DigameXtra No. 1174 Sunday, Jan. 13th 2019

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Sunday Roast €5.50: Bar Bodega, BLQ 78, Torrox Costa. Served 3:30pm till late. Choice of Beef (with horseradish), Chicken or Gammon with at least 3 fresh vegetables, roast potatoes, Yorkshires and gravy boat. Best Sunday Roast deal on the coast! Behind the Tourist Information Office/Library. NEW! We now have a pool table!

 

Queen Tribute at Los Amigos: Sat, 26 Jan., 9pm, €15.
https://www.facebook.com/barlosamigos.torrox/

 

Meigan Fayre 2019: THU, JAN 17 – JAN 20. Restaurante “EL Molino”, Comares.
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Charity Quiz: There are only a few more days left to book a table for the popular Action for Animals charity quiz at Bar Cerezo in Canillas de Albaida. It will be on Wednesday 16th Jan at 8pm.
Come along and have a great time, help local animals and maybe win a prize…. or two.
If you don’t have a full team of four , then you can play with fewer people or give me a shout and I may be able to sort out some partners for you. See you there! Megan 642199382 or
email: meganfurniss1 AT gmail DOT com PIC

 

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Art Class: Torrox Fine Artists. Classes now re-started.
Venue- The Tourist Office, Torrox Costa.
Every Thursday and Friday, 9.30 until 13.30.
€10 per session. Places now available in both classes.
We always work from a clothed model.
Thursday class more suitable for new learners, or those wishing to make a ‘comeback’.
Friday mainly experienced painters, but neither class is exclusive, and beginners or experienced people are welcome at either session.
Working in a group is beneficial to everyone as other members are encouraging and supportive, also new ideas and techniques can be exchanged.
The classes are fully tutored with both general guidelines and individual advice.
Info email: hilslapintura AT msn DOT com
Facebook/messenger: Hilary Mullany. Experienced Art Teacher and Fine Art Graduate.

 

Services Offered: I am looking for any work gardening, house-painting and maintenance, no job too small, I charge 10€ per hour and also can offer house-pet sitting for 25 € per night. Which can include taking you to and from the airport in your own vehicle for 20€. Covering Nerja to Benejarafe. Based in Torre del mar.
Call Kennedy on 630792368 or
email: kennedygoldsmith AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk

Wanted: Log burner fan repair. Are there any electricians or electrical engineers (professional or hobbyists) who could have a go at fixing our fan / motor for our log burner? It requires someone with a workshop and/or tools that could test the various components.Thanks, Dawn 634-454-234 Nerja
Email: towellfamily AT hotmail DOT com

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 2 items:
-lot of 8 Plastic Storage Boxes with Clip On Lids and Wheels. Good as new.
7 boxes = 59x40x25H cm (36litres)
1 box = 59x40x35H cm (55litres)
Would cost approx. 85€ to buy new, 25€uros for the lot
-2 x long flat sponge sun bed toppers 177cm x 60cm x 9cm 10€ for the pair
Buyer to collect from Torrox Park
Please ring Malcolm 0044 7563 951732 or
email: malc.gee AT btinternet DOT com

For Sale: 2 sunbeds  20e each or 35e for both. Buyer collects or I am happy to deliver to car park at Lidl Algarrobo. Elizabeth, Caleta de Velez Tel 691 973 025
or email lizcogley at gmail dot com

 

Wanted, 2 items:
-small tumble dryer in good working order
-a small neat leather armchair, preferably black, charcoal or dark brown
Sandra, Valez, can collect
Email: sandra.hendey AT gmail DOT com

Wanted: 35mm slide scanner. Help! I’ve just found out that my old slide scanner doesn’t work on a modern PC, so does anyone have a scanner I can buy or borrow? Rod, based Competa but happy to pickup anywhere on the coast.
Email: rodney.jones4 AT gmail DOT com

Wanted: Chris Stewart books. Does anyone have hard copies of the Chris Stewart books that they would like to get rid of? I am Stefan in Nerja and can collect if in the area. If so, please
email: cayoshine AT cogeco DOT ca

 

Recommendations

Money Transfer: Can anyone advise on transferring a large-ish sum of cash from my Spanish bank to an account in the UK with particular regard to cost, security and time taken? Any experience with companies which do this would be of interest. Thanks! Dave in Nerja
Email: deej2k AT gmail DOT com

 

Water Filter: Has anyone any experience of whole house water filters to remove calcium? Not just for drinking water. Any information gratefully received. Anthea. Torrox Pueblo.
Email: antheawaters1 AT gmail DOT com

 

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