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Staff Needed for little Restaurant in Sayalonga
Kitchen Assistant and waitress or waiter for extras.
Please contact Tel.681040976
Thank You !
Outcome of request for Gardener/Handyman recommendations
A huge thank you to everyone who took time to respond to my ad. An overwhelming response. Apologies for not replying to everyone personally but I have now found someone and will keep all the other details for future use. Thanks to Jane too for her continued excellent service to this extremely useful blogspot. Thank you Nikki
Services Available- Varied
Hi , I am looking for any work gardening, painting
and maintenance. No job too small.
I charge 10 euros per hour and
also can offer house-pet sitting for 20 euros per night.
Covering Nerja to Benejarafe on the coast.
Call Kennedy on 630792368
Services Available– Translations/help….
at doctors,hospital and offices.
Now with 3 years experience and a list of regular clients who
will be happy to give references.
I have lived here in Spain for 13 years and completed the
education system to high school level.
I am quiet and patient with both parties
Spanish to English and English to Spanish.
Have helped clients with phone calls, bills ,queries, form filling etc.
My charges are 10 euro per hour.
I amalso available for house/pet minding at 20 euro
Being bilingual can be an advantage if any problems arise.
Call Rosie on 605450322
What’s on – at Axarquia Racing Club
Sunday 14th May. Top jam band HAM featuring Angel,Marcus and Marce . Going to be a good one. Also a jam if anyone would like to take part please bring your instrument. Bar open from 14:00,live music from 15:00.
The Racingclub is on the main Torrox Costa to village road(A-7207). Just look for the orange and black gates. Parking on the opposite side of the road. Diners requiring a table or to make a reservation call Luis 654715382.
What’s on Charity Quiz
Details on the poster….you can also call in at the bar to book your table.
What’s On- Grand opening Exhibition Paintings Comares
Exhibition of paintings by the great local artist Ursula WIlliams.
Grand opening on the 11th of May at 19.00. On 25th May, last day of the exhibition, there will be a raffle of the painting “Gato Tuerto” (one eyed cat) to raise funds for GADAH (Give A Dog A Home). Price of each ticket is 2€and they are available at the bar.
Ursula has donated her beautiful painting “Gato Tuerto” (blind cat) to raise funds for GADAH (Give A Dog A Home), our local dog charity. Tickets currently for sale in Table Mountain (Los Ventorros, near Comares), for 2 Euros each. The picture can also be seen there. The draw will take place on 25th May. The opening of Ursula’s exhibition will take place on 11th May at 7.00 p.m, see this event for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1805878366405575/
Also on: Friday is our weekly tapas night and Saturday 13th of May, 21:30
Get on your dancing shoes for a live rock & roll concert by the one and only
Mr Sister !!!!
Call now to book your table: +34 952 95 70 57 or email TM@ab.tl
Don’t forget your walking boots, because with this wonderful weather the hills are alive and just begging for you to come for a wander. 🏽
Table Mountain Restaurant is in Los Ventorros, Comares. For directions click here
See you there!
What’s On- Cafe Bar Estrellas
(Formerly Bar Sol Y Sombra)
Traditional Sunday Roast Lunch
Sunday May 14th 2017
Main Course & Glass of Wine
Starters from €1.50
Desserts from €1.95
Served 1.30pm – 5pm
We now also offer a takeaway Sunday Roast Lunch
for only €7.50
Please phone to order your takeaway and collection time.
To reserve a table or place an order call or whatsapp 644 858 893
or email cafebarestrellas @ hotmail.com
Now Open from 8am Every Day Serving English Breakfast
Cafe Bar Estrellas,Av El Faro,Torrox Costa,29793
What’s On- La Tabla in Torrox Park this Saturday
Our first big event is here this Saturday. Join us and the fabulous Guapatini for an unforgettable show that will have you singing, dancing and laughing!
Your last chance to see Guapatini before she is away on his 3 month UK tour!
Tickets are 15€ which include a choice of main meal.
Menu choices on the night are either Lasagna with salad or chicken goujons with a jacket potato and salad.
Come and enjoy an evening of entertainment from one of the best acts on the Costa del Sol!
A night of fun and laughter guaranteed!!! 🙂
Call me (Pj) directly on +34 603113931 to get your tickets.
You can find La Tabla just above La Roima restaurant in the Torrox Park commercial center.
What’s On- at the Down Under bar- Torrox Costa
Thursdays– Burgers 2 euros, Football, Music, Drinks and fun
Fridays– Music, Football, Drinks and more fun
Saturday– Sing along to words on the screen with music playing in the background. Its NOT karaoke!
Music, Food, Drinks, laughter, fun- Football/Sports as well during the day.
(People dressed in costumes get free drinks)
Sunday– Chill out day with Music, Sports, Drinks and people
Food served all day and night. Better than the best burgers in Torrox.
Avenida Europa 80 Bajo, Torrox Costa
What’s On- Quiz at La Tasca
La Tasca (Torre del Mar) will be holding the quiz a week later this month in Wednesday 17th at 3pm.
This month the quizmaster is Rob.
Josh is on hand if you fancy a bite to eat.
Also on Friday its fish, chip+mushy peas day!
Please call 640328051 or 640569051 if you would like to reserve.
We are located across from the police station.
What’s On- Meson El Ciervo
All the staff at Meson El Ciervo Alcaucin would like to thank everyone for coming to our buffet event on the 6th of May. It was a brilliant night, great music and great people to enjoy it with.
We will be holding another event and will let you all know soon.
This weeks specials are T-bone steak and Dorado (goldfish) grilled or on the BBQ.
We are serving All day English breakfasts and Sunday lunchs
Hope to see you all soon and have a wonderful day!
Please book in advance for Sunday lunches.
Meson El Ciervo
Plaza de salia, 2
29711 Alcaucin (Malaga)
telf: 952 51 00 31
movil: 619 39 01 46 Manolo
What’s On – at the Phoenix Club
Don’t miss our Mrs Miggins Pie & Cake Sale next Tuesday 16th May – lots of homemade goodies to buy including small fruit cakes, just enough for 2, chutneys and jams.
Trip to Orgiva Tea Gardens in the Alpujarras on Saturday 20th May
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.
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.
Price? €20pp Depart at 11.30 and return from Ronda at 22.30
Trip to Gibraltar – Friday 9th June
The Phoenix Club are off on their next shopping trip to Gibraltar on Friday the 9th June and we have a few seats still available. We have pick ups at 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!
Trip to El Chorro by train – Friday 23rd June
Come and join us on a train trip to El Chorro where we stop for coffee and to admire the majestic El Chorro gorge and walkway. Then onto to the fabulous Ardales lakes by coach where we have lunch.
Price? €24pp includes train and coach fare and drivers gratuity but lunch at the lakes is an extra. Menu del Dia extremely good value.
This year our Christmas Break will be held at the 4* Gran Cervantes Blue Sea Hotel. Situated right in the middle of Torremolinos it offers comfortable rooms, indoor swimming pool, gym, games room and a gala meal on Christmas Day.
Dates? 23 – 27th December 2017
Price? €325pp based on 2 sharing. Single supplement €65
Deposit is €100 non refundable
Travel insurance recommended
All inclusive package with transport and gratuities also included
For more information on any of our trips or events call Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub @ yahoo.co.uk 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.
Sonar – Size 4 (M). – approx. 170cm long – Diving or Surfing.
Full length – Front fastening – 4mm neoprene – Extra padded knees.
Made in Australia – Cost 170AUD – Condition almost as new – €45
Contact – John – Torrox Costa – tel. 608 667 883.
Wanted –Dishwasher – Urgent
I need a dishwasher before Saturday 13th May.
Must be in good working order.
60cm wide by 82cm high, standard for 6/8 people.
Price paid based on age and condition.
Can collect, live Torrox/Competa Campo
Contact telephone 952030161
Email janegudge @ hotmail (dot) com
Wanted – Child’s Trike
Our granddaughter is coming to visit in August and I’d love to have something like this for her to use while she’s here. Does anyone have one we could buy or borrow? Doesn’t have to be pink this photo is of hers at home.
Kincraig25 @ gmail dot com
(Click on a pic to enlarge it )
Ideal for caring for the infirm. perfect for people suffering with back problems or difficulty sleeping.
You can raise the top or the foot of the bed or both to a position most comfortable to suit.
Mattress not included.
For Sale – Rowenta ‘Adagio’ Automatic Coffee Machine
Hardly used, €30. ono.
Contact: email: delowe @ hotmail.es Tel: 952523737.
For Sale – Tools
18 volt multi function saw, little use good condition.
Masonry channel cutter, good working order.
18 volt cordless hammer drill with 2 batteries.
9inch masonry grinder in good working order
Cordless rotary power tool, 3.6 volt with attachments.
1400watt masonry breaker/drill good working order.
Bench mitre saw in good working order.
7.2 volt cordless drill with attachments, little use good condition
La Vinuela area
(PLEASE! Include make and model numbers of items, especially electric items! This is for your own good. Many readers have posted in the past they will not even bother calling on an item unless they see it is a reputable brand.)
Wanted – Exercise Bike
Exercise bike wanted. Will buy or swap for treadmill and stepper
(details of make, model will be available on enquiry).
Treadmill and stepper to be collected from Torrox costa, second floor flat,
no lift (wide staircase, treadmill was carried up by two 65+ yr olds).
chris dot fitzwa at gmail dot com (close spaces)
For Sale- Misc
3 x decorative plates
3 x decorative wall pictures
3 x ceramic pots
1x decorative metal wall hanging
1 x black decorative stand with pots
1 x rattan glass top table with matching chair
1 x decorative metal table with matching chairs.
Open to offers for all.
La Vinuela area.
For Sale – Desk
Nerja/ Frigiliana road
For Sale – Lovely Patio set 4 chairs and oval table.
Dimensions 170 cm x 90 cm. 2 years old in excellent condition.
Table can be dismantled easily for transporting. Price€60
Contact Mike 952516985
There is a double 135×190 which has a nice headboard sold separately.
There are 4 singles 190×90.
Frames in excellent condition.
Double inc mattress
€60 singles inc mattress
Bed head for double cost €130 accept €65
All from a good home. Selling for friend gone back to U.K.
Too many pics for Digame! Please email/phone for more.
0044 7741 040116 andyjchapman09 at gmail dot com
For Sale – Glass patio dining table
size 100mm wide x 180mm. 6 stackable chairs.
60€ or near offer.
Phone Peter or Anne on 605826358 in Vinuela area: email email@example.com
For Sale – chain link fence
Still rolled up and new, 1,5m tall and 25m long.
Costs 50 euros at the ferreteria
selling for 35 each. Have 4 available
Can deliver for fuel cost.
Email krikjohnson @ hot mail dot com
Wanted – Art Supplies
Can anyone tell me a good shop or online store here that stocks
Particularly, I am looking for block canvas boards.
lynnandseanh at yahoo.co.uk
For Sale- Various
2 man Dingy complete with 2 oars and electric air pump 25 euros
Sony Car Radio/CD player GT Series CDX-GT200, 50w x 4 max output,
Echostar Digital Satellite Receiver (free to air) Model DSB-1220FTA
80 satellites, in box.
Car roof rack
Renault Kangoo 2006 set of drum brake pads, Diameter 228.6mm x 42mm,
Ref 067.172, new and boxed with invoice. Cost 39.72 sell
WIX (WA6228) Air Filters suitable for VW Golf 1996 – on. 27 x 23cm outside of rubber.
New & boxed. 3 in No.
4 euros each
DigameXtra designed by doctorlaptop @ protonmail.com
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