DigameXtra No.698 Thursday 31st August 2017

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Missing Dog – Please Look out for Him

Please look out for this little white dog with a blue collar. His hair is a bit shorter than in the photo. He ran off after his lead broke around the poligono behind Torrox Costa. He has been seen a number of times there and around Amberes. If you see him or catch him ( he is pretty nervous) please call Sue 629591173 or Gill 633405560

Thank you


Dog Found in Caleta

This very friendly little dog was found in Caleta de Velez yesterday.

He is approx 15kg, so on the small side of medium size, and has no chip or collar. However, he is so comfortable around people and seems to be owned so we are hopeful that an owner might be looking for him.

If you recognise him or know who he belongs to or, if you would like to foster him until either his owner or a new owner is found, please contact Seacrest kennels on (+34) 952 521 426. Nerja. CAS Ref 061


Beautiful Dog Looking for a Home

This is Hugo, a 6mth old Sharpei Labrador cross. He has a great temperament, is very friendly and gets on well with cats and other dogs.

Currently he is in kennels and we would really like to get him a permanent home. He is castrated and vaccinated.  If you are interested in meeting him, please call Gill on 633405560 or email ogillyarmstead @ gmail.com (no spaces)


Charity Shop Sale & Plea for Volunteers

The H.O.L.A Charity shop in Puente don Manuel underneath Maroma estate agents is having an end of summer season sale starting on Friday 1st of September.

All welcome to come along and find a bargain.

We are always very grateful for all donations to the charity. If you would like to volunteer to work a few hours please leave a contact number in the shop.

Thank you.

Please Phone  Jan on 654252250.


Services – Job Opportunity – Carers

Helping Hands are recruiting for Live in carers to work in the UK for a period of weeks that suit the life style here. You can work anything from two weeks to eight weeks and then take anything from one week to 12 weeks off. The next training here in Spain is the 11th to 15th September.

If you would like to know more please contact Jayne Vale on 658521907 or email jayne.vale@helpinghands.co.uk


Recommendation Needed Please- Smart Meter?

I was wondering if anyone has changed their electricity meter to a “Smart Meter” (contador inteligente)  which is offered by Endesa. Apparently free, I wonder what the experience here has been. Can anyone offer any advice on this? Thanks,

Answers to please kenseal @ yahoo dot com (no spaces)

(Using the Digamextra search box, it shows posts regarding smart meters in issues 541, 504, 503 and 228.)


What’s on – RBL Concert Nerja Caves  

The Internationally renowned Cowbridge Male Voice Choir will be at the Nerja Caves Restaurant on Monday18th September 7pm for 7.30. Tickets are €10 per head and include a drink and canapes on arrival. Enjoy a musical evening with a selection of traditional Welsh and popular songs from their extensive repertoire.  All proceeds from the evening will go towards the Nerja Branch Royal British Legion 2017 Poppy Appeal.

Tickets are available from

David   Tel:654085811 Email dgdeepblue@gmail.com

Hamish  Tel:615550886   Email hamish.crompton.gunn@gmail.com



What’s on- Car Boot/Market. Sunday 3rd September

We are now “back to normal” after the summer break.

The regular “1st Sunday of the month”  Car Boot sale/market is at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 3rd September. 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- Closing Down Sale

There is a massive sale going on at the moment in Nerja, Calle Chaparil nº10.

Everything must go.The shop is closing down for good and you´ll get more than 50% discount in household items, decoration, gardening, stationary, toys, cleaning and hundreds of other products.

Don´t miss it You´ll sure get a bargain. And it is only available for a few days…

Jose Manuel


What’s on- Lux Mundi 


What’s On-The Phoenix Club

Bring and Buy in aid of Cudeca

Every one of us knows someone who has or has had cancer and with MacMillan hosting a Coffee Morning event in the UK later on in September we thought it would be great to do our bit for Cudeca here in our area in Spain.

So we are having a bring and buy cake sale in Aid of Cudeca on Tuesday 12th September.  If you would like to help by baking a cake that would be lovely but if you can’t bake, not to worry, but please come along and support us.

When? 12th September
Where? Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar
Time? 12.30
Thank you all so much in advance.

Trip to Segovia 11th – 15th October 2017, 5 days and 4 nights

Aranjuez – a night at the 4* Hotel Palacio de Aranjuez
Segovia – 2 nights at the 3* Hotel Acqueducto
Toledo – a night at the 4* Hotel Don Alfonso
Dates: 11th – 15th October 2017

Price: €310pp based on 2 sharing, Single Supplement €115. Price includes Coach fare, Driver’s gratuity, B&B accommodation and Visit to the Valley of the Fallen.

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.  The bar is just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe.  Do pop in and meet us.


What’s on – Autumn Term, Dog Socialisation & Obedience Training, commencing Sunday, 10th September 2017

Allow us help you transform your dog from naughty to nice, easily & enjoyably.
No appointment necessary, No contracts, No up front payments, just a nice, relaxed and friendly dog training, held in the company of other dog lovers.
10€ per session per dog.
A group which you can attend, without obligation, as often or whenever you want to, all you need is your dog, collar & lead plus a bag of treats, for rewards.
All dogs are welcome.

There is no such thing as a dog who cannot be trained, when trained by qualified hands, you can indeed teach an old dog new tricks !!
We specialise in helping owners deal with problems, such as :
Aggression , Possessiveness, Greetings, Excessive barking, Stress / Insecurity, Recall issues, etc,

Classes at 365 Veterinary Hospital Centre, Carratera 356, Velez Malaga.
(Close to La Palma Garden Centre)
Driving directions https://goo.gl/maps/gEoo4Ry3GZm

Beginners Obedience & Socialisation : Sunday, 10am
Advanced Obedience & Socialisation : Sunday, 11.30am.
We also offer One to One Sessions. ( Prior arrangement only.)
Dog Agility, Saturday,10.30, Puente Don Manuel. (Near Arkwrights)
Driving directions https://goo.gl/maps/dxTxgBWGg1C2


Wanted- Flat Screen TV

Any size from 26” upwards and doesn’t have to be smart! Will pay fair price and collect.

Please ring Jan on 627 012 730 or email  janb224 @ gmail.com  (no spaces)


For Sale- Furniture

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Three IKEA Wardrobes in very good condition – 20 Euros each

Measurements : Height; 1.80 metres   Width: 1.23 metres  Depth: 50cms.

One IKEA Wardrobe – very good condition – 20 Euros

Measurements: Height 2metres 10cms  Width: 1 metre    Depth 53 cms.

Two Small Cabinets – 10 Euros for the two.

measurements: Each Unit is   Height: 1,47mts    Width:  41cms   Depth: 30cms

One Shoe Cupboard  10 Euros

One Cupboard Unit with two drawers 10 Euros –

​All items in Torrox Costa – Collect only

Please call Ann on 627 251 894


For Sale- Dunnes Table Lamp

Grey stone lamp base and shade ,base 26 cm with shade 48cm .

Vinuela area but can meet Torre.  €10
Alison w 1955 @ g mail.com


Wanted- Scooter

Hi I’m looking for a second hand scooter adult sized. Good condition. Anyone got one tucked away that they don’t use anymore.

Jaqueline. You can whatsapp me on 62531932


Wanted –Electric Mobility Chair

Has anyone got an electric chair that they do not need, similar to one that raises up to push up a disabled person. Like the type that is advertised on TV made by HSL.

Any reasonable price considered, can collect.

Needed for cancer sufferer in order to make her more comfortable. Please send picture if possible when replying by email.

email tcinspain at yahoo dot co dot uk    or phone 676649512 – Tony


For Sale- Bamboo Table and chairs  

Delightful bamboo glass top table and 4 matching chairs. €75.

Torrox Park area. Tel: 698 365 231 or 603 146 693


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