Digamextra No. 518 Thursday March 2nd 2017 

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Memorial service for Eric Marsh –Today

We would like to inform anyone who would like to attend.

The service will take place at 10:00 at the Tanatoriao in Competa.

Neil

 

 

Puppies Need Homes 

puppies

Hello everyone, these two lovely puppies are looking for responsible family home adoption. They are in Vélez- Málaga.

The black is male and the brown one female.

The mum is medium size the father is unknown.

If you could give them a family or you know someone who really wants a puppy, please contact me through the following email:

cinziabonito @ gmail.com. (remove spaces) Thank you very much.

 

 

Traffic Fine

I would like to know about these fines too as I got one through on email from this place
It doesn’t say where and the day it states my car was parked up all day long .
Weird goings on!  Sue

 

 

Tennis anyone? 

I am a tennis player (USA) and I will be visiting in the Torrox area for 6 weeks beginning March 11, 2017.

I am retired (age 68) and have a lot of tennis experience including teaching and coaching tennis when I was younger.

I prefer doubles or just hitting.  I do not play singles anymore.

I prefer playing for one or one and a half hours.

I have a court at my apartment for use near the end of the Torrox Promenade next to the beach.

Let me know if you are an experienced player and want to play or

just hit once a week in March and April.

My email is bgillis10sne1 @ yahoo.com.  Thanks  Buzz

 

 

Services Needed –

Is there someone in the Nerja/Torrox/Torre del Mar area that repairs old broken electrical items for a local charity?

patricia.bennett2016 @ hotmail.com  or  34 616 084 232

 

 

Opportunity for work
Head chef required for well respected and busy restaurant in Nerja.

This is a full time and permanent position for the right candidate.
The successful candidate will work with an established team and chef proprietor.
Qualifications, references and 10 years experience required.
Message or call 0034 697 880 720

 

 

Services Available-Cleaner

Do you need a cleaner?

Weekly, fortnightly, monthly or just a one off spring clean.

I’m the maid for you!. Reliable and references can be provided.

Email me for a informal no obligation chat. Imthemaid4u @gmail .com

 

 

Services Available: The Complete Audio/Video Service

richardWe offer a complete video/audio 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

Editing Service

We can now offer multiple copying of Dvd’s & Cd’s at special prices.

Video to Dvd ONLY 10 Euros per hour video (or part thereof) per tape

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 NeededBluetooth Headphones Repair 

bluetooth-repair

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones which are not particularly new, but have not been used very much.

This week I discovered that they were broken. The manufacturer does not offer a repair service. They suggested buying new ones.

Something else to add to our land fill! Is there anyone out there in Digame land who could fix them for me?

Patricia 34 616 084 232  patricia.bennett2016 @ hotmail.com

 

 

Services NeededOfficial interpreter.

Guardia Civil and any other interpreting jobs .

Translations .

Please contact me on : 952522873 and 627674442.

E-mail address : jlcorderogil @ gmail.com

 

 

Services Offered – DoctorLaptop Free Consults and Advice –

DoctorLaptop Free Consultations and Advice – Coming Soon

Beginning Monday, 13 March, I will be offering free basic computer consultationss, advice and simple problem solving at a cafe in Nerja on Mondays and Fridays, 14:30-16:30.

Simply drop in and buy a drink (they also offer fab meals), then come find me in back.

Bring your laptop or tablet if necessary, WiFi is available.

Location and more info will be posted here next week.

Naythan, DoctorLaptop-Nerja

doctorlaptop @ protonmail.com.

Links to my blog, FB, and Twitter:

doctorlaptopstips.wordpress.com/
https://www.facebook.com/naythan.harris.7545
https://twitter.com/DoktorLaptop

 

 

Services Needed- looking for a Spanish to English translator

to help with an alternative therapy analysis in Nerja on

Wednesday 22nd of March.

The session will last approx 1hr and will be arranged between 11am-3pm.

If you can help or you know somebody who can please email :

lamcg59 @ googlemail.com (first letter lower case L no spaces)
The therapist speaks no English so the translator needs to be fluent.
Many thanks in advance

 

 

Recommendation Needed please- Craft Groups in Torre del Mar

Does anyone have contact details for craft groups…Knit and Natter or similar…

in Torre del Mar, please?

If so, could you contact me on

lalinda1950 @ hotmail.co.uk (no spaces)

with any info?

Thanks. Linda

 

 

Recommendation Needed –Spanish Language Lessons

Couple of beginners would like to learn Spanish,  have tried council run classes but would prefer one to one,

Torrox area preferred. Replies to ernieno @ hotmail.co .uk  (no spaces)

Thanks M & P

 

 

Recommendation Needed – Chiropodist

Can anyone recommend a good chiropodist please?

Either mobile ( prepared to travel to Arenas campo ) or in a Salon.

Replies to sanciadanks@yahoo.co.uk or Digamextra

Thank you in anticipation of more comfortable feet !

 

 

Guitar Player Needs instrument to Rent

Guitar Players: I play guitar and I will be vacationing in Torrox Costa (last house at the end of the Promenade) for 6 weeks beginning March 11, 2017.  I can’t bring my guitar on vacation because of the new airline charges for musical instruments. But I’d still like to play some while on vacation and maybe play at an “open mic” or two.  If you have more than one guitar, would you be willing to let me use one of your extra guitars while I’m on vacation?  I would be willing to pay $50.00 rental.  Let me know what kind of guitar you have (with pic if possible) and email me at tennisne1@yahoo.com and I”ll get back to you immediately. Thanks for your understanding.  Buzz Gillis USA   PS: Let me know if you would like to jam sometime too.

 

 

Long Term Rental Needed –

Any Digimites with an apartment for long term rental?

Either 1 or 2 bedrooms in centre or over towards Torricella in Nerja,

or a non smoker and no pets tenant.

My landlady has passed away and I now have to move after 4 years.

Reply to lesliestevenson @ btinternet.com  Thank You

 

 

What’s on at Restaurant El Pino this Saturday

el-pino

 

 

What’s not open- La Tasca closed Fri+Sat 3+4th Feb

We apologize to our customers but we are closed this Friday+Sat. Open again on Monday 6th Feb. The Axarquia animal quiz is on Wed 8th at 3pm. Please call 640328051 or 640569988 if you would like to attend. All proceeds for the animals. We are in Torre del Mar across from the police station.

 

 

What’s on– Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar

Saturday 4th March – World Women´s Day of Prayer.  At the Centre, all are welcome men, women and children to join us and friends from over 170 countries in a common day of prayer.  This year the worship service focuses on “Am I being unfair to you?”  Matthew 20:1-16. Prepared by women of the Philippines. Time 17.00.

Thursday 23rd March – Coach Excursion to Olvera and Setenil de las Bodegas.   Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar, invites you to join friends on a coach excursion where you will first visit the picturesque town of Olvera, situated north east of Ronda.  The original settlement is more than 2 thousand years old and was added to by the Phoenicians and Romans, followed by the Moors in the 9th century who held it until King Alfonso XI conquered it in 1327.  On arrival, at approximately 10.30, there will be free time for coffee and to climb to the castle which was constructed at the end of 12th century, mostly in the 13th, on a strategic rock giving the ability to communicate with other nearby castles through signals. Also dominating the area is the Nuestra Señora de la Encarnacioñ church constructed in 1822 and finished in 1843 and is one of the greatest churches of the province and in fact hides one of Andalucía’s best small museums behind its imposing bulk. The town was declared a centre of artistic and historic importance in 1983. You may also visit the Plaza de Andalusia which has a majestic stone fountain/waterfall and great rock garden. In the old part of town its origins are evident with narrow streets, strategic corners, old cottages etc, exposing the visitor to the old architecture of the Muslim town entwined with the modern.

You will leave Olvera at 13.00 for the short half hour drive to the unique village of Setenil de las Bodegas set in a backdrop of huge cliffs, above the Rio Trejo.  The blinding white houses seem to emerge from the rocks; some have rock roofs and even olive groves on their roofs. You will have free time for lunch and a walk around the village departing at approximately 16.15, for the return journey to Torre del Mar arriving at 18.00 approximately.  Lux Mundi suggest that you can research the relevant web sites and tourist offices for more information as to what can be visited and seen during your free time in both towns.  Ticket price 20 Euros available at the Centre.  Proceeds for fund raising.  Departure times Viñuela (Football Pitch) 07.50, Algarrobo (Lidl) 08.15, Caleta (Vets) 08.20, Torre del Mar (Bus Station) 08.30.

For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org  .Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards

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What’s onTrip to the zoo at Castellar de la Frontera

The Phoenix Club are off to the Zoo at Castellar de la Frontera on Friday 17th March 2017.

About the Zoo de Castellar – The ‘zoo’ de Castellar is not your typical zoo.

It was started as a private rescue sanctuary back in 1998 and was finally

opened to the public in 2002.

For years it remained relatively unknown and unvisited. Word of mouth ensuring its survival. Bit-by-bit things are beginning to change.

All of the animals have been rescued by the customs or police.

Its location is of no coincidence, conveniently located near the border; most of the residents were victims of illegal animal smuggling between Europe and Africa.  Some were also rescued from circuses.

From its most famous resident ‘Princessa’, a four month old Bengali Tiger to emus, Vietnamese pot bellied pigs, monkeys, all kinds of birds, a hyena, rabbits, even domestic chickens, the zoo has a wide diversity of animals. Over 500 to be exact, from 120 different species.

The refuge centre opened its doors to the public in 2002, mainly to raise funds for the ever increasing number of animals but also in an attempt to educate visitors to their plight.

The zoo is very open and interactive; we are encouraged to touch and meet the animals.

The facilities are basic and are constantly being updated. You can buy small bags of seeds for 1€ as you enter and can walk around feeding the animals.

There are not many places where you can play with a live tiger or feed lemurs by hand.

Courtesy of Spain-holiday.com

 

The price?  €30pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.

Lunch is extra and is at the Castle
Depart Algarrobo Lidl at 07.30 with a stop for breakfast
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 SSAAFA 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- 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 lunchYou don’t have to commit to come every week…just a casual get together of like minded friends..and if you have a game to bring ….even better…:0)

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

 

 

Wanted Crosscut Saw or Sawbench- urgently.
In urgent need of either of the above tools , to complete a job I am
working on. Needed  for cutting long lengths of wood.
Contact me on 677322169 . Torrox Campo.   I can travel to collect .

 

 

For sale- Ladies Riding Boots

riding-boots

Hand made in Valverde del camino, soft leather ladies riding boots,

size approx UK 7.5 (EU 42) narrow fitting.

These boots are as new, worn only once.

Cost over 200€.

For sale at 60€

contact by e-mail.  spaingraham at gmail dot com

Canillas de Aceituno.

 

 

For Sale- a great opportunity to acquire a piece of history. 

history-chair history-chair-02

This beautiful antique bedroom chair. Late 1900. Perfect condition.

Price 300 will accept reasonable offers.
Amanda 680739577 or email amandajosiah @ hotmail.com

I am in the Nerja area

 

 

For Sale –Acer 18 inch computer monitor

pete-comp-uter

In perfect working order.

Price €25.

contact Peter 695637006. Competa

 

 

For Sale –TV & Parasol Stand

tv-stand01

Technika  37″ TV for sale.

Flat screen complete with wall bracket.

20€ for quick sale.
Comes with control and instruction manual.

tv-stand02

Metal Stand for  parasol 18″ x 18″ .

Very heavy.

15€.

Phone 677322169. Torrox Campo.

 

Wanted – Looking for outdoor lamp

lamp-wanted

35 cm high, 20 cm wide.

Style is important. Color and glass not.

labedabe at gmail dot com

Competa area but will drive far to get it…

 

 

For Sale Brand new Bosch Washing machine

bosch-washA+ 5kg  Final price reduction 200 euros
Email krikjohnson @ hot mail dot com

 

 

For Sale- New wall-mounted A/C & heater split unit

ac-wall

(Saunier-Duval)

This product was purchased brand new 3 weeks ago, & I am only selling it because of space restraints.

Price: €400

Pick up only in central Nerja.

Please email me at thiscatsabroad at gmail dot com

 

 

For Sale- Stainless Steel Cutlery

cutlery01 cutlery02

124 piece stainless excellent condition

price €75

please contact karen on 722 172 575 or call at the CAS shop

no 2 Castellia Perez Nerja next door to Goodstuff cafe

 
For Sale –Acros & Cepsa Tanks

acros01

3 Acros

Price €25

acros-gas

2 cepsa gas bottles. 1 full and 1 empty.

Price €40

Contact Mike 952516985

email mcauliffe99 @ hotmail.com      Competa area

 

 

For Sale- Various

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For sale Suzuki Vitara 1.6 injection  hardtop matt white

air-conditioning , electric windows, electric door lock ,

ITV till end of July.  km147000

price € 3400  or good offer

various off-road items

v02 v03 v04 v05 v06 v07 v08 vo08

body protector € 40

silver yellow off-road suit pants L shirt M € 20

black and red pants  size 50-32 € 10

single shirt € 5

knee protectors €10

boots € 20  size 43

helmet € 5

glasses € 20

or all the gear in one buy € 100

Interesting for people who go to markets

Also few other little market stuff

You can call me on Sander: 0034665483752  or send me a whatsapp.

 

 

 

 

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