DigameXtra No. 972, Tuesday, June 12th 2018

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From “the torture never stops” file: Announced today on TRE Radio. New laws have been enacted requiring websites in Spain, that wish to advertize vacation rentals, to register and submit copy to some agency. Begins this September.
I will not be doing this. So beginning July 1st no more holiday rentals will be permitted, only long term (11 month minimum) property rental listings will be accepted. Sorry.

What’s On

Jukebox Bandits at Berebere Oasis del Mar: Thursday 14th. Beautiful Chiringuito at the far end of Torre del Mar, great food. We will be playing from 2.00pm-5.00pm. To reserve a table call 615 551 000.
Mitch, mitchbanjo @ hotmail.com ; http://www.jukeboxbandits.com

Services Offered/Wanted

Wanted: Rental procedure info. Could some of you Digame guys perhaps help me? We are occasionally renting out our house – we are in the Andalucian’s Tourist Registry – and our guests are filling out a Registration Form when they rent the house. We know that we have to register them online at the local police in Torrox – but how? Could somebody please help us? Best wishes, Annette Køster
Torrox Pueblo ; logiboulevarden@gmail.com

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Glass shower door. 70cm x 185cm (with around 2 cm adjustable sides), 30 Euro, near Torrox village. Email Eline, eline@cuatrocolinas.com

For Sale: Mixed batch of tools. Tool boxes, selection of tools, petrol strimmer, drill, electric sander, blow torch, heat gun etc. €50 for the lot.(Strimmer will need servicing) Buyer collects. Torrox Campo. Please contact
David in Torrox Campo by email at: doobiehallett@gmail.com or phone 07710422979

For Sale: Tumble Dryer. Well used with a few bumps and scrapes and a bit noisy but works well. 15€, buyer collects. We are in the Canillas de Albaida area, no tracks. Telephone Rob on 00447476358433 after 10am
djandrj@googlemail.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Ikea red footstool with storage 80x60x44 excellent condition €55
-Ikea cot, base can be placed at 2 different heights, with matching bedding. Good condition. €55
-2 pairs aluminium ladders 1 mtr high 4 pieces in total can fit together to make one long ladder €25. lizmaro15a@yahoo.com Liz in Maro 646585711

For Sale, 3 items:
– Xbox 360 5 off games. 15e
-Lego 8various transformers to build. All complete. 25e
-Girls mauve bike Raleigh 10 gear. 30e
Tina, Torrox, tjparton @ hotmail.com

For Sale, 2 items:
-6 Pine chairs. 20 euros each or 100 euros for all 6.
-Pine coffee table. 134 cms x90x40. €50. Competa area near Portecheulo Centre.
Telephone 663 578 150. (Whatsapp), John, johnandmoetheridge @ yahoo.co.uk

For Sale. Ikea desk (model: Micke), chair and 2-drawer unit/bedside table. Cost likely around 120e new. Very good condition, signs of light use. Selling for 60e. Buyer collects from Velez Malaga (Calle Barrendero). Call David on 629 12 65 73 or email davidmrt@gmail.com

For Rent: A 3 bedroom townhouse to rent long term over Winter from September in central Torre del Mar, 2 streets away from the beach. It has a 50m2 roof terrace. Rent is 550 euros per month, plus bills. Please email if interested and I can send pictures and answer any questions. Juliet, Torre del Mar, casaamapola@yahoo.com

Employment Opportunities

Helping Hands Home Care are recruiting. We are looking for carers to work in the UK for a period of weeks that suit your life here. You can do your training here in Spain. Our next training event here is 16th to 20th July. If you would like to know more please contact Jayne Vale (Fuengirola) on 658521907or 00447964464654 or email jayne.vale@helpinghands.co.uk

Recommendations

Info Wanted, MRI scan: Dear Digame readers, can anyone advise me if it is possible to get a MRI scan done in the Torre Del Mar / Velez Malaga area. I do not live in Spain permanently and I am willing to pay for it. Can you also tell me how much it would cost and how long for the appointment? The scan would be for my lower back. If anyone out there has any info it would be very much appreciated. Thank you.
Please reply to Angela, Torre del Mar. Email: alcasbarra@hotmail.co.uk

Info Wanted, Hearing aids: I have been having hearing tests and scans etc for the past year at the hospital in Velez, and they seem to think I have had some sort of mini stroke that has affected my right ear only. They have now told me there is nothing medically they can do and I must go and try different hearing aids and buy one I am happy with. I wondered if anyone in Digameland has experience of buying a hearing aid and could recommend somewhere to try. Thanks, Harry.
h.george@outlook.com ; Viber & WhatsApp – 696030426, Puente Don Manuel

EHIC Cards, Solved: Thank you so much for all your advice. We have new EHIC cards on their way to us in the next 4 weeks. In case anyone else is interested in getting their cards organised, it’s easy !
Phone the UK oversea’s Pensions office. 0044 191 218 1999
When asked press 1 for overseas. You will go straight through to an operator, who was very helpful.
Give her your National Insurance Number, plus full name and address here plus DOB.
Confirm your nationality, and confirm a declaration she reads out to you.
She says they will be with us within 4 weeks. Yippeeeee!
Hope this helps, good luck. Digamextra has done it again. Thank you Nathan.
Sue, Torrox. maundfitch @ gmail.com

Pets

Billy is looking for his forever home: Billy is a small (7kg) neutered male dog. He was rescued from a very dangerous situation and has been in foster in La Axarquia while his injuries healed. He is thought to be about 5yrs old. Good with other dogs, not tested with cats yet. He is vaccinated and has a passport and is now ready for his forever home in Spain or abroad. He has a coat similar to a water dog/poodle and doesn’t moult. For further information please phone 0034 722766109 or email carichardweale@gmail.com
Many thanks, Carole, Riogordo, Malaga

Useful Links

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
Currency Converter: http://www.currency-converter.com/
Internet Speed Test: http://beta.speedtest.net/
Local Bank Holidays: http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/index.php

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