DigameXtra No. 1513 Wednesday, Jan. 15th 2020

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26th Rockin’Race Jamboree: This Rockabilly event will be held at the Prince of Asturias Auditorium in Torremolinos from February 6 to 9 and promises to be a major musical event with more than 30 bands DJs and classic cars. Headlining acts are Robert Gordon (Rockabilly legend) & Darrel Higham (from UK band Kat Men) and The Doug Kershaw Band.
It’s a real rockabilly event that attracts audiences from all over Europe and the town of Torremolinos is the place to be seen if you like Beehive hairstyles, drapes, 50s fashion and American music.
There is a great five day offer at €80 per person to include a free cd although you can buy entry for single days but at €40 per person and be warned, Sunday tickets are already exhausted.
A number of the events take place in different parts of the town and there will be a limited number of market stalls offering a selection of goods in keeping with the event.
Auditorium Municipal Príncipe de Asturias
C/ Pedro Navarro Bruna, s/n – Recinto Ferial
2960 Torremolinos – Málaga (ESPAÑA)
We opened the sale of accommodations in the Hotel La Barracuda and tickets!
If you want to stay at the Festival Hotel, book your room now!
Hotel La Barracuda
Avda. de España, 1
2960 Torremolinos – Málaga (ESPAÑA)


3rd Annual Festival Yoga Castillo at Fuengirola’s Sohail Castle: May 11-12. Featuring meditation, workshops, conferences, mindfulness, dance, fire shows, juggling and music. 68 professionals will teach 57 classes during 24 hours of programming in six incredible spaces in and around Sohail Castle.
Tickets for the general public are priced at five euros a day and children under 12 can come for free. They will be available at marenostrumfuengirola.com from Monday, January 20th and in the box office on the days of the festival.


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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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Removal and Collection – Men With Vans:
You’ve heard of a Man with a Van, now meet Men with Vans.
For all your local removal needs we have men and vans at your disposal. Whether you are moving home or need a single item moving, then we can help.
House clearance, Garage clearance and rubbish removals. IKEA, Bricomart and Leroy Merlin runs, we can even assemble your flatpacks. Give us a call.
Need something from one of the big stores in Malaga? Give us a call and leave it to us to deliver to your door.
Prices from 25 euros an hour.
Call or Whatsapp John on 622 067 357 or visit our Facebook page, FB Link
Based in Nerja and Torrox we operate throughout Andalusia.
Men With Vans: John 622 067 357


Saxophone player looking for musicians: I play the saxophone (intermediate level) and am looking for like minded musicians to play jazz and blues standards. I live in the Competa area but am willing to travel.
For a sample selection of tunes, go to: Youtube Video
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Contact: Mitch France ; mitchbanjo@hotmail.com
mobile: (whatsapp) 616 891 473

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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.”


For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center.
-Upcycled bedside unit. Stripped back to natural waxed creme chalk paint new handles Measurements Width 55cms Depth 36cms Height 63cms. Price 60€
-Upcycled pine bedside units stripped back to natural with grey chalk paint & waxed new handles Measurements width 48cms Depth 32cms Height 52cms Price 45€ each
-Good quality solid pine deep chest of drawers with matching mirror. Width 108cms Depth 44cms Height 103cms Price 120€. Mirror Width 65cms Length 92cms. Price 35€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com


For Sale: Wheelchair. Lightweight wheelchair for sale with detachable foot rests, cushion, safety belt and handbrakes. Seldom used £200 new – offered at 70 euros ono. Buyer collects from Nerja or can deliver along the coast. Tel 691973025 or email Lizcogley at Gmail dotcom


For Sale: Childs ski jacket age 5 – 6years. Excellent condition. Worn a couple of times. Price €15 Call Danni 623011802 or
email dannidoesamerica@yahoo.co.uk
Collection Alcaucin


Wanted: Girls bike for 9 year old, wheel size 24 inches must be in good working order. Call Danni/Alcaucin 623011802 or
email dannidoesamerica@yahoo.co.uk


News & Articles

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Computer News by DoctorLaptop
-Today Windows 7 officially became obsolete amid waves of forum reports from users that it has mysteriously developed minor but annoying problems. Common problems reported are: the necessity to click on an item multiple times before the click worked, browsers crashing when first opened in a newly started computer, display fonts changing on websites and email, more streaming TV buffering and longer wait time for newly opened website pages to load. Just a coincidence, or Microsoft nudging Win 7 users to upgrade?
-Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA that could expose users to surveillance or serious data breaches, according to the Washington Post. For a change, the NSA disclosed the vulnerability rather than exploiting it. In the past, the NSA might have kept the security hole to itself, using it to spy on adversaries. The best examples of that are WannaCry and EternalBlue, Windows 10 vulnerabilities discovered and exploited by the NSA for years.
A software patch was released earlier to critical Windows 10 clients including the US military and managers of key internet infrastructure. Microsoft has since released updates for all customers, urging them to install them “as quickly as practical.”
-The popular IPTV app UlangoTV has been shut down. It is unlikely to be returning after its domain was taken over by the global anti-piracy coalition. https://torrentfreak.com/ace-shuts-down-ulango-tv-pirate-iptv-app-seizes-domain-200113/


Nerja’s Calahonda beach and Carabineros walkway to get major facelift: Malaga’s provincial government, Diputación, announced last week that it has approved a budget of 281,368 euros to make improvements to Nerja’s Calahonda beach. The project will connect the beach with the Carabineros walkway near the town’s famous Balcón de Europa. Steps will be built to allow access from the walkway down onto the beach, with wooden handrails, benches, lighting and a garden area according to the Diputacíon. The money will also go towards taking down an old beach bar on the Calahonda beach and using the space for sun loungers. http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202001/10/nerja-calahonda-beach-carabineros-20200110093034-v.html

Motril joins the “Marrow for Lucas” search: Motril joins a solidarity campaign to help Lucas, a three-year-old boy from Almeria, suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, who needs a bone donation from a compatible donor. On January 31, Motril residents will be able to go to the La Matraquilla civic center to donate blood and marrow between 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The town joins a campaign initiated by the parents of the child on social networks. Through the “Médula para Lucas” Facebook page, his parents are trying to find bone marrow donors. Lucas was admitted to the University Hospital of Torrecardenas, where he is treated for this type of leukemia that is characterized because the bone marrow produces too many immature lymphocytes.  https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/01/14/axarquia-news-help-lucas-find-bone-marrow/ PHOTO:Facebook

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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

Nerja 952 524 519
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