DigameXtra No. 1503 Sunday, Jan. 5th 2020

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Monday Jan 6th is a bank holiday: Three Kings Day is Christian feast day celebrated annually on January 6 that is also known as Epiphany and Theophany.

Traffic Alert- Three Kings Parade in Torrox: Sunday 5 Jan, 11am in the Pueblo and 4pm on the Costa.

Flashtime live: Restaurante Miguel El Manga, Sunday 5 Jan 3pm. Playa El playazo, sn (dentro del Varadero) Nerja 29780. Tel+34 952 52 60 52 FB Link

 

Lee Townsend solo: Mon Jan 6th 5pm The Beer Garden, Nerja.
Avenida Mediterraneo, corner of Chaparil, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Cuatro Santos: Live @ Vinilo Café Pub, Benalmádena. FRI, JAN 10, 11:30 PM.
Southern Fried Rock’n’Bluz. Avenida de Salvador Vicente 28, 29631 Arroyo De La Miel, Andalucia +34 625 09 31 43 FB Link

 

The Salon Varietes Theatre: Opens a week today!!
-Fri 10th thru Sun 12th Jan., Join Johnny G together with special guests Melissa Carver and live band Miss Gin for a celebration of the very best of the music of the 50s, 70s and 70s!!
To book: please visit our website www.salonvarietestheatre.com
or call in person or telephone the Box Office on 952474542 between 11:00 and 2:30 Monday to Friday or from one hour before any Salon show.

 

Robbie Williams tribute: Live on stage Friday Jan 10 at 10 pm, the fantastic Ollie Hughes with is Robbie Williams Tribute followed with after show karaoke till very late. Lindas Bar, Calle Juan Sebastian Elcano 10 Fuengirola 29640
+34 657 22 50 18 https://www.facebook.com/friendsoflindasmusicbarfuengirola/

 

Rockin’ Hillbilly Weekender #3 Festival: Howdy folks! Live acts, DJs,
20-22 March. Calafell, Tarragona FB Link
Booking your room at the best rate at Hotel Canada Palace.
Book Hotel : reservas@hotelcanadapalace.es
More Info : inforockinhillbilly@yahoo.com

 

Billy Preacher: Fri Jan 10 4pm at Chez Christel’s, Paseo Maritimo, El Morche/Torrox Costa. Tel 649 500 610

 

Meet The Horses: Open Every Sunday. Andalucian Rescue Center For Horses. Hours are 09:00-12:00. Come meet and pet the horses, ponies and donkeys. Sorry, no pets allowed. Alhaurín el Grande Map Link  &  www.horserescuespain.org

 

Stand Up Comedy Group: Thursday 30 Jan., 8pm, €20. Featuring Rudi Lickwood, Sarah Iles, Self-styled Rock and Roll Poet Paul B Edwards and Paul Revill.
Venue-Louie Louie Rock Estepona.  Puerto Deportivo, Av. Luis Braille, 1 29680 Estepona, Malaga,  FB Link

 

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Chamber music playing opportunity for Classical Musicians:
Professional level violinist/violist looking for pianist, cellist or other string players to play sonatas, trios, quartets for pleasure.
Especially need a cellist needed to complete a quartet! Performance opportunities are possible.
Please contact Roberta Goldman in Nerja at (no spaces):
rabbina2 @ aol.com

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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FREE: Stamps. Does anyone out there collect stamps? It seems a shame to throw them away. Any charity? Mary/Puente Don Manuel Tel: 655640862

For Sale: High-end UK Keyboard Laptop, refurbed and BIOS upgraded by DoctorLaptop. Dell 5010-7927. Reconditioned 500Gb hard drive, upgraded to 6Gb RAM. Processor speed 2.26Ghz for fast performance, could replace your old but powerful tower. Has 15.6″ HD display 1920×1080, DVD/CD, HDMI and Premium Sound. The best sound from a laptop I have seen for under €1000. Running the latest version of Win 10 (v1909). Also includes MS Office Suite Pro Plus 2019 (costs over €500 to buy from MS!) and 2 web browsers both with free VPNs built in (Opera and Epic). Also has VLC Player, CCleaner and Adobe Reader. Solid build and strong hinges. €300, no offers. Naythan/Torrox Costa 675 993 069. I will not be answering the phone until 6pm today, so please don’t call before then. Or email: doctorlaptop@protonmail.com

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Scam Alert: Fake UN Official Busted For Fraud, Soliciting Funds. National Police has arrested a woman of Nigerian origin in Denia for the alleged crime of fraud. The arrested was posing as the President of UN-Women in Spain and the Spanish National Committee of UN Women on the Internet, even going so far as to take part in conferences and interviews with media agencies.
The African woman was in charge of offering courses in Judicial Expertise through which she adopted a false official character.
In addition, she was in charge of fundraising for the development of supposed projects related to the institution she was pretending to represent.
The police investigation began in mid-2018 when UN Women reported that a woman was posing as their president and had been requesting funds online for fake projects. At the same time, UN-Women maintained contact with the investigated to request that she cease and desist in her illegal activities, although the now detained refused. Source: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/01/03/spain-news-fake-president-arrested-in-denia/

Churches / Worship

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
Whether you live in Nerja, or are visiting the Nerja area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ The King in Nerja. 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 10.30.
Prayer Meetings on Thursdays at 11.00.
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

 

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

 

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

 

Church Services in English, Cómpeta:
-Normal Services at 11 a.m. each Sunday at the Lux Mundi Centre, Torre del Mar.
Our thanks, as ever, to Father Liviu and to Bishop Jesús of Málaga
Enquiries to the Rector of the Congregation of St. Barnabas:
952 03 04 61

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez 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
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