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Due to the death of our beloved Fox Terrier we have six new unopened vials of Caninsulin 40UI/ML insulin for injection,
expiry August 2018. If you can make use of the insulin it is available subject to a small donation to an animal refuge
(Our hearts go out you both.. Editor)
Second Hand Car dealership
Can anyone recommend a local garage near to Caleta to part exchange my car? Family size low cost runaround wanted but not sure about how to go about transferring ownership.
Wanted for after August summer holiday.
Maryann @ smutley dot co dot uk (remove spaces)
The Phone Hacking Saga – Victory !
fI would like to thank all the Digamites who replied both directly and posted on Digame.
The outcome is fine now but the reason I still don’t understand. Believe it or not I managed via a Movistar blog to contact Moviestar Customer Services, in English for mobile problems…..yes I did that!!
I will share this later as I think it may prove useful to others.
It appears my phone was data roaming which I cannot understand as I do not use roaming and never have done. However, the very polite gentleman at Movistar accessed my account and was able to tell me the times it went on roaming. The outcome, he has blocked roaming from my phone…all appears ok now (given I never used it is no big deal for me).
How could this happen? The only things I can think of is that in the morning I replaced my UK sim card with my Spanish sim as we had just returned from holiday the night before….but I have done this on numerous occasions without any problems. The other possibility was I received a text from an English mobile from a person I haven’t spoken to in 4/5yrs…so whether either of these activated ‘roaming’ I have no idea.
At least thankfully sorted for me now.
This is the advice I followed to get through to customer services regarding mobile problems that connected me with a helpful English speaking operative:-
Dial 1004 – it will be answered in Spanish giving you options.
At the pauses in between each of the options say “English”, “English”…I kept doing this even when I received a Spanish automated instruction and not knowing if it was working.
Then I got some crackly music with intermittent Spanish messages…I assume apologising for the delay (yes, I am guilty of speaking bad Spanish!)
Then Eureka…I was connected to a very helpful, competent, English speaking operative and he was very polite.
Hope this may assist others with Movistar mobile problems and have been frustrated in the past at trying to get through.
I would also mention that my husband experienced a similar experience some years ago. He did not have a smart phone and as far as he was aware it did not have roaming. He even took the sim out for a couple of weeks to see if that would help. It did not as once replaced his balance was gone. He took it to the Movistar shop in the Ingenio Centre. They phoned a department and put my husband on to them as they were supposed to speak English (yes, but badly), they were very rude to him, said the problem was fixed….but it wasn’t and he lost another top-up fee. Suffice to say he left Movistar and is now with Eroski pay as you go.
Once again thank you for all the information
Services Needed –Window Cleaner
For villa at Niza Beach
please contact Pat Gaywood,
patriciagaywood @ hotmail.com (remove spaces)
Services Needed –Repair of Water Pump
Help or advice needed with our house water pump. Any ideas greatly appreciated as our pump keeps kicking in when no water running. Have checked for visible leaks and faulty toilet cistern .
Reply to ernieno @ hotmail.co.uk (no spaces)
Services Available– Dog boarding
In the beautiful hills above Colmenar. Lovely mountain and river walks twice daily. Freedom of house and garden, no kennels. 24hr care, 365 days, 17yrs experience. From 5€ per night. Call: 637 163 461.
email: berensensue @ gmail.com. . (no spaces)
Services Available-Pet-House Sitter
Fully qualified veterinary nurse in Spain for 3 months looking for house/ pet sitting.
Dogs cats, horses.
References available. Immediate start.
Full drivers license.
Rates €20 per day but rates available for weekly or monthly sits.
What’s app or phone 007734435250
Or email . 78lauren94 @ gmail.com (no spaces)
Recommendation Needed- for air conditioning engineer
Anyone know of someone who can repair the air conditioning in my house?
Replies to bobbitydog @ gmail.com Thanks
Recommendation– British carpenter
We have recently had some work done by a British carpenter called Nick
Payne. It was a large storage cupboard at our house at Algarrobo
The quality of the carpentry was very high, so the finished job is
very pleasing. When finished everything was cleared up and taken away,
He was also a pleasure to have in the house.
To contact Nick:
email nicpayne21 at Hotmail.co.uk (leave out spaces and use @ )
BJS Algarrobo Costa
What’s on AAR
The AAR stall will be in the Tienda Animal store in El Ingenio, Velez Malaga, on Saturday the 1st of July from 11.00 until 17.00
What’s On– Car Boot/Market. Sunday 2nd July
The regular “1st Sunday of the month” Car Boot sale/market is at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 2nd July. 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 – The big international ” Art Fair Malaga 2017 “
starts this weekend in the Palacio de Congresos, Avenida de José Ortega y Gasset, 201, 29006 Málaga
Friday, 30.06.2017, 4pm – 10 pm
Saturday 01.07.2017, 2pm – 10 pm
Sunday, 02.07.2017, 2 pm – 10 pm
It will be the second largest Art Fair in Spain for Contemporary Art and starts the first time.
So Malaga will become more and more an important place for art, with the CAC, Picasso – and Thyssen Museum, Centre Pompidou and the Russian Museum.
***For Sale – Nothing Below €10 Rule. & No Repeat for 4 weeks
Please remember. Jane
For Sale- 4 items
click prints to enlarge them
or E-mail jiholdings @ hotmail.com (remove spaces)
For Sale- Murphy Recordplayer
with Collaro Conquest autochanger. Dimensions 425x229x464 ,
material – leather / canvas . Restored like new and in perfect working condition.
Price complete with approx 80 LP records 250 Euros ono.
Lynn. Tel 646923700
For Sale- coat, lamp, paintings
click a pic to enlarge it
In Vélez Málaga contact to pacofonta69 @ hotmail.com
Wanted- Carpet Underlay
Anyone know where to buy carpet underlay?.
sandie.hurford @ gmail.com (no spaces)
For Sale- Protect your property !
For Sale Top opening freezer
Used only for a couple of months. Now just taking up space.
Perfect working order.
Size 84cm H 53 D 52 W.
Buyer to collect Valle Niza.
Phone or message 617818411
For Sale –6 tenvis security ip cameras (not working),
Can be used as fake cameras.
A burglar doesn’t know if they are working!
Price 50 euro
torroxcostarental @ hotmail.com pics avail from vendor
For Sale- prints in frames pics
La Vinuela area.
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