DigameXtra No. 1383 Saturday, August 31st 2019

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Sunday Roast comes to Archez this week at La Peña: Roast Beef or Pork for 8.50 euros. New menu from Tuesday which includes many favourite English dishes.
la.pena.archez2018 AT gmail DOT com

 

Open garden in the Alpujarras & Special Lunch Event: Jardín de la Alpujarra, situated near the village of Pórtugos in the Alpujarras of Granada, is pleased to open its gates to visitors once more and to be able to offer something special for those who venture up to this enchanting area. Garden open to visitors every Friday in September and October between 10.00hrs and 18.00hrs. Stroll around the numerous terraced garden areas and enjoy late Summer and early Autumn flowers, plants and changing colours, along with some amazing views. Homemade refreshments, cakes and snacks always available. Extra garden open day, Sunday September 8th. Entry to garden €3,50.
-Special Sunday lunch event, September 8th. The garden will be open to visitors but in addition, you can order a fabulous three course meal cooked in our authentic wood fired oven. Help us eat the bumper crop of garden produce and dine al fresco in a beautiful garden, how delightful! Three course meal €20 plus entry to green – places for your meal need to be booked in advance. If vegetarian or vegan food required please specify when booking. More details on website http://www.jardinalpujarra.com
Tel +34 646430656
Email info@jardinalpujarra.com

 

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 ( 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

 

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 bus-transfer 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 Spain 7th Sept – Arrive UK 9th Sept
Leave UK 24th Sept.– Arrive Spain 26thSept
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 http://www.euroam.co.uk
email ; tonyroam@btconnect.com or email ; euroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
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Private Spanish Classes: Also of French, German and English
Courses in central Nerja. All levels, all ages
British tutor – Graduate of Cambridge University
Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree
Postgraduate Certificate of Education
Diploma Institute of Linguists
10 € per hour for one person, 15 € per hour for two people
Groups – negotiable rates
Call or write to Stuart
davidstuartrobinson@googlemail.com
Phone: 951 83 33 76 or 642 132 477 (incl WhatsApp)

 

Carer Wanted: My 86 year old parents are due to stay with us for a 3 weeks holiday. My mother has recently undergone a full knee replacement and is awaiting an operation on her other knee. We require a carer with previous experience to assist her 3 times per week, (Sept 14th to Sept 29th) approximately 2 hours per visit , with showering and dressing. We live in between Comares & Benamargosa so a means of transport is essential ( no tracks)
For further information, please email vel360303@gmail.com or telephone Roy on 682890361

 

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.
-Ikea chair Price €50
-2 synthetic rattan sunbeds with adjustable headrests and cushions €140
-Glass top patio table with 4 matching chairs Measurements Width 90cms Length 150cms Height 72cms Price €90
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

Long Term Rental: An exceptionally beautiful two bedroom house on four levels with private garage and many extras, ideally situated close to the beach in Burriana, for year round rental. €800 per month plus bills. Beautiful grounds and huge crystal clear pool, in front of the lounge terrace, all maintained.
Available from mid October 2019 for three months or as long as you require. More photos if requested. David/Algarrobo
For further information phone 625210990.

 

For Sale: Suzuki 5hp 4 stroke petrol engine driving a 2.5 kw Markon Generator all in good working order. €200. Godfrey competa 951067737/604350683

 

For Sale (reduced): Panasonic Lumix Camera package including :
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 16.1 MP Compact Camera in Black.
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm lens. H-FS014042
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-200mm telephoto zoom lens. H-FS045200
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.
Reduced to €225.00 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

 

Seeking Rowing Machine: Looking for substantial machine in working order, or perhaps needing modest repair. Can pick up.
Thanks, Nick/Jete, Granada
keelsway at yahoo dot co dot uk
609 706 210

 

Winter rental required: We are a retired couple looking for a campo property to rent. Two bedrooms ideally in the Competa area in the price region of €500 pcm. We will be in Competa from 5 September to view.
Please contact Diane/Torre del Mar
dianemgoulding@gmail.com

 

Recommendations

Sayalonga wine tasting: Hi, Does anybody have any advice or tips on transport getting from Torrox to Sayalonga and back for a wine tasting event.
thanks, Deborah/Torrox
dssp@btinternet.com

 

Yoga Mat: Please can anyone tell me where I might buy a yoga mat in the Vinuela/Torre Del Mar area? With thanks in advance- Mike/Los Romanes area
mwfswann AT outlook DOT com

 

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 Competa: The next services of Holy Communion in English at Cómpeta Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, will be Sunday the 1st of September 2019 and
Sunday the 6th of October 2019 both at 5.30 p.m. As always, thanks to Father Liviu, Parish Priest of Cómpeta and Don Jesús Catalá, Bishop of Málaga.
Any enquiries to the Rector:
The Revd. Canon James Tayler 95 203 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

 

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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, 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

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