DigameXtra No. 1408 Friday, Sept. 27th 2019

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Cinema In English – September 27 to October 3
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
-Ad Astra – Dir. James Gray. With Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler. Fri/Sat/Sun 12:10, 21:30; Mon/Tue/Thu 17:00, 21:30; Wed 21:30.
-Downton Abbey – Dir. Michael Engler. With Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith. Daily 19:00, 22:30; Mon/Tue/Thu.
-Five Feet Apart – Dir. Justin Baldoni. With Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse. Tue 18:45, 21:15.
-This week’s Alfred Hitchcock films will be The 39 Steps. It will be shown on Thursday 3rd at 20:00.
-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 1st they will be screening Downton Abbey (19:00), Ad Astra (20:45), Rambo: Last Blood (20:35) and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (21:30). (Thanks Doug! -Ed.)


Marbepop Festival: 12 hours of music and fun for the family this Saturday at the Arroyo de la Represa Park in Marbella. It’s a free event that will feature concerts, circus shows, magic, workshops, urban art and nature aimed at the entire family and runs from 1pm to 1am. Malaga band Jarrillo Lata plus another eight bands. Circus by La Banda del Otro and The Crazy Juggler Circus Show and a children’s stage with workshops and 3D cinema, food trucks and much more.


Feria San Miguel 2019, Torremolinos: Today 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


Liquid Lunch: Playing on Fri 27Sep at 9pm at Venta el Charo, Los Romanes. Expecting a large crowd as last week’s show was postponed. FB Link


Willie&the Inmates: Rock a Billy Boogie with Willie&the Inmates, the hottest Rock&Roll band on the Costa del Sol, Live in Bar Los Amigos, Torrox Park! Starts at 21:00,- Bring your dancing shoes! FB Link


The Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning: Returns to Competa on Friday, 04 October at 11am at Cafe/Bar Lorena, Competa. If you are kindly able to bake a cake or donate a tombola prize or simply need more information about joining in the fun, please contact Cindy Jones 665156467 or
email: cindyjones19 at hotmail dot com.


Weekly Market: Car boot at Mezquitilla, organized by Algarrobo town hall and is on every Saturday morning behind the Sala Ottowa, which is visible from the main road.
Hendrieka, h_osephius AT yahoo DoT es


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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/


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


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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 2 items:
-White dressing table in excellent condition originally from maison du monde. Measures 70x40cms. 40euros.
-Solid wood headboard for 4’6″ bed also in excellent condition 25 euros. On the road between puente don manuel and alcaucin.
Call mavis on 626134579


New book available by local author John Hardy:
“Suffer the little Children” by John Hardy is a new full length novel now available as a paperback and E-Book.
This is a story of crime, suspense, intrigue and romance that takes place in Teesside and North Yorkshire in the exceptionally cold winter of 1946/7 in the aftermath of the 2nd World War. For more information on the book, see John’s website
It is available on amazon, see www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07Y8GGGVK for details. We will also have copies for sale at the end of October in Sedella, and John will be selling signed copies of this, and all his other books, at various Christmas fairs as usual. There is also a free short story to read at www.johnhardybooks.com/the-wake and other short stories are available on the website.
Contact wendy.sedella@hotmail.com for any more information


For Sale: Travel cot. Little used 15 euros, no offers.
Valerie/La Vinuela. 634778785


For Sale – Potted Irises: Healthy perennial plants producing multiple white flowers with delicate yellow beards on each stalkstem. The long stately leaves of these plants stay green the year round and are wonderful for filling in areas or for use in a border. They tolerate full sun and thrive in good, well drained soil. Easy to care for and will multiply by self-propagation, needing division only after a few years. The flowers themselves are very showy in a garden, but make a nice addition to a floral bouquet as cut flowers as well. Well established roots in a 6inch pot. Ready for planting now, or can be maintained in the pot till Spring.
3€ each Located in Algarrobo (pueblo).


Wanted: Two scaffolding poles for connecting to a garden sail.
Possible in the Canillas De Albaida area.
Contact Kevin at 634 32 80 89 or WhatsApp.


Correction to yesterday’s post, had wrong email:
Two high quality sofas in soft dark brown leather, one 3-seater measuring 210cm x 90cm and one 2-seater measuring 180cm x 90cm. Both in very good condition
€200 each or €350 for both. Buyer to collect, Torrox Costa
Contact Stephanie on 603670040
stephanie jones 2403 @ hotmail. com (no spaces)



Recommendation required: Craft supplies. I’m looking for craft supplies anywhere between Nerja and Torre del Mar. I need blank cards, envelopes etc for card making and other similar materials. Please email me – Thanks, Tony in Torrox Park
oddjobtony at gmail dot com


Alicante floods: How to make a claim if you suffered damage.
Residents who were affected by floods in the worst storms to hit the region in 140 years can now make a claim for emergency funding. A pay out emergency claims of up to €4,500 to those who suffered damage. Emergency grants are available to residents who apply before October 14th at their local town hall. Successful applicants will receive an initial €1,500 which can rise to a maximum of €4,500.
Read full story with claim office locations here: https://www.thelocal.es/20190925/how-to-make-a-claim-for-emergency-funds-if-you-were-affected-by-vega-baja-floods


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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, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
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

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