DigameXtra No. 1302 Wednesday, May 29th 2019

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DIGAMEXTRA Welcomes it’s newest sponsor: La Casita Griega – Greek House, Torrox Costa, BLQ 80 bajo. I went by several times Tuesday evening to get some ad copy, there was not an empty seat from 7:30pm to close. If they are full on Tuesdays you’ll surely want to book ahead for weekends to avoid lines. See their contact info in the Sponsor’s Section below.

 

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Jardín de la Alpujarra – gorgeous garden open to visitors in the splendid region of the Alpujarras. Open every Friday until the end of June, 10.00am to 18.00pm. Also open to visitors Sunday June 2nd, when we will be serving a special Sunday Garden Lunch Event. Enjoy a stroll around the beautiful garden here, take in the sight of the early summer flowers, then sit down to a fabulous three course lunch cooked in our wood fired oven. Members €20, non members €23,50. All visitors welcome, but places for lunch on June 2nd must be booked in advance. Tlf +34 646430656 or contact info@jardinalpujarra.com (Robert or William)
More information at www.jardinalpujarra.com

 

Weekly Crochet Group
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….And if you really don’t fancy Crochet but like to Knit…well come along with that instead..:0)…
We meet at Super Ri Jo’s Cafe Bar on the front from around 10-10.30 ish to 12 – 1pm ish every Thursday.
Need more information? Email Polly – madpip at hotmail dot co dot uk

 

La Tasca closed for a few days: La Tasca cafetería in Torre del Mar will be closed from Thursday June 6th – 10th. Open again Tuesday 11th. And the Axarquia animal rescue quiz will be on the Wednesday 12th at 3pm. Please let us know if you would like to reserve a table on 640569988 or 640328051 or just pop in and see us. We are across from the Police station in Torre. We are a breakfast +brunch cafe. All day breakfasts +much more.

 

Andy Time Guitar Vocalist: El Barco, Torrox Costa Saturday 6th June. 18.00Hrs – 21.00Hrs

 

Services Wanted/Offered

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Services Available for home, garden and office:
Gardening – from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, etc) a speciality. Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Small construction/demolition jobs – walls, fencing, guttering, tiling etc. from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Painting and decorating – interior or exterior, tools all supplied, materials extra at cost – from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Electrical work and Plumbing – I have a UK qualified electrician/plumber to call on should you require this type of work.
Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost
Check my website for examples of my work www.nikofalltrades.es
Email enquiries or for more information to nikash2 AT hotmail DOT com or just write that email address or web address down somewhere in case you may need me in the future! I am a DigameXtra sponsor and so my contact info is available in the sponsors section below as well. There is also a contact form available on the website.
References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain
Based in Archez but can travel anywhere in Digameland. Quotations are completely free.

 

Services Offered: Sheets and Slides, for your home or entrepreneurship. If you need to save information in a “Data base”, or to compare different “Financial reports”, or to draw a “Gantt diagram” to construct, or to show steps of a “Process line”, or to make a “Planning” for a travel, etc. in Office application as Excel or PowerPoint, you can contact with Juan, in Torrox, maincontact.01@gmail.com, 679094740.

 

Wanted: Electrical repairs. Does anyone know of a shop that repairs electrical tools, preferably in the Torrox area? wiziz007 at hotmail dot com Thanks Wes/Torrox

 

Service Offered: Looking for a cleaner? Whether you need regular domestic cleaning, holiday rentals or just a one off deep clean. Honest and reliable, references on request. Based in Torrox email Joan on jobdonetorrox@gmail.com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga – June Sale
June is a great time to plant Vetiver. This way the plant has a full summer to grow before the fall season arrives. We are having a June sale.
For the month of June we are offering 10% additional plants with any order and also free Lemon Grass.
Lemon Grass is great for cooking Thai cuisine or simply used in plain old chicken soup.
We will have Moringa trees available the second week of June.
We have Vetiver in trays of 18 plants that are 3-4 months old.
Visit our website for many interesting articles about Vetiver, Moringa and Lemon Grass.
Contact: Dave
Email: info at Vetiverspain dot com.
Mobile: 34 692 288 657
website http://www.vetiverspain.com
Check out a short video showing the numerous uses for Vetiver titled “Vetiver – A farmer’s friend.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY7VYCsFDww  Sincerely, Dave and Anna

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Leatherette small 2 seater sofa. Measurements length 140cms Depth 73cms Price €55
-Large mirror Measurements Width 76cms Length 127cms Price €40
-Pine Welsh dresser width 150cms Depth 40cms Height 210cms Price €125
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Two children’s booster seats only used for a week! Very clean still have labels on.
€10 for the two, collection Torrox Pueblo 0034 662063987 or
email Rachael @ syncromail . Com

 

For Sale: Logitech cordless P.C desktop keyboard model no. LG 710 , complete with Logitech wired optical mouse Never been used . 15 Euros Nerja área Trevor/Lynn Tel no. 646923700

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-pro form stepper in working order been stood outside so needs some tlc 25euros
-4 burner gas hob, in working order just removed size approx 50×60 35 euros
-aspes fridge freezer, in working order, ideal for 2nd fridge, drinks etc size approx 145x55x55, 35 euros
delivery available. located in torrox campo
Mark, whatsapp on 635057354 ; marktasker@aol.com

 

Wanted: Fire pit. Does anyone in Digameland have a fire pit that they want to sell or give away? *metal something like the photos) Mark Algarrobo:
markinspain1@gmail.com / 658693121

 

Wanted: Finding Garden Pebbles. I would like to find somewhere between Nerja and Torre del Mar who sell pebbles for my garden ( the sort that you find on the beaches, flat and multicoloured).
Anyone have any advice on places that stock these pebbles.
Kayemaryland at Yahoo.com (no spaces) Kaye/Torrox Park

 

Recommendations

Television Problem: Hi are there any tv repair men out there. Our tv works fine but the volume sign stays on. Help please. Elizabeth. Caleta phone 648917219.

 

Recommendation Phil Stockton – Plastering and damp services: We have just had some extensive plastering and damp-proofing work done in our pueblo townhouse by Phil Stockton, who covers the Digamextra area. He came very highly recommended to us. We have to say that Phil totally exceeded our expectations. Apart from being an expert in his trade, he is extremely professional, punctual and takes a major interest in the problem that needs to be solved. I can’t recall having ever met a more diligent tradesman than Phil.
His prices are very reasonable too. In turn, we therefore have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Phil to other Digamextra subscribers who may be needing to undertake plastering projects and/or have damp problems to solve.
If you need to contact Phil, you can do so on 648 24 36 56.
His website is www.stockton.es
Greg, Torrox. gregjuliajackson@gmail.com

 

Doctor Info: I am looking for advice on finding where to register for a doctor ( I am english ) now that I am staying in Torrox Park. Any information would be welcome, good or bad, of what experinces people of have had of doctors. Kaye
Kayemaryland at Yahoo.com (no spaces)

 

Goldfish: Thank you Naythan for your prompt attention to my advert for goldfish. I have had a good response and at the end of next week can enjoy my fishpond again. Sandra Hendey, Velez Malaga.
sandra.hendey@gmail.com

 

Recommendation, masseur: I would like to recommend Antonia Maeso shiatsu masseur. Calle Arropieros 18: Nerja. telephone 696764571. I had an excellent massage yesterday in lovely relaxing surroundings. Antonia speaks a little english. Gwen/Nerja gwenroyle @ gmail dot com

 

Medical Appointments Problems: Yesterday I had an appointment with a dentist in Algarrobo. When I turned up it was to find that the surgery was an empty shell with six builders in it. Nobody had let me know.
Last week my husband had an appointment with the doctor at El Morche. I booked it online with Salud Responde as I have done many times before. After a long wait we were told he wasn’t on the list, despite having a printed confirmation. This is the second time this has happened. Has anybody else had a problem with this online booking system recently? I prefer it but I am losing confidence in it.
Carole, El Morche ; carolemhart@yahoo.com

 

Menu del Dia Wanted: Hello, I’m looking for a recommendation of a good menu del dia in Torrox Costa. If you know of one please let me know. Much appreciated
Reply to traceythomas712 at google dot com
Tracey/Torrox Costa

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Valez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa
Sunday: Valez Malaga, Torre del mar, Nerja Car Boot

Taxi
Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

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Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

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