DigameXtra No. 2009 Friday, July 16th, 2021

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Painting Expo: Dulce Casa restaurante cafeteria tea-room
24July – 24 August, 19:00-00:00
Av. Mediterraneo, Nerja
Dulce Casa presents her second cultural event. Opening of the works of Amador Rehak living artist in Nerja from Madrid working for the cinema special effects director. A glass of cava as a welcome.  FB link 


The Soul Brothers tribute to The Drifters/The Stylistics/The Temptations: Village Inn, Riviera. Saturday 17th July. Show starts 7.30
There are only a few seats still available so call and book yours today. Tel 951665438. The Village Inn, Calle Esmarelda 1, Riviera del Sol.  FB link 


David Raya Rodriguez live: Saturday, 17.07
At Bea’s Postamt, BLQ 80 Torrox Costa. FB link 


Venta El Charo weekend events:
-Hell Bunny band live Friday July 16, 9pm
-Juan Luis Pascual live, Sunday July 18, 9:30pm
Listen your favourite music eating a good meal or drinking a cool beer! We are waiting for you!
Venta El Charo, Los Romanes, Viñuela; Res- 952 554 540 FB link


Couchsurfing International Meetings: Sunday July 18, 6pm arrival.
Terraza La Merced, Calle Madre de Dios, 7 29012 Málaga
Please let us know if you plan to attend by following the Telegram link on our FB post here: FB link 


The 35th Mijas Theatre Festival has begun, taking place at the Municipal Auditorium until July 18: The theatre festival, which has been held in Mijas for 35 years, will host various productions.
The festival kicks off on July 15 with Dorotea y Margarita, by the Cultural Theatre Association, as well as a show by Cochera Producciones with Salva Reina, Miguel Angel Martin and Pedro Angel.
Held from July 15 to 18, all functions will take place at 10:30 p.m. in the Municipal Auditorium of Mijas Pueblo. Source:


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Greek House– Greek Casita Restaurant, Torrox Costa! NEW HOURS
Located on the sea promenade, between the Safari bar and Picadero restaurants, BLQ 80 bajo. We offer you a little piece of Greece with our Greek home made specialities. New Hours for Summer: Wednesday thru Sunday 8pm till close. Closed Monday & Tuesday. Lunch available by reservation only. For reservations call telephone number 642585049. You can choose meat specialties (Gyros, Souvlaki, Bifteki, Sutsukaki, Mussaka), cheese (Feta Psiti, Feta Saganaki, Hallumi), vegetables (Greek salad, Hummus, Eggplant cream, Mezze, Tzatziki) or sea fruits ( prawns or octopus), all of this accompanied with our special Greek pita bread. We offer a lovely meal time in a quiet end exquisite atmosphere, accompanied with the best Greek music. See you soon! https://la-casita-griega.business.site/



Staycations at CASA MAGEL
Hot Days Are Here – Lovely sparkling pool
Now is the time to book a relaxing getaway at Casa Magel B&B
A Great idea for Birthdays and anniversaries. Personalised vouchers available on request for future dates.
Bring a couple of friends and enjoy relaxing in a safe environment. Or on your own and enjoy the peace and quiet.
The heatwave is here, and we fill up quickly. So relaxing in our renovated pool and garden.
Our special offers are on again this year,
-2 nights B&B with 1 night 3 course evening meal with drinks for 2 sharing an en suite room 130€.
-3 nights B&B with 1 night 3 course evening meal with drinks and tapas & drinks at local bar for 2 sharing double en suite room 175€.
-You can add extra nights for 50€ a night B&B for a double en suite room. Book over 5 days and get a discount.
Casa Magel is situated 1 km from the typical Spanish town of Valle De Abdalajis first founded in Roman times when it was called Nescania.
We are surrounded by beautiful scenery and there are lots of walking routes. We are not far from El Chorro with the famous Caminito Del Rey, also Ardales lakes which are stunning.
Not far in the other direction, you will find The Wolf Park a real experience to see wolves in their natural environment. Also nearby is Antequera a wonderful town for sightseeing, 27 churches, the old castle, lovers leap mountain and a spectacular bullring besides the many shops and restaurants.
A place not to be missed is El Torcal an amazing site of rock formations formed over 2 million years ago.
Or you can just relax around our refurbished pool with a fully equipped kitchen, bar & BBQ area with limited drinks & snacks available, or bring your own. The food is great, the views stunning, beds are comfy and the hosts are friendly.
Check out our website www.casamagel.com.
Contact: casamagel@yahoo.com ; Phone – 722879503


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From absolute Beginner to Advance. 
Small groups, 6 person max.
Free registration and materials. 
Ample free parking
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Tel./Whats: + (34) 650 479 493 


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, lot: Paddling Pool, Pump and Princess Chair
-Inflatable 3 ring paddling pool 145cm diameter. Perfect condition – hardly used.
-Bestway Inflation Pump
-Child’s folding ‘Princess’ chair
10€ the lot. Harold, Torre del Mar
Buyer collects. Tel/Whatsapp 647420188 


For Sale: Ariston gas water heater. A rated 11 liters per minute perfect working condition 85 euros
Torrox. Manual and parts included.
call Erika 635149472 


For Sale: Four folding beach / picnic chairs and two stools. New. €40. Buyer collects. Donna, Nerja.
Email: suzanneDOTdonna@gmail.com 


For Sale: Keyboard. Casio CTK-520L with flexible support and manual. Very good condition. Lots of modes, including learning mode. Price 70 euros. Location Competa.
email: ceelaika @ gmail dot com or
whatsapp Cecilia or Adrian 616311333. 


For Sale, 2 items:
-22 inch Goodmans television in excellent condition, hardly used. Super for a caravan or camper van. €40. Ovno.
-Solid Teak table and 4 chairs sanded down ready for painting or applying teak oil. Table H75 x W90 x L150 cms.
Chair measurements to seat level H45 x W60 x D47 cms. All chairs have armrests and extremely comfortable.
Table seats 6 comfortably. Price €95 or vno.
Unable to deliver, buyer to collect. Sandra, very near Benamocarra, Velez Malaga.
Contact: sandra dot hendey@gmail dot com
or 619471301. 


For Sale, 3 items:
-Gabor, soft red leather shoes, size 38 – 20 Euro
-Osey, black suede leather boots, size 38, worn once – 30 Euro
-Drastik, red patent leather shoes, size 39 – 10 Euro
Pictures available on request.
Marlene, Torrox Costa
E-Mail marlenewoerner@web.de
WhatsApp/Signal 606 423 369


Wanted: Garage rental. I am looking to rent a closed garage in Torrox Costa, can be El morche, Torrox park, El peñoncillo or the village etc.
If anyone knows of any to rent please let me know asap.
Jacqui, Torrox costa Tel. ,/ WhatsApp 625319323
Email: jacquelinekayharrison@gmail.com


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Recommendation wanted: Can anyone recommend someone who can replace the material on an existing awning? Jan, Caleta de Velez


News & Articles

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Covid Spain- The incidence of over 500 cases and Health notifies 27.688 cases in the last 24 hours: {Translation} Updated 15 July, 2021, 19:44
-The autonomous communities have notified the Ministry of Health on Thursday of 27,688 new cases of COVID-19, 15,858 of them diagnosed in the last 24 hours. These figures are higher than on the same day last week, when 17,317 positive cases were reported.
-The cumulative incidence in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants stands at 500.75, compared to 469.50 yesterday. A total of 237,609 positives have been recorded in the past two weeks.
-In Thursday’s report, 41 new deaths have been added, compared to 28 last Thursday. As many as 81,084 people with positive diagnostic tests have died since the virus arrived in Spain, according to data compiled by the ministry. In the last week, 49 people with a confirmed positive COVID-19 diagnosis have died in Spain.
-Currently, there are 4,705 patients admitted for COVID-19 in Spain (4,467 yesterday) and 838 in ICU (798 yesterday). In the last 24 hours, there have been 838 admissions (863 yesterday) and 673 discharges (604 yesterday). The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus stands at 3.91 per cent (3.72 per cent yesterday) and in ICUs at 9.18 per cent (8.75 per cent yesterday). Source, Spanish: https://www.cope.es/actualidad/espana/noticias/incidencia-supera-los-500-casos-sanidad-notifica-26688-contagios-las-ultimas-horas-20210715_1403807


Covid Andalucia- Andalusia adds 3,561 cases and the rate rises 20 points to 334.6: {Translation, summary}
Updated: 15/07/2021, 16:30
-Andalusia has recorded a total of 3,561 cases on Thursday 15 July, the highest figure in 24 hours since 7 February -and has counted three deaths, higher than the only death the day before and lower than the six of last Thursday.
-On the other hand, the cumulative incidence rate of the community has increased for the fifteenth consecutive day and stands at 334.6 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, 20.5 points more in 24 hours and 109.9 points more in a week.
-By provinces, Malaga is once again the one with the most cases with 1,114, followed by Cadiz with 641, Seville with 489, Granada with 413, Cordoba with 413, Huelva and Jaen with 212 each, and Almeria with 176. In addition, Malaga has recorded two deaths and Seville one.
-Andalusia has registered this Thursday the sixth consecutive rise in the number of people hospitalised with coronavirus to 688, 37 more in 24 hours and 179 more than seven days ago, while the number of patients in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has remained at 130, which is ten more than a week ago.
-Malaga is the province with the most hospitalised patients with 216 and 32 ICU patients, followed by Seville with 114 and 34 in ICU; Granada with 99 and 21 in ICU; Cadiz with 72 and nine in ICU; Cordoba with 71 and 15 in ICU; Jaen with 56 and 13 in ICU; Almeria with 20 and four in ICU and Huelva with 20 and two in ICU.
-According to data consulted by Europa Press at the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia (IECA), the accumulated incidence in the last 14 days stands on average in the region at 334.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with the province of Malaga in the lead with 543.1. Behind are Granada with 351, Cordoba with 373.8, Cadiz with 357.1, Jaen with 277.8, Huelva with 266.8, Seville with 207.8 and Almeria with 188.1. Source, Spanish: https://www.granadadigital.es/andalucia-hospitalizados-coronavirus-granada/


Spanish Politics- Socialist barons and PP to rebel against PM Pedro Sanchez: Socialist leaders (known as barons in Spanish slang) across Spain are set to rebel against Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez who is under pressure to provide Catalonia with tax breaks. They are joined by members of the opposition Partido Popular.
PSOE party heavy weights including Ximo Puig, the President of Valencia; Emiliano Garcia-Page, the President of Castilla-La Mancha; and Javier Lamban, the President of Aragon are increasingly disgruntled that troublesome Catalonia may receive preferential treatment.
They are also joined by Partido Popular (PP) regional leaders such as Andalucia’s Juanma Moreno and Madrid’s Isabel Diaz Ayuso. Full article: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/07/15/socialist-barons-and-pp-to-rebel-against-pm-pedro-sanchez/


The Board announces population-based Covid screenings:
{Translation, summary}
-The Malaga municipalities of Algarrobo, Humilladero, Alozaina, Coín and Benaoján will be carrying out covid tests on a thousand of their residents over the next few days. The dates will be announced in the next few days and those who volunteer to take part will receive a notification with information on the location.
-Screening will take place in the Seville municipalities of El Cuervo, Santiponce, Olivares, Alcalá del Río and Villanueva del Río y Minas; in the Malaga municipalities of Humilladero, Algarrobo, Alozaina, Coín and Benaoján; and in the Almería municipality of Níjar.
-In Cádiz there will be in Arcos de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa María, San Martín del Tesorillo, San Roque and Vejer de la Frontera; in Córdoba they will be in Aguilar de la Frontera, Belmez, Bujalance, El Viso, Lucena, Montemayor, Montoro, Moriles, Pedroche and Pozoblanco.
-In the province of Granada they will be held in La Calahorra, Cájar, Dúrcal, Lecrín, Ogíjares, Peligros, Quéntar and Villamena; in Huelva they will be held in Gibraleón, Niebla, Ayamonte and Lepe; and in Jaén they will be held in Lopera and Porcuna. Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/la-junta-anuncia-un-cribado-poblacional-en-algarrobo-para-los-proximos-dias/ 


The Super 90’s comes to Torrox with a new concept and in small groups: {Translation}
-The next Super 90’s concert will be held in the sports complex of La Granja, five different areas have been established with seats grouped between 2 and a maximum of 8 people for the two sessions, with Tania on Friday 27th and Sensity World on Saturday 28th August as guest artists, in addition to Kultur & Jan-B, The Prodigy Tribute, Superstars Dj’s and Kenya Kendashi and Eli who complete the line-up for both shows which will start at 8pm.
-There will be two areas with chairs in which the seats will be grouped between 2 and a maximum of 6 people, where the 1.5 m. distance between chairs will be respected.
-There will also be three reserved areas with tables and chairs for between 4 and a maximum of 8 people, for whom table service will be provided, with the different areas separated by at least 2 metres.
Those interested in attending can obtain their tickets at http://www.super90.es . Refunds are guaranteed in case of cancellation and customer service by WhatsApp on 691 06 75 75 52.
Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiahoy.es/articulo/cultura/super-90s-llega-torrox-nuevo-concepto-grupos-reducidos/20210715172820042066.html


Return to Nerja for the “Summer in the Crabs” with a wide cultural programming: {Translation, summary}
The Councillor for Culture in the Town Hall of Nerja, Gema Laguna, has presented a new edition of “Summer in Los Cangrejos” with a programme of cultural performances, which will begin on July 31st, and will continue during the months of August and September, until the 15th, in the Plaza Fábrica de los Cangrejos. All the performances will start at 22:00, except for Sunday, when they will begin at 21:00.
-Programme of cultural activities opens on the 31st of this month with a concert by the Banda e Música de Nerja.
-Laguna wanted to highlight the thematic variety of the performances, which is structured for each day of the week, with concerts of classical music, jazz and contemporary music, flamenco performances, theatre shows, magic, summer cinema and children’s festivals. Source, Spanish:


Torre del Mar will celebrate the International Air Festival days 10, 11 and 12 of September “if the health situation allows it,” : {Translation, summary} “It will be completed and an air show of smaller dimensions than other editions, but of a lot quality, with the best of the international landscape in this area. It is for this reason that I want to thank the Army to their great willingness to put up the Festival ,” said the councillor in charge of Tourism. Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/torre-del-mar-celebrara-el-festival-aereo-internacional-los-dias-10-11-y-12-de-septiembre-si-la-situacion-sanitaria-lo-permite/ 


Results of the Primitiva of Thursday, July 15, 2021: The winning combination of the Primitiva draw held this Thursday, July 15, 2021, has been formed by the numbers 05, 19, 23, 34, 36 and 37. The complementary number is 29 , and the refund, the 7. In the Joker draw the chosen number has been the 9246899, awarded with 1 million euros. Source: https://spainsnews.com/results-of-the-primitiva-of-thursday-july-15-2021/


Bonoloto draw for Thursday, July 15, 2021: The result of the Bonoloto de this Thursday, July 15 of 2021 is: 06, 10, 15, 35, 38 and 49, the complementary number being 3. 4 and the refund on 8. Source: https://spainsnews.com/bonoloto-draw-for-thursday-july-15-2021/


Darts News- Andy Fordham, former BDO world darts champion, dies at age of 59: Darts News reported that Fordham died on Thursday morning. He had continued to suffer poor health in recent years, going into hospital in March 2020 for a bowel operation and then testing positive for coronavirus in early 2021. Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jul/15/andy-fordham-former-bdo-world-darts-champion-dies-at-age-of-59 


Boxing News- Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder trilogy showdown rescheduled for Oct. 9: The battle between big men is now set for Oct. 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Top Rank announced Thursday. The fight, an ESPN+ and Fox pay-per-view, was scheduled for July 24 but was postponed last Thursday after Fury tested positive for COVID-19 amid an outbreak in his camp. Full article: https://www.espn.com/boxing/story/_/id/31822657/sources-tyson-fury-deontay-wilder-iii-rescheduled-oct-9-t-mobile-arena 


Paralyzed man’s brain waves turned into sentences on computer in medical first: In a medical first, researchers harnessed the brainwaves of a paralyzed man unable to speak and turned what he intended to say into sentences on a computer screen.
It will take years of additional research but the study, reported Wednesday, marks an important step toward one day restoring more natural communication for people who can’t talk because of injury or illness. Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/jul/15/paralyzed-man-brain-waves-sentences-computer-research

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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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Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
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Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

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