DigameXtra No. 1234 Thursday, Mar. 14th 2019

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O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa:
What madness have they booked in for next weekend you wonder, well, wonder no more!
All the way from Malága, Raul will be joining us for a night of stripped back, acoustic songs, done in his own style. Songs you won’t expect, done really well!
Here we go again, yet another new act! We’re delighted to be joined by Rosstown. A fantastic act from Malága. This band are going to bring some funky rock to our little bar! Stunning vocals and great music guaranteed!
☘☘☘ SUN 1300HRS +1800HRS☘☘☘ PADDYS DAY ☘☘☘
Guinness stew on special, a new Irish beer on tap and 2 musical acts! We’ve got this! Proper Irish music from 1300hrs with a native of the West of Ireland, Paul Hayes is sure to get you singing and dancing with proper Irish classics.
Then from 1800hrs, we have yet another new act to O Learys! The wonderful, Vo Fletcher will be joining us with his blend of soul, folk and blues!
Paddy’s Day by the beach just doesn’t get better!
O Learys is the only place to be this Paddys weekend in Torrox Costa! FB-Link


Games Afternoon – Fridays: Its that time of the week again so come and join us.
At Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez
Meeting every Friday from 11.30am onwards.
We would love to meet you all – Ladies and Gents
We play variety of games..Crib, Rummykub, Whist..etc
Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with us.
Chine’s do a great mix of Snacks and we normally have lunch at some point.
You don’t have to commit to come every week – just a casual get together of like minded friends having a good time.
For details email: madpip AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk


Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming events and excursions:
-Every Monday –Knitting & Crochet Group. Come along to learn how to knit or crochet or just join a group of like minded individuals to help make ponchos & wraps for the ladies and waistcoats for the men. Ursula who speaks English, Spanish and German will be here to help everyone. Time 11.00 to 13.00 at the Centre.
-Every Tuesday 11.30 to 13.00 & Thursday 16:30 to 18:00. – Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. Interchange of Languages. Improve your level of Spanish and help others to improve their English. Price 2 Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 1 Euro.
-Every Wednesday – Art & Craft Group. Time 14.00 – 17.00 at the Centre.
-Every Friday – Coffee Morning, Boutique & Books. Time 11.00 to 13.00.
-Monday March 18th – Art Appreciation Group. In March the group will still use ´The Great Artist Series’ which was a BBC arts documentary series which told the stories behind the great artists. The original narrations were done by Tim Marlow. Norma will give a short introduction about the artist and then you will watch the DVD. This will be followed by a lively discussion. March is the artist Velasquez. Refreshments available to purchase. Price 3 Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 2 Euros. Time 11.00 at the Centre.
-Thursday March 21st – Coach Excursion to Gibraltar. Ticket price 13 Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 12 Euros available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Bar Mis Tapitas) 6.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15, Caleta (Vets) 7.20 and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30. Depart Gibraltar15.30 approximately. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED.
-Monday 1st to Friday 5th April – Coach excursion to Madrid & Segovia. Please come and join friends of Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar and Fuengirola on a five day coach excursion to Madrid & Segovia. After pick up there will be 2 stops on route, arriving in the interesting town of Aranjuez at approximately 13.45. This is where the summer palace of the Royal family is situated with its river and beautiful gardens. Here there will be free time for lunch and a walk leaving at approximately 16.00. You will arrive at the 3* Hotel Galaico, in Collada Villalba, gateway to the Sierra de Guadarrama, located 40.3 kilometres north-west of Madrid, at approximately 17.30. You will stay here on a bed and breakfast basis for the duration of the tour and after check in there is free time for dinner.
On the second day, after breakfast, you will leave the hotel at 09.30 by coach for Madrid arriving at 10.15. On arrival you will be provided with a 2 day ticket for the tourist bus, which is included in the price, and the day is free to see this beautiful and interesting city, leaving at 17.30.
On the third day again after breakfast you will join the coach at 09.15 for another visit to Madrid where we have a group entry to visit the Prado museum to avoid the queues and you will still have the tourist bus tickets to use again in the free time available until you re-join the coach at 17.30 for the hotel.
On day four after breakfast you will join the coach at 9.15 for the drive to the World Heritage city of Segovia arriving at approximately 10.00 and here you will be met by an English speaking guide who will show you the unique monuments in the old parts of the city. After the tour there will be free time and you will leave at 17.30 for the return journey to the hotel.
On your last day, after breakfast, you will join the coach at 10.00 for the homeward journey which will include 3 stops for coffee and lunch and you are estimated to arrive home at 17.45 approximately. Ticket price 339 Euros per person in a double room. This is on a bed and breakfast basis, and includes, transport, insurance, tickets for the 2 day tourist bus in Madrid, entrance to the Prado museum and the guided tour in Segovia. Tickets available at the Centre. Proceeds for fundraising. Departure times Algarrobo (Lidl) 07.00, Caleta (Vets) 07.10, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 07.20, Viñuela (Football Pitch) 07.45.
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org . Web site: www. Lux-mundi.org. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.


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Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates
Leave UK 22nd March – Arrive Spain 24th March
Leave Spain 5th April – Arrive UK 7th April.
Removals & light haulage company that have scheduled trips from UK to Torrox and back at approximately the same time every month.
We can add or amend these dates if viable.
We cover the UK and Southern Spain.
Full or part loads undertaken.
Full insurance with British Insurance Company
Evidence of insurance can be supplied by email on request, hard copies always carried on vans.
Your goods are handled only by us and moved on our vans and kept in our own storage.
We live just behind Torrox Pueblo and South Wales and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander / Portsmouth / Plymouth Ferry.
Also if you have small or large items that you might like to purchase off internet sites ie Amazon, furniture world, eBay etc. and have them delivered to our depot in the Uk collection or delivery can then be made here around Torrox area or Visa Versa.
For more information and prices please visit our website http://www.euroam.co.uk
email ; tonyroam AT btconnect DOT com or email ; euroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
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Wanted: Satellite on a motorhome service. Does anybody know where I can get a self seeking Oyster satellite on a motorhome re programmed with different channels?
Derek in Archez. Tel. 690 066 309
email: dereksvillas AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 3 items:
-Pine Castillan style sideboard. Width 150cms Depth 43cms Height 80cms.price €85.00
-Aspes fridge freezer. Width 55cms Depth 54cms Height 146cms. Price €75.00
-Pine nest of table. Width50cms depth 35cms Height 43cms. Width 38cms Depth 28cms Height 40cms. Width 26cms Depth 22 cms Height 35cms. Price €30.00.
Contact Jackie/ Nerja 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com


For Sale, 3 items:
-Commercial stainless steel preparation table with chopping board and lower shelf, 183 long x 61 wide x 86 high €195
-Commercial stainless steel wash station with swivel mixer tap & towel rail. €165
-New Commercial stainless steel preparation table/4 door cupboard on adjustable no shelves.height feet still in original wrapping. €350 L180 x w93x 90
You can ring Doug on 07770690424 . I can deliver
Located between sedella and Canillas de Aceituno
Email: dougshepherd AT me DOT com


For Sale, 2 items:
-Maxi Cosy Child Tobi car seat for Group 1 (body weight 9-18Kg Child Age approx. 9 Months to 3.5 Years) comes complete with protective carry bag and full instructions, in wonderful condition only used twice when grandson visited. €70.
-Patio Table and Two Chairs in wonderful condition. Bought from Muebles Piramides. €50.
All items are for collection only from the Los Romanes/Vinuela area.
Please contact John – Mobile: 654998688
Email: johncryer5 AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk


For Sale: Original painting, Lady from Peru. Certificate of authenticity. Framed 40 x 50 cm , 175 euros,
Margaret, Torrox Pueblo.
Email: mariordan55 AT gmail DOT com


For Sale, items:
-All you will ever need to learn Spanish. Books CD’s Comic reading books Dictionary etc. 35 euros for all
-Learn German easily inc Audio CD’s and Work Book 10 euros
Caleta de Velez, can meet at Vets or Aldi
Contact Polly on 695 972 493
Email: madpip AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk


For Sale: Marble and leather loudspeaker stands. Very attractive black marble and leather hi-fi loudspeaker stands with internal channel to hide cables. 61x29x36cm (hwd) 13kg each! One has slight damage but invisible with speaker in place.  €75 the pair. No offers. Email: tim AT cuatrocolinas DOT com ; More pictures available on request. Torrox campo – Frigiliana road.


For Sale: Large decorative wall clock (87cm diameter). 25e Buyer collects from Nerja or can deliver along coast
Email: lizcogley AT gmail DOT com 691 973 025


For Sale, 2 items:
-Gas cooker, 30 euro’s Ono
-Gas bottles, 10 euro’s each
The lot = 40 euros. Buyer to collect. Stuart/ Algarrobo Pueblo
Email: stuartburnett53 AT gmail DOT com
Tel. 00447979151093



Procession caterpillars on the move! Warning: Yesterday I observed a small procession on the road through Cruz del Monte, Cómpeta, so it is time to take care! Birgit- birgit.fastrup AT gmail DOT com

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