ hotmail (dot) co.uk

 

 

Services Offered –Massage

Treat Yourself to a relaxing massage at Viveros El Algorrobo Saturday market.

Sessions run from 9.30-14.00.

( This Saturday, 25th Feb,  due to popular pre-booking, the first session will be available from 10.45)

10 min hand massage 5€

20 min foot massage 10€

Enjoy some ‘me time’ and set yourself up for the weekend.

Come early to book your slot and avoid disappointment or

contact Katrina at katrinadelsol at yahoo.co.uk to pre-book a session.

 

 

Recommendation- for Steven Rowle Animal Behaviourist

Steven has been seeing one of my dogs who has problems with fear from his time spent alone in the campo where he was dumped as a puppy.
Even though he has now been with us a long time he is fearful of people apart from myself and even still fearful of my husband.
After sessions with Steven he has gained a lot more confidence and is coming along very well, he is making friends with my husband and will approach people now rather than run away from everyone.

He still has a long way to go but it has been an enormous help in building his confidence and his character is now coming out, he is now getting a bit cheeky !!
Lilian

 

 

Recommendation – Hair Salon

A new hair salon has opened opposite the bandstand at lighthouse end of Torre del Mar.  Very classy and a super cut and blow dry by Ella,   Margaret

 

 

 

What’s on – The Down Under Bar

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What’s on –GUIRI 

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Tonight, Friday 24th February from 22:00h, enjoy some Friday fun with an evening session from GU!R! at Bahia de Tanit in Torre del Mar. Chance for a beach boogie and some fine dining in a cosy, warm ambiance if you’re hungry. Free entry and plentiful free parking.
The Google link for Bahia de Tanit is –https://www.google.com/maps/place/Bah%C3%ADa+de+Tanit+Beach+Club/@36.731611,-4.098622,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x6925108b017a0d0b!8m2!3d36.731611!4d-4.098622 and for more information contact us at https://www.facebook.com/GUIRI.rock.band .

 

 

 

 

 

What’s on- The ZimmerZ. live music at MisTapitas. 

Puente don Manuel.Friday

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What’s on– Phoenix Club Excursions

The Phoenix Club has some great trips and events coming up in April and May, so do pop these dates in your diary.

Gibraltar Friday 7th April

€12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.

Estepona & The Orchid House 21st April

€18pp includes entry to the Orchid House of €3 and Driver’s Gratuity

Fuengirola International Day 29th April

€14.50pp – a great family day out

Gibraltar Friday 5th May
€12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.

Morocco 5th – 7th May

€225pp includes 1/2 board hotel accommodation, return coach fares, catamaran, travel insurance and guides.

Ronda Romantica Saturday 20th May

€18pp A historical re-enactment with plenty to see, why not join in and dress up?

Marbella Old Town 26th May

€14.50pp

Our pick ups are:

Algarrobo Lidl

Torre del Mar bus station

A1 Garden Centre
Early booking is recommended if you like a particular place, as seat numbers are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
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 at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk
The Phoenix Club is a registered association raising funds for 3 local charities and SSAFA 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.

 

 

What’s on- Disco Pizza

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Saturday, February 25 at 8 pm in Disco Pizza, Torrox pueblo

are waiting for you the legendary Blues Señor Jesús Aranda,

guitar and vocals and Alberto Soler on bass.

Get ready for a night of great music! See you soon!

Book your table:640.604.748

 

 

What’s on Games Afternoon….Fridays

At the Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe….. meeting every Friday … from 11.30pm onwards.

Do come along and join us…we would love to meet you all…

Ladies and Gents…all are welcome.

We Play Scrabble, Crib, Rummykub Mah Jong and loads more….

Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with us.

Chine’s do a great mix of Snacks and meals….

or you can join us for lunch in the Eclipse next door….

You don’t have to commit to come every week…

just a casual get together of like minded friends.

If you have a game to bring ….even better…:0)

For details email madpip @ hotmail.co.uk or jlingham007 @ gmail.com

 

 

What’s on-Nerja 41 Club 
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Nerja 41 Club which is a club for Ex Round Tablers from all over the world enjoyed a Swedish evening run by two of our Swedish members.

Ragnar and Lennart along with their ladies Lillian and Agneta provided an evening showing us how children dress by tradition on Santa Lucia day which is seen in Sweden as being the beginning of the Christmas season.

The tradition is for the oldest girl in the family to dress in a white robe with a red sash and wear a crown of candles and lingonberry.  She is dressed as St Lucia.  The other girls dress in white with silver crowns.  The boys wear pointed silver hats and carry wands with stars on them.

We were given lessons in Swedish etiquette, Lessons in Toasting the Ladies, Lessons in singing in Swedish, Lessons in drinking Snaps, Lessons in eating Herring, Lessons in Swedish words, facts and folklore as well as Swedish dancing.

Chairman Jim presented Alfie Fornear with a special jewel for running the Iberian 41 Cluster of Spanish Clubs a couple of years ago, for raising the bar for attendance at these events to new hights and demonstrating to other Clubs what can be acheived through effective planning and marketing.

Any ex Tablers interested in coming along please contact the club vi a our website 41clubnerja.org or ring alfie 626998626

 

 

What’s on- Norwegian cuisine at Chiringuito Laguna

en Laguna Beach, Torrox Costa.
Saturday 4 March 2017

The kitchen is open from 19:00 to 22:00.
Chef Victor from Revierhavnen Kro from Oslo will create selected

dishes from their menu.
Live music with Roman
The restaurant is located in Laguna Beach, at the beach

just below the Iberostar Hotel
Reservations, Chiringuito Laguna telephone 951322842,

or SMS to Odd Arne telephone +4792025728
kind regards
Odd Arne Bjørnbakken
movil +479202578

 

 

What’s on-this Weekend at Silks

Friday 24th Feb/ Karaoke night

Come and join in the fun at our weekly Karaoke night with host Kirsty (starts 8.30pm)

Every weekend (fri/sat) we have a special Weekend Steak Offer of a sirloin steak served with all the trimmings for €10.95

Saturday 25th Feb / Kitchen open all day/ All sports shown inc Six nations rugby

Sunday 26th Feb / Sunday Roast/ Cup Final Man U v Southampton 5,30pm

Tel: 952967266 (bookings advised to avoid disappointment)
Choose from Roast Beef, Pork, Lamb, Chicken or vegetarian option. All served with Yorkshire pudding, Roast and Creamy mashed potatoes, homemade gravy and 4 types of fresh veg for only €8.95.
Local 2, Bloque 8, Urb Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa.Winter opening Fri/Sat/Sun   Closed Mon to Thurs

 

 

For Sale- Taps 

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2 complete sinks with taps and feet

€ 40 each.
Shower tap € 10
Jan Tel. 633661957 or email: mareljb @ live.nl

 

 

For sale- Smartphone 

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It works perfectly.

One owner.

It’s nearly 2 years old.

Price: 100€

Contact details

juditroman15 @ gmail dot com

620 630 040 Calls or WhatsApp

 

For Sale-WIFI High Gain Antenna. T.V antenna. TDT UHF Full HD 

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TP-Link TL-ANT2424B 2.4GHz 24dBi Outdoor Grid Parabolic Antenna

24dBi High Gain Bi directional operation, ideal for extraordinary long-distance connection.

Weather proof design, suitable for all weather conditions

N Female connector. 24dBi signal gain. 600mm x 1000mm

Briefly used for Mobile phone signal boosting & a long distance wifi connection.

If you are on the wrong side of the valley, this really helps!!

price new was €61.85.

Plus. 12 metres of LMR400 Ultra Low loss cable. N Macho/N Hembra connectors

Price new €42.48

For sale for €40.00. every thing boxed for easy transport.

Antenna for Spanish Digital TV. Complete with Power Adaptor and Amplifier.

Fitted once, only to find we were on the wrong side of the valley. Back to satellite TV.

Want to improve your Spanish, then watch Spanish TV.

You can cheat because many of the programmes & films can be switched to English. HAH!

Price new €95.00 For sale at a breathtakingly low price. €35.00

Colmenar/Comares contact Dee. dkamper50 @ hotmail.com

 

 

 

Wanted- Plaster of Paris

Does anyone know where I can buy this in

Nerja/Torrox/Torre del Mar?

patricia.bennett2016 @ hotmail.com

 

 

For Sale – Table Top Sale in Torrox Park

On Saturday  25th feb  I am have a garage sale at Brisamar ,

Torrox  Park, starting at 10 am.

Lots of household goods from a tin opener to a spin dryer  ,

some furniture ,crockery, halogen ovens  etc.

Follow signs from the top roundabout uphill  200 mtrs on the left.

Further details  phone 672 805 879

 

 

Wanted – Table

Rectangular heavy duty plastic top table,6ft/1.8m,folds in half.

Vinuela area.  taylorinspain @ gmail  .com

 

 

For Sale –Generator & Deposito Tank

gen01 gen02 gen03Generador Perkins GE-15PSX ( 15.000 watt ) Aug. 2007

€.7000,- new price,

400 operating hours, in very good condition.

Deposito tank for 1000 litros,  Aug 200,  €. 200,-  new price. Content in tank still 300 liters €. 300,-

New price at 2007 €.7500,- now for sale at €.3500,-

Of course, the machine can be seen functioning.

Klaas Pals 0034 610633493 or mail k.pals @ hotmail.com

Location Algarrobo campo.

 

 

For Sale- Large Bird Cage

birdcage

Circular cage for sale, it’s for big birds such as parrots, cocktails, etc.

39,30cm x 67cm – 5kg

Price: 40€

juditroman15 @ gmail dot com

 

 

 

For Sale –Painting 

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Cava and cherries, by Margaret Riordan (in the style of Mulio)
33 X 38 cm,

225 euros, Torrox.

Shortly to be added to exhibition at bar Choto Playa at Peñoncillo, Torrox Costa, next to Ruta 340 motorcycle shop (closed Tuesdays)
Mariordan at aol dot com

 

 

For Sale- Down Under bar this weekend- Torrox Costa

The Rugby 6 nations is on
Scotland vs Wales- Saturday 25 February 2017 14:25
Ireland vs France- Saturday 25 February 2017 16:50
England vs Italy- Sunday 26 February 2017 15:00
Home made burgers and sausage sandwiches.
Fosters and Strongbow on tap.

https://www.facebook.com/downundertorroxcosta/

 

 

For Sale – Wardrobe Unit 

wardrobe-unit

Large wardrobe unit with drawers. VGC.

Measures1.95m wide, 2.4m high inc top box, 1.95m w/o top box,

depth 53cm. Will flat pack. Cost 600€ new.

Bargain at 200€
Joy 610955826 Torrox

 

 

For Sale- Ufesa Electric Underblanket Model CC-9317

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55-60 watt, Size 150X80cm. Total heat control system.

Washable at 40⁰c        Multilingual instructions.

25 Euro, ono.

John, Torre del Mar. Mobile 686 681 009

 

 

For Sale – Slide Projector and Accessories 

slide-projector

Slide Projector Prinz Astra XL –15 euros

Light Table –5 euros

Projector Screen 120 x 120 –

7.50 euros

Enna Slide Trays/Container (2 trays per storage container; each tray holds 36 slides);

18 Enna Slide Trays/Containers available. –

1 euro per container.

Everything works.

Sold separately, or 30 euros for all.

If interested, respond to: dorothy.a.arnold @ gmail.

com; or evenings call 952 550 624 Algarrobo Costa

 

 

For Sale Vintage Daalderop Dutch Tea Kettle & Glass Panel

tea-kettle

Chrome teapot. 17cm tall x 16cm base.

20 euros

art-decco

Art Deco stained glass panel.

Three panes with minor cracks; otherwise in good condition.

88cm x 50cm.

95 euros. All reasonable offers will be considered.

If interested, respond to: dorothy.a.arnold @ gmail.

com; or evenings call 952 550 624 Algarrobo Costa

 

 

 

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