DigameXtra No. 1316 Friday, June 14th 2019

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O’Learys-Torrox Costa Weekly line up
Its that time again, time to tell all you lovely people about the amazing music acts we have lined up, free of charge, for you this week!
-Friday 2100hrs The best and most unique saxophone act on the Costa returns to our beautiful terrace. Mixing every genre from classics to dance, Sax To The Rhythm is always guaranteed to get people dancing!
-Saturday 2130hrs What a treat we have lined up! The biggest band we’ve ever had in our tiny bar! The 6 piece Irish, celtic, rhythm’n’blues, rock’n’roll and country band, Thrifty Malone will be giving us a proper Irish night by the beach! And no, we have no idea where we will put them but it will be great fun
-Sunday 1500hrs This week we have back to back music acts with 5 hours of music!
We start with the wonderful Betty Loop. This duo are incredible and will have everyone singing and dancing in minutes!
Then, at 1800hrs, our Torrox local, Juan Serrano will take over and show us what undiscovered talent looks like cause this man can really sing!
https://www.facebook.com/olearystorrox/

 

San Juan at The Boatyard Bar: The Party continues at The Boatyard Bar, Miguel el Manga on Sunday 23rd June with Nerjas favourite party band ”The Flying Dolphins”!
Guaranteed to get rid of last nights headache and fatique! Dancing, Food and Goodtimes!
Food from 2pm Flying Dolphins from 3pm
Entry just 5 euros includes your 1st drink!
Reservations with Cathy on 685435767 it’s going to be busy so book now!

 

Cinema In English – June 14 to 20
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
https://www.cinesur.com/es/cine/el-ingenio
-Rocketman – Dir. Dexter Fletcher. With Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell. Weekdays 16:00; Sat/Sun 12:10, 16:00.
-X Men: Dark Phoenix – Dir. Simon Kinberg. With Sophie Turner, James McAvoy. Sat/Sun 11:55; Mon/Tue/Thu 17:00, 19:30, 22:00.
-Men In Black: International – Dir. F Gary Gray. With Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson. Sat/Sun 12:10; Mon/Tue/Thu 17:00, 19:30, 21:55.
-Aladdin – Dir. Guy Ritchie. With Will Smith, Mena Massoud. Sat/Sun 12:15; Mon/Tue/Thu 16:50, 19:25. (Thank you Doug. -Ed.)

 

Summer Concert: Only One More Week to Go.
Coro de Competa is holding its Summer Concert on Friday 21st June and request the pleasure of your company. They have been working hard to bring you a varied and light hearted evening of coral songs, a solo, duets and a couple of songs by a “barber shop” type quartet. Along with an instrumental piece, they aim to please your musical taste and present an interesting and entertaining evening. The performance begins at 20.00hrs/ 8.00pm in the Chapel of the Competa Tanatorio. Admission is free and all donations will go to the local charity Caritas. Come and join us. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you there. For further details please contact Greg Starr by email at gregstarr4@ hotmail.com

 

Moto Rock Bar HS: The Naive live, Sunday at 4-7PM
Carretera Nacional 340. Km 302, Nerja, Tel 657 167 844
https://www.facebook.com/events/422420451676530/

 

Liquid Lunch live: Bar Los Amigos Torrox Sat 15 June 9pm. Seating Tickets selling fast so if you haven’t bought one then grab one at the bar from a member of our team, only €5 FB-Link

 

SOUL NOTE are back! Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment.Music at Restaurante Venta El Cortijo Frigiliana. Saturday June 15th coach leaves at 12.50 Marinas de Nerja 1pm Hotel Monica 1.10pm main bus station Tickets €15, includes a buffet and coach from Nerja if required. Contact us direct or book through Jackie at the Nerja Household centre, Castilla Perez.
686 817 157 / 637 854 383
info@nerjahouseholdcentre.com

 

BBQ and live music @ Pavo Real Restaurant: BBQ Season is with us once more and on the 19th June at 8:30 pm Maika Lavera will start our summer with style. BBQ buffet €11.95 pp. We look forward to seeing you all. For more info or to make a reservation call Paul on 654869083.
8.5 km Torrox/Competa Road, 29754 Málaga, Spain FB-Link

 

Noche de San Juan 2019 Concert/Party at Matices, Torre del Mar: Sunday, June 23 at 10PM-1AM
Kick off summer with a bang! Party & Live Beach Concert + fireworks + drinks & nibbles on June 23 with fabulous views from the terrace overlooking the sea. 25€ donation to the “honesty box” includes 2 glasses of cava (or white or red wine) and assorted nibbles by Anncatrin Leveland. Cocktails will also be available throughout the night for a 3€ donation. Please reserve your space at Matices new WhatsApp number: 625 74 44 04.
Paseo Marítimo de Levante 6, 29740 Torre Del Mar FB-Link

 

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Contact: Malcolm Butcher. Tel: +34 652970608 (Spain) Competa
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Greek restaurant in Torrox Costa!:  La Casita Griega – Greek House – it’s a new restaurant located on the sea promenade, between the Safari bar and Picadero restaurants, BLQ 80 bajo. We offer you a little piece of Greece with our Greek home made specialties. Our opening time is from 19.00, Thursday thru Sunday. Monday closed. Also, you can enjoy our specialties in lunch time, between 13.00-15.00, with reservation on the telephone number 642585049. You can choose meat specialties ( Gyros, Souvlaki, Bifteki, Sutsukaki, Mussaka), cheese ( Feta Psiti, Feta Saganaki, Hallumi), vegetables ( Greek salad, Hummus, Eggplant creem, Mezze, Tzatziki) or sea fruits ( prawns or octopus), all of this accompanied with our special Greek pita bread. We offer a lovely meal time in a quiet end exquisite atmosphere, accompanied with the best Greek music. See you soon! https://la-casita-griega.business.site/

 

Casa Magel: SUN, SUN, SUN.
Secret Hideaway Casa Magel Bed and Breakfast
Wonderful place for a summer break. Relax by our sparkling pool. We have a wonderful outside space with a fully equipped kitchen and bar for our guests With a limited honesty bar with wine, beer, and soft drinks and snacks. Or bring your own. Tea & coffee is free. Our rooms are comfortable and en-suite.
-We are continuing our popular offer of 3 nights B&B with one 3 course evening meal for 2 with wine and 1 evening of wine & tapas at our local tapas bar. Price 165 € for 2 people sharing a double en-suite room.
-We also, have our popular 2-night stay with B&B and 1 evening meal for 2 price 110€. Any additional single night is 55€. For longer stays, we can arrange a discount.
There are meals in the freezer for you to purchase if you don’t want to go out and just relax by the pool and soak up the sun. Or, the town is just 1 kilometer away. Our little town of Valle De Abdalajis is very typically Spanish, friendly with tapas bars and restaurants and a couple of supermarkets. Plus local shops. We also have a fantastic museum, (our town dates back to the Roman era), when it was called Nescania.
CASA MAGEL is 1 km from the town and is surrounded by beautiful scenery, a walkers paradise. Lots to do in the area. Walk the famous Camino Del Rey. The beautiful turquoise lakes of Ardales, Quad Biking, horse riding. Visit Antequera, a beautiful town with the most churches in Spain…27. is only a 25 minute drive away. Close by is El Torcal with the amazing landscape just like Fred Flintstones land. Great for star gazing. Visit the Wolf Park and see Wolves in their natural habitat. Howling nights when the moon is full. Also nearby is the beautiful Convento Magdalena, previously a 12th Century Convent, now a 5* hotel. Pop in for a coffee or glass of wine, wonderful atmosphere.
We are an hour away from the beautiful city of Malaga with its myriad of tapas bars and quality restaurants, we recommend a visit to Bar Pimpi the oldest bar in Malaga, truly an experience.
Please contact us and we can talk through your needs, check us out on booking.com.
Check out our website : www.casamagel.com
email : casamagel@yahoo.com ; phone 0034 722879503
Sat Nav Co-ordinates 36.920529, -4.684685 Check in time from 2.30pm

 

Be Creative: Competa. Workshops mosaics & sculpture.
Jacqueline and Moire welcome you to join in making your own mosaic or sculpture in stone or clay.
Every Wednesday morning from 10.00 – 13.00
or 2 day course Monday & Tuesday from 10.00 – 17.00.
If interested or would like more info please ring or email
moira.schepel @ gmail.com ; Tel. +34653134371
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Casa Optima, Carril de Circunvalacion 29754 Competa (Malaga)

 

Wanted: English language teacher wanted for a young Spanish man wanting to improve his English. Please contact James Wilmot on 645053258 or email wilymot@gmail.com. Frigiliana

 

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.
-Extending oak dining table with 6 very heavy farmhouse chairs. Measurements Length with extension 150cms Width 105cms Height 76cms. Diameter105cms ( without extension )Price €225
-2 beautiful ceilings lamps. One with 5 shades €25. One with 3 shades €15
Contact Jackie/ Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Yamaha F310 – Acoustic Guitar. Comes with Guitar Bag and strap -110 euros
Desmond /Alcaucin area (just off the Alcaucin Road 2km from Puente don Manuel church) 952510130/633410906
Email: marshallfoxphoto@hotmail.com

 

Wanted “Life Jackets.”: Are there any “Adult” life jackets that are not being used but are still in good condition that the owner would be interested in selling? if yes please contact, B J Turner, 722734204
email mucktub63@hotmail.com

 

Wanted: Room for summer or short term let. Urgent. Room share wanted. 18-year old Irish girl looking for a room to rent NERJA AREA. Budget up to 100 euro a week. Please text or Whatsapp Zoe on +353 872111196

 

Recommendations

Photos show fire spreading on Costa del Sol: Photographs posted to a local Facebook group showed the fire near to houses, which appear to show a wild fire spreading up a mountain in the Mijas area of the Costa del Sol. Comments suggested it broke out in the El Higueron area and that it may have begun in a timber yard.
Andalucia’s Plan INFOCA wild fire agency has declared that the fire has broken out. A fire engine and a helicopter have been dispatched to tackle the blaze.
https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/06/13/breaking-photos-show-fire-spreading-on-costa-del-sol/

 

Wind Turbine: Dear readers, If anyone has good (or bad!) experience with a local (Malaga to Almeria) supplier or installer of a domestic wind turbine generators I would appreciate a reference. Thanks, Nick/Jete, Granada
keelsway at yahoo dot co dot uk

 

Info: Can anyone give me the contact details of an English couple from Algarrobo who used to transport goods to and from the U.K? I don´t know if they are still here but if anyone has their details I would appreciate if they could pass them on to me.
ozzy baldwin at yahoo dot co dot uk (Vera/Torrox Costa)

 

Football Fan App Snoops For Pirate TV Streams: La Liga had installed a functionality within their app that was being used to detect whether matches the device owner is watching were being broadcast in bars and other establishments via a pirated signal!?!
https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/06/12/inenglish/1560350300_425732.html

 

Corrections

Free: Staywell 2-way cat flap, with instructions to install. Mary/Puente Don Manuel area. Tel. 655640862. marjofran@gmail.com

 

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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

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

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