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Remembrance Day: The Nerja branch of The Royal British Legion are holding a Remembrance service at the Al Andalus Hotel this Sunday 10th Nov. at 1130 all are welcome. Dorothy Allen Tel 667 880 375
Remembrance Day: This Sunday 10th November at 10.30am in St George’s Anglican Church, La Antigua Capilla de San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Everyone Welcome. cgbrasier AT gmail DOT com
Change to RBL Remembrance Service: The Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance was scheduled to be at El Trapiche restaurant, however the venue has had to be relocated, due to problems with our original booking. The Service is the same time -10.40 on Monday 11th November – but will now be at La Vega bar, behind Mercadona in Torre Del Mar. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.
Manuel “Aire y Compas”: Live at Mis Tapitas, Friday Nov 8th, 8:30pm, Puente Don Manuel. https://cerveceriamistapitas.business.site/
Beautiful exhibition of art: At the International Symposium LUZ in Competa. On show in Galeria Luz de la Vida in Competa till the end of November. Please feel welcome to come by and have a look.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 14:00
Thursday & Friday 17:00 – 20:00
And on appointment
Galeria Luz de la Vida
Calle Laberinto 15, Bajo, Competa
Potters Bar & Terrace- Nerja:
-Starting Wednesday 13th November – Due to popular demand we are starting another great jazz session with the fantastic Coastline Dixielanders Trio. Starting 1pm to 3pm with an excellent buffet lunch €12.50/person.
-Sunday Jazz Lunch – 2pm to 4pm Coastline Dixielanders Trio. Sunday Lunch €12.50 person
For reservations tel 0034 685435767
Bee Gees Tribute show: Sat 16Nov, 9pm. La Tabla, Torrox.
Info: +34 603110608 https://www.tablatorrox.com/
Faulty Towers- The dining experience!: Basil’s rude, Manuel confused, and Sybil cracks the whip… all the while dishing up plenty of laughs and a 3-course meal. It’s an irrepressible, irresistible blend of top-flight improvisation and tight theatrical script, where ‘chaos’ reigns right from the start. Expect the unexpected in the show that’s 70% improvised!
Be warned: tickets will sell out, so early booking is essential! Click this link for more info and ticket purchases Info&Tix
-Wednesday 13th November. Restaurante la Plaza, Riviera del Sol, Mijas Costa. Bookings must be made directly with the venue Tel: 952 93 50 73
-Thursday 14th November. Club la Costa World, Mijas Costa. Bookings must be made directly with the venue Tel: 952 66 99 00
-Friday 15th November. Salon del Mar, Torre del Mar. Bookings must be made directly with the venue. Tel: 952 64 49 52 Open 10.00am – 5.00pm
-Saturday 16th November. Sunset Beach Club, Benalmadena. Bookings must be made directly wth the venue. Tel: 952 57 94 00
Correction: Dog Show: Please join us for the Tail Dog Show at Chirinquito El Barco, Torrox Costa. Sunday 17th November from 12.00. Fun for all the family and the dogs.
ogillyarmstead AT gmail DOT com
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Dog Sitter: Hi, I’m Silvia the dog sitter, I want to remind you to make your reservations for Christmas and New Year. From my house I can only care for 5 small to medium sized dogs. Remember that I don’t use cages or kennels, the dogs are in a family, they sleep in my room, they watch movies on the couch and go for walks 4 times a day. I live in El Morche de Torrox Costa.
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Wanted: Vehicle electrician / sound technician. I am looking for recommendations for a Vehicle Electrician or Vehicle Sound Technician who is conversant and competent with installing and correctly wiring an upgraded sound system plus new accessories etc, central locking kit and an electric window kit. Only someone who genuinely & technically competent. I do not want a cheap or cut price job, the right money is waiting for right man who can carry out the work carefully and professionally.
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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center. Various upcycled furniture:
-Upcycled chest beautifully restored. Measurements Width 52cms Depth 25cms
Height 27cms Price 45€
-Solid wooden tv unit. Measurements Width 120cms Depth 42cms Height 70cms Price 120€
-Matching solid wall unit Measurements Width 30 ms Depth 43cms Height 56cms Price 75€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com
For Sale, 2 items:
-Heater. Efficient heater. Zibro R14 Classic. For paraffin oil.
B: 43 cm, H 45 cm, D: 29 cm. Little used. 60 eur.
-15 l paraffinoil 38 eur.
Both 90 eur. Located in Competa
Arne. Email: brandtoft @ yahoo . dk
For Sale: Andrew James Power Juicer. Used once. Complete with Instructions and Recipe booklet. 30 euros Reason for sale downsizing
Contact Barbara/Sayalonga on 634325550 or
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One For Sale & One FREE:
-Canon MP240 Multi-purpose Printer. Prints, Scans, and Copies. This printer does not work with Windows 10 as there is no driver. I use it with Windows 7 and I believe there is a driver for 8.1 and Vista. The colour cartridge is getting low and you will need a USB A to USB B lead. 10€ Happy to meet in and around Torrox.
-FREE. An Exercise bike, just come and collect. This has seen life having been out in the sun for a few years. Believed to work though.
John 628282518 Whatsapp enabled
johnmlovell at gmail dot com
I live in the Campo near Torrox Pueblo. (Note: Win 7 drivers can often be used in Win 10 as long as you run the installer in “compatibility mode for Win 7. -Ed.)
Phone Number?: Hi can anybody help with the telephone number of the Lavanderia in Competa as I am trying to locate a carpet which seems to have vanished. I am currently in the uk. Thanks Brian
Email: bjtct @ hotmail. co .uk (remove spaces)
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Public Health Care Tragedy, Why Second Opinions Are Necessary: Spanish Health Service slammed for cancer death. Administrative Court No. 7 of Malaga has awarded a family €51,000 after a 38 year old woman was repeatedly misdiagnosed by medical staff which would eventually lead to her death from cancer. After 2 years, finally fed up of the lack of proper diagnosis she went to a private clinic where she immediately was given an x-ray and MRI scan which revealed a large cancerous mass on her spine!
During the trial it was stated that the patient underwent seven consultations until the correct diagnosis was made, “There was an unjustified delay in the diagnosis of the disease. The action of the public health contrasts with that of a primary care doctor to whom the patient went privately.”
Full article at: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/11/05/long-read-spanish-health-service-slammed-for-cancer-death/
The Padel de Alcaucin court in Almuñécar closing: The Alcaucín Town Council has reported through social media that the changing rooms have suffered “unjustified and cowardly acts of vandalism”. Because of this the department of sports in the town has taken the decision to close the facility as with the constant costs of upkeep out weighs the income made from it. Source: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/11/05/almunecar-padel-court-closure/
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Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
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Nerja 952 524 519
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