DigameXtra No. 1038, Saturday, Aug. 25th 2018

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Silks Super Weekend: We have a super weekend line up of sports, karaoke, quizzes, delicious food, super friendly hosts & special offers! We make all of our customers feel very welcome as you can see from all of our 5* reviews both on trip advisor and our Facebook. We have received for the second year running 2017 & 2018 The Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, after you visit us you will see why!
-Saturday. Again keeping with our new August line up we have our karaoke 2 from 9pm until midnight.
-Sunday. Quiz Night with free bangers and mash. 9pm
Mel & Thomas, Silks Sports Bar & Grill, Residencia Costa Del Oro Bloque 8, 29793 Torrox Andalucia Spain. FB Link

Cinema In English – August 24 to 30
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
http://www.cinesur.com/home.php?id_cine=219
-Alpha – Dir. Albert Hughes. With Kodi Smit-McPhee, Leonor Varela. Weekdays 17:50; Sat/Sun 12:10, 17:50.
-The Incredibles 2 – Dir. Brad Bird. With Holly Hunter, Craig T Ferguson. Mon/Tue/Thu 18:30.
-The latest film in the Prestige season is Borg vs McEnroe. This will be screened on Thursday 30th at 21:00.
(Thanks Doug. -Ed.)

Flip returns!: This Sunday 26th August Flip & Friends are back at Bar Los Amigos for our Sunday Night Jam Session. Everybody welcome. Free entry. You can find us opposite “Camping El Pino” in Torrox Park. FB Link

Torrox Spanish History Group: The Torrox Spanish History group meets the first Tuesday of each month in El Parquesol restaurant El Morche at 11am. Next meeting is the 4th of September.
The group has been set up so that individuals who are interested in the History of Spain can get together in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The speakers are members of the group who read and then give talks on their chosen subject.
The aim of the group is to stimulate peoples interest and understanding of the people of Spain and to gain a knowledge and understanding of Spain’s History through reading and discussion; to develop an interest in the past; to learn about significant events in Spanish History; to visit places of historical interest; archaeological sites; museums and archives and to learn about the different religions and cultures which have played a part in Spanish History.
Our Speaker for September will continue with his talks on the Romans the second talk will be on pre-islam times and the rise of Islam, beginning with the life of Muhammad as well the early history of the caliphates and there journey to the Iberian Peninsular.
We will also be discussing our trip in October to the Medina Azahara (the shinning city) which lies just outside of Cordoba. The Medina Azahara is the ruins of a vast fortified Moorish medieval palace built by Abd-ar-Rahman III (912–961) c936 the first Umayyad Caliph of Cordoba. The Medina is located just west of the city of Cordoba. It was a medieval Moorish town and the de facto capital of Al Andalus. The city included ceremonial reception halls, mosques, administrative and government offices, gardens, a mint, workshops, barracks, residences and baths. If you would like to join us then please email me on patricianerja at hotmail dot com ; Kind regards Patricia, Nerja

Tickets still available. Bus fully booked: info @ nerjahouseholdcentre.com

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Vetiver Spain: We are a Certified Supplier of Vetiver Plants and we are one of the largest producers in the EU. We have been growing Vetiver for over 8 years now. We can help you with the design of your project and show you many examples of erosion that we have experienced on our own property. On our land and in our Greenhouses we have over 1 million plants and that number is constantly growing. We can provide individual slips or more mature plants of various sizes. We have trays of plants in 18 or 24 compartment configuration. We also have plants in tall plastic pots and grow bags. View our website for examples. We can easily provide in excess of 10,000 plants per week and can arrange special pricing and delivery as needed. We also work with a number of qualified Landscaping companies to help in planting. Please contact us with any questions. UK Vetiver retailers have been supplied by us here in Spain.
-Summer Sale! Pots and trays in the greenhouses are 50% off as long as the supply lasts. These must be picked up here in Sayalonga, Spain. All slips for the month of August are 1 Euro and orders above 100 plants include free shipping on mainland Spain, Portugal, and now the UK along with free Lemongrass and Moringa seeds.
Contact us at: Email: info@vetiverspain.com or
Phone in English: 34 692 288 657
Phone in Spanish contact: Paco at 34 646 166 820

Tony Roam Removals: We are a Removals & light haulage company that have scheduled trips from UK to Torrox and back at approximately the same time every month. We can add or amend these dates if viable. We cover most of the UK and Southern Spain.
Full or part loads undertaken good prices and fully insured up to £25,000 with British Insurance. Evidence of insurance can be supplied by email on request, hard copies always carried on vans.
Your goods are handled by us only on our vans and kept in our own storage.
We live in just behind Torrox Pueblo and South Wales and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander /Portsmouth / Plymouth Ferry.
Also if you have small or large items that you might like to purchase off internet sites ie Amazon, furniture world, eBay etc. and have them delivered to our depot in the Uk collection or delivery can then be made here around Torrox area or Visa Versa.
For more information and prices please visit our website http://www.euroam.co.uk
email ; euroam@btconnect.com or tonyroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
Face book Tony Roam – WhatsApp 07973362003.

Costa del Sol Video: Special offer. 20% Discount during August. We offer a complete video/audio service. Video Tapes (All formats Inc Betacam) transferred to Dvd or Pen Drive. Cine Film ( 8mm or super 8) to Dvd or Pen Drive. Audio Cassettes/Vinyl Records to Cd or Pen Drive. Colour Slides transferred to Dvd slide show or files on cd. Video Conversion any format or Region.
Editing Service. We can now offer multiple copying of Dvd’s & Cd’s at special prices.
Video to Dvd ONLY 10 Euros per hour video (or part thereof) per tape.
Discounts available for quantity.
Free collection & delivery Nerja area.
Tel Richard 659458020 or email nerjavideo@gmail.com for a quotation.
Visit our website Home Page for further information and prices.
Presentation Video. www.costadelsolvideo.com/video

Services Available for home, garden and office: Gardening – from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, steps, etc) a speciality. Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Construction/demolition jobs – walls, fencing, guttering, tiling, terracing, etc. from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Painting and decorating interior or exterior – including repairs to bubbling/flaking paintwork. Tools all supplied, materials extra at cost – from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost.
Check my website for examples of my work www.nikofalltrades.es
Email enquiries or for more information to nikash2 at hotmail dot com or just write that email address or web address down somewhere in case you may need me in the future! I am a DigameXtra sponsor and so my contact info is available on a daily basis in the sponsors section below as well. There is also a contact form available on the website. References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain. Based in Archez but can travel anywhere in DigameXtraland. Quotations are completely free.

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale, 3 items:
-ex show house 2 seater sofa in immaculate condition, with removable covers 80 euros
-5 drawer unit, one has slight damage 20 euros
-smoked glass wall unit ps this is shown on its side. 30 euros
items located in torrox campo delivery available
tel 635057354 whatsapp also ; marktasker@aol.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Indoor/outdoor kitchen island trolley on castors. Tiled top, 4 store shelves, and racking for 6 bottles. Height 85cms, width 71 kms, depth 38 cms. Located Competa area. 22 euros
-Comfortable dressing table style stool. Freshly re-upholstered, cabriole style legs. 45cms high, 52 cms wide, 39 cms deep. 25euros.
-Antique style electric lamp, bought Nerjalamps, but never used. Max length 75 kms, min length 55 kms, width 29cms. Original purchase price 76 euros, now offered at 18 euros due to move.
Contact 0044 7974 177212 or e mail: annette dot peter dot lee@hotmail dot 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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