DigameXtra No. 1040, Tuesday, Aug. 28th 2018

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Silks Sports Bar and Grill: 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! Karaoke Night Every Friday. Sunday Quiz Night. Sports on 5 big screens. Meals and snacks. FB Link Residencia Costa del Oro, Bloque 8, Torrox Costa.  See menu below.

Lazy Sunday Lunch at Finca Las Sierras in Cómpeta: Join us for a € 27,50 4-course lazy Sunday lunch.
We will be preparing a variety of culinary dishes. Tapas and welcome Cava from the house. Menu starts at 14:00. Reservations only (max. 24 couverts). Please make a reservation through info@fincalassierras.com or ring/Whatsapp on 603430559 with your name and a mobile contact number. Or just call now to book your table: +34 6 0343 0559
For directions: where the A-7206 meets the A-7207 take the road next to the bronze ‘horse and man’ statue and follow it for 800 meters.
Thanks, and if you have any questions please let us know, we hope to see you at our Finca, Wilco & Manon

Singers Welcome: The new Competa Choir, lead by Tom Robinson, will be starting the new season on 3rd September. We are looking for more singers to take part in two events later in the year. If you are interested in singing, but are not sure, come along to our rehearsals and see what you think. You do not have to be able to read music, just a love of singing is all you need.
We meet every Monday at 2.30pm to 4.30pm at the Salon de Actos under the town hall in Competa. All nationalities welcome. Come along and give it a try. For more details contact Greg Starr on gregstarr4 at Hotmail dot com. I look forward to hearing from you.

Services Wanted/Offered

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Reliable and trustworthy home and pet sitter: Covering the Axarquía area. 2018 quickly filling up and bookings already coming in for 2019. Don’t delay – please check out my reviews and recommendations and get in touch on Facebook or by email casacontentacompeta@gmail.com. Thank you DigameXtra! Paul. FB Link

Auto air conditioning: I have been providing advice, service and repair of motor vehicle air conditioning systems since 1998. Due to a big increase in gas price I can only hold the 35€ re gas charge until my current stock of gas runs out, after witch to cost will be 40€ up to 600g of gas and then 3€ per 100g thereafter. (On average it takes 600g for a re gas).
I am happy to provide you with a free of charge air conditioning health check.
At the same time as your system re gas I can also polish your dull and crusty headlights.
I am located on the Torrox to Competa road just by the Pavo Real Bar or if you prefer a mobile service is available, (please enquire for the cost of this service).
You can ring Chris on 649 307 966 e-mail chris@cpaircon.com or go to www.cpaircon.com

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Green mat measuring 72 in x 26 in. 10 euros o.n.o.
Puente don manuel area.
shirley romero 21 at hotmail dot com

Sale at TAIL Shops: Come down to the TAIL Charity shops for
end of season two for one Sale All clothes shoes bags Cheapest item FREE
TAIL SHOP 1= el Faro Torrox costa
TAIL Shop 2 = opposite Mercadona Torrox Costa
Plus A great selection of clean mattresses and frames Sofas Furniture Great prices At TAIL Shop 2
Jackie Mann jackie_genesis@hotmail.com

For Sale, two items:
-Ikea Sofa bed, white, only ever used for one week when grand children visited. Price €70.
-black wooden display cabinet, glass doors and shelfs, internal lights. €30
location Canillas Albiada. Buyer collect.
Phone Robert 647571188 ; rob8john at gmail.com

For Sale, 3 items:
-Men’s Mountain Bike Rockrider size M 26″ bought from Decathalon rarely used, 70 euros
-4 Iron Chairs, 40 euros
-Cover for Bombona (Gas Bottle), 50 euros
Buyer to pick up from Benajarafe Costa
Contact: relayer22@hotmail.com Daniel

For Sale, 2 items:
-Classical guitar, model ‘Caballero 8’ by Manuel Rodriguez. Excellent condition. New set of Knoblock ‘Double Silver’ strings just fitted. Used for about one year. Reason for sale: upgraded to a professional quality instrument. Supplied with Sonora rigid case. Originally cost €150 plus €70 for the case. Will accept €135 ono for both.
-3/4 size children’s classical guitar (Prince model Y10), suitable for age 6 to 11 years,  €10.
Contact Margaret or John on 650-044-102 / 952 53 9404
email: johngosling@realneedsoftware.co.uk.

For Sale: Mobility scooter. Getting around with this mobility scooter offers people with mobility problems, new perspectives and possibilities. In good technical and optical condition, it’s easy to take apart and transport in any car. Quick and easy assembled, you are ready for shopping, sightseeing or traveling. It’s even allowed to take on the plane. Location: Arenas, but we can meet on the coast.Price 400,00 €
Contact: Bernd 608517661 or
perfect (dot) alarm (at) perfect (-) alarm.com

Wanted: Under worktop fridge. We are looking to buy a small fridge, the kind that could fit under a kitchen worktop. Please contact Jules at jplumptondye@yahoo.co.uk or 698227800 if you have one you’d like to sell. Based in Nerja/Frigiliana but frequently travel to Velez and La Herradura.

Wanted to Rent: Hello DigameXtra, does any reader offer or recommend another who will rent a single room/flat in Nerja from 15 Oct to 1 Nov ’18. One quiet person, non-smoker, no pets. All replies will be answered. Thanks.
Tony Pulle, Nerja/UK/DE ; sjc2714@gmail.com


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