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Monthly Sunday market Periana: Monthly market on the last Sunday of the month in Periana’s town hall square. Stalls 5 euros each, tables not provided.
For more info: 630594961
Oktoberfest Marbella: Sat 28SEP, 1-6PM. Location- döss Marbella, Artola Alta, 29604 Marbella. Live music and authentic German beers and food. Tel. 952000772 FB Link
The Animals Greatest Hits Show: Fri 22NOV 8:00PM – 11:00PM.
Jardines de Trapiche, Vélez Malaga.
Bar Los Amigos: Rhythm of the week
Monday – Sunday
Spanish restarted Friday 13th September
Line Dancing starts 3rd October
-Willie and The Inmates, Saturday 28th September 9pm. Free Entry
-Honky Tonk Cats. Saturday 19th October 9pm
€15 seating ticket with meal, €9 standing members, €10 standing non Members
Contact Details: Bar Los Amigos, Centro Comercial, 1B Torrox Park, 29793, (Opp. Camping El Pino) Tel: 675 301 758
Cuatro Santos Live @ Rock&Roll Bar: Sat Oct 5th. 8:30 PM – 11 PM
Rock&Roll Bar, Av San Carlos 13, esc1, entrada B Plaza Ibensa, 29630 Benalmádena FB Link
Chicnic Marbella: Saturday 28th September. Doors: 14:00, Todd Terry 21:00. The picnic party of the year. A delicious festival of Music, Food and Wine in a spectacular setting within the grounds of one of the most beautiful areas of the Costa del Sol.
Finca la Concepción, Carretera de Istan KM 2, Marbella Info&Tix
John Illsley of Dire Straits: Wednesday 9th October at Paris 15, Calle la Orotava, Malága. As one of the founding band members, with guitarist brothers Mark and David Knopfler, and drummer Pick Withers, Illsley played a role in the development of Dire Straits’ sound. By the time the group disbanded in 1995 changes in personnel meant that Illsley and lead singer Mark Knopfler were the only two original band members remaining. Illsley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Dire Straits in 2018.
Illsley has produced two albums of his own, with Mark Knopfler as a guest musician, and has helped with Mark’s personal projects and charities.
John will be appearing with his own band with guitarist Robbie McIntosh (The Pretenders, Paul McCartney John Mayer), he will be playing Dire Straits classics as well as songs from his latest solo album, ‘Long shadows’. Info&Tix
Murder Mysteries: Three nights in different cities.
-Thursday 10th October 2019. Sunset Beach Club Hotel, Benalmadena Costa. Bookings must be made directly with the venue Tel: 952 57 94 00
-Friday 11th October 2019. Salon del Mar, Torre del Mar. Bookings must be made directly with the venue Tel: 952 64 49 52
-Sunday 13th October 2019. Sunborn Luxury Yacht, Gibraltar. Bookings must be made directly with the venue. Tel: +350 200 16000
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Meat delivery: To all our customers east of Malaga,our next delivery date will be Monday the 30th of September, the following delivery will be on the 21st of October with orders being in by the previous Thursday.
We are a Butchers based in Alhuarin el Grande and on request have been delivering to the east of Malaga. Rincon,Velez,Puente,Torrox,Frigliana,Nerja and Competa.
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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-Stunning Castillan unit with matching mirror been stripped back to natural with antique rose and creme chalk paint and waxed. Measurements Width 100cms Depth 31cms Height 76cms.
Matching mirror Measurements Width 74cms Height 58cms. Price €160
-Lovely little corner occasional table with small drawer and porcelain knob. Measurements Width 46cms Depth 35cms Height 69cms Price €45
-Small 2 seater sofa. Measurements Width 133cms Depth 74cms Price €75
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com
For Sale: Breadman Ultimate by Russell Hobbs. Sent from the U.K. & used only 3 times (because of newly discovered wheat allergy!). Complete with Instructions & Recipe manual. Price 30€ o n o. More pics on request.
John, Torrox Costa Tel 686 681 009
For Sale: Brown leather seat/ coffee table. 1 meter x 1 meter x36 centimetres high.
35 euros. Viñuela/Los Romanes area. Tel Patricia/Paul 655201175 or
email batandball29713@ gmail.com
For Sale, 3 items:
-2 almost new mattresses 90x190cm bough in May this year and only used a few days with mattress protectors 35€ each.
-1 desk with glass top on black trestles size 160x80cm. 35€
-1 desk grey coloured top on black trestles 150x75cm. 20€
All in Nerja but can be delivered to Competa.
Martine/Nerja, phone or whatsapp 626027817
Wanted: Full set of ladies Golf clubs. I am looking to buy a full set of ladies right handed clubs (ie irons, woods, putter and bag) for the occasional visitor. Hopefully not too expensive as they won’t be used too often. I am based in Torrox campo but can travel to Torrox Costa, Torrox Pueblo or Frigiliana.
Please contact me at
Email: Angela dot Jebson @ gmail dot com with details and pictures if possible.
Thomas Cook collapse: Thousands stranded as 46 flights cancelled in Spain. Thomas Cook announced at 2am on Monday morning that it would cease trading after talks failed to produce a funding lifeline for the ailing travel company, the oldest in the world. For the full story, and info on what to do if you have one of these flights booked: https://www.thelocal.es/20190923/thomas-cook-thousands-stranded-as-46-flights-cancelled-in-spain
Insect Help: No chance this insect is dangerous. Not many killer beetles in Nerja. There is a brilliant Facebook group that allows you to share your photos of our wildlife and if you don’t know what it is maybe someone does. But don’t kill what you see please. Nick/Nerja; nickmillsoni AT gmail DOT com FB Link
Lost & Found
Lost- Cordless vacuum: I know it’s a very long shot but I cleaned my car on Saturday and left the cordless vacuum cleaner on a bench in Calle Monte Alegre Torrox. It was gone when I checked back later. I have the charger so it’s no use when it runs down.
Very embarrassed Mark/Torrox 618495346
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Monday: Torrox Costa
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