DigameXtra No. 1397 Monday, Sept. 16th 2019

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Torrox Costa Oktoberfest 2019- 19th thru 22nd of September: We will open the festival Thursday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m., until Sunday our schedule will be from 12:00 until 02:00 in the morning. We wait for you in Avda. Esperanto, Torrox Costa.
A festival that will have craft beer, gourmet market, live music and crafts of the Costa del Sol. Are you going to miss something like that? Come and enjoy very fun nights with family or friends. We will dance and enjoy performances, food and lots of beer! FB-Link


GU!R! Live: At Bar Atila the entertainment continues with GU!R! on Saturday 21st September at 9.00pm. Please book early so not to be disappointed.
There will be a shortened music menu for this event. FB-Link


The Festival Arabe Al-Andalusia: This takes place this coming weekend in Salares, 20, 21 and 22 Sept. A fun packed weekend with a fusion of Flamenco / Arabic entertainment. Headlining on Saturday is Maki, well known singer from Andalucia. Belly dancing, flamenco, singing, fireworks, paella, pinchitos and wine tasting, motor bikes, guided tour with wine tasting plus much more.
Organised and run by the Ayuntamiento Salares.
Ann, strathview @ hotmail . com


This week your U3A activities include:
Monday, 9/16 1) at 11h at Lux Mundi: Art Appreciation (2€ for room fee) 2) at 15h in Torre, Petanque
Wed 9/18 At 11h at Chiki in Algarrobo Meet & Greet and Chiki Craft Circle
Thus 9/19 1) At 10:30h Mah Jong at Bar La Esperanza in Benajarafe; 2) At 11:30h Meditation in Torrox
Fri 9/20 NO MUNCH BUNCH – For more info see:  www.u3aaxarquia.com


Remember Queen, tribute: 28SEP 9pm. Palacio de Ferias & Congresos, Avenida Ortega y Gasset, 201, Malaga. FB-Link


The Reinfected at las Motos,Tivoli: Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 5:30 PM. Classic Punk, free entry! El Bar de las Motos, Avenida Tivoli, 3, 29631 Benalmádena.


Vélez-Málaga Feria- 25 to 29 September: This year the event is relocated. It will be at Paseo de Andalucía, instead of La Carmelitas Square, due to the ongoing construction.
The night feria will be situated on the fairground next to the El Ingenio shopping center, as in previous years.


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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Resin shower tray. Almost new – Was fitted but not suitable. 1m x 70cm.
The hole in the corner was drilled for shower screen but can be easily filled if not required. Cost €140 new. Now €20
Chris Torrox Campo Km 12
c.mccormac@ hotmail.co.uk


Wanted, Rental: Long term rental detached house or country house 2+beds,pool, views for retired couple to relocate to Spain from Portugal no later than Nov. 1. In Torrox or Competa areas.
Laura/lavery8879@gmail.com Algarve Portugal



Since Wednesday the region has suffered some of the heaviest daily rainfall on record, causing chaos on the roads, cutting public transport and prompting rivers to burst their banks. Flash floods swept away cars and swamped homes in parts of eastern Andalucia.  Full Article Here    Photo: Ramon/AFP


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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

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/
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