DigameXtra No. 1323 Saturday, June 22th 2019

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Fiesta de San Juan is Sunday 23June (some villages may celebrate any day from 21-24th): Hit the beaches at 10ish with sardines to grill! Look for the bonfires and burning effigies.

Water Fight in Lanjaron: Fiesta del Agua y del Jamon is this Friday thru Monday. Saturday there is the parade, La Publica. The water fight in the streets is at midnight Sunday, for 1 hour no one is immune to water attacks in the street!

 

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Hudsons Bar, Torrox Costa: We would like to present our three day special!
-Thursday 27th of June – Karaoke Night. We are hosting the amazing Pam on Thursday for a Karaoke night! We start at 8pm and finish at 11! Come and sing your heart or just hang with friends! There will be a free finger food buffet!
-Friday 28th of June – Music night. We are celebrating the opening of our new sunroom bar with a music night! We will be playing a bit of everything. 60s, 70,s 80’s and much more! There will be a free finger food buffet!
-Saturday 29th of June – The Jive. Everyone is welcome to come and have a go or have a drink and enjoy the dancing! Stay tuned for the details and time!
+47 954 97 710
https://www.facebook.com/Hudsonsbartorrox/

 

Starlite Festival Dates: Located in a quarry in Marbella with extraordinary acoustics.
Upcoming acts, see complete list at website:
July
-11th Beach Boys
-12th Il Divo
-13th Maluma, urban raggaeton
-16th Kool & the Gang
-17th Abba Tribute
-19th Jamie Cullum, UK jazz
-20th Roger Hodgson, ex Supertramp
-21st Eros Ramazzotti, Italian ballads
-23rd Sting
-24th John Legend
-28th Ben Harper&Innocent Criminals, US eclectic
Aug
-8th Ketama, Flamenco-fusion
16th Jessie J, UK pop
-22nd, God Save the Queen, “official” tribute to Queen (promoted by Queen and 20th Century Fox)
Info & tickets & photo credits: https://starlitemarbella.com/en/

 

El Barco, Playa el Penoncillo: “El Jam” returns 22June 7pm with Jonathan “Unplugged” Thakur. From 7pm until 10pm. The sunset from the beach of Torrox and in the weekend of (San Juan), what is better? Enter between Nerja/Torrox N340.
https://www.facebook.com/jonny.unplugged

 

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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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Work Sought: Hi, I am looking for any work gardening ,house-painting and maintenance ,no job too small,I charge 10€ per hour and also can offer house-pet sitting for 25 € per night.Which can include taking you to or from the airport in your own vehicle for 20€. Covering Nerja to Benejarafe.Based in Torre del mar. Call Kennedy on 630792368 or
email kennedygoldsmith at yahoo.co.uk

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Mans 23 inch frame mountain bike in Silver/Grey built by Edinburgh Bike Shop. Features 21 Shimano gears, gel tech saddle and recent new tyres and tubes. The sale also includes a universal bike rack bought in Halfords, UK which fits most hatch back cars and a bike security padlock. All for 80 euros. The bike can be viewed in Torrox village. Call Avril on 670 540 533.

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-130 new unused roof tiles. 30€
-Wooden 2.5mtr. Garden parasol. One of the spokes is broken but I have the piece. Easily repairable. 20€.
Sue, Colmenar/Casabermeja area. WhatsApp: 637163461

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Bedframe. I can offer you a bedframe without mattrass. It s a very good strong bedframe and in the middle it is extra-strong ,from “Fibermaster” in very good condition, as you can see on the picture.Never used, 1,90m x 0,90m. the price is 35,–Euro.
-Heavy metal bar for sale Fantastic swing Heavy metal bar for a swing,(without seat),easy to fix with just one strong screw against any wall, with a metal chain,suitable in- or outside the house ,all antioxidant,hight 2 m, original price Euro 99,–, now 48,–
-“Dryer” for false nails, false nails and many accessories also available and included.
price 29,– Euro,
l am on whatsapp,number : 0049 17 62 1 62 4994, Julie/Torrox-Costa
email : j.speyeratwebdotde

 

Recommendations

Knockout Gas Robberies debunked: There is a wave of burglaries on the Costa right now. Stories of “knockout gas” are circulating once again. This is almost certainly not the case. To fill a large bedroom  with a gas to the concentration required to put you under so deep you wouldn’t hear intruders would require a tanker truck of highly regulated gas. Such a quantity would cost way more than a single robbery would net. When the Russians wanted to knock out an auditorium of hostage holding terrorists, they used gas before attempting a rescue. The identity of the gas was never disclosed, although it is believed to have been a narcotic, a fentanyl derivative such as carfentanil. It overdosed everyone, killing hundreds. If a less lethal option were available the Russians would surely have gone with that instead. So far there have been no reports of burglars killing anyone with gas, although some thieves have used chloroform soaked rags held over mouths to knock out victims; that is very different from gassing a room.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moscow_theater_hostage_crisis
The Royal College of Anesthetists issued a statement last year amid claims that Britons were being gassed and burgled in motor homes.
It read: “Despite the increasing numbers of reports of people being gassed in motor-homes or commercial trucks in France, and the warning put out by the Foreign Office for travelers to be aware of this danger, this College remains of the view that this is a myth.
“It is the view of the College that it would not be possible to render someone unconscious by blowing ether, chloroform or any of the currently used volatile anaesthetic agents, through the window of a motor-home without their knowledge, even if they were sleeping at the time.
“If there was a totally safe, odourless, potent, cheap anesthetic agent available to thieves for this purpose it is likely the medical profession would know about it and be investigating its use in anaesthetic practice.”
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/11789709/Unlikely-that-sleeping-gas-was-used-in-Jenson-Button-robbery-experts-say.html

 

Taxi/airport transfer: Can anyone recommend an English speaking taxi/airport transfer service that can collect my five visitors from Malaga airport and take them to our house in Torre del Mar? I would like to book this in advance for them for mid July. Many thanks everyone, Kerry. kerry.mashford@gmail.com, Torre del Mar.

 

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/
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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