Digamextra No. 519 Friday March 3rd 2017 

 

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Lost – Key

Single key on black key ring in shape of music note lost on Wednesday. Somewhere in Competa or up track from Collado .

If found please phone 646 033 155 .

 

 

Fines – more responses

Traffic Fines

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

There is a section on the DGT (Direccion General de Trafico) page in English that might help

https://sede.dgt.gob.es/es/tramites-y-multas/alguna-multa/alguna-multa-en/
It is important that your car is on Spanish plates and you have a Spanish address to which your Driving Licence is also registered. If DGT knows your address then they “should” send
the traffic violation ticket to that address. It is up to the driver to ensure that DGT have the correct address. Everything in Spain is registered with the NIE number.

 

 

Flight Partner for Dog going to Finland

TAIL Torrox is looking for a flight partner to take a small dog to Finland.

Please ask your Finnish friends.

We cannot use Ryanair as they don’t take dogs.

Please contact Gill 633405560 or ogillyarmstead @ gmail.com

 

 

Help – Animal Charity desperate for oven/grill

The Refuge at Tail Torrox is looking for an unwanted gas oven or electric hob. Our cooking facilities are very limited and our hob has finally packed up.

If you have anything available or wish to sell for a low price, please contact Gill633405560 or email

ogillyarmstead @ gmail.com

Thank you

 

 

Funeral of Martin Stanley

To all Martin Stanley’s friends, his funeral will take place today, Friday, at 1.00pm at the Tanatorio de la Axarquia in Velez Malaga, opposite Lidl

 

 

Services Available – Cleaner

Spanish Lady Cleaner available weekly,fortnightly or just one off.

Very reliable and pleasant.

Can travel have own transport .

€10 per hour.

Phone 603213131 or 630333012.

 

 

Recommendation – Chimney Sweep

Firstly thank you to those who previously recommended Diego on DigameXtra. On your recommendation we contacted him to see if he covered our area as well. He did and carried out an excellent job at a very reasonable price, leaving everything spotlessly clean. Having identified a problem with the chimney construction he also repaired that for us, again at a very reasonable price. He speaks very good English too.

He can be contacted on 952515065 or by email  at

dja_limp_chim @ hotmail.com

Jackie

 

 

What’s NOT on at La Tasca (amendment)

We are closed this Friday/Sat 3rd+4th March.

Open again Monday as usual the 6th.

Apologies as I put 3/4th February in today’s DigameXtra by mistake.

The quiz is on Wed the 8th March at 3pm. Tel 952550950.

 

 

What’s on – Boot sale/market at El Pantano Restaurant car park

There is a Car Boot sale/market at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 5th March. 9.30am to 1.pm.

Easy to find on the A356 towards Colmenar.

Drive over the bridge crossing Lake Vinuela and the car park/bar is just ahead on the right hand side. Plenty of parking.

There are always bargains galore……….. old and new.

  • Lots of locally grown fresh fruit and veg.
  • Homemade Mango + other chutney, jams and marmalades
  • Plants, shrubs, flowers and herbs.
  • Greetings cards.
  • Always a good selection of DIY tools.
  • (New) Ladies clothes.
  • Large selection of paperback and hardback books
  • Lots of household and garden items for sale on many of the stalls
  • (New) DVD’s
  • Animal Rescue tombola stall

Come along and enjoy a morning browsing and picking up a few bargains at this well established monthly market, which attracts visitors from far and near. A super location. The restaurant has shaded terraces overlooking the lake and many customers sit and enjoy a coffee or a tapa and a drink and catch up with friends and acquaintances for a chat. Many even stay and choose lunch from the varied menu available.

Bar is open from 9.30am serving coffee/drinks/food.

Please note: If the market has to be cancelled at short notice, due to bad weather, it will automatically be re-scheduled for the following Sunday. For further info please contact Sandy on 619 471 301

 

 

What’s On Ankh Live Music Sessions 

Torrox Costa – Fridaysankh-music

 

 

What’s On St. Patrick’s Night at El Pampano, Competa 

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Jukebox Bandits are playing live on Friday 17 March, St. Patricks Night party, at Restaurante Pampano, Plaza Vendimia, Competa.

Mostly Irish music and music to dance to.

Call 951 832 810 for a table.

 

 

What’s On – Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar

the Information I sent you yesterday is incorrect, it is Friday 3rd of March not Saturday.  Please would you be good enough to include the correct information as follows.

Many thanks.

Revised information

Friday 3rd  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.

Kind regards,

Patricia Rothwell,

Press Officer,

Tel.  952 513 531

 

 

What’s On – CAS Tex – Mex Evening March 11th

The Costa Animal Society is having a Tex-Mex evening on Saturday March 11th at Potters Bar, which is opposite the Flamenca Hotel.  The price is 20€ which includes a Mexican Buffet with half a bottle of wine per person.   The entertainment is by Charlie Miller.   It starts at 7.30 – please book early either at the CAS shop 689 314 350 or with Sue on 665 071 132.

 

 

What’s On – Bar La Dama : Menú de Degustación!
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Continuing with our novelties for March, Bar La Dama in Algarrobo-Costa, presents a “Menú de Degustación” (Degustation Menu) on Wednesday the 8th of March.

A variety of small plates will let you taste a range of different flavours in the food we serve.

The price includes all plates and all drinks.
As places are limited, we advise you to book your table in advance so you can enjoy the afternoon to the fullest.

 

 

Wanted Wooden Barrel
A large wooden barrel as you find in bars.

Do you know where I can source one?
othmar willi @ bluewin . ch    (No spaces)
Tel:0041 794231694

 

 

For Sale – Wickes circular mitre saw,

2000w x 250mm blade.
Complete with stand and rolling arms.
Full working order, in great condition.

80.euros.
Phone 677322169 to view. Torrox .Campo.
I am looking for a hand held circular Saw to replace this.

 

 

For Sale – Miscellaneous 

misc01Ladies M & S Raincoat   Size 18  Hardly worn

€25

misc02Large Picture   Size 1Metre X 500 mm

€35

misc03Small Picture   Size 50 X 40 mm

€15

2 Internet cables  1 @10M  1 @5M Length

€10

Contact 951 067 794    Torrox Park

 

 

For Sale – 2 Stone grills 
stone-grill

One used once  –  the other — unopened.
15€ each or 25€ for the pair.
Torrox Costa
Matt 687401585

 

 

For Sale –  Various

var01

Black&Decker Hedge Trimmer, 22in

35Euro

var02

Satellite Dish 1.2m. Including with two decoders and remotes if  you want them.

25Euro

var03

Repsol Gas bottle (full) for sale.

25 Euro.

var04

Fishing Rod (Power PPD 180  TransTip 1.80m Heavy Action)Two part 1.8 m long. New Telescopic Rod 2.5m long.With  a reel and some  tackle, lines, spnners, weights etc

25 Euro the lot.

Nerja,  Supersol (old Bridge) or Torrox  Campo.

Phone 654 728380  kenseal at gmail dot com   Whatsapp 654728380

 

 

For Sale – Heavy iron table with glass top

table-heavy

Diam 53

H50

€25.-

Competa area but can deliver  with payment towards petrol cost

labedabe at gmail dot com

 

 

For Sale – Hot Tub/spa  

hot-tub01 hot-tub02

Make –  Denicor. Model M-3301
6 seater, 32 jets, 2 fountains, radio and coloured lights.
Cost was 6500 Euros new, will accept 3800 Euros ONO.
Pergola, decking and curtains included in price.
Telephone Brian on 722 358930

 

 

For Sale – Caravan   

caravan01

We have had many great holidays all over Europe in this caravan, with most of them for 3 or 4 months at a time, but we are now spending 6 months a year in Australia visiting family, so the caravan needs to find a new loving home for many more holidays.
2007 Abbey Vogue 4 berth caravan in excellent condition.
Beautifully fitted inside in a light oak finish
Fixed rear bed
Toilet, shower and washbasin.
Gas & electric hob with a gas oven
Microwave
Hot & cold running water
Electric fire
Battery operated mover for ease of siting
Full size external awning, which more than doubles your living space
Accessories
Toaster & Kettle
Bedding
Pots, pans, cutlery & crockery
Easy to assemble outside kitchen for those hot summer days
Ground sheet
This caravan has so many accessories, too numerous to list, but you could hitch up to your car and go straight to a camp site and have everything you need.
Viewing highly recommended. More pictures on available on request.
Price €4000
email vel360303 @ gmail.com
Tel 6996 13449  

 

 

For Sale – Basin, Heater & Pool Steps

wash01

Washbasin and pedestal.

35euros

wash02

100 litre electric water heater

40euros

wash03

Pool steps

40euros

Puente don Manuel area

Shirley romero 21 at hotmail  dot com

 

 

For Sale – Child car seats

1 x infants car seat €20

1 x toddler size car seat €20

1 x car booster seat €5

jeanandbrianmarshall@ yahoo dot co dot uk

 

 

For Sale 1.4 meter Satallite Dish 

sat-dish

In good condition complete with all fixtures and brackets

in excellent working order.

Must be collected from the Benamargosa area.

Only €30 ono

Tel 684 224 844

email vel360303 @ gmail.com

 

 

 

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