DigameXtra No. 974, Thursday, June 14th 2018

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What’s On

Boatyard Bar El Varadero, Nerja: Mentally Ska’d. 16 June, Saturday. 7pm-11. Playa El Playazo, Nerja.
https://www.facebook.com/events/225334908063385/

O’Learys Irish Bar: Paseo marítimo de ferrara Torrox Promenade.
Fun, Friendly, Family run, Irish bar!! Serving fresh homemade pub grub all day and night!
Now serving a full Irish breakfast all day long. Open 2 till late! 7 days a week.
Live Music every Friday & Saturday
-This Friday 9pm, The wonderful very popular Miss Fortune
-This Saturday, the stripped back rock talent that is Mr Aki Rocktrubadur
-This Sunday 3pm, Sax to the rhythm is back! With new tunes to complete your weekend.
Live sport including football rugby boxing. You name it we got.
Don’t forget the world cup starting this week
Special offers
Open 7 Days From 2pm Till Late
Happy Hour Every Day From 5pm Until 7pm
Buy 1 get 1 free on all local wines, beers and free mixers with all shorts!
Niamh, mrsnoleary @ gmail.com

The Phoenix Club: The Phoenix Club is off on a trip to the Saturday Street Market at Puerto Banus. You can find nearly anything under the sun at this street market. It is a great place to buy souvenirs, fresh local fruit and vegetables, spices, clothes, shoes, local handicrafts, jewelry and more.
Date? 23rd June – Price? €14.50pp Departing Algarrobo Lidl at 08.30 returning at 16.00
-The next shopping trip to Gibraltar is on Friday 6th July.
The price? €12pp (½ price for children under 12) and includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.  Time? 08.30 from Algarrobo Lidl
-Evening Trip to Almunecar Fireworks on Wednesday 15th August. Price €12pp includes drivers gratuity. Depart Torre del Mar bus Station at 18.00 with pick ups at Algarrobo Lidl, BP Garage and Maro.
For more information on this trip or any of our trips or events Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk.

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.
Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Web: www.lux-mundi.org
EVENT CANCELLED – Monday June 18th – Art Appreciation Group
Coming Excursions

Exhibition in Galeria Luz de la Vida: Contact on poster.

Art Exhibition by Jill Carrott: Torrox Costa. jillcarrott @ msn.com

Barbara Show: Restaurante Venta El Cortijo in Frigiliana on Friday 15th June. She’s back! The star of the stage. The vamp of Vegas. The Queen of dry white wine. If you’ve never seen Barbara Minelli before, you’re in for an unmissable treat. If you have, then welcome back to the Barbara Show. This time She’s back with new songs, sequins and earrings. She’ll still blow your socks off with her amazing live renditions of all the well known songs plus a load of new material she will be previewing at Restaurante Venta El Cortijo in Frigiliana on Friday 15th June.
The show starts at 8pm and it’s s free entry. Treat yourself to an amazing meal off the delicious menu, sit back and enjoy the view and be entertained by the fabulous BARBARA MINELLI. More details are on the poster. Buckle up and enjoy the ride.

Services Offered/Wanted

Service Wanted: Has anyone any personal experience or recommendations for installers of artificial grass? We need ours replaced and require proper preparation of the surface before installing the new product. We would appreciate help from a satisfied customer by phone or email. Thank you. Paul Usher Telephone 952 55 32 53  ; paul.usher@tiscali.co.uk Competa

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Samsung J5. We have for sale a gold Samsung galaxy j5​ phone in excellent condition with little use. Cannot remember if it is a 16 or 8 gb? Storage can obviously can be upgraded to 125 with micro card.
65€. Don Almayate. 695539537 whatsapp. dcmc21@gmail.com

For Sale:Swimming pool cover roller. Ever wondered if solar pool covers really work? Well they do, really make a difference to the temperature and length of use. Here’s an opportunity to try cheaply. We have upgraded our pool roller to an automatic one and the old one is for sale, in good condition. Fits up to a 4m pool/cover. Very cheap at 40 euros so no offers. Straps not included. We can also recommend where you can buy very good value covers. Buyer collects and it is not telescopic, though we may have a contact for a ‘man and a van’ to move it for you.
Margaret, Benajarafe, ron_margaret at hotmail. co .uk, 690 076585

For Sale: Peugeot 306 cabrio. Spanish plates new iTV €1850,00 Henk, La Vinuela; hburgt@live.nl

For Sale: Galvanised steel trailer, Reduced price! Length 2m x width 1.23m. Overall length including tow bar & hitch 2.9m. Metal floor, hinged and removable tailgate, removable ladder bar, excellent tyres, GVW 500kg. Requires new electrics. No paperwork hence the price of 25 euros
Buyer to collect, Archez. Contact peter.slater @ hotmail .co .uk (no spaces)

For Sale: Ford Mondeo TCI 1997cc year 2000 116,000 miles. Automatic transmission ITV to May 2019. New rear tyres, recently gassed aircon, New aircon pulleys and belts, drives very well. Call for pics.
Michael, Tel 620118879. Torrox Costa. 1500€ neg.

For Sale: Travel Cot/portable high chair. Travel cot good condition, easily collapsed removable cover for mattress, mosquito net, luvly bright colours. 45€. Portable high chair fits on to any table, collapses and has carrying bag. 20 euros. Email for more pics. Please ring or what’s app 669630678.  Or email raycazed@gmail.com for more information and more pictures.
Caz, Arenas area can deliver

For Sale: Complete TV setup. 32” Samsung flat screen TV with 2 HDMI sockets Technomate Digital tv box to receive all your favourite channels & programmes. 70cm Sat Dish with LMB & bracket plus cable. Plus black glass TV stand. The whole set complete. Selling due to moving house. 150€. Phone Peter 677322169 Or email maundfitch@gmail.com.

Recommendations

MRI info, thanks: Thank you to all who replied to my MRI request, there are too many to thank individually.  Angela, alcasbarra @ hotmail.co.uk, Torre del Mar

A Big Thank You: to whoever the kind person is that found my passport and made sure it reached the Police station in Torrox Pueblo. I lost it in Torrox Costa whilst shopping on Saturday and did not think I would see it again!
Many thanks, Pam, Torrox, pamhalmstad @ gmail.com

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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