DigameXtra No. 1376 Friday, August 23rd 2019

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Three Cultures Festival Frigiliana 2019: Aug 22 at 6 PM – Aug 25 at 12 AM. The festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana honors the three cultures that have left their mark on medieval Spain: Islamic, Hebrew and Christian culture through gastronomy, music, culture and also with the organization of exhibitions, conferences, concerts and leisure activities.

 

 

The Ultimate Cher at La Sala Banus: Tuesday 27Aug. €10 Get your seats booked today before it sells out for the best most dazzling show on the coast. http://www.LaSalaBanus.com  FB-Link

 

Soul Hunters: Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11 PM – 2 AM. Live at GKTime Live Estepona.
Location: Avenida de España, 232, 29680 Estepona  FB-Link

 

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Greek restaurant in Torrox Costa!:  We will be closed for holiday from 22July until 27August. 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, Tuesday 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 cream, 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/

 

Wanted: Pool Maintenance. We are seeking a friendly, reliable and knowledgeable individual to look after our pool in Algarrobo. Weekly visits in hot months, by
arrangement during the rest of the year. Initially please EMail your details and charges to John.
melbury75@gmail.com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Spanish Hideaway Casa Magel Bed And Breakfast
Valle De Abdalajis Malaga Andalucia
Wow it is getting hot! Time for a relaxing break.
Come visit Casa Magel and chill in our lovely sparkling pool, we have added an extra treat to our mini breaks. Few dates left in July & August, enjoy a complimentary bottle of Cava on arrival.
3 nights B&B with delicious breakfast. 1, 3 course evening meal for 2 with wine plus 1 evening wine & tapas in a local bar …165€ for 2 sharing double en suite room. Extra nights 55€
Our ever popular offer of 2 nights B&B with 1 evening 3 course meal with wine is 110€ for 2 sharing double en suite room. Extra nights 55€.
Lots to do & see, close to Antequera, El Torcal, El Chorro and the Ardales lakes are wonderful for swimming in this time of the year. Caminito De Rey is also close by.. The Wolf Park and Convento Magdalena are 10 minutes away.
Casa Magel is 1 km on an easy unmade track from the typically Spanish Pueblo of Valle De Abdalajis which was named Nescania in Roman times.
Friendly hosts, delicious food, comfy bedrooms and fantastic views.
Lovely place to relax with a sparkling pool. There is a guests fully equipped kitchen with honesty bar selling limited range of drinks, snacks and freezer meals, picnics made to order or bring your own.
Great place for celebrating with friends, read our reviews on Booking.com and our website.
Ideal present for that special person. Vouchers are available
Check our website : www.casamagel.com
e-mail : casamagel@yahoo.com
Phone : 722879503 or 632298062

 

For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster. Up cycled furniture.
-Stripped back coffee table-olive chalk paint with clear wax legs and dark wax top Measurements Length 95cms Depth 50cms Height 42cms Price €95
-Stripped back with walnut wax and olive chalk paint Made in Mexico lovely tv unit with shelves and cupboards Measurements Length 180cms Depth 52cms Height 60cms Price €265.00
-Before and after Beautiful decorative corner unit with lovely detail been stripped back to natural with dark wax and olive green chalk paint Measurements Depth into corner 47cms each side Height 193cm With across front 62cms Price €225
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Mercedes ML270CDi 4×4 automatic . RHD on Spanish plates. I bought this car with us when we moved here more than 10 years ago. 2003 model with 107,000 miles (171,000kms) As a second car it has had light use over here. Just passed ITV therefore valid until Aug 2020. Maintained by local garage so mechanically good and drives as you would expect a Mercedes to. But I’ll be the first to admit that externally it’s pretty battered and the paint has sun damage, however the interior is in much better shape.
Good solid car but not the prettiest one out there. 1,750 euros, but open to sensible offers as I need the parking space back, already fed up trying to juggle 3 cars in my limited parking area.
Located in Sayalonga, contact Bob
bob@thedays.eu or 634320344

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Ecron Wind Box 12 euros
-Bastilipo 1000 watt oil filled radiator. 18 euros
-Classic electric fire 2000 watts with fire glow effect and 2 speed fan 25 euros
Or all 3 items 50 euros.
Steve/Competa Pago El Pulido area. Helipad
steve-weir@hotmail.com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Table. Very strong and heavy wooden table (size 1,48m x 95cm) which is extendable to 2,04m x 95cm. Easily suitable for 4 or 6 chairs. It has been used so superficial scratches on it. Only collect in Torrox Campo (between Torrox and Cómpeta). €25,-
-Home trainer that functions very well (plus speed control). Only collect in Torrox Campo (between Torrox and Cómpeta) €20,-
Ron, WhatsApp 0031644143238 and
ronvanderspek at gmail dot com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Glass topped coffee table and matching drinks trolley €50
-Brown leather beanbag €15
Ms. Osborne / Torrox Costa mobile 697293698
ozzy baldwin at yahoo dot co dot uk

 

For Sale: Becken portable air conditioner, excellent condition only used a few times. With remote control,timer, cool, warm, dry modes. Adaptors to vent to window.
100 Euros. Competa area. Tel. 952115981, 625279286 or 665259334.
email: sylviasmart55 @ gmail . com (remove spaces).

 

For Sale: Organic Compost. Another batch of thoroughly decomposed compost is now available. Made up of 100% natural materials with added horse manure for slow release fertilization, and chicken manure for a higher nitrogen content.
Super soil amendment for gardening, plantings and trees. Sprinkle a light coating directly on your lawn as an organic feed.
No chemicals, man-made fertilizer or pesticides used on the original organic matter, during the decomposition process or added later.
Clean, sturdy sacks containing 20L of volume for 6,50€ each. Located in Algarrobo (pueblo area)
Reserve now for an arranged pickup time.
ellen DOT amos AT hotmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Beautiful bevelled glass topped oblong table, suitable for outside, with metal frame. 6 chairs included in price Seats recently recovered in lemon.
You will have to arrange transport. I have names if this is a problem. Sold as seen.
Table Size 95mm x 160mm plus 6 chairs 175Euros
Can be viewed in Torrox. Helen/Torrox
mariposaspain1@hotmail.com

 

Recommendations

Listeria Outbreak Update: As well as issuing a national alert over the outbreak, Spain’s health ministry said it had issued alerts to EU authorities and the World Health Organization yesterday.
What’s the source? The regional government of Andalusia warned last Thursday that meatloaf or pre-cooked meat, known as carne mechada was to blame. The source has been traced to contaminated meat sold under the commercial name “la Mecha” made by Seville-based company Magrudis.
On Wednesday, health authorities widened the recall to all the products manufactured in the Magrudis factory since May 1st and have closed the plant entirely. “Obviously there was a failure to follow the established procedures,” acting health minister Maria Luisa Carcedo told reporters. “Now we need to carry out the inspections and investigations to figure out exactly where this failure took place.”
Questions are being asked as to why it took so long to raise the alarm over the outbreak and for the contaminated meat to be recalled. Regional health authorities in Andalucia admit that it was first detected on August 5th but wasn’t until August 15th that a health alert was issued.
Rubén Sánchez, head of Facua, has called for the immediate dismissal of Jesús Aguirre, Andalusia’s regional health minister, for his “disastrous mismanagement” of the outbreak. Updated full article at: Source Link

 

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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
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Sunday: Valez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

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Nerja 952 524 519
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