DigameXtra No. 1469 Wednesday, Nov. 27th 2019

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This week at Hudsons!:
-Wednesday. At 8.30pm its time for karaoke night with the fabulous Pam! Join us at Hudsons for an amusing night with the best karaoke songs and host ever!
-Thursday. From 3pm till 6pm Dj Dieter will be playing at Hudsons! Come and have a drink and a dance!
-Friday. The Freestyle Jive is back this Friday at 8pm! Get your dancing shoes on and come have a go!
-Saturday. Celebration of Sues Life from 7pm. An evening with music and opportunity to remember Sue. Food available
-Sunday. From 1.30pm till 4pm its Sunday Roast! This week with lamb for 9.95 and with live singing from Alan Miles! Booking advisable!
Tyler Hudson, Hudsons Bar. Located on the paseo between Holiday Lounge and Chiringuito Alonso. Hudsonsbar@outlook.com ; Directions at FB Link

 

Arts & Craft Exhibition: To be held at Restarante “Asador” in Puente don Manual (near Vinuela) on 13th December, 11am till 2 pm.
bobjan158@hotmail.com

 

Cambaya Blues Club: Sat Nov 30 Kid Carlos Trio, Polígono La Azucarera, 39 Antequera 29200. Tel- 34 952 70 22 33 ; FB Link

 

British Comedy: Thursday 28NOV doors at 7pm show at 8pm. Louie Louie, Puerto Deportivo, Av Luis Braille 1, 29680 Estapona
Acts- Larry Dean, Bruce Fummey, Jenny Bside and Nik Coppin. FB Link

 

Rabbit Jam: Ladies and gentlemen, Rabbit Jam is back with another extraordinary jam this Sunday 1st December from 15:00pm to celebrate the first Craft Beer Bar Almijara anniversary (Torrox-Costa) with Ángel Ariza.
All musicians are most than welcome. See you there ! FB Link

 

Live Music at the Red Pepper: Every Friday 8:30pm Cuba Timbalito Street. Featuring Dave Murrell. La Herradura. Tel 958 179 086

 

Drum & Bass Festival: NEUROFUNK Sat 30Nov. Sala Paris15, Calle Orotava 23, Malaga. www.bassinvasionspain.com

 

Christmas charity event at Mums Cafe and Tea Room: Hello everyone, We are holding a Christmas event on Saturday 21st December from 2pm, entertainment at 3pm. We are selling tickets now up until the 15th December at Mums Cafe, Av. El Faro, Torrox Costa. We have a limited number so please don’t miss out. Many thanks. Gary & Andrew.
Email: gizmo.73 AT icloud DoT com

 

Christel’s Torrox-Costa: Presents Iris Nieto Oboe & Acoustic Covers duet.
Friday Nov 29th 4pm. Av de Espana EDF Nautico 12, Torrox Costa. FB Link

 

Christmas Market- Torrox Costa: 5-9th Dec. Av Esperanto, 12-8pm.

 

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Nik of all Trades:
Gardening – from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, etc) a speciality. Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 10€ per hour per man plus 10€ plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
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Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost
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References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain
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BluCee: Do you own a property in the area and leave it empty for extended periods?
If the answer is yes, you could be quite literally missing out on thousands of Euros!
At BluCee we specialise in advertising and fully managing properties for holiday rental. We can advertise your property globally, gaining maximum exposure and returns for your asset. Not only this but we will also fully manage your property, securing bookings, liaising with clients, arranging meet and greets and cleaning and laundry services. In fact, we commit to do everything necessary to get your property rental-ready – guaranteed!
BluCee is seeking more properties for both holiday rentals and sales, with a particular focus on the following key locations:
Torre del Mar
Inland from Torre del Mar
Almunecar
La Herradura
Along the coast from Caleta de Velez to Rincon de la Victoria
For a no obligation discussion about your property please get in touch
michelle@blucee.com
We are based in Rincon de la Victoria.
For examples of our fantastic sales and holiday rental properties, please take a look at our website: www.BluCee.com
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Alterations and Made to Measure Ladiesware: Needles & Pins. Calle Pintada 109, Nerja.   www.needlesandpinsnerja.webs.com

 

Wanted: Drill Work. Looking for someone who has a very small carbide-tipped or diamond drill bit and can drill a small hole in 2 crystal balls so I can hang them in a window with fishing line. They have indentations on the tip where I envision the holes. The glass shops I went to had drill bits that were to large. Algarrobo-Costa, Ingrid
udahl@gmx.de

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga:
We have Lemon Grass, it’s great for cooking Thai cuisine or simply used in plain old chicken soup.
We now have Moringa trees available. See the photo below.
We have Vetiver in trays of 18 plants that are 3-4 months old.
Visit the Blue buttons on our website for many interesting articles about Vetiver, Moringa and Lemon Grass.
Contact: Dave
Email: info at Vetiverspain dot com.
Mobile: 34 692 288 657
website: http://www.vetiverspain.com
Check out a short video showing the numerous uses for Vetiver titled “Vetiver – A farmer’s friend.” Youtube Video

 

For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center. Upcycled furniture.
-Granfort 3 x 2 leather sofas Good quality very comfy neutral color 195 x 95cms 150 x 95cms. Price 325€ (price for both)
-Dining table with 4 matching chairs Measurements Diameter 110cms Height 74cms. Price 130€
-Display glass cabinet Measurements Width 80cms Depth 31cms Height 159cms Price 80€
Contact Jackie/ Nerja 672170429
Info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Very pretty wooden chest of drawers €30.
Jean Vinuela area. Can deliver local. 645235688

 

For Sale: Electric Circular Saw. Bargain, can be seen working, ideal for firewood, 20 euros. Buyer collect.
Contact Valerie 634778785 La Vinuela.

 

For Sale: iPhone 8, 64GB, Space Grey, €350
This iPhone was purchased brand new last year in 2018 and comes with its original box, original charger and 3 meter charging cable.
There are some light scratches around the sides of the iPhone, but besides that it is in perfect condition and it works on any mobile network. I can deliver the iPhone for free anywhere in Axarquía and if you would like any further details, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Thank you. Marcus/Algarrobo Costa 608 262 206

 

Recommendations

Penni Wilson: Many readers of DigameXtra would like to remember Penni Wilson who sadly passed away on 19th Nov.
She will be remembered as a Committee member of the Nerja Art’s Society, the many illustrated presentations of Opera, and stage performances for the Nerja Players. She was also an active participant in Bridge and quiz sessions.
The funeral service is to be held on Friday 29th at 12.00 in the Chapel, La Esperanza, Velez Malaga. Tony/Nerja ; sjc2714@gmail.com

 

News & Articles

Hospital Rankings: A new ranking reveals which hospitals in Spain are the best. And which are the worst. Hint: none are located south of Seville.
Six of the country’s top ten public hospitals are found in Madrid and two are in Barcelona. Valencia also has one hospital ranked in the top ten, as does Seville.
University Hospital La Paz in Madrid has the best reputation of hospitals in all of Spain, followed by Barcelona Clinic, Gregorio Marañon Unversity Hospital in Madrid and then October 12 Hospital, also in Madrid.
The Vall d’Hebron University in Barcelona is listed in the number 5 spot.
The top five rankings have maintained their positions since last year.
Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20191126/these-are-the-best-and-worst-hospitals-in-spain

 

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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/
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