DigameXtra No.693 Saturday 25th August 2017

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Lost Cat ? Sad News

Has anyone  lost a large black and grey cat?   Sadly, we found one dead in our garden on Saturday.  We reckon it had  been dead for at least 48 hours possibly a road traffic victim.  We have tried to find out locally if anyone knows about it but nobody seems to recognize the description. It was obviously well cared for and not a “Moggie” so if you have lost a cat with that unusual colouring, it is sadly no more.  Very sad.


Thank you All

Thank you to all Digamites who responded to my recent plea regarding passports.


Lovely Dog Rescued – Needs Home

I picked up a 4 month old Mastin pup on my track. She is a sweet, gentle girl who would thrive in a family with youngsters. I am unable to offer her a home as my old lady doesn’t appreciate sharing her space.

Also, as I’m an old lady, I wouldn’t be able for a dog who will be 10 kilos heavier than me when fully grown! Is there anyone out there who is used to big dogs who could offer Darcy a loving home? She would repay you in spades.

Replies to paulamsenior at gmail.com  (no spaces)


Please Help TAIL –Clothes Rails

Desperately needed for TAILs charity shops  on Torrox Costa.
Do you have any spare commercial type clothes rails.

(Heavy duty) for FREE.
We can collect if necessary, or drop off at El Faro, Torrox Costa.
Please contact 677322169.


Services Available complete video/audio service.

We offer a complete video/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
Editing Service
We can now offer multiple copying of DVD’s & CDs 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 nerjavideo@gmail.com for a quotation.

Visit our website http://www.costadelsolvideo.com for further information and prices.
Presentation Video. http://www.facebook.com/costadelsolvideo/video


Services Urgently Needed

I urgently need to contact a local Women against Violence Support Centre – the Spanish equivalent of a rape crisis centre or women’s refuge for expert advice.  Does anyone know or an organisation that can help?

Please email –     jennytorrox at gmail dot com


Services Wanted- calor gas water heater person

Need repair to my water heater, not working, no flame to ignite heater.




Services Needed- Taxi Information Request – Torrox Campo

Can anyone recommend a taxi company that:
-will drop off / collect to properties – accessed by track (2 minute drive) in Torrox Campo
-provide a smoke-free vehicle
-has drivers that do not use mobile phones when driving (including hands-free/speaker systems and texting)

We have used the same company for over 14 years but lately we have had issues with mobile-phone use and drivers who had recently smoked in their cars.  We have let the company know about our issues but, if anything, it is getting worse and our last journey can only be described as downright dangerous. We have no desire to repeat it.

Our journeys are generally to and from Malaga Airport.

Contact: barranco plano @ outlook dot com (no spaces)


Services Available- Looking for a full time job – Nerja area

I have experience as a Healthcare Assistant/Carer – with the NHS; in retail sales and as a waitress, cleaner and child minder. In the UK I also worked as an Account Manager, latterly for Trinity Mirror.

I am honest, hardworking and reliable with my NIE, social security number and a full clean driving licence.

I can be contacted on the following number, via Whatsapp or by email.

Thank you, Tamsin Winstanley (Ms.)

Tel: 665113538  tamsinwinstanley100866 @ gmail.com   no spaces


Recommendation Needed Please- Sterling Exchange

Needing to get some sterling for going to Gibraltar as been told we will get a better rate of exchange here rather than in Gibraltar itself
Where is the best place for this?

I’ve been told about a place near the Balcon in Nerja but would like somewhere in Torrox if possible
Contact me, Jane, at
Janey 165@yahoo  .co .uk  no spaces


Recommendation Needed Please- Icecrypt remote control

My remote control for the Icecrypt system I had installed has given up the ghost. The suppliers of this system are unobtainable, so can only assume they’ve stopped trading.

Does anyone know where I can get another one from? Thanks in  advance

Replies to paulamsenior at gmail.com

(For a genuine replacement part contact Icecrypt and ask about a local dealer. Website: http://icecrypt.com/contact-us/  Email: info@icecrypt.com)


Recommendation Needed- car repairs – motor engineer Competa Salares area

Can anyone recommend a good, English speaking motor engineer in the area around Competa, Canillas and Salares? Preferably someone who can do a pre-ITV check, book in the ITV and take the car to have it done.  Our car may need a bit of work as it’s been standing idle for a while, so it would be great to find someone whose charges are reasonable!

Lyndafranklin @ hotmail.com


Recommendation Needed- for aircon supply and fitting

OK we give in, we cannot take the heat and humidity any longer despite living here for years and managing OK in previous summers, so we are going to have to consider having some aircon installed.

Any recommendations for suppliers and installers would be greatly received, from Torre del Mar/Velez to the Nerja area.

If anyone has bought their own units from Worten or other electrical supplier and just had them fitted I’d be interested to hear of your experience too.

mim brebee at gmail dot com (close gaps, add @ and . as usual)


Accommodation Wanted – Cheap Cortijo- Apartment

From end of May.long term. Must be secure

I am very knowledgeable on Horticultural matters inc. sub tropicals.

also repairs painting etc. so this could be used in rent reduction ?

Anywhere from Benajarafe to Nerja and inland.  call  0034 ( 627 461 422.)


What’s on- La Tasca breakfast + brunch bar

We serve all day breakfasts with lots of options. Bacon+pancakes. Homemade pies+burgers. The Axarquia animal rescue quiz will start again 2nd Wed in October. If you fancy fish+chips please call us the day before on 640328051 or 640569988. We are located across from the police station in Torre del Mar.


What’s on – Cinesure – Velez Malaga (thanks to Doug Hopper)


A fairly sparce selection this week, with no daily screenings, a small selection on Tuesday and just one on Thursday.

The Beguiled – Dir. Sofia Coppola. With Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman. Tuesday 17:10.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard – Dir. Patrick Hughes. With Ryan Reynolds. Samuel L Jackson. Tuesday 17:20.

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets – Dir. Luc Besson. With Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne. Tuesday 17:00.

King Arthur: The Legend Of Excalibur – Dir. Guy Ritchie. With Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law. Tuesday 17:00.

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Dir. Jon Watts. With Tom Holland, Michael Keaton. Tuesday 22:00.

American Pastoral – Dir. Ewan McGregor. With Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly. Thursday 21:00.


Wine Making Equipment

Does anyone know where we can buy Wine making equipment  in the area of Velez Malaga, Torre area, Nerja?

Alternatively, if anyone has some equipment they no longer use, we would be interested in buying.

Please reply to  silkribbons1234 @ gmail   (no spaces)


For Sale Lady’s Bike

Ridden once,  good reason for sale.   70 euro
Contact Dorothy.    dorothyniblock@hotmail.com

951139291     642964323     642964133


For Sale- Wooden Wine Barrell 

32 litre wooden wine wine barrel for sale. Used four times for making our own wine. Now surplus to our requirements. 50€. Torrox campo.

Contact Bob on tel. 627661866 or

email. bobayjanr @ yahoo.co.uk   no spaces


Wanted –worktop freezer

tel 679598264, e-mail robertinsedella @ gmail.com – no spaces.


Wanted – Electric sewing machine

In good working order.
Preferably a basic model.
In Torrox/Nerja area, but could travel if the right price.
Please contact June  : 654212633


For Sale – Thomson scenium recorder

With 160 gb storage. Multi-function machine.

Excellent condition. Includes user manual and all cables.

Contact Mike 952516985 email mcauliffe99@hotmail.com

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