DigameXtra No. 987, Thursday, June 28th 2018

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The Phoenix Club:
-Trip to Gibraltar 6th July 2018 – The Phoenix Club are off on their next shopping trip to Gibraltar on Friday 6th July. A few seats available and children ride for ½ price. The price? €12pp includes a €1 gratuity for the driver.
-A visit to Benalmadena is planned on the 12th July. Plenty to see and do, take the cable car up the mountain, pick up a bargain or three at the local morning market, have a tasty fish ‘n chips lunch at the Halfway Inn, or people watch down at the Marina. How much? €12.50pp which includes a gratuity for the driver. Departs Algarrobo Lidl at 0900.
-Come and join us at for a fantastic evening trip to the annual Almunecar Fireworks on Wednesday 15th August. Price €12pp includes drivers gratuity. Bring 10 friends and come for €1! Returning at half past midnight.
-Join us in celebrating our 9th Birthday Dinner Dance at Maro Caves on the 29th September at 7 for 7.30. The price of €32pp includes a canapes and drinks on arrival and a 3 course meal with wine. Transport is also available at €5pp with pick ups all along the coast. Dress is smart casual. Come and dance the night away. Bring 10 friends and pay €5 but transport is extra.
-Our October mini break this year is to the Hanging City of Cuenca, Logrono and Avila in the north of Spain. Dates? 17th – 21st October 5 days, 4 nights. Price? €350pp based on 2 sharing. Deposit of €75pp is payable on booking and is non refundable. This includes, coach fare, B&B accommodation, Guides in Cuenca and Salamanca and the drivers gratuity.
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.

Baroque Music: Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden. There’s always something new to see at Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden – all that you missed last time together with the latest additions!
Open this Sunday from 10-4. Come and see our diverse range of sculptures from many international artists, relax in the shade of the lush tropical garden with the spectacular views of the Valle Tropical and feast your ears on live Baroque music, courtesy of The Chamber Players.
Only 20 minutes north of Almuñécar, directions at: www.kittyharri.com
Nick, nick @ kittyharri.com ; Jete, Granada, 609 706 210

Friday Afternoon Games at Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez: After a while of not advertising our Games. I thought I would just remind all our members out there in Digamextra land that we close for the Summer soon. Our last meeting will be the second Friday in July – 13th and we will be back the first Friday in September – 7th. so pop it into your diaries Peeps. Still meeting at Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez, every Friday from 11.30am onwards. Do come along and join us…we would love to meet you all Ladies and Gents
We Play Scrabble, Crib, Rummykub, Mah Jong and loads more. Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with us
Chine’s do a great mix of Snacks and meals or you can join us for lunch..
You don’t have to commit to come every week – just a casual get together of like minded friends and if you have a game to bring – even better.
For details email madpip @ hotmail .co.uk

O’Leary’s Irish Bar: Torrox Paseo. Live Music This Weekend!
-Friday night, live, the one and only Lee Townsend. You won’t believe how brilliant he is. One of the best and talented musicians I have ever seen Ed Sheeran to a tee. You will not be disappointed.
-Saturday night, live, Sax to the Rhythm, 9pm
https://www.facebook.com/OLearys-Irish-Bar-524339984619360/

J.J. Sprondel Band:
-Saturday 7 at the Pulpop Festival of Roquetas de Mar
-Saturday 14 at the Ojeando-Festival Ojén de Ojén
https://www.facebook.com/jjsprondel/

Denice Daley live: Thursday 28 June, 22:30, Cochran’s Irish Pub, Nerja. We have news! This Thursday we will have Denice , and the novelty is that the concert will start at the TERRACE and will end at the PUB. Is not it great? The first pass with an al fresco cocktail, and then the Pub to change the atmosphere and start dancing! Starting at 22.30 in our TERRACE. Do not miss!
https://www.facebook.com/cochransirishpub/

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

Correction: Posted yesterday with wrong price. (Sorry, appears to be my typo.-Ed) Should have read:
-Two matching stainless steel indoor/outdoor kitchen units with shelves and plumbing to the sink. Never used – perfect for an outdoor kitchen. Depth 65cm, width 136cm (sink unit) 65cms (square unit), height 90cms, 150 euros for the pair.
email heather and will @ hotmail dot com (no spaces) tel 628306371 Vinuela area.

For Sale, 3 items:
-Free Windsurfer. Bic Lambada windsurfer c 1970 with boom, 2 masts, 2 sails and all bits. Board is 340 cm long and 200 litre volume. Could be used as a paddle board. Has been stored in garden so condition uncertain. Hence free to collect.
-Trouser Press Morphy Richards. 35 €
-Electric Hostess Trolley. 35 €
Torrox – Competa Road km 12. Contact Alan
Email: ajprangley at aol dot com ; phone: 951 242239 / 606 422981

Wanted: Dust extraction system. Looking for a pretty heavy duty workshop dust extraction/filter system that will handle stone and wood dust. Nick, Jete, keelsway @ yahoo.co.uk ; 609 706 210

Wanted: Urgent. Anyone out there have a mooring to rent for a boat 12×4? Would be needed for approximately 3months to 1year. Will consider any marina from Estepona to Motril. Please contact Joseph in Benajarafe.
WhatsApp or call 681 359 322 ; barbarafuentes007 @ gmail.com

Wanted: Wire dog crate, for a medium sized dog, approximately 74 long x 53 wide x 63 high.
Please phone Rita 679111371 if you have one you want to sell. Many thanks. Torrox Costa, but can travel.

Pets

AAR appeal for foster carers for abandoned pups: 4 of the Colmenar 5 pups have been successfully rescued. Hoping to get number 5 today. We urgently need foster homes for these pups. If you can help please contact: TracyDella at axarquia-rescue@hotmail.com

Video: Meet Poncho, the Madrid police dog who performs CPR
https://www.thelocal.es/20180627/video-meet-poncho-the-madrid-police-dog-who-saves-lives-with-cpr

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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