DigameXtra No. 1797 Thursday, Nov. 26th, 2020

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Restaurante Los Naranjos: Music with Christine Blondet, plus special meats from the grill. Sunday Nov 29, 1PM.
Space limited, reserve on 619 390 146, Alcauin  FB Page


Chiringuito Tropy: Music with Alan Clayton & No Worries, Sat 28Nov 1:30PM. Res- 640 192 574, Velez Malaga  FB Page


Seita & Friends: Playing music from the 50s & 60s, Sunday 29 Nov 3pm, entry €5. Restaurante Kukko, Av Los Boliches 4, Fuengirola. Reservations on +34 646 111 203  FB Page


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Translations: Offering translation in practical situations.
Hello my name is Naya, I’m a danish woman and I have lived in Maro/Nerja for 6 years, I’m fluent in spanish, english and danish, I understand sweedish more or less and a tiny bit of german. I’m very socially skilled, resolutive, and care about details and correct understanding.
I offer help with verbal translation and written translation in your practical tasks such as: official registrations, police station, hospital, shopping, buying properties etc. I’m ready for spontaneous meetings organized from week to week.
I charge 18€ an hour and my work hours are flexible but it’s important to plan with a little bit of time ahead from week to week. Looking forward to hear from you.
Call or WhatsApp : 643 80 66 39
Or email : nayadafeliz@gmail.com


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Great Deals From The Nerja Household Centre:
-Rommer A rated fridge with ice Compartment. VGC Measurements 55 x 58 x 125 cms Price 95€
-Sturdy white chest of drawers. Measurements 94 x 41 x 73cms Price 55€
Contact Jackie / Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com


For Sale, 2 items:
-Lawnmower. The Worx WG776E 40V battery lawnmower is a quiet lawnmower that is barely audible after 10 meters. Dense and troublesome lawns are no problem for this super machine.
This lawnmower from Worx is easy to start by pressing a start button on both the left and right side of the machine. Thanks to the battery of 40v, this lawnmower is just as strong as a petrol mower and mows your lawns up to 350 m2 in no time tight again. The lawnmower includes the charger and a 40 volt battery. In addition, an additional second mowing knife still new in the package. You mow in strips of 33 cm. Cut grass can be thrown backwards or collected in a grass collection bag. The filling indicator shows when the bag needs to be emptied.
Price: 150 euro
-Scarifier. The scarifier revives medium to large lawns. The 11 blades and 40 steel needles remove moss and dead grass and loosen the soil so the grass can absorb more water and food again. With this scarifier you can turn your lawn back into a healthy and fresh green turf! Convenient scarifier width of 36cm
Collection bag of 45L to collect grass and moss neatly.
Price: 45 euro. +31 6 14 303 808
Anne-Marie Wijnekus, Alcaucín.


For Sale: Bracelet Pandora serie Moments. Selling this bracelet 17 cm long for small wrists. Spanish name of this one is “Pulsera plata cierre corazon”. You can buy different pendants for this bracelet in Pandora’s shops or online.
New price in Pandora 59 Euros.
Was a present but with more than six pendants too small for me. Offering for 45 Euros. Nice Christmas gift. Ask for more pics.
Contact Natalia, Benajarafe
email: ndtalido2@gmail.com
Can meet at every community border around Vélez-Málaga.

Recommendations & Requests


Bottle Corks: Does the person who was interested in acquiring wine bottle corks (for art reasons) still want more?
If so, please contact Sheila, Torrox Costa at:
torrox1000 at gmail.com


Boiler installer (oil fired): I am looking for a qualified oil fired boiler installer hopefully with knowledge of the Ferroli brand name to install a new unit here in Competa. After many visits by local plumbers who have all added a valve here and expansion tank there, the unit is about to die and is struggling to operate correctly and the heating part is currently shut down. If you can help or you know someone who can, would you let me know.
Email: millardsteve95@gmail.com
Mob: 626926227 ; Competa


Cat sitter / Cattery: Can anyone recommend a good Cattery / Catsitter in the Torre del Mar / Torrox area for a couple of days over the New Year period.
Please email stevebowen555 at gmail.com
Steve, Caleta


News & Articles

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Weather warning for heavy rain is upgraded to amber for much of Malaga province: The Spanish Met Office Aemet has put a series of weather warnings for heavy rain from 6pm on Wednesday evening through to 3pm on Thursday afternoon.
A yellow warning is in place for Ronda, the Costa del Sol and the Guadalhorce valley from 6pm on Wednesday. That is then upgraded to amber for Malaga city, the Costa del Sol, the Guadalhorce valley, Antequera and the Axarquía at midnight. All warnings for Malaga province will provisionally stay in place until 3pm on Thursday.
Forecasters warn that up to 30mm of rain could fall in some parts in the space of an hour, rising to 90mm within twelve hours.
Full article: http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202011/25/weather-warning-heavy-rain-20201125135715.html


Where and when will it be possible to go skiing in Europe this year?: Ski resorts around Europe would normally be gearing up for the start of the season right now, but the Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact – albeit in some countries more than others. Here’s what we know so far about where and when a ski holiday will be possible. Continue reading at: https://www.thelocal.es/20201125/where-and-when-will-it-be-possible-to-go-skiing-in-europe-this-year


Football icon Diego Maradona dies at 60 following heart attack:
The Argentine national team’s official Twitter account confirmed the news on Wednesday, paying tribute to one of the nation’s favourite footballing sons.
“You will be eternal in every heart of the football world,” the message stated as it bade farewell to the superstar. PHOTO:Getty Full article:


Free training courses in Rincon de la Victoria: There are courses on Prevention of Occupational Risks in Masonry, a course on Forklift Truck and another on Prevention of Occupational Risks in Painting. Registrations can be made in person at the APAL Delphos office located at Calle Arroyo Totalán Edificio Puerta Axarquía, Bajo, La Cala del Moral, during public hours from 9am to 2pm. Alternatively, call 952978330. Full article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/11/25/free-training-courses-in-rincon-de-la-victoria/


Warning over slimming product after “fatal adverse reactions”: The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS), has issued a warning over the use of a product called Li Da Daidaihua, “illegally” sold on the Internet is “a danger to the health of consumers”. PHOTO:AEMPS. Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/11/25/warning-over-slimming-product-after-fatal-adverse-reactions/


Twitter Loads Up More Spam: The company has added a new “feature” that users will see on their Home screen timeline, new ‘tweets’ of suggested topics, which they can easily follow or inform Twitter that they are not interested. Full story: https://spainsnews.com/twitter-will-show-tweets-of-suggested-topics-in-the-timeline-of-users/


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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
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

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