DigameXtra No. 1136 Sunday, Dec. 2nd 2018

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The Animals tribute band: Due to popular demand The Animals tribute band returns on Friday 7th December. Please book your ticket €15 per person with either Jackie at Nerja household centre or with Jo at Venta el cortijo. There will be a coach coming from Nerja and stopping in Frigiliana. Also not forgetting Marcs delicious buffet.
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com


The U3A Axarquia: is loosely based on but not affiliated to the U3A in the UK and the association has been running here in the Axarquia since 2009. Our aim to promote activities for learning for pleasure. We are a sociable association run by the members for the members, open to all English speaking adults of any nationality. Group leaders are volunteers and we are always pleased to welcome anyone who wishes to share their knowledge and skills.
Activity Programme Monday 3rd – Friday 7th December:
-Monday 3rd Petanque 3pm, meet in the carpark west of the lighthouse in Torre del Mar
-Tuesday 4th Spanish History 11am, meet at Calle La Gloria 105, Velez Malaga
We will be viewing the 3rd part of ‘The Peninsular War’ documentary followed by the second part of a Fascinating Family Saga based around the period of the First World War.
-Tuesday 4th Photography 4pm, meet at Lux Mundi Torre del Mar
Results of last month’s Black & White Comp, and a live Photoshop demo
-Thursday 6th Mahjong 10.30am, meet at Bar Restaurant La Esperanza in Benajarafe
-Friday 7th Quiz 11am, meet at Parquesol Restaurant in El Morche
For further details or to contact the group leaders, please checkout our website www.u3aaxarquia.com

Charity Quiz: Come along to Bar Cerezo on Wednesday 12th December for an enjoyable night out while helping a local animal charity. We haven’t held the quiz in December before, so we need you to make it a success. It is not a Christmas quiz, although that will be a prize for the best Christmas team name. We can provide you with pens, paper, and maybe even some team mates if you need any. Pop the date in your diary now, and tell all your friends!

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Items For Sale / Wanted

For Sale: Wooden storage cabinet. With a lock and plenty space inside for all your administration. Decorative but needs a brush and oil and it has a genuine metal lock (still works with patience). 15€ More pics on request. Located in Torrox Campo but I can bring it to collect at km12 sign on the A-7207 road between Torrox and Competa. Ron vanderspek 0034951240601 or
Email: ronvanderspek AT gmail DOT com


For Sale: glass top rustic coffee table, 90x90cm in v.g.c for sale in Torrox Park. €45 o.n.o. Call Alan on 698 365 231
Email: alan.williams226 AT gmail DOT com


For Sale, 3 items:
-2 x Electric 1/2KW Fan Asssistance & Thermostatic Control Fan Heaters €10.00 each
-Electric Coal Effect Fire with Fan Heater €30.00
-Wine/ Drinks Cooler €40.00
Please ring Penny, 0044 7563 951732 or
email malc.gee AT btinternet DOT com


For Sale: 3 Gas bottles. 2 Aluminium cepsa Price Euros 12 each. 1 orange repsol bottle. Price Euros 10.
Please contact Pat on 634 335 585 also available on WhatsApp or
email: foote2by6 AT gmail DOT com
Buyer must collect Torrox Park

For Sale, 2 items:
-Brand New Round Glass Top Table. This garden table has never been used and is only a few days old. It is not suitable for the use l want, hence the sale. 71 cms tall by 85cm dia. Cost 125 Euros selling for 90Euros
-Dining Table – Folding – Veneer. Dark Brown Dining Table. Size is: Square 95cm x 95cm. When extended the size it is: 190cm x 95cm
4 chairs included free. It can be dismantled for transport in a large car. Price 90 Euros
I am in Torrox Pueblo. Contact Ellie Smith 627221612 or
email mariposaspain1 AT hotmail DOT com


Spanish Lessons: Hola, I have just moved to Competa and would like to start Spanish lessons ASAP. Could I have some suggestions and recommendations of teachers/ or a language school nearby please? I’m a complete beginner! Many thanks, Sara
Email: saracranmer1978 AT gmail DOT com

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Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
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