DigameXtra No. 1330 Monday, July 1st 2019

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Amir Martinez and the “Chicas del Vallenato”: Sunday July 7th. Sala Sharanga
14 Artists. Tix €30, €45 VIP, €60 Platinum. Tel. 697 967 255-671 25 98 99
Av. Ortega & Gasset 124, Malaga


ARCH Quiz: Wed 3rd July 8pm. Venta El Bichito, Alhaurin el Grande.


Activity Programme Monday 1st – Friday 5th July
A number of our groups have now finished for the summer break and will resume in September.
-Thursday 4th Mahjong 10.30am, meet at Bar Restaurant La Esperanza in Benajarafe.
For further details or to contact the group leaders, please check out our website www.u3aaxarquia.com


Whats on at Tail: Last Quiz Night of the season is on Monday 29th July at Lew’s Fish Bar Torrox Costa 7.00 for 7.30pm 8 euros which includes Fish or Pie and chips. book early to save your place phone Lew’s 952532633.  Jean


Los Alamos Beach Festival, 5th Anniversary: 31July-4Aug. Estepona. Music & Camping. Lineup & Details at: https://www.losalamosbeach.com/


Adrenaline Junkie? Zip Line Experiences in Andalucia: Source Article

Sanlúcar de Guadiana – 720 m
Sanlúcar de Guadiana has an activity group called Limitezero that offers the only cross-border zip line in the world. At 720m long it provides its visitors with a unique, unforgettable experience crossing over the River Guadiana from Spain to Portugal.    More >

Comares – 436 m
Comares in La Axarquia  has a zip line from the village to the hill opposite. It is located next to the Via Ferrata la Fuente Gorda to the north of the village. It is an exciting  436 metres long. Open all year, under reservation. Cost of a ride is 20€ but a minimum group of ten is needed. To enquire call +34 697 218 289.

Casares – 300 m
A zip line just outside the village of Casares runs for 300 m at a maximum height of 80 m. It runs from the  El Chaparral viewpoint at Puerto de la Cruz, down to Las Penuelas at the end of Calle Molinos. Opened in late 2017.  Cost is 12 € a ride, 10 € for large families or youth card holders and 6 € for residents in Casares. Tickets from Blas Infante House (to enquire call + 34 952 89 55 21). Open only Saturday and Sundays, from 10:00 – 15:00.

Elviria, Marbella – 240 m
Aventura Amazonia (Amazonia Adventure) park in Elviria district east of Marbella town (A-7 km 191) has 20 zip-lines. The longest in the treetops  is 240m in length. Cost is 17€ to 20€ for Kids and 21€ to 24€ for adults depending on season. The opening times change during the year, in general it is from 10:00 to 20:00.To enquire call +34 952 83 55 05 / 625 08 93 20.

Fuengirola – 100 m
A zip line in Fuengirola runs across the mouth of the River Fuengirola next to the castle at the west  end of the town beach.  It is part of the Parque Multiaventura Castillo Sohail. Cost per ride is 6€ Open Sundays from 11:00 to 18:00 (to enquire call +34 952 47 27 19 / 646 12 16 10).

Zip Lines outside Andalucia: The largest zip line in Europe is in northern Spain. In a town called Hoz de Jaca, Huesca. It is in the Valley of Tena and the zip-line measures 950 metres in length and it runs over the Búbal resevoir. The slope of the zip line is 115 metres and actually there are two paralelel zip-lines.


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And remember that if you want to have fun while you learn speaking and speaking Spanish, in Malagalingo we are waiting for you. With us you will speak Spanish at last JJ
As novelty this summer we have our intensive courses underway: 18 and 28 hours a week to improve your Spanish and your fun at lightning speed
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Meat Delivery: To all our customers east of Malaga, our next delivery date will be Monday the 8th of July, orders need to be in by this coming Thursday.The following delivery is on the 29th of July with orders being in by the previous Thursday.
We are a Butchers based in Alhuarin el Grande and on request have been delivering to the east of Malaga.Rincon,Velez,Puente,Torrox,Frigliana,Nerja and Competa.
If there is anyone interested in this service contact Martin 667431366 or on
facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ye-Ole-Butchery/225024370870952?ref=tn_tnmn
Many thanks, Martin
email yeolbutchery at g mail dot com for a list of products


Wanted: General Handyman. A permanent position one day a week hours to suit but at least 8 per week. Tasks to include cleaning pool jet washing & general maintenance. Near Periana 10€ an hour.
English speaking. Wendy 691895884


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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Complete window, size 130.5cm w x. 110.5cm h. 2 single glazed windows, plus fly screen. Also includes security roller blind. 50€ good condition. Torrox campo. Contact John or olive mo. 07501182382 or 691973456.


For Sale: Lenovo C2 Android Dual SIM mobile phone. 5″ HD display, 1GB RAM/8GB ROM, takes up to 32GB memory card. Factory reset done and ready to use with your SIM. Has always been kept in a cover and is in perfect condition as it’s only been used for a 2nd ‘spare’ UK phone. 50€ ono. I’m in Torrox campo but can meet at the BP petrol station.
wickseyb AT hotmail DOT com


For Sale, 2 items:
-Record Coronet No. 3 Woodturning Lathe. Good condition, 36 inches between centres, various extras including two Multistar chucks and top quality woodturning chisels etc. 365 Euros.
-Petrol generator, 230 Volt, rated 800 Watts output. Good condition and hardly used. 60€
Email Derek/Competa, competacampo at gmail.com 2PICs


For Sale, 2 items:
-Moulinex Air Fryer from Worten price €90 new only asking €50 4 months old.
-Office chair from Euroski price €59 new only asking €29 18 months old.
Contact Maxine/Caleta 628-806-320


For Sale, 3 items:
-Bargain here for a Pro Photographer. Two Metz 60CT Flash Guns complete with batteries, chargers, leads etc. In working order. Whole lot for 40 euros. We are in Alcaucin – Buyer collects. 40 euros.
Bathroom Wall Mounted Heater Equation 2000W with remote control & timer. 15 euros
-Stroboframe PRO-RL Rotary Link Flash Bracket. A great bracket for extending a flash over the camera. 25 euros
We are just off the Alcaucin Road. 952510130/633410906


For Sale: Electric Weber Barbecue (220 V). Price for a new model (Q2400) €440. Now only €125. Logi/Annette – Torrox Pueblo


For Sale, 2 items:
-Easy Snap Laminate Flooring. Buche LOC1611A with the underlay (Still in its original packing/unopened) 4 Packs with underlay. Size: width 1380 x Length 193 x Thickness 6mm.  Each pack covers an Area: 3.2 square meters. Total area covers. 12.8 meters Price: 25 euros.
-Hand Crafted Bespoke Table (repost at reduced price). One Meter in Diameter. Very Good Condition. 50 Euros
Location: Torrox Campo
Please Contact Jane on: 07958 789170/Watts App.
Email: kingswoodjane@hotmail.co.uk


For Sale: DHB Elsted Wheeled Bike Bag, only used once. Offers great protection for your bike while on your travels. Made from hard-wearing, highly durable padded polyester, its thick “no crush” closed cell padding will help protect your bike in transit. Features such as side grab handles and dual opening zips minimize the hassle of traveling with a bike bag and the stiff reinforced base makes this a very sturdy choice. There are wheel sleeve pockets inside the bag. Measures 134x90x21cm. 50e o.n.o (cost 175e new) Torrox-Costa Linda 648119401


For Sale: Starting this week Tail have a half price sale on all women’s clothes at both Tail shops in Torrox Costa. jeankappes@hotmail.com


Wanted: Renault 4. Some ITV would be good but most conditions considered. Around 1000 euro’s for the right car or more for a good one. I can view in the Colmenar/Riogordo area or within 30 minutes drive. Contact Martin by message on WhatsApp: 666328610
(Readers: I strongly suggest you do NOT use WhatsApp as your only form of contact. Many well informed people refuse to use it. It is not GDPR compliant, and despite what you may have been led to believe by WhatsApp, it is far from secure. WhatsApp gets hacked regularly and shares all your location data with it’s parent company, Facebook! -Ed.)


Wanted: I am looking for a small villa or town house with minimum two bedrooms, to rent long term from October/November 2019. It must be either on coast or very close to the coast between Tor del Mar and Torrox. Condition not too important as I am not adverse to some cosmetic updating if necessary and may even be interested in taking an option to buy eventually.
Please reply to Barry/Vinuela at bazcrof@gmail.com with details of location, lease details and expected rent/outgoings to be paid by tenant.
All offers will be considered and acknowledged!


Wanted: Road bike (not mountain bike). Please send photos and price to
wiziz007athotmail.com ; Wes Torrox



Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Thank You: Dear Naythan, Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar would like to say thank you for the coverage you gave the concert of the Stravanger Cathedral Girl´s Choir. The church was full and the concert was excellent. Kind regards, Patricia Rothwell, Press Officer, Tel. 951576155


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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

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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