DigameXtra No. 1401 Friday, Sept. 20th 2019

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Cinema In English – September 20 to 26
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
https://www.cinesur.com/es/cine/el-ingenio
-Ad Astra – Dir. James Gray. With Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler. Fri 20:35, 23:00; Sat/Sun 12:10, 20:35, 23:00; Mon/Tue 17:00, 20:35; Wed 20:35; Thu 17:00, 20:35, 23:00.
-Downton Abbey – Dir. Michael Engler. With Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith. Fri/Sat/Sun/Wed 18:05; Mon/Tue/Thu 18:05, 20:00.
-Five Feet Apart – Dir. Justin Baldoni. With Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse. Tue 18:45, 21:15.
-A season of Alfred Hitchcock films will start with Vertigo. This will be on Thursday 26th at 20:00.
For opera lovers, there will be a screening of a performance of Verdi’s La Traviata, live from the Palais Garnier in Paris. This will be on Tuesday 24th at 19:15.
-For those in the West of the region, Tuesday is VOSE day at Yelmo Rincon De La Victoria (https://www.yelmocines.es/cartelera/malaga/rincon-de-la-victoria). On the 24th they will be screening Downton Abbey (18:45), Ad Astra (20:45), Blinded By The Light (19:20), Five Feet Apart (19:50), Angel Has Fallen (22:10) and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (21:50).
(Thanks again Doug! -Ed.)

 

Mitch&Miguelito: We will be playing live on the terrace at Hotel Balcon in Competa this coming Sunday 22 Sept from 2.00pm.
To reserve your table call 952 553662. (in the event of rain it will be in the restaurant).

 

Feria San Miguel 2019, Torremolinos: Thurs 26th thru Sun 29th SEP. Live bands each night: Daniel, The Rewind Band, Snagora, La Cara B, The Gunners (Guns n Roses tribute) and Motorhead tribute band Motorhead bastards.  FB-Link

 

Coincierto Festival 2019: This year the festival will take place in Coin on Saturday, September 21, with Eskorzo, La Pompa Jonda, Bosco, The Buzz Lovers streets, Nirvana tribute band, ExtremoPuro Tribute to Extremoduro, TRONERAS and Dasilva & Rayka and more. Ready for 10 hours of music without interruption? We will wait for you!  FB-Link

 

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WE’RE BACK!!! Greek restaurant in Torrox Costa!:  Now Re-Opened after our holiday! – Greek House – 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/

 

Meditation Group: New Meditation group, begins Monday September 23rd in Caleta De Velez, at 4.00 pm each week.
Why not try a different way to relax, and find your true inner self. This group will meet in a quite, relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. It will be led by Jenny Wright, and will be accompanied by tranquil, relaxing music.
All levels are welcome, from complete beginner to experienced.
There is no commitment, but hopefully a regular group will be formed.
We look forward to seeing you.
For further details, please contact- Barbara & Stuart Wooder
Mobile; 609592766

 

Carer: Available carer of 35 years experience. Torrox, Nerja and surrounding areas. Please phone on 696769393 for more information and requirements or email at sharon.hay@hotmail.com thank you Sharon/Torrox

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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SPANISH HIDEAWAY Casa Magel Bed and Breakfast:
Valle De Abdalajis, Malaga, Andalucia
Wow it is still so 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. Book now for October and November& December enjoy a complimentary bottle of Cava on arrival.
-3 nights B&B with delicious breakfast. 1, three course evening meal for 2 with wine plus 1 evening of drinks & tapas on site, 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. If you pre book you can visit the oldest cave drawings in Europe..
Casa Magel is 1 km on an easy unmade track from the typically Spanish Pueblo of Valle De Abdalajis which was named Nescana in Roman times.
Friendly hosts, delicious food, comfy bedrooms and fantastic views.
Lovely place to relax with a sparkling pool. There is a guest’s fully equipped kitchen with a 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.
An 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.
-2 Castillan rocking chairs synthetic leather easy to clean Price €30 each ( not marked it’s the sun in the photo )
-2 matching bedside units stripped back to natural and waxed with new brass handles. Measurements Width 47cms Depth 33cms Height 63cms. Price €160 for the 2
-2 synthetic rathan bar stools €100 for the pair
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale, as a lot: Bouncy chair, sleepy head / cocoon and play mat. Hardly used
£35 for all three. In nerja for the next few days
Email michele.bond@ rocketmail. com

 

For Sale: 2 quality single mattresses, 190cm x 90cm. Only been used occasionally in spare room. € 25 for the two. Competa.
Whatsapp Alun/Tish, 722 356 343

 

Wanted: Sink. I am looking to buy a second hand sink. The condition is not important as it’s for my garage. I am based in Archez but am happy to travel to collect. It would be really helpful if you could send a photo.
Sue and Jim/Archez. 0044 7931 357663.
suetempleman@uwclub.net

 

SOLD: From 19SEP issue. Two single ‘Revitalise 700’ mattresses (190 x 90) 20cm deep with 7cm memory foam top. Easily removable ‘Smartsilver’ quilted washable hypoallergenic covers. Excellent condition. Covers freshly washed. €55 Rick/Cómpeta
rick.shop7@icloud.com

 

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Dramatic storm pics and videos: Six dead and 300,000 ha (741,000 acres) of prime agricultural land destroyed after the worst storm in 140 years hit Spain. Authorities describe it as the worst storm since 1879 when floodwaters killed over 1000 in Murcia and Orihuela. The worst-hit provinces included Valencia, Alicante, Murcia, Albacete, Almeria, and Malaga.
Ontinyent, Orihuela, and Moixent experienced swelling of rivers leading to raging floods after 250 mm (9.8 inches) of rain fell in 12 hours on top of days of heavy rain. This is 10 times the normal amount for the time of the year.
So far, over 3500 people have been evacuated, including approximately 2 000 locals from Santomera town in Murcia.
The worst affected was the municipality of Orihuela, Alicante where 75,000 residents remained isolated for three days.
See a selection of photos and stunning videos with the full article here:
https://watchers.news/2019/09/16/spain-flood-damage-september-2019/

 

Pets

Introducing little Evie: Evie was found in the street at only a few weeks old. Luckily for her she was rescued and is now in a foster home. She is a super friendly tabby. She is growing more and more confident by the day and is thriving well. Her current fosterer can only keep her for two more weeks so it would be lovely if this dear kitty could find a forever home. Time is running out. Please contact Julia/Torre del Mar on +34684212886 also on watsap

 

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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

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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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EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
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