DigameXtra No. 1317 Saturday, June 15th 2019

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Announcement from Archez Mayoress, Mari Carmen Cordoba: We would like to inform you that on Saturday, 15th June at 6.00pm, there will be a formal meeting for the new governing council to take over at the townhall of Archez. This communication is to all who would like to attend.
Following on there will be a aperitiv for all attendees. Location – Archez

 

Ellen’s Atlantis Bar: Nico is back!!
Opening times
-monday: 15:00 – 24:00
-tuesday: 18:00 – 24:00
-wednesday: lazy rest day!
-thursday: 16:00 – 24:00
-friday, saturday, sunday: 18:00 – 24:00
happy hours! thursdays 16:00 – 19:00
new price lists!
mondays: dj dieter 15:00 – late with our delicious bbq on our terrace
tuesdays: funny karaoke
wednesday: official lazy rest day
thursday: happy hours 16:00 – 19:00 soft drinks, beer & wine 1€ long drinks 3,50€ cocktails 4,0€
friday: dance with dj worzel 21:00 – 24:00 student discount all drinks!!!
saturday: student discount all drinks!
sunday: dance in the pan! pancakes day! dance to our playlist and have a pancake!!!
our menu of the bbq!!!
special burger 3,50€ hot dog 2,50€, curry chicken & roll 3,90€, pork steak & roll 3,50€,
roasted sausage & roll 3,00€, curry sausage & roll ~3,50€
marpe.nico@gmx.de

 

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Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates
Leave UK 26th June – Arrive Spain 28th June
Leave UK 9th July – Arrive Spain 11th July.
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.
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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.
-Useful cupboard ideal for bathroom Measurements Width 101cms Depth 41cms Height 126cms Price €75
-2 matching plastic benches Price €25 each
-Distressed unit with 4 rattan basket Measurements Width 120cms Depth 44cm Height 96cm Price €55
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Unique Art 21-Inch Tall Pearl Ocean Table Top Gemstone World Globe
World Globe – 70 euros. Gemstones from all over the world. Heavy zinc metal with gold coating tripod
Surfaced with acrylic resin protection. Globe Diameter is 13-inch or 330mm
Original Protective Box
Alcaucin area (just off the Alcaucin Road 2km from Puente don Manuel church)
952510130/633410906
Email: marshallfoxphoto@hotmail.com

 

For Sale: 2008 Opel Corsa Eco 1.3 CDTI– 2,800 euros Spanish LHD. Manual diesel, 139,500 km ITV and Taxed to May 2020. A/C, electric windows, radio/CD player. Full service history. Bodywork good condition, usual car park scuff marks
Rita, Algarrobo Costa 634329311
Email: rita.ajohnson AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale – Pensionista Health Kit!:
-Two FitBit Smart Fitness Watches and blood pressure monitor. If you are really serious about fitness there is a walking/jogging machine for sale as well FitBit Charge 2 Smart men’s watch and FitBit Alta HR Smart ladies watch. Both have heart rate monitors and motion detectors and loads more and also tell the time! They measure heartbeat, sleep data and step count and can be setup to measure specific activities such as running, walking, cycling and gym routines can be monitored.
Both have the original “Sport” plastic straps and additional conventional steel fashon bracelets.
The blood pressure monitor is the conventional upper arm cuff with a fully electronic measuring system and display. It’s approved by the British Heart Foundation and is very accurate. It maintains a record of previous readings and will give an average over time.
The FitBits were €150 new and the Blood Pressure Monitor AND UA767 Plus €80
Sale price €50 each for the FitBits and €25 for the BP monitor. €100 for all three.
-Power Walker walking/jogging machine to complete your fitness regime is a basic electric treadmill. Not designed for high speed exercising, but ideal for walking or jogging speeds. Collapses for easy storage. Digital display of speed and distance covered with timers etc. As new and very little used. Cost new €250. Yours for €100.
Dave in La Herradura. elcid99@gmail.com ‭65 2471 289‬

 

For Sale, 2 items:
– Bedside table in very good condition €15 or nearest offer
-Hard back encyclopedias – suitable for display purposes – do you have a business which could benefit from the purchase of these books – in excellent condition €50 or nearest offer
To be collected in Caleta. Contact Carol. More pics on request
carol.bausa@yahoo.com

 

For Sale: Round glass top terrace table. Great condition. 20€. Torrox Campo, contact Sue 677322169
Or email maundfitch @ gmail.com (remove spaces)

 

For Sale – Satellite dish 125 cm (for Canal Digitaal): For receiving of Canal Digitaal! It can be installed and aligned at your home.
grahamsanton AT gmail DOT com
graham/area torrox, Price 30 euro

 

For Sale: A Straight Left Hand Stairlift. 4 Metres €500 o.n.o
Pamela/Torrox Costa Penoncillo
Contact: Pamela.hill@hotmail.co.uk

 

For Sale: Freezer. Perfect Working order. 55cm wide x 60cm high Price: 20 euros
Location: Torrox Campo
Please Contact Jane on: 07958 789170/Watts App.
Email: kingswoodjane@hotmail.co.uk

 

For Sale: Panasonic Lumix Camera package including:
Panasonic Lumix G3 16.1MP Compact Camera Black.
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm lens.
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-200mm telephoto zoom lens.
Both lenses come with front and rear covers plus hoods.
Branded carry case. 32mb memory card. Mains battery charger with Uk plug.
DMW-BLD 10E battery. HDMI lead. Tripod mount adapter. Cleaning cloth.
The G3 is one of the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens system cameras with a built-in electronic view finder and intelligent autofocus.
The combined ‘Used price’ for the camera and both lenses on Amazon.de is anything from €459.00 to €1,055.00. The carry new costs €88 on Amazon.de
I am asking €425.00 for the package as a whole. Items not available individually.
Contact Steve in El Morche on 620056188 or via WhatsApp on the same number or email agentthommo@icloud.com

 

Wanted: Baby walker. Michele/Nerja
michele.bond@rocketmail.com

 

Recommendations

Recommendation for SPW Construction:
My wife and I settled into our new home near Competa five years ago. We quickly discovered numerous hidden vices, so commonly discovered due to poor building standards. One of the major problems we encountered was that of rising damp. No less than seven different people attempted to “fix” the problem, but in fact, only patched things up. Parts of our walls and ceilings had turned black and we were getting desperate. I looked at an ad on Digamextra published by SPW, and the word “damp” caught my eye. I called Scott Wilson and he came by three days later, on Sunday. To make a long story short, the house is dry and like new. Scott searched and found no less than five or six different leaks, including the swimming pool itself.
How not to give Scott Wilson and his team an A+++ for the job they finished to perfection just yesterday?
What makes this man superior to anyone else we’ve encountered in four different countries and three different continents?
1. Scott was an apprentice for six years, the first four of which he attended classroom theory once a week.
2. He works with a very select team of tradesmen that he has personally trained himself, and from whom, he expects the best performance.
3. Unlike so many guys who head up a small building company, he works along with his men. He was here on the site every day and made sure the job was perfect.
4. He mentioned once near the beginning that he strives not only to do the job as described in the quote, but always tries to go s step farther. He and his team showed that to us on several occasions during the time they worked on our house.
5. He also said that he wasn’t cheap. Well, if he doesn’t mind, I would reword that and say: “Given the high standards to which he works, he isn’t expensive.
6. Scott speaks fluent Spanish, which is obviously an advantage to a Spanish customer, but also when buying materials.
7. He listens to what you have to say, and always reacts positively. The numerous occasions where he demonstrated this would fill several pages of a book.
8. We also required a plumber, an electrician and a carpenter. Scott brought in some of the best we’ve ever seen. The electrician fixed a niggly problem in five minutes, which had stumped others for three years.,
I think that all of us want to take pride in our respective homes, and we were frankly losing hope. Scott Wilson took us out of the dark ages of the building trade in this country and has now allowed us to once again take pride in our lovely home.
What better way to conclude than to say that we’ve hired Scott and his team for another major job that will be starting early July.
Paul and Veronique Engel-Auzon, Competa email: puchkauzon1@gmail.com

 

Assistance in Spain: I have been in Spain for a while. I am an expat and I have my residency papers. However, due to ill health I am unable to work at the moment.
Can anyone provide advice as to whether I am entitled to any financial help etc
Thanks in advance
sjn40@protonmail.com

 

Tech News by DoctorLaptop

2019 Will Go Down In History As The Last Year You could Believe What You See With Your Own Two Eyes!
-What if techniques were developed to make perfect alterations to videos, where any image of a person can be made to say anything?
-What happens when anyone can dispute video evidence, claiming the damning evidence to be undetectably altered? Will all video evidence showing a suspect saying something be declared invalid?
Scientists at Stanford are doing their part to build what will be an inevitable dystopian nightmare, creating havoc in the news industry and courts.  The staff at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Princeton University and Adobe Research have just announced (what many techies already suspected) that they have developed software that allows you to undetectably edit and change what people are saying in videos, allowing anyone to edit anybody into saying anything, according to Observer (https://observer.com/2019/06/ai-deepfake-videos-mark-zuckerberg-joe-rogan/). “Deep-Fake” videos have already appeared on Facebook, Twitter, and on “celebrity” porn sites. Famous deep-fake victims include Mark Zuckerberg, Joe Rogan and Katy Perry.
The software uses machine learning and 3-D models of the target’s face to generate new footage which allows the user to change, edit and remove words that are coming out of a person’s mouth on video, simply by typing in new text. Not only that, the changes appear to have a seamless audio/visual flow without cuts. Go here for details and examples: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-13/watch-scientists-create-deepfake-software-allowing-anyone-edit-anything-anyone-says

 

Churches / Worship – Listing on Saturday & Sunday

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 10.30am. 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

 

Church services in English: The Anglican Congregation of St. Barnabas, Torre del Mar and Cómpeta.
Following the dislocations of the past three months we are now able to return to our regular First Sundays at 5.30 p.m. for the monthly Celebration of Holy Communion in English at Cómpeta Parish Church in Plaza Almijara.
The next service will be at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday July the 7th.
Services at the Lux Mundi Centre in Torre del Mar are unchanged, at 11 a.m. every Sunday.
Any enquiries to the Revd. Canon James Tayler on 952 03 04 61

 

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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

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
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