DigameXtra No. 1018, Friday, Aug. 3rd 2018

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Silks Weekend:
-Friday Karaoke, special tribute. Ok so kicking off Friday night with our infamous karaoke – however this weeks karaoke is dedicated to our Major Bill- all staff & customers who would like to join in will end the night singing a tribute of “American trilogy” which was Bills song for us.
-Saturday Afternoon Cocktails. Join us from 2pm to 5pm where we will be enjoying half price cocktails (while stocks last!!!)  Following cocktails our infamous karaoke has now been extended to Saturday night due to popular demand!! Starting at 9pm
-Don’t forget our Silks Amazing Steak Sunday 2 x main menu steaks with a bottle of house wine or 2 beers for 25€ proving to be a popular addition to our weekly line up!!!
-Sunday Night is Silks SMARTICUS Quiz Night!! (No more “Roman” around on a Torrox Sunday). Our brilliant quiz starts at 9pm every Sunday serving free bangers & mash tapas in true Brit style.
-Tickets still available for our Honky Tonk Cats live band action & Buffett on the 8th September don’t miss their first ever performance exclusively to Silks on the Torrox Costa!!
SILKS your only place to watch amazing BIG live bands & ALL your sporting events!!! (5 screens & outstanding sound system!)
Mel & Thomas, Silks Sports Bar & Grill
Residencia Costa Del Oro Bloque 8, 29793 Torrox Andalucia Spain.
Mobile 602499754

Day Trips:
-Ceuta on the 18th of August.  The price is 65€ per person and includes the coach from and to Torrox, fast-ferry Algeciras to Ceuta and back and 90 minutes guided tour (local guide and coach included) in Ceuta. Itinerary:  Leave Torrox about 5.00 am for Algeciras making several pick ups on the way and one comfort stop. We leave Algeciras on the ferry at 9.30 and we need to be in Algeciras 1/2 hour before departure. – We will arrive at Ceuta at about 10.30 – Have a guided tour by bus for about 1.30 hours. – The rest of the day is free time until about 5.00 pm when we  board the ferry which will leave at 5.30 pm – Arrive in Algeciras at 6.30 and board the bus – Arrive in Torrox between 9.00 and 10.00 pm depending on where you will be dropped off. The return journey also includes a comfort stop.  Free Time note: Depending on the number of people going, the weather conditions and also people’s preferences there are a number of possibilities such as a boat trip, the Arabic baths, etc. However everyone will be given a map of the town with a list of possible places to visit.
-24th of August, we are watching the flamenco show “Falemcolorquiano” in Los Jardines del Generalife in Granada. This is a flamenco show by the Ballete Flamenco de Andalucia during July and August. It is based on poems, songs, etc. of  poet Federico García Lorca. We depart from Torrox in the evening for Granada. We have a break for a snack at the Nevada shopping Center and then bus to the show in the Alhambra, which starts at 22.00 pm. After we will return to Torrox. Price is 33€ per person and includes tickets for the show and bus trip. We ask people if they could pay for the tickets 2 weeks before the trip date as we need to make several payments up front.
Rosario, charini200 @ hotmail.com

El Varadero – Boatyard Bar Nerja:
-Friday, Denice Daley (from Flashtime), 6-9pm
-Sunday, Soul Note Motown Show, 3-6pm, €5. This sunday 5th August these awesome guys are back, full menu available and free parking. Please book your tables to avoid disappointment. Either through facebook or tel: 722364492 FB Link

Services Wanted/Offered

Wanted Wasp nest removal: Does anybody know of a wasp nest removal person, preferably English speaking. We are in Canillas de Albaida at the end of August. Email Bill: bill ceramic bsc at bt internet dot com.

Ride Offered: Driving to west London on the 10th of August in a big van and can take one person or goods to UK. If you are interested Call or email David +44 7947213409 pankaudavid@gmail.com ; based in Archez

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Nokia handset, no charger. Mark in Algarrobo. WhatsApp 0044 7551 442170 or email: markinspain1@gmail.com €10

For Sale, 3 items:
-Brass effect Up-light. 15 euro. Buyer collects.
-Corner Shelf unit. Metal frame with wood shelves. 166 cm high x 60 cm wide. 12 euro. Buyer collects.
-Hoover. Usefa ‘Mini Mousey’ 1400 watts. With attachments and spare bags. 20 euro. Can arrange to meet buyer either on the coast between Velez/Torre and Algarrobo, or inland in the Competa/Canillas de Albaida area.
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: Single metal (wooden slatted) bed frame 190cm x 80cm in good clean condition includes mattress which has been hardly used. Bargain at 25 euros. Puente don Manuel, Sue, email: sueabrown @ hotmail . com (no spaces) or tel. 07891952777.

For Sale: Mirror 30€ ; 1.30 meter wide x 1.00 meter high. Buyer collects, Nerja Burriana.
Contact Anders on anders.sodergren@gmail.com

For Sale: Car Boot Bonanza, I am selling this quite valuable car boot stuff only as a lot. Includes everything on the pic. Example: Nintendo, Sony Playstation 2, XBox 360, Printer/Scanner/Fax (4x), Lamp shades, Squash rackets…and so on. 120€ Ono. Algarrobo Campo or can meet Lidl Algarrobo if full price is met. Christoph +34 722655526 (WhatsApp), hczahn (at) gmail.com

Wanted: UK registered 4×4 with or without MOT. All things considered. I live near Velez Malaga. Happy to travel for right vehicle.
Email john price 752 at Hotmail dot com ; WhatsApp or call on +44 7775 605092


Painting of Archez from local bar: If anyone has bought a small painting of Archez from the bridge with the old palm tree from a local bar in Canillas by Mitch France could they please contact him on mitchbanjo@hotmail.com or call 616 891 473 (whatsapp too). Thanks, Mitch (Competa)

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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