DigameXtra No. 878  Friday March 2nd 2018


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Regarding the item headed ” Thoughtless driver kills dog ” 

Now most people in Spain know about the dog culture here but to put the blame on drivers is wrong . If dog owners really cared for there pets they would not be allowed to roam free but should be in fenced areas or on a lead . Dogs wandering loose can be a real danger for anyone because of a risk of being bitten . We have considerate dog walkers in our area where we have seen loose dogs attack smaller dogs on leads and even pick fights with big dogs on leads which is terrifying for owners who could end up being mauled themselves . I agree some drivers travel faster than they should but the control of speed is the business of the Guardia . I am a motorcyclist as well as a car driver and even when travelling at moderate speeds on a bike it is scary when a dog or dogs come straight out onto the road whether that is around town or in the campo .                                                                                      I hate to think of any animal being injured or killed so where does the blame for these situations really rest . What if your dog causes a driver to swerve and kill a child or a dog bring off a motorcyclist that is killed . Think !                                  Responsible dog owners have my respect .   Martin from Colmenar                                (No further emails on this subject will be printed. Thank You. JK)

 

Services Wanted – Handyman Needed     I’m looking for a reliable and talented reasonably priced handyman    in the La Herradura area. I’d value any recommendations.   As always, I appreciate the suggestions from this wonderful group.     michellerabin at gmail

 

Services Needed –Looking for a double garage to rent in Torrox area      If anyone knows of any. Contact traceypeachey@live.co. uk Many thanks

  

Services Wanted – Musicians for playing Beatles songs for fun.                Looking for musicians. Could be guitar, keyboard, bass, percussions, chorus voice. I am a lead singer and rythmguitarist.   Proff or amateur, old or young, rich or poor, educated or not, pretty or ugly, sex, nationality – does not matter.                                  Only demands are that you really love The Beatles songs and that you are not a  beginner.   Situated in Competa.      March and April  and continue  as we find out.     If interested I can send you lists with a lot of Beatles songs you can choose among for a try. Mail to brandtoft @ yahoo.dk

 

Recommendation- EHIC Cards- Result       Thanks to everyone who answered my question about EHIC cards.   The UK website to apply for, or renew EHIC card     https://www.nhs.uk/nhsengland/healthcareabroad/ehic/pages/about-the-ehic.aspx   ..or you can call the DWP on 0044 1912181999.     There is also some good advice here:      https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/faq/how-do-i-apply-renew-for-ehic-card-from-spain           Rod Jones

 

Recommendations Needed- Cattery     I would welcome any recommendations or other comments, good and bad, about any catteries close to the coastal Axarquia area. I am in Torrox and do not want to travel far inland on mountain roads with the cat on board.       mimbrebee @ gmail . com (close gaps)

  

What’s on-   Royal British Legion (please click on the pic for full size) 

 

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 For Sale – Table & Chairs, Corner TV Cabinet

                                                                                                       Indian Sheesham wood dining table and two chairs  155€.                           Indian Sheesham wood corner TV unit 55€.                                                      Colmenar area.   637163461.

 

For Sale –  White BMW X5 LHD on Spanish plates.

   2011, ITV until 2019. Full BMW service history.
e mail,  jrjaditch@gmail.com.

 

For Sale Motorcycle Equipments etc

            Hein Gericke black leather motor cycle jacket size 46 UK with kevlar inserts, €50.00.                                                                                                                                      Hein Gericke black leather trousers size 46 UK with kevlar inserts.  Trousers can zip to jacket.                                                                                                                                Great kit, worn but loads of life left in them.                                                                   Schubert motor cycle helmet C3 PRO,   Matt black size 58-59. Clear visor.  €50. Hornee black kevlar motorcycle knee pads., €15.                                                                Heine Gericke motorcycle boots,  black leather size 45, €30.                                          Sidi short black leather motorcycle boots, size 46, €30.                                              Alpine Star black leather motorcycle gloves, carbon reinforced knuckles,  xxl, €15. Knox black leather motorcycle gloves, carbon reinforced knuckles and palms with ratchet fixings €15.    Contact Dave Moore on 677764059 or ponymoored100@gmail.com.  I am based in Nerja but can meet up.   Thank you.

 

For sale : HP DeskJet F2420.

Price : € 20 (ono). Caleta de Velez, Avenida Palmeras de Baviera             Phone 648601819.

 

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