DigameXtra No. 1009, Tuesday, July 24th 2018

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What’s on at Silks: Do you have a special day coming up soon? Why not have a Silks Party!!! Excellent rates free cake & bubbly contact us on Facebook for details You can even have your very own karaoke themed Silks party!!
-Don’t forget at Silks our famous Karaoke & disco night every Friday from 9pm.
-The Fight! This Saturday at Silks Whyte vs Parker live coverage for all the action including the undercard fights 7pm (6pm uk time) until finish. If you are joining us later on don’t miss the main event! We have 2 very special guest burgers in our menu for the fight, why not try one!  Parker Burger vs Whyte Burger, #1 St George’s Burger (Parker Burger) 100% beef topped with red peppers, white & red onions served in a brioche bun with crispy romaine lettuce, tomato & gherkin. #2 New Zealand Burger (Whyte Burger) 100% beef topped with blue cheese and slices of Kiwi on the side. Served in brioche bun with crispy romaine lettuce, tomato & gherkin. Both guest burgers are served with homemade coleslaw and hand cut skin on fries.
Come and try our signature dish fajitas or any or our burgers or steaks!! THE best on Torrox Costa.
See everyone at Silks THE only place in Torrox to watch ALL of your sporting events & coverage 5 screens (incl 100 inch) and amazing sound system! Mel & Thomas Silks Sports Bar & Grill Residencia Costa Del Oro Bloque 8, 29793 Torrox Andalucia Spain. 07366 108466
(English mobile no) ; melfreimanis@icloud.com

Zumba Fitness Classes – Competa: Get yourself beach fit and bikini ready…. come and join us and get fit with Zumba. Classes are great fun, lively and suitable for all ages and fitness levels – just go at your own pace. If you love music and dancing, come along and give it a try. Just bring a towel, plenty of water and be ready to sweat and smile! Morning classes every Tuesday and Friday at 11am and evening classes, every Monday and Wednesday at 8pm. No monthly membership fees, only 3 euros per class – pay as you go. Classes held in the Pabellon (large indoor sports hall – next to the indoor swimming pool & post office) in Competa. For more information, contact Nicola on 657 149 284 or email zumbawithnicola @ gmail.com

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.  Web: www.lux-mundi.org
Please note that in July the Centre is open mornings only Monday – Friday 10.00 – 13.00.
-Every Wednesday – Art & Craft Group. Join friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The Art group meet and help each other with various forms of art, water colours, pastels etc. The craft group are currently making cards in various styles including Iris paper folding and Zentangle. Time 10.00 – 13.00 at the Centre.
-July, Thursday 26th & Friday 27th. The Centre will be closed for the Torre del Mar Feria.
-Wednesday August 15th – Excursion to Almuñecar Fireworks. Please come and join friends of Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar for the spectacular fireworks display. You will travel by coach to join in the festivities in honour of the Virgen de la Antigua (Virgen of the Old). She will be carried in a procession from the Church of the Incarnation through the streets to the beach of San Cristobal, where many boats are waiting at sea to accompany the image to the Playa Puerta del Mar. There then follows a fantastic firework display, set to music, against a backdrop of San Miguel Castle and the Holy Rock. Ticket price 12 Euros available at the Centre. Departure times: Viñuela (Football pitch) 18.00, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 18.15, Caleta (Opposite Vets) 18.25, Algarrobo (Lidl) 18.30.
For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org .Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.

Services Wanted/Offered

Home and pet sitting service in Axarquía: I am a reliable and experienced home and pet sitter based in Cómpeta. New to the area so have lots of availability at the moment. I am very comfortable with animals and have looked after properties in both the UK and Spain including farms and larger homes in the campo. References available upon request. Please visit my Facebook page for further info and full list of services, @casacontentacompeta or email me directly at casacontentacompeta@gmail.com with any questions. Gracias, Paul!

Wanted, Eradication of Pests: I live on the Campo and despite having very close and sealed fitting doors and windows I get Millipedes into my house, they have a very nasty bite and on four occasions I have had to have medical treatment, they are very difficult to catch and kill. Does anybody know of a person or organization that can deal with these pests. Frigiliana/ Nerja or anywhere in this area. Contact Micheal on mikestevenitt@gmail.com

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Immediate Sale: Fiat Punto Evo 2012, 1.3 diesel, 73000 klm, white, rear parking sensors, sat nav, 2 owners, serviced in May, itv 2020, taxed. €5250. Stuart,  Nerja, tel 642989563 or +447880717656 email stuartejj@icloud.com

For Sale, 3 dresses: Pocapecunia, the charity shop in Calle Bellavista 6 in Nerja, open Mon-Sat. 10am-1.30pm, sells 3 dresses.
-Light pink, made in Italy, €4.50, large
-White dress, new, Esmara, €5.50. Size 12-14
-Whie cream colour, €4.50. Medium
Nicole, neppobrouwers @ yahoo.ca

For Sale, 3 items:
-Sofa Bed. 4 ft 9 in x 6 ft with fitted cover and cushions. Good condition. 50 euro. Buyer collects.
-Fridge Freezer. (Endesa). 185 cm tall x 59 cm wide. Good condition. 50 euro. Buyer collects.
-Coffee Table. Two drawers. Glass top, with one tiny chip, hence only 25 euro. Buyer collects.
Above items available near Velez Malaga.
Contact Keith via email: keithrocksue at gmail dot com
Or call or What’s App me on 693 107 206

For Sale, 3 items:
-1 x packet of 10 Oreck XL Hoover Bags 10 euros.
-1 x Handheld Dyson with crevice tool charger and wall attachment. 99 Euros.
-Pack of 12 ABC Power Adapter Chargers BNIB 10 euros each. Fiona.
fi@fionacole.com 07850 741251. Torrox Campo above BP.

For Sale, 3 items:
-cupboard with 2 doors, 100 w x 110 h x 30 d, 30 €
-shelf, 2 drawers, restored, 85 h x 90 w x 20 d. 35 €
-coffeetable, 100 x 50 x 44. € 25
Edwin, Competa. boegero at gmx dot de

For Sale, 2 items:
-Casio Wk7600 Workstation Keyboard, in excellent condition, offers powerful and extensive features. 290€.
-Double Stroller for twins, S-Twinner Casual Play, extremely practical with 2 multiple positions car seats. 200€.
Nerja, Ann Laure 617792624 ; ln2chrx@outlook.fr

For Sale, 2 items: Bicycles
-Gents Falcon Tensor, silver. 23.5 inch frame, 22 inch wheels, 21 speed shimano sis gears. Comes with led flashing lights and security lock.
-Ladies Falcon Bali, blue and white. 20.5 inch frame, 22 inch wheels, 15 speed shimano sis gears. Comes with fitted side stand and safety helmet.
Both in good condition. 90 euros the pair or 55 euros each. Torrox Park. Maggie.
Tel: 952 967 547 or 0044 7890236395 email: silwoodmg@yahoo.co.uk

For Sale, 2 items:
-Lightweight folding picnic table – €20.
-Decathlon 4.2 (4 man tent). Used a few times then the kids got bored of camping! This tent retails at €129 in Decathlon so, it’s a good deal at €50.
Call Garry on 682672400, Competa area. eiregabra@yahoo.co.uk

Wanted: Have Hive need bees. Any offers. Torrox Campo.
Margaret: mbatt at email4us dot com

Wanted: Vinyl Records. I’m looking to buy vinyl records. The genres I’m interested in buying are as follows. Punk, Ska, indie, Rock, Soul, funk, disco, Jazz, 60’s-00’s. Sorry I’m not interested in the following genres. Easy listening, opera, country and western, big band etc. I’m based in Frigiliana but will travel to see any collection that interests me, please contact me via telephone or email. 0034637580051 stokehaggis66@hotmail.com

SOLD: IKEA Black chest of drawers 30 euros. Canillas de Albaida. Maggie, maggiegardner47@gmail.com


Are your plants dying? Hi, have any readers experienced losing potted plants recently, I.e dying ? Well this ugly beast maybe the culprit. Having recently had three tubs of flowers , carefully watered etc die I emptied one tub and found three or four of these creatures. On digging deep into the others I found the earth was infested with young ones. From what I can gather from Google they are either the grub/ larvae of the rhinoceros beetle or something else which apparently lives on roots !! Perhaps someone may have some more information regarding them. Strangely though they were all in bagged earth purchased from a garden center. The ‘thing’ is approximately two to two and a half inches long and as thick as a man’s small finger. Any answers please. David ,Caleta, 625266792.

Contacting Seprona: Can anyone advise me how to report animal cruelty to Seprona? I live in the UK but have a house in the Vinuela area and visit on a regular basis. However I do not speak much Spanish. Any advice would be greatly appreciated by myself and the dogs affected. Kevin. sales@aossupplies.co.uk

English Spanish Interchange: We are looking for someone interested in an interchange of conversation. Your English for our Spanish. Once or twice per week, in Torrox Costa or El Morche. In addition we want to contact with Sean and his wife, because we lost the phone number, some time ago, we meet them in this exchange conversations. So if you want improve your Spanish and expend a wee time in a funny conversation, please send an email to miguel_cubiles @ hotmail.com  or a whatsapp to 657328860. Thanks for your time. Miguel.

Electricity Fraud: Over the last 18 months or so, a number of my clients have had extortionate bills from a certain electricity supplier as a result of “fraud”. In each and every case a technician has made a report stating that a “shunt” has been added to the meter to bypass the counter and “steal” electricity. I have successfully reclaimed a number of these and am on a mission to ensure the culprit is found – on all the Reports I have seen so far it is the same engineer and almost identical wording! If anyone has had a similar experience please get in touch with me. The area is ostensibly Competa but any area would be interesting.
Nathalie Brooks, Lakinka Communications
lakinka@hotmail dot co dot uk

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