DigameXtra No.789 Thursday November 30th 2017

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Nerja Branch Royal British Legion- Thanks  We would like to thank everyone who supported this years Poppy Appeal we raised the grand sum of     €3,687.34cents . Our thanks also to all who were out and about with the poppy boxes. Pauline Burns Diana Porter and Kevin from Competa, all the Businesses who had boxes and tins in there premises  All your help is much appreciated. Dorothy Allen Poppy Appeal organizer Nerja .

 

Services – Roof Repair –  Would the gentleman who rang the ad concerning roof repairs please ring again. 622 922 131. I returned your call straight away but was told that your number did not exist ?  If I can’t answer your call there and then please ring again a little later on. Obviously I can’t ring you back ! thank you, Laurence

 

Services Needed- General TasksAll the horrible jobs you don’t want to do!Garden clearance     Odd jobs and maintenance    Plumbing    Welding repairs
Painting    Window cleaning    Scrap collection   Removals   Friendly and courteous.   Based near Torre del mar covering Malaga to Nerja and surrounding areas.   4×4 truck with large capacity closed box trailer If you have never used the Banjo now is your chance, call him.
Banjo barnicles @ gmail .com (no spaces)    Whatsapp +34 617 233404

 

Services Needed- Does anybody know of a specialist in the treatment of leg ulcers in the Torre del Mar area.    Thanks in anticipation. katenterry368@gmail.com

 

Services Available- Solution for Electricity supply problem

  Many times, when there is a storm (thunder/lightning), the supply will often trip out, it is always the main switch (RCD/RCB) “Interruptor diferencial in Spain” in the consumer unit that trips.  When you are away, you need a continuous service in fridge, alarm, swimming pool, that requires a continuous electricity supply. In this case, it is possible to install a Self-reclosing RCCB to ensure service continuity.  Call or email for no obligation quote and more information:  Oscar Pinazo  Torrox   605 59 00 11 (Also WhatsApp)              reparacionespinazo at gmail dot com

 

What’s on – Spanish/English Intercambio If you’d like to practise your Spanish in convivial company and help native speakers with their English, come along to Bar Manolo, Avenida de Espana 3, Torrox Costa every Friday from 6pm till 8pm   (Near the 24 hour Farmacia). Plenty of on street parking. All levels. Everyone welcome.  Our group is growing week by week with a good mix of nationalities.
Enjoy a drink and tapas too, in pleasant, friendly company.
You can just turn up or if you’d like more information
Contact: Maggie on 628823456 or Carol on 670685740

 

What’s on-Friday Afternoon Games. Its that time of the week again At Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez  meeting every Friday from 11.30am onwards.  Do come along and join us…we would love to meet you all Ladies and Gents    We Play Scrabble, Crib, Rummykub, Mah Jong and loads more   Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with us   Chine’s do  a great mix of Snacks and Meals or you can join us for lunch in the Eclipse next door  You don’t have to commit to come every week – just a casual get together of like minded friends and if you have a game to bring – even better.  For details email madpip @ hotmail .co.uk

 

What’s on –Red Cross-Update on tourist train trip and other activities   The Red Cross in Spain (La Cruz Roja Española) in collaboration with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Axarquia (APTA) booked the tourist train that runs around Vélez-Málaga plus an English-speaking guide in October and the 40 places were advertised via print and social media. There was an overwhelming interest and APTA kindly offered another two trips but these were also ‘overbooked’ within days of the initial announcement. The three trips that were held were very successful (notwithstanding a mechanical breakdown and a minor collision with another vehicle) but regrettably more than 80 people who had applied were unable to enjoy the trip and remain on a ‘reserve list’.   A meeting is due to be held with APTA in the New Year to discuss the possible provision of similar train trips in 2018 and if any are available to the Red Cross then priority will be given to those people already on the ‘reserve list’ with the list being closed to new applicants in the meantime.  If sufficient additional places become available then these will be opened up to new applicants with details announced via social media. There will, hopefully, be a range of programmes, workshops and cultural activities for English-speakers in 2018 and further announcements will be made via print and social media in due course.   In the meantime, if anyone wants more information about the work of the Red Cross and the support available or is interested in becoming a volunteer please contact the local office. Richard Weale Tel:95250-3846(Monday and Thursday 11:00 – 13:00)   Email: 29094social@cruzroja.es

 

What’s on-The Axarquia Racingclub,Torrox Costa

Sunday 3rd December.   A welcome return for Break The Senses featuring Ana on guitar /vocals,Priscila on bass and Marce on drums. Playing  popular rock hits from 70’s to present. Please note we are now indoors for the cooler months.     Bar open from 12:30,food available from 13:00 and live music from 13:30. Booking highly advised.   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.   For more information or to make a reservation call Luis on 654715382.

 

What’s on –La casa Bar and Restaurant opening hours over the festive season. Christmas Eve  Come and join us at the bar for either a drink or a meal with friends! We will be open from 2pm until 10.pm serving food all day (kitchen closes at 21.30)   reservations advised 952539650/662039741    Christmas day and boxing day closed.    open 27th- 30th 4pm until midnight   New years Eve is party night at La Casa!   come and join us!  Ticket prices includes entry, Finger buffet, Music with DJ Les, Grapes and Cava at Midnight to celebrate in the main Square and loads of fun!   €38.50 limited places available call952539650/662039741  New years day open from 6.pm  booking advised.   closed for holidays 6th- 23 January.    wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and New Year.

 

What’s on- Festive Baking Workshop Sat 9th December at Casa Montes Negros near Trapiche.  Crystallising fruits and orange peel, homemade mincemeat, marzipan, brandy snaps, stollen and Roscon de Reyes, plus great ideas for seasonal savoury dishes like Mushroom, Spinach and Roasted Squash Wellington to enjoy over Christmas. All made using local and organic ingredients. Great recipes for making as Christmas presents, avoiding the commercial chaos of Christmas shopping!   A fun day baking for both experienced cooks looking for some new ideas or new cooks wanting to learn the basics.   We start at 10.30 and finish at 2, followed by a delicious lunch, where you get to taste all your hard work. Cost 30 euros. Bring your apron and a good appetite  Meeting point El Cruce, Trapiche at 10 a.m. http://www.goo.gl/maps/EOeTX For those who prefer not to drive we offer the option of collecting and returning you to the meeting point for an extra 3 euros. A deposit of 10 euros is payable in advance to secure your booking.  To book your place contact Rachael on casamontesnegros at gmail.com or ring/Whatsapp on 0034 655 987 105 with your name and mobile number.   Group bookings – if you would like to book a group day including pick up and return from your place of choice for groups of 4 to 8 people for any of our workshops, contact us for prices which include the taxi service.   Perfect for a day out which is different and enjoyable and you can enjoy a glass of wine with your meal and not have to worry about driving!

 

What’s on @ Bar La Dama : This year’s Christmas Menu     December is here, and we, at Bar La Dama in Algarrobo-Costa, have come up with a gastronomic Christmas Menu for you to enjoy on the 24th or the 25th of December. As tables are limited we kindly ask you to reserve in advance!   For more information and reservations call 608 038 202 or  618 474 623 What: Christmas Menu  When: Sunday 24th (at 19.00h) and Monday 25th (at 14.00h) of December 2017.  Where: Bar La Dama, Urb. Centro Internacional – Bloque 73, Algarrobo-Costa.

 

What’s on Cafe Bar Estrellas – Sunday Lunch

Traditional Sunday Roast Lunch  Sunday December 3rd 2017   Main Course & Glass of Wine Only €8.50   Starters from €1.50     Desserts from €1.95    Served 2pm – 5pm  We also offer a takeaway Sunday Roast Lunch  for only €7.50Please phone to order your takeaway and collection time.                                      Also  Friday Lunchtime Special   Fish & Chips with Mushy Peas & a Free Drink   5.95€  Available 1pm – 4pm  Takeaway also Available   To reserve a table or place an order call or whatsapp 644 858 893    or email cafebarestrellas@hotmail.com    Open from 9am Every Day Serving English Breakfast     Cafe Bar Estrellas,Av El Faro,Torrox Costa,29793

 

 What’s on – The Car Boot Sale in Salobreña starts at 10am on 2nd of December until 2pm   At the main road to the coast right hand side.

 

When you email me an Ad. for the For Sale Section–  Please include your location.

 

For sale –Large pine framed mirror

 Size 135 x 104 cm 20€    Buyer to collect from Competa area. Contact Sam on 622776643

 

For Sale- Albums    Mark bolan with booklet  €10                                                      Fucus 3  2 albums €10 Juke Box Jive- cover the shape of juke box €10 2  Elton john  €10 each   Paul McCartney double album € 10     Llymyrd Skymrdo  double album    €10  Ringo Starr  double album €10  Wings 3 albums & booklet  €12   North Carole albums- offers invited many, many more send your wants  curtainjoyce.wilkinson@gmail.com  Velez Malaga

 

For Sale-Bookcase and Rug

Book case  €85     Circular rug  €110  Both items in excellent condition.   La Vinuela.  Email  mcv06@hotmail.co.uk

 

For Sale- Pine Cabinets (2)

Solid pine cabinet, two drawers and cupboard under.  Height 98cm width 120cm depth 49.5cm.  50€    Solid pine cabinet with three drawers and cupboard under.  Height 112cm, width 116cm, depth 41cm. 75€    Buyer to collect from Competa area.

 

Wanted – 3 Electrical Room Heaters I’m looking for 2 or 3 electrical heaters for my guests next week.  Do you’ve some, I’m interested.                I can collect in the area of Torrox.    torroxcostarental @ hotmail.com

 

For Sale- Ninitendo Wii  

The ideal Xmas present kids & adults at a very low price Nintendo Wii
includes 4 hand held controls, Wii Sports, Wii Fit plus, Wii Party, full instruction booklet, this unit complete is still in its original packaging and box it has been used twice since new and only the Wii sports grab a real Xmas bargain 100 Euro no offers   Canillas de Albaida or can meet on coast by arrangement
Tel 634313809

 

For Sale –Royal Albert Coffee Service  

Old country roses design  6 cups and saucers  Milk jug and sugar bowl    Coffee pot    Offers please. Also full dinner and tea service available in same design.      Torrox Costa      angie j rogers @ gmail . com (no spaces)

Wanted – DVDs  Does anyone have DVD’s they no longer want ? Single or boxed sets.    cook819@btinternet.com      00447922296446

 

For Sale –Gas Hob

Balay. Never used with guaranty of the brand. Only 90€.  Torrox Costa.    Raymond ‪+49 171 5404444 (Also WhatApp)

 

For Sale-Various

 Click to enlarge       My Whatsapp 640 604 748, my e – mail : alviascala @ hotmail . com

 

For Sale Sky-Watcher Newton Telescope –

130/900 EQ2 Equatorial Mount with all the bits, like new for €75 . Contact 667 299 017 (mobile or whatsapp).   Denise Carlini                            dlc3333 @ gmail. com         667 299 017

 

Wanted – Numark Mixmeister Controller   Can collect if price is right I live in Vélez Malaga curtainjoyce.wilkinson@gmail.com

 

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