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CORONA VIRUS HOTLINE: Information hotline for those who suspect they may have the coronavirus. Anyone experiencing symptoms should stay at home and dial 900 400 061 or 955 545 060 – and only call 112 in an emergency.
When you need reliable info consult The Citizens Advice Bureau Spain at https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/…or the website or Facebook page of your local Town Hall (Ayuntamiento).
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Bea’s Postamt: Saturday Sept 5th
-7pm Nando’s BBQ
-9pm Jam Session
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Tony Roam Transport & Removals Departure and Arrival Dates:
Celebrating 16 years Removals To & Fro Spain / UK Spain.
Scheduled and unscheduled all year every month on time.
We also offer a door to door at dates and times you choose.
Next Scheduled Trip Leaving UK 25th September Arrive Spain 27th September
Next Scheduled Trip Leaving Spain 8th October Arrive UK 10th October
Additional unscheduled trips in between
Transportation, Removals & light haulage company that have scheduled trips all year from UK to Torrox and back at approximately the same time every month.
Also unscheduled to suit your needs.
Full or part loads undertaken.
Full loads 20 cubic meters up to 2.5 tonne.
Full £25,000.00 insurance with British Insurance Company.
Evidence of insurance can be supplied by email on request. Hard Copies always carried on the vans.
We live just behind Torrox Pueblo in Spain and in South Wales UK and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander / Portsmouth / Plymouth Ferry.
Also if you have small or large items that you might like to purchase off internet sites ie Amazon, furniture world, eBay etc. and have them delivered to our depot in the Uk collection or delivery can then be made here around Torrox area.
For more information and prices for all to see please visit our website www.euroam.co.uk
email ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
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English Nurse Care Team:
Personal Home Care and Nurse Support
Trained, Police Checked and Fully insured Home Care Support Team.
From “ a bit of shopping …to 24 hour care “
From supported trips to END OF LIFE.
We add quality to life with one to one support.
Care at home.
– Nurse Supported –
– A realistic option to Residential Care –
Tel 951 550 581 or 692 419 548
Colegio Oficial Enfermeria Malaga Reg. 17425
Mobile Hairdresser: Hi, my name is Jenny and I’d like to introduce myself. I am a fully qualified mobile hairdresser with over 12 years experience, fully legal and up to date with current Covid-19 regulations. Appointments being taken from 5th August for Torrox and surrounding areas. WhatsApp, private message or call for an appointment in your own home or chat about what you would like.
Tel or WhatsApp 622 690 133,
Email: jmainwood01 @ gmail dot com (no spaces) or go to my Facebook page. www.facebook.com/Hair-by-Jenny
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- facebook.com/menwithvans
Based in Nerja and Torrox we operate throughout Andalusia.
Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
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For Sale: Microwave ECRON. 800 W / Grillheater 1000 W
Perfect conditions, simply not using. 20 Euros, pick up only / Torrox Campo area. Contact Anne : 685 247 505 or
For Sale: Mayott 1505F Silver lustre coffee set. Silver hand painted coffee set, 6 cups,saucers, sugar and cream jug, plus coffee pot minus lid. A beautiful antique set, 20€. (Spares can be purchased on the internet)
Sue, Torrox, phone 677322169 or
email: maundfitch @ gmail.com Remove spaces.
Used DELL Tower Computer.
Dell Optiplex 755- Only 180 days on the clock.
Full sized tower, not the smaller desktop version…
Naythan, Torrox Costa
News & Articles
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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.
‘Flying’ electric speedboat debuts on Switzerland’s lakes: The world’s first electric-powered hydrofoil speedboat, which reduces energy consumption and noise – as well as sea sickness – by “flying” above the waves, has made its debut on Switzerland’s lakes.
The Candela Seven can hit speeds of 55 km per hour when its foils lift it out of the water. Its manufacturers say it travels further and smoother than other electric boats.
The foils reduce water friction – and the effect of waves slamming into the boat – cutting energy consumption by 80% compared to normal diesel-powered boats and extending the craft’s range to 90 km (56 miles).
The carbon fiber boat also carries an on-board computer which automatically adjusts the foil positions 100 times per second to reduce rolling and sea-sickness. Full story: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-boat-electric/flying-electric-speedboat-debuts-on-switzerlands-lakes-idUSKBN25V104
Messi to stay put at Barcelona, according to TyC Sports: The news was reported after a meeting between his father Jorge Messi, who acts as his representative, and club president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
The 33-year-old Argentinean striker has opted to stay put for another season to complete the final year of his contract with the Spanish side, according to TyC Sports.
It came after a fraught stand-off which saw Jorge Messi pen a statement to LaLiga claiming that the 700-million-euro buyout clause both the club and the league said must be honored did not exist. Full story: https://www.laprensalatina.com/messi-to-stay-put-at-barcelona-according-to-tyc-sports/
David Blaine flies above 7,500 meters with handful of helium balloons: Illusionist David Blaine flew Wednesday over the desert of Arizona at a height of more than 7,500 meters, holding on to a handful of 52 colored balloons inflated with helium.
Blaine, known for his risky acts and stunts on the street, exceeded his own expectations by flying above the 5,400 meters he set for himself when taking off and skimming a height of more than 7,500 meters that required him to wear an oxygen mask.
The 47-year-old illusionist’s challenge was to fly over New York City but, due to weather conditions and security issues, he had to change the location for the Arizona desert in an event broadcast on YouTube with a record audience for the platform. Full story: https://www.laprensalatina.com/david-blaine-flies-above-7500-meters-with-handful-of-helium-balloons/
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Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
Churches & Worship
EVANGELICAL CHURCH (services in English language)
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we meet for worship at the Christian meeting Hall in Calle Ros Alfe´rez 7. Torre Del Mar. (not far behind the Catholic Church) We are an Evangelical Church, bible believing Christian’s coming together for live worship, prayer, and sharing our faith. All who love Christ are welcome and all who want to know more about the Christian faith are equally welcome. The meetings are friendly, joyful, reverent and orderly. Our one united desire is to glorify God.
My name is Peter and below is my email address.
petcac @ gmail. com (no gaps)
Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
God’s word reminds us that the gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. During this time of uncertainty, we know the kingdom of God will continue to advance. We intend to thrive as a church community and continue to help people find their way back to God.
We are open with limited places, so it is advisable to contact us before Sunday to reserve a place.
God Bless one and all.
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings are on Wednesdays at 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja , 29780.
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The Spanish government has a hotline to answer all queries from Brits living in Spain about the implications of Brexit, in English. Callers can ring 060 when in Spain or +34 902 887060 if calling from abroad and an automated system will offer the choice of either Spanish or English.
You will then be offered a choice of information on the different issues.
The service also offers the option of speaking to an operator for those requiring further information or with a specific query not dealt with by the automated options. Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20200218/spain-launches-dedicated-brexit-hotline
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Useful Links, Info & Numbers
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
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231
Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112
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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