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O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa: 11 months, that’s how long we’ve been open and we have already reached over 2000 likes on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/olearystorrox/).
And we are not done yet!! Follow us on Facebook to find out more about our food specials and Quiz nights. We are now opening Wednesday mornings (11am-3.30pm) for our new Midweek Brunch special And we’re nowhere near done yet and have loads of things lined up to make us bigger and even better.
*This week’s live music*
-Friday 9pm The return of The amazing Box Drum Band are joining us cause nobody gets a party dancing like these guys! We have waited months to get these boys back. Lead by the voice that is Lee Townsend.
-Saturday 9pm Newcomer alert! We are so lucky to have gotten this amazing duo, Chicago Jim and Mandolin Mick will be here with their massive mix of blues, Celtic, and root music.
-Sunday And Alberto Fer will be here at the slightly earlier time of 13.00 to sing to you live as you enjoy our alway popular Sunday roast!!!
Thank you everyone for supporting fresh food, live music and most of all, us!
Cian, Niamh and the little boss, Isabelle
Pub Osemy Music Club, Frigiliana: We keep offering the best live music at our weekly JAM SESSION! This week, hosted by David Raya! Come and enjoy this Friday 22 February, from 21:00! Te. 952 533 091 FB-Link
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-How To Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World – Dir. Dean Deblois. With Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett. Sat/Sun/Wed/Thu 12:25; Mon/Tue 12:25, 16:50, 19:00.
-On The Basis Of Sex – Dir. Mimi Leder. With Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer. Tue 16:35, 19:05, 21:05. (Thanks Doug! -Ed.)
Aire Flamenco: This coming Sat, Aire Flamenco will be performing in Restaurante el Pámpano in Cómpeta. This gig will be a special flamenco night with the Spanish dancer, la Tati. Come along and enjoy with the best Spanish music. For bookings 951 83 28 10
Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King:
Whether you live in Spain or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ The King. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs and relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service, followed by free tea or coffee & biscuits. Why not come along and make new friends, every Sunday at 10.30. (John 3:16)
Facebook: https://fb.me/FOJCTK Contact-James:655806267 / 951978844 Directions:https://goo.gl/maps/CN8qXQJUfms
Fitzgerald’s Cafe Bar and Restaurant:
-Tonight from 8pm it’s the fabulous ”Killer Rockets”
-tomorrow Saturday 23rd February it’s ”The Sultans of Swing” and their tribute to Dire straits all the hits and more from 8pm!
Both nights just 5€ entry includes first drink, beer, wine or soda!
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Wanted, Garden waste removal: We are wondering if there is anyone around Competa who will collect and dispose of garden waste? We have accumulated enough to fill a large skip! There is too much to burn and it us not dry enough. Thanks in advance. Cathy, Competa.
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For Sale: Generator. Clarke power 5hp 2.2 kva. Working order ready to power your out side jobs. €120
More pics on request. Tony, Torrox campo Watsap +447792579150
Email: tjparton AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
For Sale, 3 items:
-white UPVC window, open and tilt. 108 wide 116 high. Includes, mosquetera, persiana and reja. Buyer to collect. 80€
-radiator to fit on central heating system, white 130 wide 70 high. 50€
-2 silver chain full length fly screens. 150 wide Both for 30€
Email: sueaked AT hotmail DOT com
For Sale, 2 items
-Oil filled radiator 15€
-White plastic fencing 1m high. One roll 14m plus two short lengths about 1.5m each. Used to protect grandchildren from pool 10€
Contact Ray, Competa Campo, WhatsApp/Telephone 658354661.
Email: fayandray AT msn DOT com
For Sale, 3 items:
-Very solid handmade wooden storage box. Needs TLC in my garage for 30 years sizes 96 cm wide 58 cm deep 58 cm high 30 Euros
-3 sets of Porcelain door knobs with matching finger plates. 29 cm high 7 cm wide 7 mm thick, the 3 sets for €35
-Chair – Hen Wood Inlaid oak chair. This chair has been in my garage for over 30 years awaiting restoration. Would someone like to make it beautiful again? Width 47 cm depth 42 cm height 1 meter 45€ or near offer
More pics on request.
Peter, Canillas de aceituno area : client collects
email: casaelcapitan AT gmail DOT com
tel / whattsapp 660 563 171.
Wanted: Roda pies. Dear digamigos, Does anyone know where to get these ‘roda pies’? They are 8.5 cm high and 32 cm width per piece. We need 170 cm length which is 6 pieces. It would be fab if we could find these, Thanks for your help! Julia 694448600 ( also WhatsApp) Or
Email: julia.horzinek AT gmail DOT com
Wanted to Buy, 3 items:
1. Small chest freezer for storing fruit.
2. One or two light fittings like the illustration attached.
3. STIHL small-blade hand-held chain saw, light enough for a female to use.
Contact: elise_broughton AT hotmail DOT com
Reasonable offers only, please. No traders. Elise/Velez Malaga area.
Wanted: Water coolers. Can anybody recommend a shop to buy a bottle water cooler please. Tina/Torrox.
Email: tinataylor1933 AT gmail DOT com
Sharing our great experience with Malagalingo: We found this sponsor on your page and I went alone for the first free class and that went great. Next week I brought my wife Anna and she enjoyed it also. We have now attended the Wednesday Intermediate class for 4 weeks now and will continue. We have coffee and sit around with Suzi and other students for an hour and have a different topic every week. All useful discussions of what you really need to know. All in all it is a pleasurable experience and the hour goes by very rapidly. Suzi is a great communicator and teacher. No strict guidelines just nice conversations. I cannot recommend MalagaLingo enough. After years of software programs and home learning we are definitely moving easily ahead. Dave and Anna, Sayalonga, info AT vetiverspain DOT com mobile: 692288657
Looking for Skilled Handyman: I am looking for recommendations for an excellent handyman/carpenter. I’m in La Herradura and, unfortunately, lost my trusted and reasonably priced handyman. He will be hard to replace.
Most important qualities I am looking for: reliable, skilled, trustworthy, and reasonably priced. English speaking would be ideal, however we can manage with Spanish speaking as long as all of the above qualities are present. The jobs are varied, ranging from simple handyman projects to more complex remodeling jobs.
I’ve received such outstanding recommendations from this terrific site so I’m hoping for some wonderful recommendations. I thank you, in advance, for your thoughtful advice.
Please call, text or WhatsApp/Phone – 643 081 327
Email: michellerabin AT gmail DOT com
Lost & Found
Lost: iPhone & leather case, in Nerja on Saturday 16th Feb. If anyone can help to recover it please contact me.
Thanks, Tony/Nerja Wapp/mob +34 657302 740
Email: sjc2714 AT gmail DOT com
Rabbit with cage and food straw ect to a good home: Call Erika Torrox 635149472
Email for more pics.
Email: peterikathorpe AT gmail DOT com
Dog walkers wanted: Tail Torrox Dog Refuge is situated near the costa on the other side of the road from Lidl. We have over 80 dogs and pups at the refuge and we never have enough people to walk them. If you have some spare time we would really appreciate your visit. We particularly need able bodied walkers who can handle some of the bigger dogs. All dogs come with harnesses and we are sure you will get a lot of pleasure from their company.
We always need help at the refuge too so if anyone is interested,
please email: ogillyarmstead AT gmail DOT com
We really welcome people who can commit to a few hours morning or afternoon. Thank you
Pet Carer: hello dear readers of digamextra, I still take care of dogs and cats, with much love, both in my house, as in the house of the pet. I hope your reservations for March and April. My phone-whatsApp 666-782 766. Or by mail: silviacaminante AT gmail DOT com
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