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I had my wallet stolen today whilst walking around Nerja market.
I had €150 taken plus cards which I have cancelled.
If anyone finds a black wallet with a driving licence & NIE card still inside would you kindly contact Tim Willcox on 07860346636.
Whoever took it tried to use the card at Tor del Mare within an hour of it being taken but luckily it was declined.
I am always so careful, so beware.
Missing- Sunglasses & Cardigan
Too much wine and sun I guess but has anyone found some large sunglasses with a scratch on right lens and RALPH written on the arms? Also light beige marks and spencer lightweight cardigan? Torrox Costa or Torrox village
Mariordan at AOL dot com
Tino – our young cat is missing from el Cerro since mid April
please call 652656163 or
message to renatega at yahoo dot com
We had good responses about the undercoat paint problem so thanks to you all.
Sandra & David
Services Available-Mobile Personal Trainer & Fitness Classes
It’s not too late to get your summer body and get the most out of the wonderful sunshine in Spain!
Here at Chili Leisure we can offer different options to make you feel fitter, healthier, look leaner, and full of energy to enjoy all that Spain has to offer. Out cost effective options include:
– Personal Training by a fully qualified, insured and certified trainer at our purpose built outdoor gym
– Personal Training in the comfort of your own home – we bring the very lastest fitness equipment to you
– Group exercise classes – Spin (Static Cycling), Metafit HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), Circuit Training & PiYo
– Fitness & Health assessments with diet and nutrition advice from a qualified Advanced Clinical Weight Loss Practitioner
We can offer a package that meets your exact needs and requirements – any age or fitness level.
Tel: 616 341 709 Email: chili.leisure @ gmail.com
Services Needed- Chiropodist
I’m looking for an English speaking chiropodist
in Torre del Mar for a friend of mine.
Any recommendations please?
Thanks in advance!
celia 1953 @ hotmail.co.uk
(remove spaces please)
Services Available- Carers
Qualified team of carers
Have you been looking for help and care in your home .
Do you need help after a illness or do you need help to care
for a loved one so you can take a well earned respite break.
Please contact me to discuss your needs.
Email Kevmich17 @ hotmail.com
Mobile 642 390 748
Services Available– Interpreter
Do you have difficulty dealing with the Spanish language barrier?
I can help with your “lost in translation” problem.
If you need a police report for insurance, an NIE foreign id number,
Residence permit, or even Doctor/Hospital appointments.
I can help at reasonable rates and with transport included if necessary!
Get in touch with Diane on 666667311 or
email dizja @ yahoo.com
Services Available–Complete Audio-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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for a quotation.
Visit our website www.costadelsolvideo.com for further information
Presentation Video. www.facebook.com/costadelsolvideo/video
Services Needed – Seamstress
I have an Indian evening gown with a lot of embellishment on it.
The gown needs to be taken in.
Does anyone know of a professional seamstress with the skills to do this.
I am in Torrox but I do have a car.
Please contact digamextra or email. lamcg59 @ googlemail.com
Many thanks, Linda
Services Available- Interpreter
If you need to see a doctor, or go to the hospital in the near future, you will need to take an interpreter with you. Most doctors speak a little English but you can’t rely on it, and they do prefer to have an interpreter there.
It saves them time. The risk of not being able to describe your symptoms or misunderstanding what is said to you, is too great to take a chance.
I was an interpreter/volunteer in the hospital for fifteen years.
So I have the Inside knowledge to get you where you need to go, to see the doctor you need and to help you with any paperwork necessary.
I go to most centros de salud, to clinics and hospitals in Malaga too.
I don’t charge by the hour. It’s a flat reasonable fee.
It can Include my collecting you and taken you back.
Call me. I’m always on the end of the phone, 24/7
I can sincerely recommend the Swedish dentist Victor på Nerja Dental Clinic.
He is very skilful and he is always responsive to his patient.
He speaks Swedish, English and Spanish fluently
Anders Söderlund, patient
We just had out terracotta terraces cleaned by Stoneclenz
can highly recommend them fantastic efficient service with
Barry can be contacted on 605076712 website is
Recommendation Needed– Internet Provider
Can anyone recommend a reliable internet provider in
Torrox campo please
Answers to antoniamcc70 @ gmail.com
Recommendation Needed please- Spanish Pensions
Can anyone recommend an expert on Spanish pensions please?
Replies to ozzybaldwin at yahoo dot co dot uk
Rental Needed –Winter House / Flat – Long Term
We are an older couple with well-behaved small dog
that does not shed hair (9kg) looking for a 2 bedroom or
larger house or flat to rent from 1 October 2017 to 30 June 2018 between Herradura and Torre del Mar.
Please contact marnie . rossman at yahoo.co.uk.
What on – Spanish/English Intercambio group
Please come along to practice English & Spanish conversation.
Where : Plaza Constitution, Torrox Pueblo
Time: 5 – 7
More info from Linda
What’s on- What’s on at Finca Las Sierras Competa
Join us Sunday 30th of April for a € 22,50 4-course Lazy Sunday Lunch.
Together with our Belgian Chef we will be preparing a variety of culinary dishes. Tapas and welcome Cava from the house.
Menu starts at 14.00;
Salade with Spanish ham, Grilled melon and goat cheese in filo pastry
Entrecôte from our BBQ with vegetables from the region and aioli, or, Salmon trout fillets with green asparagus, bean sprouts in curry oil
Reservations are highly recommended (max. 24 couvers).
Please make a reservation through email@example.com
or ring/Whatsapp on 6 0343 0559 with your name and a mobile
Or just call now to book your table: +34 6 0343 0559
For directions: where the A-7206 meets the A-7207 take the ending road
next to the bronze donkey and man statue!
Thanks, and if you have any questions please let me know, best regards,
Wilco & Manon
What’s on –
Jukebox Bandits & Simon Allum at Casa Paco in Competa
Jukebox Bandits and guest singer/songwriter Simon Allum from Tuppenny Blue are playing an informal acoustic session at Casa Paco, Plaza Almijara, Competa this coming Thursday 27 April from 9.00pm.
To reserve a table call 952 516077.
What’s on- Spring Sale
What’s on- Phoenix Club Events
On Saturday 29th April The Phoenix Club has a trip to the Fuengirola International Day. La Feria Internacional de Los Pueblos is one of the most anticipated events of the spring on the Costa del Sol. With over 1 million visitors per year, the Fair is a great way to learn about cultures from around the world without leaving the Costa del Sol. The five day cultural festival hosts over 33 countries and will feature music, dance and foods from all over the world. Spanish regions such as: Madrid, Basque Country and Valencia will be represented this year as well.
Entrance to the event is free of charge but there is a small fee for food and drinks at the “casetas” or booths, which are allocated to each of the participating countries. Aside from international food and drink, you can buy all sorts of crafts, clothes, art and souvenirs. Each day the festival starts at 13:00and runs through the night. Be sure to show your spirit by dressing in your own national attire and have fun dancing to international music and celebrating the cultures from around the globe.
Depart Algarrobo Lidl at 13.30 returning at 21.30
Trip to Gibraltar 5th May
The Phoenix Club are off on their next shopping trip to Gibraltar on Friday the 5th May and we have a few seats still available.
We have pick ups at the A1 Garden Centre, Torre del Mar bus station and finally at Algarrobo Lidl at 08.30.
The bus is parked in Morrisons car park and we leave Gibraltar at 16.30. Due to visa restrictions on entering Gibraltar, please advise if you are a non EU citizen when you book. Also it is important to remember to bring with you your EHIC card, just in case, and passports are essential. On the way to Gibraltar we stop to spend a penny and for coffee.
We would greatly appreciate if payment was made before the journey.
The price? €12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver. Children under 12 can join us for 1/2 price. Still the best value on the coast!
Early booking is recommended if you like a particular place, as seat numbers are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Plenty to see in Gibraltar apart from the shopping!
Mrs Miggins Pie & Cake Sale Tuesday 16th May
Bakewell Tarts €2
Apple Tarts €2
Cocktail Sausage Rolls 3 for €1.50
Large Sausage Rolls €2
Cheese & Tomato Muffins 2 for €1.50
Blue cheese & onion tarts €2
Lemon Drizzle Cake €5 whole, €3 ½
Malt Loaf €5 whole, €3 ½
Shortbread 5 for €1.50
Fruit Cake €10
Chicken, leek & bacon pies €4.50
Steak Pies €5
Steak pies small €3.50
Minced Beef Slice €3
Chicken Curry €5 450g enough for 2
Onion Bhajiis 5 for €3
Quiche veggie €2
All home made using best ingredients. Orders welcome!
Trip to Orgiva Tea Gardens Friday 19th May
The Orgiva Tea Garden has evolved over the last ten years from a barren patch of land with waist high weeds into a beautiful tranquil garden split over three very different levels and covering about 5000 sq m.
The philosophy with regards to the planting has been to concentrate mainly on Mediterranean plants with help from shade-providing trees and also to take into account our animals as many have free range over the whole garden.
English Teas, refreshments, homemade sandwiches, soups and delicious cakes (ice cream in the summer) are available plus our shop sells local crafts and fresh produce. And of course there is a selection of plants for sale in the garden nursery section.
With a quiz and games for the children, the menagerie of animals as well, the garden can be enjoyed by the whole family and by all ages.
Courtesy of The Orgiva Tea Garden
Price? €25pp includes coach fare, entry to the gardens, lunch and drivers gratuity
Ronda Romantica Feria Saturday 27th May
During the three day festivities, locals and visitors are taken on a voyage of discovery to 19th century Spain, a time of bandits, muleteers and romantic travellers.
Hundreds of locals from Ronda and the surrounding towns and villages participate in this unique recreation of 19th century life in this stunning part of Andalucia.
Dressed in typical clothes and garments of the time, these colourful characters take part in a historical street parade and representations of different historic events. The sound and smell of gunpowder, artisans markets and equestrian exhibitions are just some of experiences enjoyed by visitors during the celebrations.
The locals also spend hours decorating the streets and shop windows of the city with colourful and eye-catching flowers, plants and banners, transforming Ronda into the most romantic of destinations.
Another of the unquestionable stars of the event are the horses which are also dressed in stunning attire, typical of the 19th century, and their elegant riders also wearing their traditional garments.
For more information on any of our trips or events call Gail on 951067723, firstname.lastname@example.org or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk. The Phoenix club is a registered charitable association raising funds for 3 local charities and SSAFA in the UK. We meet every Tuesday between 12 and 2 at Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar and you can book or pay from 12.15 onwards. Do pop in and meet us.
Wanted- Mirror, Shed & Strimmer
3 Way Dressing Table Mirror
Watertight Outside Cupboard / Shed
Email details to : the whites 1950 at live dot co dot uk
(remember to remove the spaces)
Technical specification on the photos. All dismantled and ready for collection.
I have many photos available.
email krikjohnson @ ho t mail dot com
For Sale –DIiono Portable baby bassinette
Brand new. Unopened, undamaged box. Diono Dreamliner make.
Cost £64.95 on Amazon. would make nice newborn baby gift.
40 euros please
Torrox pueblo 952 539 839 mariordan at aol dot com
- For infants up to 15 pounds (6.8 kg) or when infant begins to push up on hands and knees. Dimensions: 67cm x 52cm x 80cm
- Strong, lightweight frame takes up minimal space and ensures easy portability
- Fabric sides with large mesh panels for breathability and ventilation, Unique rotating joint enables super quick fold and unfold
- Includes extra shade and insect net which conveniently stores inside the canopy, and carry bag with travel strap for when you are on the go
- Premium mattress, durability and long wear, water resistant, Removable cover is machine washable
For Sale – Babystart car seat, Helmet, Guitar
As new, used once.
Contact Helen Torrox area Telephone 951067724 email helen graziano @ outlook dot com
For Sale – Table & Chair, Desk
Had this made some years ago.
Intention was to paint it but one of the things I never managed!
It is not varnished or polished so is ready to do what you like with it!
Also needs knobs for the two drawers which can be opened from either side.
1metre wide x 60cm deep x 54cm high.
Linen covers (not loose). Feather filled seat pad.
Sayalonga campo. Email: bridgetkirke at gmail.com
For Sale- Childs bike and pram
25 euros. For both.
- 30 cms, d. 15.5 cms, w. 9cms
20 euros each
30 euros for two
For Sale- Fridge & TV
Edesa under counter fridge with small upper freezer compartment.
Dimensions 85 cms. high x 55 cms wide x 55 cms. deep.
Colour white. Item in excellent condition.
Philips 32 inch television. Complete with remote, user manual.
Usual sockets, hdmi, scart etc.
Excellent condition. Can be seen working.
Contact Mike 952516985 email email@example.com Competa area
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