DigameXtra No.925, Wednesday, April 25th 2018

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What’s On

Swim for Life – Competa: A community fundraising event is being held in aid of Cudeca Cancer Care on Saturday, 12th May from 10.00am at Competa public swimming pool. Great news that we have the Elite Team swimmers all ready for their Everest swim which is 354 lengths of Competa’s 25m pool in the fastest possible time. We now also have 20 local swimmers of all ages and abilities registered in the challenge team who are also aiming to swim the height of Everest. There will be a number of stalls outside Competa Pool to support the event and this is where I please, now need your help. Have you spring cleaned your cupboards and possibly found something you can donate to our Tombola table, then please email; suevandewater2403 at gmail dot com If you can bake a cake or some children’s cookies, please contact Mave Moore on 952516632 or email mavemoore@ymail.com;  To make a donation; please link to http://www.cudeca-eventos.org/es/evento/swim-for-life
Any questions, please contact me cindyjones19 at hotmail dot com; Thank you for your support. Cindy Jones, Cudeca Volunteer, Competa

St George Day – Chapel Bar: Chapel Bar Nerja under the new management of Sharon and Fred had a very successful St. George’s Day Fun Day last Sunday they raised the great sum of 407 euros for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal many thanks to all who helped on the day and for all who came along and supported this great cause. Dorothy Allen, Nerja. Poppy Appeal organizer. 951066676

Jukebox Bandits: Hi folks, Jukebox Bandits have one gig this weekend:
Saturday 28 April: Restaurante Maria at Hotel Balcon from 2.00pm. On the terrace or in the restaurant depending on the weather. Call 952 553662 for a table or just come along for a drink. Our Rolling Stones expert, Kees, will be with us, not to be missed! Hope to see you there. Jukebox Bandits http://www.jukeboxbandits.com

Seeking Bingo: Hi. Can anyone tell me if there are any bars running BINGO sessions in the Nerja/Torrox area. My mum really misses her Bingo when we come over so would really appreciate your local knowledge.
If you know of any please contact me at: j.cantorna @ outlook.com Many thanks From: Jeanne in Frigiliana

Eco Mercado Florymar in Benajarafe: This Saturday – Eco Mercado Florymar in Benajarafe. Please come visit our lovely organic and artisanal market at the Florymar Gardencentre in Benajarafe. Organic veg and fruit, great vegetarian and vegan food, tea and coffee, beautiful handicrafts and ofcourse pretty flowers and plants from the Florymar gardencentre!
Every saturday from 10am – 2pm. Gardencentre Florymar, Benajarafe Coastal road N-340, km260; contact: +34 675 64 04 69; ecomercadoflorymar@gmail.com; http://www.facebook.com/florymarecomercado

Independent Retailer’s Market in Torrox Park: Wednesdays, 10am to 1pm. A mix of new,artisan and secondhand stalls. Handmade greetings cards, Handmade artisan chocolates & Jewellery, English food products, Forever living products (aloe, nutritional supplements, natural beauty and skin care products), Come and have a browse then a drink or breakfast on the sunny terrace at La Tabla, Torrox Park Commercial Centre, first floor. Alexena, Torrox: alexenalorca@hotmail.com

Services Offered/Wanted

Service Offered: Domestic Water System. This system is able to eliminate the 95% of dissolved solids plus, 99% of organic compounds and reduce up to 99% of chlorine from current tap pressure. With this 5 stages systems we improve smell, taste and quality drinking water. It produces enough water to satisfy a family and can be fitted hidden under the sink in the kitchen. Say goodbye to buying bottled water. You will pay less money. Oscar Pinazo 605 59 00 11 (Also WhatsApp); reparacionespinazo@gmail.com

Wanted: Man with petrol strimmer to clear grass around property in Montealegre Torrox. Tina: 635864866 whatsapp

Service Offered: Tai Chi Chuan Lessons. If you are searching for an experienced, qualified, tai chi chuan and chi kung instructor, then I can help you. I am a registered senior level instructor with the Tai Chi Union of Great Britain, and have been studying tai chi chuan and chi kung in depth for over thirty years. http://www.terrybooth.eu; Terry, saddle@hotmail.co.uk +44 7393 978888

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Trailer. Maypole Trailer – Model 530 1500mm (59”) x 850mm (33.5”) x 350mm(13.8”) galvanised steel body with spare wheel. Complete with Lighting Panel detachable Carrying capacity 350Kg (7cwt) Trailer gross weight 250kg (550lbs) 170 euros. Courtney 952 550 268 Caleta de Velez

For Sale, 3 items: Diaprojektor GAF 603, as new. Only 15 Euro.
Coffee machine Nescafé Dolce Gusto. 75 Euro.
Gas cooking top Siemens. Vitro ceramic 710×520 millimeter 1×1 kw, 1×3 kx, 1×4 kw (wok) and 2×1,75 kw. New 899 Euro. Now 275 Euro
Mail Maria: hermanswim7@gmail.com (Remember to include location in every submission. -Ed.)

For Sale: 2 x Ikea Single Beds. Wooden base and mattress (model SULTAN). Base 212cm x 107cm / Mattress 198cm x 90cm. Good condition, only ever used as guest beds. Located in Puente don Manuel/Vinuela – £35 for the pair. Sarah, dustersdm @ yahoo.co.uk

Wanted: Dremel. Has anyone got a dremel or likewise they no longer use and want to sell? Contact, mal kempster @ yahoo.co.uk , no spaces. Competa. Malcolm Kempster

Wanted: UK accommodation. Summer rental UK. A long shot but you never know what Digame can come up with! We are returning to England for the summer months as we do every year but this year we are without a house there. We (husband ,wife and small dog) need accommodation somewhere in southern England from June to October inclusive. Anything considered including caravan. Alternatively could house sit, experienced with most animals so long as not too big and strong! We have a small Pueblo house here in Torrox. House swap possibly considered. Anthea. antheawaters1@gmail.com

Wanted: Rental from start of May for 4 to 6 months. Hey All, I recently posted looking for long term rental but having no luck, it’s a nightmare out there! So trying a different approach. Anyone got or know of a quite one or two bedroom place with a little outside space for 4 to 6 months. I would prefer the campo and within about 20mins drive to Nerja/torrox areas. My budget would be up to €650 per month depending on size and location. I need it from start of May. If it helps I can pay a large lump sum up front. Reference and despot available. I am single woman with two small behaved dogs. I am a writer and will be working from home so quite location is important. I am also open to dog sitting for that period if anyone requires a paying sitter. Open to offers so please contact if have or know anyone who may be interested. Thanks lulu. Contact me by email at louisekelly58@gmail.com or watts app Lulu on 00353872112375.

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The blog and it’s readership are growing, and I anticipate a big readership jump in the high-season. These updated rules are necessary to keep it manageable. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Send in your text & photos- The address for your submissions is digamextra@protonmail.com The Deadline is 4pm. 1 pic per item or event only. 3 For Sale items per day max. Include all sale items/pics for that day in single email.
Photos- Please name your photo files appropriately before sending them in. It is difficult for me to sort thru a my downloaded daily pic files if they all have names like “image001.jpg”. I won’t reject poorly named pics, but some cooperation here would save me a lot of time. JPEG or JPG format only.
Keep Submissions As Short As Possible- If you have more than a paragraph of text content just submit a short description and a link to a site where interested readers can find it. No reason for me to print what is already available with just 1 click of a link.
Re-Submissions- What’s On events may post once a week, Services Offered once a month. Sale items previously posted must wait 1 month before re-submitting, and the price must have been lowered by at least 20%.
Put your post header in the “about” line of the email- it is difficult to sort emails with 1 word headers.
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Bars, Bands, Restaurants Clubs & Charities – Please limit your entries to One per Week! I suggest you list your programme of events & send it Tue/ Wed for inclusion in the Thursday Issue. You will get better results if you give folks 2 or 3 days advance notice of an upcoming event so they can plan in advance.
Identification Information from Everyone – I will not publish your submission unless you have included your name and location. Posts for Services, Sales or Recommendations must also include contact information (phone number &/or email address). WHY? You don’t have to register a verified account here to submit posts, like on Facebook, but the trade-off is you do need to include identification for the protection of the Publisher. That is one of the big differences between social media and blogs. Each has it’s own constantly evolving set of laws and rules to be followed. Some may find it intrusive, but this is progress in the digital age! -Ed.
Health Professionals- I will accept Ads for health professionals, therapies, medical treatments etc., ONLY if the person concerned provides a Licence Number to operate here in Spain, and name the issuing authority, in the text of the ad. You may offer a lecture on healing without credentials, but to offer healing as a service credentials are required. Why? Sorry to say, but there have been several submissions making false credential claims. This way you can verify it for yourself. So this is for the protection of all. -Ed.
Recommendations- I am accepting recommendations again, but only if submitter includes their own name, town and email! Anyone recommending themselves will be temporarily lose submission privileges.

Faulty Submissions: Incomplete submissions will be returned for correction. Resubmit full corrected submissions, returned submissions are deleted immediately from my Inbox.

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