DigameXtra No.926, Thursday, April 26th 2018

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What’s On

La Tasca opens Monday 30th April: At last we will be open again this Monday. Unfortunately the road outside the cafe is still not finished but we have been told it should be finished in a couple of weeks!! We will open at 9am. We are located across from the Police station in Torre del Mar. We will also be open Tuesday May 1st – the bank holiday. Our tel no’s are 640328051 + 640569988.

A Night on the Town: Direct from the UK ‘For One Night Only’ ….The Rod Stewart Tribute Show! All the hits, all the moves of the legend that is Rod Stewart, from You Wear it Well and Maggie May to Downtown Train and Young Turks! At ”Casa Grande” on the bank of the Rio Chillar Car Park on Friday 4th May from 7.30pm. Tickets just 10 euros plus Dinner available at 8 euros from 7pm and available from El Camino, Monroes Hair Studio, Ruskins Restaurant, Potters Bar, Nerja Property Services, Fitzgeralds Bar, OLAS and the Club International Nerja. Enquiries on 691 934 626. There is only one Rod Stewart but this tribute comes very close!

La Tabla Spring Fair Saturday 5th May Torrox Park: A community fun packed day out fundraising event to raise money for Cudeca Hospice enabling them to continue adding life to days will happen on Saturday, 5th May from 11am at La Tabla in Torrox Park (1st floor Commercial Centre Torrox Park). Free entrance for this fun packed afternoon with a mix of stalls selling all sorts of hand crafted products, live music from 1pm with Niel M and Mel & Alf, kids corner and so much more. There will also be a delicious BBQ for lunch. Everybody is welcome! For more information please contact indoormarket @ kwiksendmail .com

Phoenix Club Events:
Visit to Montillar and Lucena Cordoba Province 18th May. Includes a Guide in Lucena and a visit to one of the oldest Bodegas in Spain
Price? €28pp includes Guide, wine tasting, coach fare & drivers gratuity. Date? 18th May. Various pick-ups including Maro
Visit a Lavender Gardens in the Alpujarras – 25th May. The garden was started in 2005, from the abandoned terraces of an old farmhouse. Over the years the owners have converted the 8,000 metre square site into a delightful Mediterranean mountain garden.  Price includes entry, Coach fare and driver’s gratuity & entry to the Garden. Price? €25. Lunch optional extra €15pp Various pick-ups including Maro.
Trip to Gibraltar 01st June 2018 – The Phoenix Club are off on their next shopping trip to Gibraltar on Friday 01st June. The price? €12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.
Trip to El Chorro by train – 15th June. Join us on a train trip to El Chorro and then onto the Ardales lakes for lunch. Price? €24pp includes train fare etc (Lunch extra).
For more information on any of our trips or events email Gail on phoenixsocialclub@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.

Finca Las Sierras: Join us for a € 22,50 4-course lazy Sunday lunch. We will be preparing a variety of culinary dishes. Tapas and welcome Cava from the house. Menu starts at 14:00. Only on reservation (max. 20 couverts). Please make a reservation through info@fincalassierras.com or ring/Whatsapp on 603430559 with your name and a mobile contact number. Or just call now to book your table: +34 6 0343 0559 For directions: where the A-7206 meets the A-7207 take the ending road next to the bronze ‘horse and man’ statue! Thanks, and if you have any questions please let us know, we hope to see you at our Finca, Wilco & Manon

Lux Mundi, Torre Del Mar Coming Events & Excursions Press Release: Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. Patricia, Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Web: http://www.lux-mundi.org
Tuesday May 1st- The Centre will be closed for a Public Holiday.

Viñuela Organic Market: It’s Saturday, 28th of April, it’s market day. New stalls, new products, certified organic fruit and vegetables, artisan beer, cheeses and wine, everything you need to fill a healthy, chemistry-free pantry. Some vegetarian and organic food? Some Lebanese sweets? Cedro sure you will love it. One tea? Choose from the varieties of FairTrade. Do you need seasonal fruit and vegetables, certified organic and proximity? We have one, Ecológicos Axarquía and also with bread from La Viñuela. Plus? Soap of the Abuela, 100% natural, products of organic cooperative of Alora, with flour, rice, wine and honey. All certified. Natural Cosmetics and essential oils. La leshe que tan dao with artisan and ecological cheeses. Jams and natural chutneys from Nia! Come and see us, take a tour of the handicraft area: Indian fabrics, precious garments , natural incense, hand-painted t-shirts, leather and silver creations. And Di&Jan with Moroccan pieces and antiques.
Do not forget to take a walk around the garden center, flowers, plants, fruit trees, seeds, mulch, products for your pool. If you have any questions ask to the team of Garden Center Algarrobo, we’ll be happy to give you some ideas.
From the Viñuela Organic Market in Viveros el Algarrobo. Carretera A-356, Km 39 crossing to Canillas de Aceituno.
You can also contact by email mercadoecovivero@gmail.com or by phone 689 024 020 Thank you!!!!

Services Offered/Wanted

Wanted: Galaxy J3 advice needed. Are there any techno-Digamites who can help please re my Galaxy J3? The phone has recently started to make an occasional “plop” type of sound. It only makes one single “Plop”, then absolutely nothing for a few hours. I don’t know how many times it does it during the day as I only hear it when I’m close by. There is never anything on the screen when it happens.
It’s not earth-shattering, but it’s beginning to annoy. Can anyone shed any light? Thank you. John B. Please text/ Whatsapp on 622468999.

Wanted: Gestor. Can anyone recommend a Gestor / Agent who can help or complete the paperwork for the application to become a full time resident here in Spain? Nerja area, please reply to Malcolm: malhay8@icloud.com

Energy Nordic Info Wanted: Has anyone switched their electricity supply to Energy Nordic and has it been beneficial? I get huge bills from Endesa and am unable to read the meter as the window is blurred and it says *alarm*. Lord only know what is going on. Endsesa charged me 40€ to check the equipment etc last year and says everything is ok. Please reply to Paula: paulamsenior @ gmail .com

Wanted: Work Experience. Hello, I am Ailish, I’m 19 years old and I live in the UK. I currently study English and Spanish at University and I am looking for an opportunity to come to Spain for around two weeks during the summer (late June, July or August) in order to practice my Spanish. I am looking for work experience in any industry, preferably a shop or a café where I would be able to practice speaking. (However I’m also interested in journalism and publishing). If there are any companies that could offer me short term work experience in any capacity (it need not be paid work), I would be grateful if you could get in touch with me.
Please contact Ailish via email: ailishhealy@hotmail.co.uk

Wanted: Mobile English speaking car mechanic. My 1995 Toyota RAV4 automatic is playing up and I would like a reliable mechanic to check it and tell me what’s the problem and what the cost to repair might be – I live off the MA 4111 road close to Arenas thanks Chris. Email address mjdernie@gmail.com phone no 636223215

Wanted: House sitter to look after cats from 20th to 30th May. Modern house situated in the campo 1.5 k from Competa. Phone 952030315 , 660562776 or email maddy yeo 4 @ gmail .com no spaces.

Wanted: Help with rental paperwork problem. Holiday guests at our villa have to be registered with the Guardia Civil, and I have been doing this successfully on their hospederias website for over a year. I now find that the website no longer works! I have been to the Guardia but to no avail! Can anyone shed any light on the problem as i do not want to incur a fine,  weswrighttorrox at outlook.com; Wes in Torrox

Services Offered (correction): Translator. English, Dutch/Flemish, French, German and Spanish. Do you need help for doctor or hospital appointments, police, NIE or any other spanish paperwork? I offer translating, interpreting services in the listed languages. Located in Vélez-Málaga, but can travel or supply transport if needed. Contact : axarquiahelp@gmail.com or phone Jim 686.083.765

Services Offered: Housekeeping/Cleaning. All cleans and/or housekeeping duties including changeovers, one-off or regular cleans. Terraces maintained and vacant property checks. Current keyholder. Experienced and reliable. Refs from clients available. Everything €9 an hour. All areas of Torrox covered. Please email Sara at happyhousetorrox@gmail.com

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Vaporetto 30 Steam Cleaner. Almost brand new. Cost over 100 euro and used only a couple of times. Fills with tap water. Cleans floors, curtains & upholstery. Complete with instructions. In original packaging. Email for more pics. Located in Nerja. Price 50 euros. Contact John on 633404434 or email janeevans100@gmail.com

For Sale: Stunning collection of Red Glass. Some pieces are hand blown Whitefriars glass, with labels. Others are decorative. Need to sell as a collection, not individually. More photos on request. Price – 150 euros 50% to be donated to the Cudeca Swimathon in Competa on 12th May. Contact Katherine: katherine dot paterson @ gmail dot com Competa

For Sale: LG 32LH7000 Television. Slim 32in LCD, 1,980 x 1,080 Resolution, Full HD, Digital tuner, 16:9 Aspect ratio, 4 x HDMI inputs, 1 x USB input, 2 x Scart inputs, Headphone jack, 20W speaker output, Weight 12.0kg. Includes, Mounting Stand, Full function remote control, Mains cable, Instruction manual, CD rom (Owners manual). Full specifications/more photos on request. Absolutely perfect condition/working order. 90 Euros. Buyer collects, Caleta De Velez. Stuart, Mobile; 609592766

For Sale: 4 x HP ink cartridges 301XL (2 colour, 2 Black) due to printer change. 3 in original packaging, 1 opened in error but unused. Normal price €38 each . For sale at €80 for all 4. Caleta de Velez area. Contact Ann by email bishopridley@outlook.com.

For Sale: Text books accounting, diet, baby, economics, learn Spanish, self help, painting etc. Can all be sold seperately for a small donation to AAR Axarquia animal rescue. There are more photos but didnt want to clog up Digame! Please contact me for the full list. Can meet somewhere convenient. Jacqui, Torrox costa. Tel. 625319323 whatsapp or email jacquelinekayharrison@gmail.com

For Sale: Garden Suite. Grosfillex two seater plus two chairs suite. Strong black plastic frame plus cushions in good condition.
140euros. Caz, Tele 669630678 or whats app. Velez Malaga area.

For Sale: Ladies right handed golf clubs consists of 7 irons 3-9, pitcher, sand wedge, putter and one No. 3 Wood. Also included is bag and pull along trolley. Irons are in good condition. Would suit a beginner. Buyer to collect from Puente Don Manuel. Contact no: 608613324 or email joan dot hatton@gmail.com (please close gaps and put a proper dot in). More photos available on request.

Apartment to Share in Nerja, Burriana area: Nice two furnished bedrooms apartment, 400 meters near the beach. Beautiful views of the forest, from a short distance, comfortable, terrace, swimming pool for few tenants. Wifi Fiber. 300 Euros monthly. Photos available. Pietra: pietrah@yahoo.com

Wanted, 2 items: Small trailer for quad bike and also electric concrete mixer. I’m looking for a small trailer, suitable for towing behind a quad bike – so up to 350kg and no more than about 1.2m by 1m and also an electric concrete mixer. I live in the Archez campo and will pay for delivery. Please reply with price, details and photos to James using WhatsApp on 044 777 552 9335.

Wanted: Second Hand Treadmill Required for walking exercise. Fold Away necessary. Good Condition. Will collect if suitable from Torrox/Nerja or surrounding area. Please contact with reasonable price and picture/description: Janet White on email: thewhites 1950 at live dot co dot uk (please remove spaces).

Wanted: Sander. Has anyone got a hand mouse sander (hand held sander also know as a palm sander), that they would sell to me? In Vinuella Torre de Mat area but can meet elswhere. Please email Heather: heatherandwill @ hotmail.com (no spaces). Many thanks.

Trailer Wanted, Follow Up: Rob who is interested in the Trailer, please call and leave your phone number. Thank you. Courtney 952550268, Caleta de Velez

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