DigameXtra No. 1412 Tuesday, Oct. 1st 2019

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Bar Los Amigos: Rhythm of the week
‪Monday -Sunday ‬
-Line Dancing – starting again 3rd October ‬
-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
‪Enquiries@losamigostorrox.club‬

 

Freemasonry in Nerja: Did you know that there is an English language Masonic lodge in Nerja which meets on the third Thursday of January, February, March, April, October and November? If you are already a Freemason and would like to visit or join us or if you are interested in becoming a Freemason please contact the lodge secretary Phil McAleer at-
secretaryef52 at gmail dot com
or call or Whatsapp on 660019130

 

New Red Cross initiative for Memory Stimulation: Memory stimulation course
Are you aged over 65?
Would you be interested in activities to keep your mind healthy?
Would you appreciate practical tips, for example about living in Spain?
Would you like to meet other English speakers and share experiences?
If you answered yes to these questions then the sessions might be suitable for you.
The activities are designed to help sharpen your memory, response time and logic skills. They will also provide you with practical information, for example about:
Using new technology like smartphones
Local Spanish culture and lifestyle
Living in Spain
If this sounds like it’s for you, or you know anyone who would benefit from this, please get in touch.
We can coordinate lift sharing or, under certain circumstances, we may be able to provide transport if it would otherwise be a barrier to attendance.
The sessions will be held weekly from 11:00 – 12:30 on a Wednesday morning in the Red Cross office in Vélez-Málaga. The office is just off the A-356 at the roundabout next to the La Palma Garden Centre.
They will begin on 9 October 2019 and continue to June 2020 with breaks for Christmas/New Year and Easter. There is no charge.
For more information or to reserve a place please contact Richard by email:- 29094social@cruzroja.es

 

The Road to Space Mountain Festival: 11FRI-14SUN October, Lecrin Valley, Granada. 24+ Bands, 15 DJs, 14 speakers. Monday afterparty.
Info & Tickets: www.spacemountainfestival.com  &  FB Link

 

The Animals Greatest Hits Show: Fri 22NOV 8:00PM – 11:00PM.
Jardines de Trapiche, Vélez Malaga.
https://www.ticketsource.eu/booking/select/KxLHUnAfPRdp

 

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

 

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

 

Trapiche Market: Every Tuesday 09:30 – 13:30. Los Jardines del Trapiche, KM 0.5 Benamargosa Rd., Nr. Valez Malaga. Info 627 877 164

 

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
Info&Tix

 

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Archgrove Services: A family run light haulage/transport company with bases in Archez, Spain and near Oxford, UK.
We provide a one stop service for all your transport needs and pride ourselves on reliability, flexibility, good communication and a very much ‘can do’ approach. No job is too small and there is always a solution.
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Extensions, retaining walls, driveways, swimming pools, damp problems, roofs, blocked drains
Replacement kitchens and bathrooms, Tiling and terraces . Plumbing, electrics and plastering, painting
Architect service, building licence applications
For free consultation and estimate contact us on 622 938 440 Scott/Arenas
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Urgent, Carer Needed: Can anyone recommend an experienced after hospital carer to live in for a week from Wednesday, 2nd October? The patient is situated in Valle Niza (Torre del mar). The patient has had a stroke, so needs full care. Pamela, algarrobo. Please call. Ute. 684 102 180

 

Wanted, Carpet cleaner: Hi All, does anyone know where I can hire a carpet cleaner? I am in Torre Del Mar, but am happy to go anywhere between Malaga and Nerja.
Please email me at
steveheugh @ yahoo.co.uk TIA Steve

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center. Various upcycled furniture.
-Pine desk stripped back to natural wood and waxed Measurements Width 83.50cms Depth 40cms Height 74cms .price €75
-Chest of drawers matching mirror with bedside unit. Measurements Width 91cms Depth 38cms Height 72cms Bedside unit Width 48.50cms Depth 31cms Height 50cms Plus Mirror Price €150(Sold together)
-Bedside unit stripped back to natural and waxed with wrought iron handles. Measurements width 41cms Depth 32cms Height 62cms Price €45
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Two sun lounger frames. 15 euros the pair, buyer to collect Torrox near football ground. Sue/Torrox
E-mail- gaznsue98@hotmail.co.uk what’s app 666921040.

 

For Sale: Dummy for dressmaking or display. €15, tel Patricia 655201175 or email-
batandball29713@ gmail.com
Viñuela/ Los Romanes area.

 

For Sale: Strong Raised Toilet Seat with helpful handles. (see photo) Little used only during recovery from surgery. Excellent condition. €25 ono
John Torrox Costa, phone 686 681 009.
email: jn po tx 32 at gmail.com (no spaces)

 

Rental Wanted: I am looking for a house or apartment to rent long term (one year). Priorities – good condition, quiet area, in Nerja or 2 kms away, no more. I prefer two bedrooms but I would consider something good with just one.
Contact Stuart/Nerja (good tenant!) – 642 132 477 (including WhatsApp).

 

Wanted: Kitchen Table. I’m looking for a small (maximum width 80cm) but substantial wooden table suitable for use in a small kitchen. I´m near Alhama de Granada but can travel for the right one. Please contact Phil at-
mcaleerpj at aol dot com or Whatsapp 660019130.

 

Recommendations

Lift to the airport: Is anyone travelling to the airport from the Torre del Mar area with a spare seat on Saturday October 5th to arrive before 3pm? We have a visitor who needs a lift and doesn’t know the public transport system, and we (on this occasion) cannot help. Contribution made to costs of course. Many thanks. email johngregory1964@gmail.com or phone 634 312 988

 

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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

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

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
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