DigameXtra No.684 Wednesday 16th August 2017

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Wasp Invasion

Anyone know the best way to locate a wasp nest ?

They are invading the terrace at the first sign of food but we cannot find the nest. Any suggestions appreciated.

joanne.andy.yates @ gmail.com  (no spaces)


Warning – Ad for Care Worker

Re the advertisement for a care worker for a couple in Nerja .
As a care worker I can not imagine how a care worker can possibly work for 200 euros a week? If you consider a care workers autónomo contributions per month, plus public liability insurance, for a legal worker this is impossible.
Tina Competa


Services Needed-Transport to Germany

I’m looking for a transport for 2 -3 moving boxes to Dresden, Germany from Competa/Nerja.

Please contact me per email at mabali8688 @ gmail.com


Services Needed
Reliable pet-sitter/handyman to house-sit multiple dogs for a few days at a time on an occasional basis near Torrox.
Must be an experienced dog-lover with own transport.
We also have upcoming work available for a driver with large van experience, and seek to combine the roles in one trustworthy person.

Would suit a 30+ someone who is reliable, trustworthy and willing to learn.

Please contact us via email telling us something about yourself.

dantruck1961 @ yahoo.co.uk   No spaces


Recommendation- Many thanks to Dayn Clark of Vamosvan

who not only promised to put up our shed at APA dog refuge shelter for free.. he brought his son along to help .. and along with some muscle power and collaboration with Edwin and Kevin from APA managed to erect the thing in a couple of hours.
We are so very grateful and will recommend you quite gladly to anyone who needs a job doing by a reliable tradesman …
Thank you once again from all at APA
Dayn Clarke
Mob 683 592 449


What’s On The Royal British Legion Musical Extravaganza on the 20th September 2017

Come & join us for a great afternoon of music and fun on the 20th September at the Restaurant Puerto Niza with the Cowbridge Male Voice Choir and The TAPAS Choir plus our own Barry Marx.

This afternoon will be the start of the 2017 Poppy Appeal & all profits will go to the District Poppy Appeal. Part of this great fundraising afternoon is a grand raffle & if you could help with a raffle prize it would be much appreciated.

It’s only 20€ a ticket which includes a 10€ food/drinks voucher.

Book your own ticket or why not order a table of 8 & enjoy a 10% discount

The attached poster gives full details – tickets can be purchased from now & are available from David on 653108415

Please contact me if you require any further information – looking forward to hearing from you.


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 thrown in 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

Phoenix Club Christmas Break 2017

Christmas 2017 will be at the 4* Best Oasis Tropical Hotel in Mojácar which is 2 hours by coach from Algarrobo.  Hotel Best Oasis Tropical is situated in the traditional Andalusian town of Mojácar Costa and is located 50 meters from the beach of Mojácar and offers views of the Mediterranean Sea.

It offers very comfortable rooms with free wifi, entertainment, buffet restaurant with show cooking and a Gala Dinner on Christmas Eve. It also includes wine with meals. This hotel does not offer an ‘all inclusive deal’ but we hope the price will be attractive, especially as the sterling exchange rate has bombed.

Date:  23rd – 27th December 5days, 4 nights

The price is €230pp based on 2 sharing, single supplement is €25pp (very limited)  Deposit €75.00 non refundable.

This includes:

  • Full  Board with wine in the Buffet restaurant
  • Evening entertainment
  • Show kitchen
  • Gala meal on the 24thDecember
  • Free wifi
  • Coach Fare
  • Day trip to Cartagena
  • Gratuities for restaurant staff and driver

Pick ups A1 Garden Centre, Torre del Mar bus station and Algarrobo Lidl.  Departing from Algarrobo on the 23rd at 10 am and returning on the 27th after breakfast.

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- at The Axarquia Racingclub,Torrox Costa.

Sunday 20th August.  Great local band Little Less featuring the voice of Erika Venylo and the guitar skills of Angel Ariza. Playing rock,pop,soul and more.

Bar opens 19:00, food available from19:30, live music from 20:30.
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-  Rum Factory and Salobrena Trip Weds 23rd August.

Please note changes to the pick up times and itinerary for the Trip to the Rum Factory and Salobrena Trip with the Colmenar Social Club on Weds 23rd August:

8.30 horas – Riogordo petrol station

8.55 horas- Puente Don Manuel – Mis Tapitas

9.10 horas- El cruce del trapiche

10.45 horas- Arrive at Motril y a las 11.00 horas,

visit de la Bodega Ron Montero (winery) . (guided tour duration 1 hora aprox.)

Visit the sugar cane factory.

Lunch in Motril.

In the afternoon free time in Salobrena until 6.30  the Castle opens at 5.30 so there will be time to look around before our departure.

6.30 horas departure from Salobrena.

Return to  el Cruce about  19.30 horas

19.45 horas- return Puente Don Manuel

20.15 horas- return  to Riogordo.

Carol – morph.cm at googlemail.com

Carolyn – orquidea at live.com  Please replace the at with @ and no spaces


What’s on -The Jack Cade Rebellion at La Plaza Restaurant, Canillas de Albaida

Friday 18th August. Come along for a night of classic rock, Punk and Indie and enjoy the great atmosphere generated by TJCR, along with the fabulous food and beauty of this fabulous plaza. Booking highly recommended.

Call 952553254. The fun starts at 8.30pm


For Sale– TV Table & Textbooks

TV table ,  €15

Textbooks, for first course of tourism in GUIAT,

María Zambrano institute, perfect state


Pick up in Vélez Málaga, contact to marialopso @ hotmail.com



For Sale 4 Butano Industrial gas bottles with fittings.   

Buyer collects.  Almuñécar.  €70 o.n.o.  Tel: 958 632997


Wanted- High Chair

Grandson is coming out to visit and we are looking for a high chair for meal times. If anyone relatively local to Nerja is wanting to be relieved of a collapsible high chair please let us know the cost. Thanks –

David & Gail on jvb.educational @ telefonica.net


For Sale- Child Car Seat 

Excellent second hand child seat made by ” Chicco ” selling for Costa animal society shop address 2 Castellia Perez , Nerja, .

Opening times are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10-2pm closed Saturday.
Contact Karen shop manager 689 314 350 or alternately come to the shop,

Seat priced €150 .


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