DigameXtra No.677 Wednesday 9th August 2017

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Charles Brasier

Gina’s husband Charles Albert Brasier died on Sunday 6 August.

There will be a short service of celebration for his  life  in the church on the bridge, Puente don Manuel, on Friday 11 August at 11a.m. All welcome.


Does anyone Know of this Person ?

Taylor Harris Bartholomew

Pg del Zarja Villa Fitzroy

29754 Competa Malaga

I have some mail and documents from Agencia Tributaria delivered to my address in the UK for this person.

Contact no 0771543953 (UK)  Brian


Missing a Parakeet ?

Today a parakeet has decided to join us.

It is very friendly, and very noisy.

Please contact us on:   646436967


Services Needed- Aircon Units. Service  and re-gassing 

One of our aircon units is malfunctioning. I suspect needs re-gassing.

There are three units so a worthwhile journey.

Have you had your aircon serviced or re-gassed to your satisfaction

OR are you the person who can carry out this work.

Canillas de Albaida.
Please contact 634321967


Services Available-PC, Laptop, Tablet – Software Repairs and Maintenance. 

Do you have a Windows system that has become unstable, sluggish, or particular programs no longer function correctly or as smoothly as they used to? You may have corrupted software or you may have caught a virus or some other infection and these can often be a nightmare to remove.

Your system may require a thorough health check.

I can provide a complete Windows overhaul, including a virus and malware cleansing service.

I live in Torrox Costa but can travel any reasonable distance.

Please call Steve for advice/assistance: 634347055 or Email: sfmay@hotmail.com


What’s On –Cudeca have a Cancer Support Group in Nerja and one also in Competa.

The Nerja one meets once a month in Cafeteria Cavana (directly across from rear of the Church).   We usually meet second Thursday of each month, however not July and August – so next meeting will be 14th September at 11.30 a.m.   Help and assistance is also available from the Cudeca centre  cudeca@cudeca.org  or telephone   95 256 4190.

Sorry I don’t know details about meetings in Competa, but you will probably hear from them too.

If I can help don’t hesitate to ring 606 914 533.

If you contact the centre they will get back to you as quickly as possible.


Joan McCallum


What’s On Phoenix Club Events

Trip by Boat – Thursday 24th August

The Phoenix Club are off on a boat trip from Benalmadena Marina to Fuengirola Port on Thursday 24thAugust.  On arrival at Fuengirola you have lots of time to have lunch with a bit of retail therapy as well as Fuengirola has some great shops!

The coach will pick us up from Fuengirola at 16.30 and we will have a trolley dash around Iceland on the way home, leaving Iceland at 17.30.

Time? 08.30 at Algarrobo Lidl as the boat sails at 10am

Price? €22.50

Includes boat fare, coach and drivers gratuity

Birthday Bash at Maro Caves

The Phoenix Club are celebrating their 8th birthday with a Dinner Dance at the Maro Caves Restaurant on Saturday 9th September.

A great evening out and included in the price of a fabulous meal with wine is cava and canapés on arrival

Time 7pm for 7.30pm

Price €30pp

Transport €5pp extra with pick-ups along the coast.

Why not bring 10 friends and you can get the meal free.

Trip to Gibraltar – Friday 6th October

The Phoenix Club are off on their next shopping trip to Gibraltar on Friday the 4th August

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!

For more information on any of our trips or events call Gail on 951067723, emailphoenixsocialclub@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.


What’s On –El Valle Drama Group



What’s on- La Vuelta de España

The cycle race is coming our way on August 31st.

This is the official link for the website.

http://www.lavuelta.com/la-vuelta/2017/us/stage-12.html or

click photo to see map.

Tony T


What’s On- Jukebox Bandits 

Friday 11 August: El Fogon del Pibe, outside in the street from 9.00pm, Canillas de Albaida

This wonderful new Argentinean restaurant on Calle Santa Ana is fast gaining an excellent reputation. To reserve a table call Yedra on 622 325 910.

Jukebox Bandits are: Rod Jones on keyboards, Ian Hayton on acoustic guitar, bass and vocals, Ken Peacock on saxophone and flute and Mitch France on guitars, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and vocals.


***For Sale – Nothing  Below €10 Rule. & No Repeat for 4 weeks

Please remember.  Jane


For Sale –IKEA double bed with mattress

IKEA Malm double bed with Morgedal mattress: 160 x 200

2 bed storage boxes on Castors.

Purchased in April 2017 for 529 euros.
No scratches. Hardly used.

Excellent condition.

350 Euros.

Buyer to collect. Location – Torrox Campo, Exit 4 Competa road

Please call Marion on 620 70 59 49 or

email jppkneepkens @ aol dot com


For Sale- Multipurpose Steam Cleaner – Ariete Multi Vapori Junior

(Still in its original box)

Ultra compact and lightweight for everyday cleaning.

400 watt of power. Powerful steam jet for deep down cleaning of floors and other surfaces.
Accessories:- Extension pipes, floor brush, floor fitting, cloth brush, glass wiper, angled nozzle, round brush, extension nozzle, shoulder strap, floor cloth, cap, funnel, measuring cup, bag.
Only used a couple of times, as new. (Retails for c120€)

Price 50€

(Can meet in Torre/Algarrobo for collection)
Telephone 616836965





For Sale- Various 

Hand painted rustic coffee table 87cm x 48cm x 47cm

Bedside cabinets x 2 (53cm 41cm x 46cm high) 15 Euros each

Matching chest of drawers x 2 (92cm x 46cm x 74cm high) 25 Euros each

Single sprung bedstead with mattress. Bed – 93cm x 193cm, mattress – 103cm x 183cm. Comes with spare smaller mattress if required (85cm x 178cm).

20 Euros

Ikea futon type sofa bed. Good condition – only used once or twice as a bed. Cover has some stubborn stains so would probably be better with a throw covering if used in the house. Sofa 90cm deep, 84cm high, 140cm wide, bed 186cm long, 140cm wide.

30 Euros

Buyer to collect. Location – Pasada de Granadillo near Rubite.

Contact Lesley on 630 589 531 or

email lesleythelicqurish at hotmail dot co dot uk


For Sale- Helmet MT RS helmet  

size XL 61-62

Only a few times used. No scratches!

Color black.

Price: 15 euro

torroxcostarental @ hotmail.com


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