DigameXtra No. 1198 Wednesday, Feb. 6th 2019

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Phoenix club Events: The Phoenix club is based in Torre del Mar and meet every Tuesday from noon – 14.00 hours.
February
16th – St Valentines Dinner Dance €32
March
1st – Gib €12pp includes drivers tip 08.30 start
7/8 – Cadiz Overnight €105pp sharing €150 Individual room Price TBC
22nd – Trip to Guadix – €30 includes coach, Guide, train
April
5th – Gib €12pp includes drivers tip 08.30 start
10- 12 – Madrid €235pp sharing incl B&B accn, guide, coach fare etc Price TBC
26th – Cordoba visiting the city in the morning and the Medina Azahara in the afternoon. Price includes coach, guide, and drivers gratuity €28pp
May
8th – WEDS Gib €12pp includes drivers tip 08.30 start
14th – Mrs Miggins home bake sale at La Vega Br Restaurant, Torre del Mar
24th – Trip to Ronda by train and then home by coach. Price includes:Train and coach fare, Guided tour of 2.15 hours (does not include entrance to the Bull Ring €6 or Don Bosco House €1.50)
Call Gail on 951067723, mobile 626370695 or
email phoenixsocialclub AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk
Catch us on the web – https://phoenixsocialclub.wixsite.com/phoenixsc

 

Voodoo Rose has 3 gigs over the love season: Come and enjoy some great music, some great food or just pop in for a drink and a boogie with us and the one you love!
-Arrijana in Sayalonga 14th Feb from 7:30pm
-La Carpinteria in Cómpeta 15th of Feb from 8pm
-El Pilón in Cómpeta 16th of Feb from 8pm
For more info or reservations contact either the restaurants or us: +34 625994573
Email: voodoorosemusic AT gmail DOT com

 

Weekly Crochet Group – Thursdays
Do you crochet? Would you like to learn? Do you fancy having coffee and chatting one morning whilst working?
We are a multilingual (English, German, Spanish) group of ladies that meet every week in Algarrobo Costa. (We used to meet in Torre so you might have heard of us) The group has been meeting now for 5 years and more and we would love new members to come along and join us..
We meet at Ri Jo’s Cafe Bar on the front from around 10-10.30 ish to 12 – 1pm ish every Thursday.
Need more infomation?
Email Polly; madpip AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk

 

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Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost
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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Vetiver Spain of Sayalonga:
We have potted Vetiver of different sizes and also in trays of multiple plants that we have grown in our greenhouses for sale. They are more mature plants which will establish quickly in colder climates. They are for pick up only due to their weight. We also have the normal slips available as usual. We can easily ship those if needed.
Check out our new addition of “Buttons” on our home page. They have information on planting, best time to plant, A “Vetiver Introduction Letter” with a load of information and of course more photos and videos related to the use of Vetiver.
The best time to plant Vetiver is between now and the end of March. This way the plant gets the benefit of a long hot summer. Remember that Vetiver is indigenous to India and loves the heat. Vetiver can be planted all summer long.
We are also taking orders for Moringa Trees that we have been growing in the greenhouses. There is a limited supply so place your orders soon. There is also a “Buttons” that will take you directly to the Moringa page or the Lemon Grass page with a lot of useful information. We have put together this information to make it easier for you to research.
Contact information:
Email: info AT vetiverspain DOT com
website: www.vetiverspain.com
Telephone: 692 288 657
David and Anna
Link to a great video.
Vetiver A Farmers Friend:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY7VYCsFDww

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Beautiful comfy 2 seater sofa with 2 matching chairs vgc.Measurements width 160cm depth 90cm. Each chair 100×90 price €295.00.
-Fiberglass patio set consists of glass top table with 4 matching chairs. Diameter 115cms price €325.00
Contact jackie 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com

 

For Sale: Washing Machine. Halls Washer 5kilo load. In good working order.Buyer collects. Almayate Playa. €45 o.n.o. Tel/WhatsApp Jean 666819623
Email: jeanonthebeach54 AT gmail DOT com

For Sale: Electric Cement Mixer. Good working order, little used, includes spare motor. €50 Buyer Collects. Situated midway Torrox – Competa Road. Dave, Tel 654085811 for details
Email: dgdeepblue AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Terracotta Garden Pots, ideal for growing tomatoes or shrubs, 12 months old: 2 x 35cm width across the top, 4 x 33cm width, also included 2 Plastic Troughs, 1 x 59cm length Self Watering Brown and 1 x 78cm length Green. 30 euros ono. Can deliver for mileage charge Torrox/Nerja or surrounding area.
Email: thewhites1950 AT live DOT co DOT uk (no spaces). Janet/Torrox

 

For Rent: Large garage 162mts,for storage,with electricity, good access, torrox pueblo,
€400 per month + electricity. John/Torrox
Email: casalevante1 AT gmail DOT com

 

Wanted: I am looking for a 2/3 section extension ladder around the Nerja area. Mike/Nerja
Email: michaelkelly5 AT talktalk DOT net

Wanted: Leaf blower/vacuum. & Headgear trimmer with long cutting blades min.60 cm. Please contact Sue/Torrox Campo. 677322169 or
Email: maundfitch AT gmail DOT com

Correction: Missing photo.
For Sale: Two pictures – heavy quality gold frames – sizes 22″ (56 cms) wide,x 26″ (66 cms high).
10 Euros each or 18 euros for the pair. Torrox Area.
Kaye 654 905 185 (whatsapp available)
Email: kayemaryland AT yahoo DOT com

Recommendations

Missing Plumber: A plumber from Nerja by the name of Phil R has previously done work for us. However, he has dropped off the radar: WhatsApp messages are marked as sent, but not delivered, sms messages are unanswered and his phone goes to voicemail all the time. He has not responded to emails.
He did say that he was having to move house, but given his record of reliability and punctuality you’ll understand we are rather concerned for his wellbeing.
Does anyone in the area know anything that would set our minds at rest?
John, Canillas de Albaida
Email: john AT luffrum DOT co DOT uk

 

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