DigameXtra No. 1417 Sunday, Oct. 6th 2019

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Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden: Open this Sunday 10 – 4
Sculptures, art, music all combine with a beautiful tropical garden providing you with a relaxing and inspirational experience!
We invite you to come and see the latest addition to the Garden from Dutch Artist-in-Residence Els Wiering.
Come and meet our current sculptor, Keith Prendergast, recently arrived from the UK.
Come and see what you’ve certainly missed on your previous visits!
As usual there’ll be live Chamber Music as our trusty string musicians return for the winter from their home countries.
Open this Sunday from 10-4. Only 20 minutes north of Almuñécar.
Directions at www.kittyharri.com
Jete, Granada 609 706 210

 

Sounds Like Jazz Hits Torrevieja: A wide spectrum of different styles of jazz will be enjoyed by many when the second Torrevieja Sounds like Jazz cycle hits the town for four great evenings.
All of the performances are to be held at the Torrevieja Auditorium and the highlight for many will be the appearance of German superstar Ute Lemper who is often compared to both Marlene Dietrich and Marianne Faithful.
Each concert is priced separately but as well as the usual discounts for Friends of the Auditorium and pensioners there is a fantastic season ticket available costing just €30 allowing entry to all four events. Follow this link for event schedule:
https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/10/04/sounds-like-jazz-hits-torrevieja/
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Malagalingo- Torrox Costa: What are you going to do this year from September?
Come with us to have FUN while learning Spanish
-less struggle, more joy > you’ll speak Spanish at last
-conversational approach
-also if your are just passing through
-single lessons for conversation from
-relaxed and fun atmosphere. On our outdoor terrace when the weather is nice
-certified native Spanish teachers
-in Torrox Costa – Very simple and free parking always available
-you are invited to attend your first lesson for free!!!
-Golden Club 50+ students aged
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DoctorLaptop’s Tips #78
-Windows 10 v1803 support ends on November 12. That means no more security updates. You won’t want to do any banking, shopping or emails on a unit not receiving security updates. To check your version type WINVER in the search box, then click on WINVER at the top of the search results box. An info box will open with your version info. You should be on v1903. If you are on v1809 you are still OK but should update to v1903 soon.
If you are on v1803 or earlier you need to update asap. To to so, make sure you are on a good quality internet connection, updating on a campo WiMax connection doesn’t always work. Open Settings/Updates and click “Check for updates”. Let it install all updates it finds, then restart computer. Repeat this updating procedure until you get the No More Updates Available message. If this process has not got you caught up to v1903 then you have an Updater problem of some sort. Necessary prerequisites for your next update may be missing. You may be able to fix this by running a “Error Check” on your System partition, then retry updating.
If that fails, or is above your user level, bring it in for a Maintenance Servicing, updating everything to current is part of the service.
-Ransomware Returns to Southern Spain. A hacker has taken over the computer system of the southern Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera (by encrypting the contents. -Ed.) and is demanding a ransom paid in bitcoin to unlock it, local officials said Friday. The cyber attack, which has caused outages of services offered through the city’s website, began on Tuesday night, a municipal spokesman told AFP.
Never pay ransom to hackers. Get you computer to a computer service pro asap. Many versions of ransomware encryption can be undone with special tools within the 48 hrs following infection. Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20191004/hacker-seeking-bitcoin-ransom-hits-spanish-citys-computer-sytem
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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: 3 pairs Aqua colour plain lined curtains with pin tuck band & ring tops.
-2 pairs x 160cms wide x 140cms drop
-1 pair x 220cms wide x 180 cms drop
€20 for the lot or €10 each pair
Tel: Margaret/Tim, Torrox Costa 07860346636
Collection from Camping El Pino, Torrox Costa.
The dappled effect is sunlight coming through the trees

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Marples Record Chisels Box of 6 – 6mm to 32mm. If I remember correctly only one has ever been used. 45 euros
-Vitrex Wall & Floor Tile Cutter – cuts up to 12mm. 10 euros
-Black & Decker KX1600 Heat Gun – 1400watt. 10 euros
Martin/Competa 951 274 177 , 635 852 756
mac2286@gmail.com

 

Wanted: Padel Racquet. Hi. I am looking for a decent padel racquet as I have just started to play. Can travel for a good one at a decent price.
Please contact Paul in Caleta on
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Wanted: Vibration Whacker Plate Compactor. Any make/model considered. Needed to flatten and compact ground to prepare for mini golf course.
Benajarafe area but will pick up anywhere!
Bruce 633457509
bruceperry65 at hotmail dot com
Many thanks! Bruce

 

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Good News For Shoppers: A British-owned luxury outlet mall at Plaza Mayor hopes to open 22 October. The new 100-shop luxury outlet mall is at Plaza Mayor, near Malaga Airport. The extension to Plaza Mayor will specialize in high-end discounted goods and has been developed by UK-based specialist in outlet malls, McArthurGlen.
This will be the firm’s first outlet mall in Spain and the biggest of its type in the south of the country. Among the brands that will be represented in the shops will be Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger and Sandro.
More details at: http://www.surinenglish.com/local/201910/04/british-owned-luxury-outlet-20191004095319-v.html

 

Churches / Worship

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
Whether you live in Spain or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King.
Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs and relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service, followed by free tea or coffee & biscuits. Why not come along and make new friends, every Sunday at 10.30am. Also Prayer meetings every Wednesday at 11.00am.
Facebook: https://fb.me/FOJCTK
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/CN8qXQJUfms

 

Cornerstone International Church
Services on Sunday mornings at 11:30 am. Bible based, Non-Denominational Christian Church in Torre del Mar area of Malaga, Spain. A culturally diverse family of believers in Jesus Christ.
Cornerstone International Church, C/Solera 2, Local 2, 29740 Torre del Mar.
Whatsapp: +34.634540519
www.CornerstoneInternationalChurch.com

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services
-Roman Catholic Mass, service in English, there will be no church service throughout the month of August. Information for the September services is to be confirmed at a later date.
-Spanish Anglican Church of St Barnabas, service in English, at the Centre every Sunday at 11am.
For further information please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 , Web site: www.Lux-mundi.org.

 

Puente Christian Fellowship
Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national Bible-believing community of Christians who meet in the church’s meeting room each Sunday at 11 am to worship the Lord. The church hall is underneath Maroma Immobilaria, Puente Don Manuel Cruce de Periana – 29713.
The location and directions of how to find us are on our
website: https://evangelicalchurchelpuente.com

 

Church services in English Competa: The next services of Holy Communion in English at Cómpeta Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, will be Sunday the 1st of September 2019 and
Sunday the 6th of October 2019 both at 5.30 p.m. As always, thanks to Father Liviu, Parish Priest of Cómpeta and Don Jesús Catalá, Bishop of Málaga.
Any enquiries to the Rector:
The Revd. Canon James Tayler 95 203 04 61

 

Welcome to the services of the Anglican Parish of Nerja and Almuñécar:
Our parish seeks to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the mainly English-speaking community in Nerja, Almuñécar, and surrounding area. It is our commitment to draw them into a closer relationship with God and his church. We are kindly offered the use of local Roman Catholic churches.
Sunday Eucharist Services
Almuñécar
9.30 am – Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (The Fishermen’s Chapel). This small chapel is situated towards the western end of the beach and set back near the Chinasol Hotel and seafront. There is a Eucharist every Sunday from November through to March, and there is a Eucharist service on every alternative Sunday (1st and 3rd Sundays of the month in April, May, September and October). There are no services during the hot summer months of June, July and August.
Nerja
12.00 noon – Iglesia de San Miguel, Plaza Andalucía. There is a Eucharist service at this time throughout the year. The church is within easy walking distance of the first large roundabout as you drive into town from the Malaga direction, by the bus station.
All further information regarding the parish and the weekly services is to be found on our website – www.nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk
If you wish to contact us directly, the e-mail is; cofenerja@gmail.com
The Revd Nigel Thomas, Priest in Charge

 

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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

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Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
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