DigameXtra No. 1311 Saturday, June 8th 2019

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Blues For The Blues: This week we lost Dr. John and Leon Redbone. Two perennial, unique legends from the Blues world are now playing harp. God bless.
https://variety.com/2019/music/news/dr-john-dies-dead-new-orleans-musician-1203235395/
https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/8513732/leon-redbone-dead-singer-dies-obituary

 

Hudsons Bar is now open for breakfast! Our new opening times are from 10.30 – 14.00 and 19.00 till late! Also, we are now showing Formula 1. Saturday & Sunday 8-9th of June we are showing the qualifying and the race at 8.00pm. We are having a Formula 1 Happy Hour from 8 – 10pm on Saturday & Sunday. 1 Euro Drinks!! House wines, house spirits and Mahou bottles! FB-Link

 

This Sunday at the Boatyard Bar “Miguel el Manga”: From 3pm, the fantastic Proyecto Mandarina! Lots of funky, latin and just goodtime music!!!!
Telephone reservations with Cathy on 685 435 767

 

Axarquia animal quiz at La Tasca: The quiz is on again next Wednesday 12th at 3pm. All proceeds go to help the animals. Plus a raffle. Please call on 640328051 to reserve a table. We are located in Torre del Mar across from the Police station. We are closed for a few days at the moment and open again on Tuesday 11th at 9am.

 

BIG events & trips at La Tabla: We have several big events and trips happening from La Tabla in Torrox Parkover the next few months!
-Monday 17th June – Trip to Gibraltar (TSC Members: 10€ / Non-members: 15€)
-Sunday 23rd June – Tabla Social Club Beach Festival (TSC Members: 10€ / Non-members: 15€)
-Sunday 14th July – Torre del Mar Airshow Trip (TSC Members: 5€ / Non-members: 10€)
-Saturday 20th July – The Magic Of Motown – Live music with Soul Note & Dj Walker (TSC Members: FREE / Non-members: 15€)
You can join the Tabla Social Club for only 7.50€ per year (Oct – Oct)
Enjoy discounted tickets on a trip and event every month!
For more information on any event you can visit our website or contact me directly.
Telephone & Whatsapp: Pj +34 603 113 931
Email: info [at] tablatorrox [dot] com
Website: https://www.tablatorrox.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/latablatorrox

 

Services Wanted/Offered

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Costa del Sol Video:
We offer a complete video/audio service.
Video Tapes (All formats Inc Betacam) transferred to Dvd or Pen Drive.
Cine Film ( 8mm or super 8) to Dvd or Pen Drive. We now have a scanner that scans each individual frame of your movie providing the best results possible and avoiding any flicker.
Audio Cassettes/Vinyl Records to Cd or Pen Drive
Colour Slides transferred to Dvd slide show or files on cd
Video Conversion any format or Region
Editing Service
We can now offer multiple copying of Dvd’s & Cd’s at special prices.
Video to Dvd ONLY 10 Euros per hour video (or part thereof) per tape.
Discounts available for quantity.
Free collection & delivery Nerja area.
Tel Richard 659458020 or email nerjavideo@gmail.com for a quotation.
Visit our website http://www.costadelsolvideo.com for further information and prices.
Presentation Video. www.costadelsolvideo.com/video

 

Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates
Leave Spain 7th June – Arrive UK 10th June
Leave UK 25th June – Arrive Spain 27th June.
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 www.euroam.co.uk
email ; tonyroam@btconnect.com or email ; euroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
Face book Tony Roam – WhatsApp Either Number

 

Cleaning Offered: All types of cleaning offered from changeovers to one-off cleans including terraces and windows with laundry service if required. Also available plant maintenance and weeding. Experienced and reliable with refs available. All services €9 an hour. Based in Torrox Pueblo but cover all of Torrox. For further info please
email Sara happyhousetorrox@gmail.com

 

Wanted: Pest removal. Wasps
Does anyone know someone who can get rid of wasps and their nests? We are in the Benamargosa/ Cutar area. Please contact alicevenus100@gmail.com
Thanks Naythan. You are doing a fantastic job with DigameXtra and I find it extremely useful. Best wishes, Alice

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: 3 great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-Solid rustic double door wardrobe with key. Measurements Width 98cms Depth 57cms Height 188cms Price €160
-Rustic coffee table with drawer and glass top. Length 107cms Width 77cms Height 46cms Price €95
-Beautiful solid rustic sideboard with glass top Width 134cms Depth 45cms Height 85cms Price €150
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Almost new, black rectangular table 160 per 80 and 4 matching chairs with white upholstery. 120 euros. Encarna/Torrox-Costa, Tel: 691133905

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Two 2 seater brown leather sofas. Measures 160x86cms. 250€ for the two.
-Approximately 120 new roof tiles. 50€.
Susan/Colmenar/Casabermeja area. WhatsApp : 637163461.

 

For Sale: Black glass and chrome TV table 1000 x 400 x 520. V. good condition. €45 contact judithfear@hotmail.com or call me on 676 524 610. Judith/Los Romanos (close to the dam).

 

For Sale: Down Lighter Lamp. As New. Price: 20 euros. Location: Torrox Campo
Please Contact Jane on: 07958 789170/Watts App.
Email: kingswoodjane@hotmail.co.uk

 

Recommendations

Recommendation: Anthony Barlow based in Vente Baha did a great job completing a number of projects a our house. I had researched builder in the area and he came highly recommended by many.
Works to install high level guttering and pipes from terrace drain for rainwater harvesting and re grouting a shower cubicle were undertaken professionally. Good communication and awareness of clients needs. Tidy and prompt. He has been in building trade all his life much of the time spent building houses in Spain.
Contact Anthony Barlow – 693505272
Submitted by Paul Hageman paul@hageman.co.uk

 

Tech News by DoctorLaptop

New EU Internet Copyright Filters Take Effect Today: YouTube, Facebook and all other major media and social media and news sites in the EU have begun filtering all media content posted online for copyright infringement. This is brand new so expect a bumpy start. They are bound to err on the side of safety by blocking some non-copyrighted content as they work out the bugs. Supposedly the wrongly blocked items will reappear as the Artificial Intelligence (AI) behind the filters learns and adapts. So if you can’t find your favorite funny cat video online, or an article on a website you often visit has vanished, you now know what happened. This law only applies to companies with gross sales of $10M or more annually, so DigameXtra.com dodged a bullet there.

Politicians from Poland, Germany, and elsewhere in the European Union are exploring ways to sidestep contentious provisions of a new copyright rule, in effect June 7, that critics fear will undercut internet freedom. The EU directive is intended to get copyright policy in tune with the digital age. These EU Directives function as packages of instructions that national governments must write into their laws. In this case, member states have two years—until June 7, 2021—to update their statutes. Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. may have to negotiate licenses for songs or video clips before publishing user uploads, under the new rules. Publishers, too, have new legal rights to help them retrieve payment from all types of online services.

We need to watch this AI-driven internet filter as it develops, especially in regards to censorship, news access and election coverage; it is a very powerful force susceptible to abuse. References:  https://news.bloomberglaw.com/tech-and-telecom-law/eu-nations-face-censorship-fears-as-new-copyright-rule-kicks-in  AND   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Directive_on_Copyright_in_the_Digital_Single_Market

 

Pets

Aged lady needs a new home: Pimpi is the lovely, white, male cat in the picture. His owner cannot risk taking him on a plane to Holland and so she is hoping to find him a new home (without children) for his final years. Please contact
Liddy on 0031 653 53 26 86

 

Churches / Worship – Listing on Saturday & Sunday

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
Whether you live in Spain our 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 10.30am. Also Prayer meetings every Wednesday at 11.00am.
Facebook: https://fb.me/FOJCTK
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/CN8qXQJUfms

 

Cornerstone International Church
Services on Sunday mornings at 11:30 am. Bible based, Non-Denominational Christian Church in Torre del Mar area of Malaga, Spain. A culturally diverse family of believers in Jesus Christ.
Cornerstone International Church, C/Solera 2, Local 2, 29740 Torre del Mar.
Whatsapp: +34.634540519
www.CornerstoneInternationalChurch.com

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services
-Roman Catholic Mass, service in English every Saturday, at the Centre 5pm October to June.
-Spanish Anglican Church of St Barnabas, service in English, at the Centre every Sunday at 11am.
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 please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334
Email: luxmundi AT lux-mundi DOT org

 

Puente Christian Fellowship
Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national Bible-believing community of Christians who meet in the church’s meeting room each Sunday at 11 am to worship the Lord. The church hall is underneath Maroma Immobilaria, Puente Don Manuel Cruce de Periana – 29713.
The location and directions of how to find us are on our
website: https://evangelicalchurchelpuente.com

 

Cómpeta Church service in English
There will be a Celebration of the Holy Communion in English at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday May the 19th, in the Parish Church of the Asunción, Plaza Almijara, Cómpeta.
Our grateful thanks to Father Liviu and his Congregation for permission to use this beautiful church.
Enquiries to the Revd. James Tayler (Rector) on 952 03 04 61

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Useful Links, Info & Numbers

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

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

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
Currency Converter: http://www.currency-converter.com/
Internet Speed Test: http://beta.speedtest.net/
Local Bank Holidays: http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/index.php

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