DigameXtra No. 1371 Saturday, August 17th 2019

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Malaga Summer Fair: The huge annual Malaga fair, which launched on La Malagueta beach on Wednesday night, will see thousands flocking to the city from far and wide until next Saturday, 24 August.
Activities in the city centre, including close to a hundred musical performances, will take place each day from 12pm until 6pm, although bars with official permission will be able to stay open an hour longer. The fairground will be open from 12pm each day with many of its establishments staying open until 6am.
The municipal auditorium, which is located in the fairground, will also host various events this year, with performances from the likes of Manolo Sarria and Toni Zenet.  Full article at: Source Link

 

El Jam @ El Barco!: Sat 17Aug, 7pm. Playa el Penoncillo. Enter N340 between Nerja and Torrox. FB-Link

 

The Frog And Toad Charity Day: Sat 4pm till midnight. The Frog and Toad are hosting a surprise charity event for a beautiful lady who has been unwell. This is a lady who will do anything for anyone so now its time for us to give back to her.
Location- Calle Flores 3, Alhaurin El Grande 29120  FB-Link

 

OLIVER! Is coming to The Salon Varietes Theater!:
Often billed as ‘Britain’s favourite musical’, the story of Oliver Twist as he encounters the Artful Dodger, Fagin, Nancy and Bill Sikes has enthralled family audiences for decades.
From 9th to 20th of October (nb no performance on Monday 14th) popular director Catrina Helsby brings this touching story to life.
Including classic songs such as ‘As Long As He Needs Me’, ‘Consider Yourself’, ‘Where Is Love?’ and ‘You’ve Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two’, this production has it all!
This is sure to be a popular show and although we don’t often advise early bookings, in this case we certainly do.
To book, check out our newly revamped website www.salonvarietestheatre.com or telephone the Box Office on 952474542 between 11:00 and 2:30 Monday to Friday. (Please note bookings in person will be available from Monday 2 September when the theatre reopens after the summer break)  FB-Link

 

Killer Rockets: Live tonight Sat 17Aug, Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, 9pm. The Killer Rockets this brilliant young band is here to entertain you and they will do exactly that!
Book now free entrance.  FB-Link

 

The 7th Cómpeta Walking Festival: 26-29 September 2019 is the occasion to discover more of this beautiful walking area and to meet old and new walking friends.
We will walk with guides in groups of no more than 25 persons. Each day you will have the choice between an easy walk of ± 3-4 hours and an intermediate walk of ± 6-7 hours.
The participation cost for all 4 days is € 20,- per person incl. the bustransfer on day 3 and free coffee or tea during a stop each day.
For more information see the websites www.walkspain.co.uk (English) or www.spanjeanders.nl (Dutch).
Reservations by email only to: spanjeanders (at) gmail.com

 

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Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates:
Leave UK 23rd August – Arrive Spain 25th Aug.
Leave Spain 7th Sept – Arrive UK 9th Sept
Removals & light haulage company that have scheduled trips from UK to Torrox and back at approximately the same time every month. We can add too 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 in Spain and South Wales in UK 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.
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: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-Absolutely stunning unit, 4 door, stripped back to natural antique white chalk paint with clear and antique wax with brand new pumpkin knob Measurements Width 193cms Depth 40cms Price €275
-Antique rustic Mexican cupboard Beautifully stripped back to natural with clear waxed. Measurements Width 62cms Depth 49cms Height 73cms Price €160
-Stripped pine chest of drawers chalk paint top with dark wax new knobs. Measurements width 83cms Depth 43cms Height 84cms Price €120
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Cabinet TV set. Buyer collects or I can arrange delivery, more photos available.  Krik/Nerja. 150 euros.
krikjohnson @ hot mail dot com

 

Wanted: Open trailer, with papers if possible. Ring Ernie/Iznate 616812765 or whatsapp.
Or email- ernestiznate AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk

 

Wanted: Lemon grass. Does anyone know where I can buy pref bottled lemon grass if not fresh?? Jane/Torrox area. iainjane@icloud.com

 

Recommendations

Recommendation Mum’s Café and Tea Room, El Faro, Torrox Costa: My friend and I visited this Tea Room this morning, had good tea in a china teapot with delicious scones and Gary’s homemade strawberry jam and cream. We were well impressed. Perfect surroundings, clean bright décor and two great northern lads giving good service. Check out the menu for breakfast, brunch and afternoon teas etc. We wish them well in this enterprise and will be visiting them again, frequently we think.
Good Luck Boys Diane & Sylvia Torrox Costa
dianecheckley AT hotmail . co . uk (You can read Mum’s self-introduction in last Saturday’s issue: Mum’s Intro -Ed. )

 

Salt water pool: Salt water pool’s chlorine generator ‘on the blink’. Can anyone recommend a pool company that has experience of salt water pool systems? Our chlorine generator doesn’t appear to be working properly and we need someone to check it and repair/replace as necessary. Margaret, Benajarafe,
ron_margaret at hotmail.co.uk

 

Churches / Worship

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, there will be no church service throughout the month of August. Information for the September services is to be confirmed at a later date.
-Spanish Anglican Church of St Barnabas, service in English, at the Centre every Sunday at 11am.
For further information please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 , Web site: www.Lux-mundi.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

 

Welcome to the services of the Anglican Parish of Nerja and Almuñécar:
Our parish seeks to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the mainly English-speaking community in Nerja, Almuñécar, and surrounding area. It is our commitment to draw them into a closer relationship with God and his church. We are kindly offered the use of local Roman Catholic churches.
Sunday Eucharist Services
Almuñécar
9.30 am – Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (The Fishermen’s Chapel). This small chapel is situated towards the western end of the beach and set back near the Chinasol Hotel and seafront. There is a Eucharist every Sunday from November through to March, and there is a Eucharist service on every alternative Sunday (1st and 3rd Sundays of the month in April, May, September and October). There are no services during the hot summer months of July, August, September.
Nerja
12.00 noon – Iglesia de San Miguel, Plaza Andalucía. There is a Eucharist service at this time throughout the year. The church is within easy walking distance of the first large roundabout as you drive into town from the Malaga direction, by the bus station.
All further information regarding the parish and the weekly services is to be found on our website – www.nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk
If you wish to contact us directly, the e-mail is; cofenerja@gmail.com
The Revd Nigel Thomas, Priest in Charge

 

Pets

Correction, missing location: Cats Need Home. Two perfectly healthy and lovable 12-year-old cats, one black, one grey, need re-homing as their owner can no longer look after them due to a serious health problem. Would anyone take and love them through the last part of their lives?
contact Joe/frigiliana on 620 000 211

 

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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, 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
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Local Bank Holidays: http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/index.php

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