DigameXtra No. 1113, Friday, Nov. 9th 2018

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Casa Magel B&B, November special: Complimentary bubbly on arrival. 2 nights B&B choice of continental or English breakfast. 1 night 3-course meal with wine for 2 sharing a double room. 100€. Maybe possible to get tickets for Caminito Del Rey El Chorro if you book early. This is a good time to visit the wolf park 15 mins away as the wolves are more visible as the weather cools and they do full moon howling at night. Pop into Convento Magdalena next door and soak up the peaceful atmosphere with a nice glass of wine. Many nice walks all around, our little Roman town is a 15-minute walk away, with a very nice museum, good tapas bars. So much to do and see and then relax by the pool while our chef cooks you a delicious meal. We have a limited honesty bar or bring your own drinks. Full kitchen facilities for guest use. Terrace & BBQ. Pretty Gardens, lovely pool, yummy food, great hosts, fantastic views. Who could ask for anything more for 100€ for 2?
Please contact casamagel@yahoo.com website http://www.casamagel.com

Correction:  The Nerja Players: November 20th – The Rude Mechanicals – You can now reserve your tickets online. reserve your tickets online — The Bard to be a bundle of laughs, but director, Joan Tarver, promises a hilarious experience with her adaptation of scenes from Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. A victorious Theseus is about to marry Hippolyta, defeated Queen of the Amazons. Feisty fairies bicker and plot and cause no end of trouble for the Rude Mechanicals – this band of singularly untalented amateurs – as they rehearse a play they hope to perform to celebrate the forth coming nuptials. Will rival factions reconcile their differences? Can Bottom the Weaver succeed in his bid for stardom? Come and enjoy the fun and frolics.

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Artsenal concert: Are you in Malaga on Saturday? take the opportunity to visit a place full of art! Exhibitions of painting, sculpture, crafts and starting at 4pm the concert of Dana & Gianni in the beautiful and sunny terrace, where you can also sip a drink. Artsenal Muelle 1, in the port of Malaga. We are waiting for you!

Banjo George & Friends: A change to our regular evening, this Saturday 10 November at 8.00 in Nico’s Paradise, Banjo George & Friends will be playing all your favourites, skiffle, country, rock ‘n roll and more on the Paseo Maritimo, Torrox Costa between the Lighthouse and the children’s playground. Submitted by: kate howe15 @ hotmail .com

The Phoenix Club:
-Christmas Lights in Seville – 15/16th December. We have one double room unexpectedly available for the trip to Seville on the 15th/16th December. The price is 100 € per person. First come, first served.
-Mrs Miggins Home Bake Sale of Christmas Cakes, Christmas puds, mince pies, lemon drizzle, malt loaf, proper Cornish pasties, sausage rolls, curries, apple pies, steak pies and chicken & leek pies and lots more –Date 11th December & Doors open 12 noon at our meeting place in Torre del Mar
-Casariche Sunday Market – a traditional market, very different to ours on the coast. You can buy many different things here from sausages to settees, from fresh herbs and dried fruit to material and fripperies! Date? 18th November & Price €14.50pp
-Gibraltar Friday 30th November (Christmas trip) Price? €12pp and includes the Driver’s gratuity. Pick ups A1 Garden Centre, Torre del Mar bus station and Algarrobo Lidl at 08.30 with a comfort break at San Pedro
-Malaga Christmas Lights – Evening trip Date? 21st December & Price? €8pp Depart Algarrobo Lidl at 17.00 with a pick up at Torre del Mar bus station
-We have a selection of 2019 diaries and calendars for sale every Tuesday from 2€, make ideal Christmas presents or stocking fillers, pop in and buy one! Also a great selection of books and DVDs at a bargain price of 2 for 1€.
For more detailed information on any trip contact Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk.  The Phoenix club is a registered charitable association raising funds for 2 local charities and SSAFA in the UK. We meet every tuesday between 12 and 2 at Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar and you can book or pay from 12.15 onwards. The bar is just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe. Do pop in and meet us.

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Yoga Workshops in Competa 9-11 Nov: There are still a few places for the yoga workshops in Competa this weekend by Magnus Ringberg.
Also private treatments can be booked. The workshops are at Competa Yoga. Please see prices and time table on the flyer.
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Items For Sale / Wanted

Free dvd player/ recorder: I have a Panasonic DMR-EX773EB dvd player. Free to anyone who will collect it. It plays dvds, records and archives TV programmes. It can also burn recordings to dvds. It has been sitting in a drawer for a couple of years as we no longer need it ( We now have an internet tv package with catchup and record). If interested please email me at:
jon108 @ hotmail. co. uk ( no spaces) Torrox Costa.

For Sale: Fold up bed. Little used. Suitable for child or light weight teenager. Mattress no marks or stains. 20 euros. Email for more pics. La Vinuela. But will meet up if necessary. Georgina, Whatapp. Or mobile. 664 867 353. cgbrasier@gmail.com.

For Sale: Tpv cash register, with printer, keyboard, monitor 15″ ideal for bar/restaurant, €450
contact nicola Torrox, tel 631962869 whatsapp or email nicolahazelgrove@gmail.com for more info.

For Sale: Kenwood Multipro food mixer. Lots of accessories. Instruction manual. As new condition. Absolute bargain at 50 euros. All proceeds going to CAS (CoSta Animal Society). Nerja. Contact maydelaney14@hotmail.com

For Sale, 3 Electric Radiators:
-Holmes 1kW, adjustable setting and thermostat: 10€
-DeLonghi 1.5kW, 2 settings and thermostat: 15€
-Equation 1.2kW/2kW, programmable with electronic timer and thermostat, 25€
Available from Saturday in Torrox Costa
Contact Bill: torrox 1000 at gmail dot com

For Rent: Long term rental from March 2019. 3-bedroom villa with private pool available for 3 year rental from March 16 2019. 10 mins drive from Competa on Concrete/track. Price – 650 /month + electricity, water and WiFI (optional)
Full 3 year contract available. Well behaved pets welcome.
Area – Competa Contact – Simon – simon.norman@rocketmail.com

Wanted: Stair gate. I am looking to buy a stair gate or fire guard to stop our dog from getting out into the street. I am based in Torre del mar can anyone help. call Kennedy on 630792368. kennedy goldsmith @ yahoo .co.uk (no spaces)

Recommendations

Explanation re. Water bill: Can anyone tell me what the additional payments are that Aguas de Narixa have added to their recent water bills. There has been no explanation from them. Marion, Nerja.
Replies to: marion underscore talbot at yahoo dot com

Information on damage to our car: Car badly dented Competa Wednesday afternoon. Our newly acquired light blue Ford C-Max was badly dented in the left rear wing while parked on the upper level of the town car park in Competa between 1 pm and 4 pm during the afternoon of Wednesday November 7th. See photo. From the amount of dirt that fell out of the chassis under the car and the size of the dent, the car was hit with some force, probably by an SUV given the location of the damage. It cannot have escaped the notice of anybody involved. Did you see this incident? Can you help us with the details of the vehicle (or sledgehammer) involved? Does the perpetrator have the common decency to come forward? Any help very gratefully received. Lyn, Canillas de Albaida Lyn.Harrison @ insightwind.com

UK address: Hello Readers. I am a UK national with an existing modest portfolio of shares and currently living in Germany. To manage this fund I need to show a valid UK address without having to own a property in the UK. There must be many others in this situation and I would like to have suggestions or advice on how to resolve this dilemma.
These answers are not useful.
* Use the address of a relation.
* Rent a room with a Tenancy Agreement.
*A Ltd Co with a postal address.
* Purchase a part-share of a uk property. (then there will be no funds to manage)!!
I will be grateful for answers asap and direct to sjc2714@gmail.com. The reader with the winning answer will have a lunch on me, Tony Pulle

Honda CRV SOLD: Hello, Thanks to digamextra the car has been sold. No need to run the ad again. Best regards, Michel

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Dog dumping: A note to the irresponsible and thoughtless person(s) who (Wednesday morning), took it upon themselves to abandon a young dog by placing it within the fully fenced confines of my finca without notice or permission…
If somehow, you had the confounded notion that you were doing good by ‘rehoming’ the poor creature in this manner, you were in a sense correct, as the dog has now found his ‘forever” home in heaven, where the Almighty always had room for such unfortunate and misersble castoffs.
Should I ever see you, yourself, round about the area again, I shall be happy to notify whatever authorities necessary to deal lawfully with you as well.
Ellen Leonie Koolen, ellen.amos @ hotmail. com

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