DigameXtra No. 1077, Thursday, Oct. 4th 2018

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O’Leary’s Gastro-pub / Irish bar / live music venue: We are now open at midday serving our amazing NEW baguette menu. We pride ourselves on the creating every single recipe and each dish in house with fresh ingredients to give you original mouth watering food. We supply 12 different varieties of cider, 7 different bottles of beer. Live music every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
-Thursday, 4th Oct., Lee Townsend, 9pm. Free!
-Thursday, 18th Oct, Richard Ray Farrell Solo Acoustic 9:30 PM – 12:30 AM. Free!
Paseo Marítimo de Ferrara 2, 29793 Torrox (Málaga), España FB Link

 

Re-scheduled Grand Opening – ‘Sendero Manantial Molino Matias’: The Town Hall of Árchez would like to invite you to the opening of the new walking route “Sendero Manantial Molino Matias” on Friday, October 5th at 11:30 am, at the beginning of the new walking route. (Starts at the end of the road next to the river, past the townhall and behind the Municipal Cemetery). At the inauguration there will be representatives of the public administration that has financed the project, the Diputación Provincial de Málaga
The Mayoress
Mª Carmen Moreno Córdoba
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2nd Ruta del arte Frigiliana 2018: This year the Art walk of Frigiliana has grown and the proposal is more extensive. If you enjoyed last year, you’ll love it this time. You will discover a wide variety of medias, techniques and styles: painting, sculpture, photography, collage, mixed media, mosaic, engraving, drawing, ceramics, live portrait and even, a large metal and movement installation. More than 50 artists from eleven different nationalities, each one with their own style and technique. To discover the treasures that each artist holds, we will put at your disposal the information brochures with a map to find the locations of the 31 exhibitions and theirs artists.Come and enjoy it! From October 5 to 7, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Information: @rutadelartefrigiliana rutadelartefrigiliana@gmail.com

Car Boot/Market: Sunday 7th October. The regular “1st Sunday of the month” Car Boot sale/market is at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 7th October 9.30am to 1.pm.
Easy to find on the A356 towards Colmenar. Drive over the bridge crossing Lake Vinuela and the car park/bar is just ahead on the right hand side. Plenty of parking.
There are always bargains galore, old and new.
-Always a good selection of D.I.Y. tools.
-Lots of local grown fruit and veg. including Mango, Limes and Figs etc.
-Homemade Jams and Marmalades and Chutneys
-Household and garden items for sale on many of the stalls
-Plants, shrubs, flowers and herbs.
-Greetings cards.
-(New) Ladies clothes and accessories.
-Large selection of paperback and hardback books
Come along and enjoy a morning browsing and picking up a few bargains at this well established monthly market, which attracts visitors from far and near. A super location. The restaurant has shaded terraces overlooking the lake and many customers sit and enjoy a coffee or a tapa and a drink and catch up with friends and acquaintances for a chat. Many even stay and choose lunch from the varied menu available. Bar is open from 9.30am serving coffee/drinks/food.
Please note: If the market has to be cancelled at short notice, due to bad weather, it will automatically be re-scheduled for the following Sunday. For further info please contact Sandy (Vinuela) on 619 471 301

Games Afternoons – Fridays: Its that time of the week again. At Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez, meeting 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, Whist and loads more. Chines is actually closed this week but they have left out some tables and chairs for us and we can get a drink etc next door at the Eclipse. 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

Local choir recruiting new members: Do you like singing? Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita. Great, friendly atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances and concerts, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals Thursdays 17.30 – 20.00 in the Casa Cultura on the main A7205 road at Viñuela village. Plenty of free parking opposite. Come along to a rehearsal and hear us and decide if you’d like to join us! For more information call 689 111 352 / 669 682 139.
From Torre Del Mar. From the shopping mall motorway Junction 272, take the A356 towards the mountains. At Junction KM38 at the end of the bridge,, turn right to Las Gómez, La Viñuela, A7205. Left at t-junction towards Viñuela. Go through the village of Las Gómez and on a right hand bend just after KM 2, you will see a new roundabout. On the left is a white single storey building where we rehearse ( La Casa Cultura) at 5.30 to 8.00. 10 mins. Drive max.
Approaching from Puente Don Manuel, take A7205 which bypasses Viñuela village and right at the end of the village at the new roundabout, you’ll see a white single storey building on the right and nearby is an earth parking area. Ring and let us know if you are coming and we will bring some spare music.
IMPORTANT the name of our choir is “Coral Coraxalia”, not to be confused with a recently established different choir called “Coral International Axarquía”

Alberto’s debut at Club Tropicana, Nerja: Fri., 5th Oct 6pm. Friday night we are joined by Nerja’s famous and very talented Alberto for his debut in Club Tropicana. Prior to this we will be serving what we believe is the best fish and chips this town has ever seen. Big bold statement I know but take our word for it and come and try it for yourselves. More the merrier and we look forward to seeing you all at Club Tropìcana for great music great food a laugh and a dance for what is the start of some exciting times to come. FB Link
 

Little Less upcoming October gigs:
-Friday 4th, Feria de Torrox Tasca Taytantos ,01:00h.
-Saturday 6th, Fiesta Privada
-Sunday 7, Festival Multicultural (Canillas de Albaida)20:00h.
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La Vaqueria in Benamargosa, Sundays: Live music and a lavish buffet of a minimum of 20 delicious home made dishes every Sunday 1pm. The beautiful garden and charming hospitality make this an ideal spot to relax on a Sunday. This week we have young Ella Ray, a local Comares girl with a totally unique style and voice…not to be missed!!  FB Link

Casa Maria, Torrox: Closed for reforms until further notice. FB Link

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Cleaning services, offered: Local to Cómpeta, Canillas de Albaida, Sayalonga and Árchez. I can provide cleaning services in these areas. Whether you live here or have a holiday home. I can also provide references regarding my quality of service. Please contact Natalie, Competa, on: hutch.2@hotmail.co.uk or call on 689 731 478.

Wanted: Handyman. I am looking for a handyman to do general DIY around the house. Putting up shelves, new toilet seat, picture hooks on walls, a little painting. Please contact: Mark 658693121 (Torrox area) markinspain1@gmail.com

Wanted: I am looking to have a weather vane made. Has anyone any knowledge or suggestions as to where I might get one made. I live in Sayalonga but am happy to widen my search. andrewsmajor53@gmail.com

Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale, 3 items:
-Rexon SM16A Bench mortice machine. 13mm Chuck, complete with 2, 1/2” bits, and one 3/8” bit. The machine is as new, having had very little use, is very stable, weighing 30kg. € 125
-Selco Neomig 1600. Professional grade MIG welding machine, complete with Gas Bottle, and Regulators. Many features, and hardly used. In as new condition. Can be tested out. € 1,500
-Record Bench Grinder. SM200 Professional grade machine, with coarse and fine wheels. 500W. Complete with guards and eye shields. €75
Contact Alan on 722338517 or email nalaqs-alan@yahoo.com Torrox/Competa road.

For Sale: A double size upholstered bed base 135cm for sale in very good condition. Can be picked up in Nerja. Price 40€. Contact Diane on Whatsapp on 666667311 for photos and information. dizja @ yahoo .com

For Sale: Collection of little pigs 30€. Brenda, La Herradura
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Campo House for long term Rental: Minimum 12 months, Los Romanes: Casa la Frontera is located a 6 minute drive to the Village of los Romanes, 3 bedrooms, large kitchen, lounge, separate toilet/bathroom, 2 terraces, 1000 sq metres of land.
The house is very private at the end of its own private track—the track is unpaved so a 4×4 may be of use in the winter. 450 euro per month.—1 month in advance and 1 month deposit including water and electricity.
Email— chicken.paul@hotmail.com ; Tel mobile 636857697 ; Paul (Torre del Mar Campo)

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