DigameXtra No. 2129 Tuesday, Dec. 7th, 2021

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DigameXtra Holiday Schedule- No issue on these days.
Posts scheduled for these days will appear in the next issue.
-Saturday, Dec. 25th, Christmas Day, a Spanish public holiday
-Saturday, Jan. 1st, 2022, New Years Day, a Spanish public holiday
-Thursday, Jan. 6th, 2022, Epiphany, a Spanish public holiday


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You may drop donations off in person, or drop them in my mailbox beside my door. Both the door and the mailbox have the name HARRIS on them.
Alternatively, you may send me an Amazon ES (Spain) eGift card if you cannot deliver cash to the DigameXtra office.
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Date                        Daily Tally w/ initials                                       Grand Total
Sun. 05Dec21        €25(YB)+25(Torrox)+100(Nerja)              €650 🙂


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Tomorrow is a National Holiday: Wednesday, 8 Dec., 2021
Immaculate Conception is a public holiday in 27 countries. In Spain, it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
Many Christian communities around the world annually observe the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8. This day is a holy day of obligation in which many Christians, particularly of the Catholic faith, attend special church services for this occasion.
Source: https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/immaculate-conception


Phoenix Club:
Our social club is fully open so do pop in for a coffee and a chat, or browse our books at 4 for €1. We also have a selection of DVDs at various prices, including boxed sets.
-8th – Malaga Christmas Lights €8pp – a few places still available. Depart Algarrobo Lidl 5pm and returning from Malaga Port 10pm
-14th – Mrs Miggins Home Bake Sale at Bar La Vega, Torre del Mar – ask for a price list and do pop along, doors open 12.15
-7th – Trip to Gib €15pp includes €1 for the driver.
-21st – Trip to the Sierra Nevadas €18,50pp – Bring your skis!
-28th – Trip to La Canada and Iceland. Price €15pp
The Phoenix Social club is a registered association. We meet at the La Vega bar every Tuesday and you can find it just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe. We are now open from 12 noon until 2pm.
For further information, please contact Gail for more information on 951067723 /626370695 or email: phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk 


Dec. 2021 Program Schedule for Bio Beach Restaurant:
In El Morche, behind the Church, on the Paseo Maritimo.
-Wed. Dec. 8 at 11am: Speaker: David Baird will present his celebrated book Between Two Fires, a poignant account of the anti-Franco guerrilla movement in Málaga and Granada. This is the true story of what happens when humble country folk find themselves in the front line in a secret war. Leading the guerrillas against Franco’s Civil Guard was a legendary figure, Roberto, a veteran of the Civil War and the French Resistance, charismatic but doomed. David Baird is an experienced foreign correspondent, editor and photographer. After working on newspapers and magazines around the world — from London and Ottawa to Sydney and Hong Kong — he now makes his home in southern Spain. His books have been published in English, Spanish and German. (published by MaromaPress, http://www.maromapress.wordpress.com).
-Thurs. Dec.9 at 11:00am: Spanish Instruction, basic; must register.
-Wed. Dec. 15 at 10:15am U3A Annual Mtg. Must register
-Wed. Dec. 15 at Noon U3A End of Year Celebration Lunch. Must register by Dec. 9th.
-Wed. Dec. 29 at 7pm – Violin Recital with Italian virtuoso Emanuele. More details to come.
For info or registration contact: norma2kk@aol.com 


Yfke’s Bar- Torrox Costa: Due to circumstances, the opening hours and programmes of the Bar may vary in the coming week. Please use FB messenger to contact us to confirm activities this week. 
-Tues., Painting Workshop 10:30am
-Wed., Guitar Workshop at 3pm. 
-Fri., Macrame / Crafts Workshop 10:30am. 
-Sat., Mosaic Workshop this week, bar open 2-8pm
Open Mon-Sat, 1400 – 2200. Closed Sundays. You will find us at: Torrox Costa Paseo, EDF 8 Urb. Costa de Oro. FB link with map
Warm greetings and see you soon, YFKE’S BAR.
Tel +34 711 03 0217 



Komokeno Band: Sat 11DEC 2pm, Bio Beach Club
Paseo Maritimo El Morche, 657364594 


Rob Sas Band shows:
-Friday Dec 10th at Louie Louie Live, Estepona. Tel 661692605
-Saturday Dec 11th at Melodia, upstairs at the Benavista commercial center. Tel 656871829 


The Weekenders: Tuesday 7Dec, 9pm
Hotel Helios, Almunecar, FB link 


Special Holiday Menu for Christmas & New Year:
Madras Curry House, Torrox
Reserve a table 952124158. 


Ten Day Weather Forecast from https://weather.com/

Services Wanted/Offered

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CycleNerja: Bike Rental and Cycle Hire in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana Free Bike delivery and collection service is available anywhere in Nerja, Torrox & Frigiliana and the inland villages. Professional Carbon Race Bikes, 29er Mountain Bikes & Electric Mountain Bikes. Free delivery subject to a minimum rental value of 90,00 euros. Contact via https://cyclenerja.com/ Contact also located under our banner in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section every day.


Hanningtons Kitchens and Bathrooms: We have been installing kitchens and bathrooms here on the Costa for 13 years. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, highest standards of work and customer service.
Whether you are thinking of updating an existing kitchen or bathroom, or whether you wish to create the kitchen or bathroom you have always dreamed of, we are here for you, every step of the way.
With an unrivaled knowledge of the best local materials and suppliers we are able to work to all tastes and budgets.
Our full range of services includes
– Installations and Refurbs
– Wall & Floor tiling
– Full range of Plumbing work including radiators and underfloor heating
– Solar Installation
– Design & planning ideas to get the look you are after
– Electrical works
– Alter / Install walls, dropped ceilings and hang doors
– Plastering, woodwork and floor levelling
Visit our FB page on the link below to be inspired
Call us : 669 665 156
Email us : hanningtons.bathrooms@gmail.com


Mandy’s Paintbox: Painter for 30 years. Painting work undertaken. Inside and outside large or small. Furniture painted or sprayed. Kitchens cabinets, wardrobes doors any colour any surface. Check out the before and after photos all the furniture was spray painted.
Call for advice WhatsApp 680739577
Email: amandajosiah@hotmail.com
My contact details can be found everyday in the Sponsor’s Section at the bottom of the issue. Here are “before” and “after” pics from my latest job.



Archgrove Services: A family run light haulage/transport company with bases in Archez, Spain and near Oxford, UK.
We provide a one stop service for all your transport needs and pride ourselves on reliability, flexibility, good communication and a very much ‘can do’ approach. No job is too small and there is always a solution.
Our services include:
-Regular runs between UK and Spain
-Transport of personal property from full house moves to vehicles down to small single items
-Courier Services
-Man & Van services
-Packing, including supply of packing materials
-UK Home shopping with UK delivery address
-Storage of property and vehicles in UK and Spain
-Any jobs in Western Europe and Scandinavia considered
Fully Insured with Haulage, Goods In Transit and Public Liability policies.
If we can be of service please contact Steve & Gail. We are on Facebook and always available to chat through your needs and provide a free no obligation quote if required. FB-Link
UK: 0044 7868 435052
SPAIN: 0034 951 066 093
Email: archgroveservices@gmail.com Our contact info is also in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section everyday. 


SPW Construction Services: Professional high quality building service, fully qualified tradesmen to all trades.
Extensions, retaining walls, driveways, swimming pools, damp problems, roofs, blocked drains.
Replacement kitchens and bathrooms, Tiling and terraces. Plumbing, electrics and plastering, painting.
Architect service, building licence applications.
Handyman service now available for those smaller jobs.
For free consultation and estimate contact us on 622 938 440
or email: scottparkwilson AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk
Scott/Arenas.   Home Page and FB-Link
Our contact info is also in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section everyday.  



Yoga Monte Alegre (Campo Torrox):
Every Tuesday 09:45 -11:15 a.m. (90 minutes, 10€), ongoing course, small international group, open air location (we adapt ourselves and the practice to the weather)
Language of instruction is Spanish but individual additions can be made in German and English if required.
This class will integrate conscious breath with dynamic movement to build strength, endurance and flexibility – physically as well as mentally!
For more details please contact: Anne 0034 – 685 247 505


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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BluCee Real Estate- one property request, one offered:
***Digamites- we need your help in find a property for a client who is coming to Spain in December.
Cash buyer, no mortgage needed up to €500,000
Must have list: privacy, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, swimming pool, lake or seaviews. Must be legal with paperwork. If you are selling a property which fits this criteria this please contact us.
***For winter, long term rental available from 1st January until 30th April 2022. 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house in Los Robles, Nerja. The house has a lovely living room and terrace with sea views, garden and is only €700 a month plus electricity.
Link to the property on our website https://www.blucee.com/index.php/property/house-in-nerja/
We are also taking bookings for winter 2022/2023.
Our reviews on Google and Facebook speak for themselves.
Please contact us as we are looking for more properties to list for sale.
We are based in Rincon de la Victoria, and now with an office in Nerja.
For examples of our fantastic sales and holiday rental properties, please take a look at our website: www.BluCee.com
BluCee.com is a DigameXtra sponsor so our contact details are shown in the Sponsor’s Section every day. 



For Sale: Ikea Items
-Ikea “Norden” Gateleg table, birch with drawers 26/89/152×80 cm
Very good condition. Cost £149 new selling for 75€
-2 Ikea “Volfgang” Chairs. Very good condition. Cost £75 each selling both for €75
Both table and chairs 140€
Buyer collects. Anders, Nerja. Tel: 669094359 


For Sale: Dog food. Due to sad event I am selling this.
Dogfood Hill’s 18 kilos, €30, Brigitte, near Chilches.
Whatsapp 0033647994296


For Sale: Radiator Heaters. 2 mobile oil radiators, in excellent condition. Hardly used, in our vacation home. 1500/1000 W.
Asking price is 20€ for both. Pick up in Sayalonga.
Contact: Bernd in Sayalonga
Email: bernd D0T martin at bernd-martin.eu 


Recommendations & Requests


Optician: I would like to recommend the services of an optician to all the Digamite readers in the Torre del Mar area.
I highly recommend the new(ish) optician called Visual Market (Optica Outlet), Avda. del Sol, 2, Torre del Mar, 29740. (Near the pharmacy on the road towards the hospital from the roundabout with the large China Euro shop). Tel. 689 857 850 (English is spoken). Website https://opticavisualmarket.com/cita-previa-optica-visual-market-axarquia/
The service is very good. And the prices are unbelievably, dare I say it, cheap. But with no reduction in quality. There is no need to make an appointment. (Their website suggests you should make an appointment for exams. -Ed.)
I hope that many Digamites will benefit from this information.
Thank you for your service.
Keith from Canillas de Albaida. keithrocksue AT gmail DOT com Photo:opticavisualmarket.com
(Post edited to include phone number from the biz website. -Ed.)


Info for the travellers in English, Spanish, German & French:
A useful site for the necessary travel docs etc.
Susana, El Morche, smokeybeagletjeATgmailD0Tcom


News & Articles

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Covid Andalucia- Covid infection rate accelerates in Andalusia in the middle of the long weekend but is not noticeable in hospitals: {Translation} 06/12/2021 14:22h
-The Covid pandemic curve in Andalusia continues its upward trend and the rate of infection is accelerating during business lunches and Christmas travel: the cumulative incidence for 14 days has reached 135.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants on Monday. This is 10.6 points more than 48 hours ago. Just a week ago this rate was below 100 (99.5) cases.
-The community recorded this December 6 up to 1,638 coronavirus infections in two days, which represents the highest figure since August 27, when 1,698 were counted. This is the fourth consecutive day above 1,200. In addition, there have been three new deaths, the same as on Saturday.
-Hospitalizations are growing but at a slower rate than in the previous five waves thanks to widespread vaccination coverage. The region has 80.8% of the population with the complete vaccination schedule and 91.8% of those over 12 years of age, while 82.2% of the population and 93.4% of those over 12 years of age have received the first dose.
-In the last 48 hours, there have been five more hospitalizations due to Covid-19, bringing the total to 328, an increase of 73 compared to a week ago, while the number of patients admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has risen by one to 70, 13 more than last week.
-The 1,638 cases of this Monday exceed the 1,232 of Saturday, the 1,233 of Friday, the 1,226 of Thursday, the 868 of Wednesday, the 915 of Tuesday and the 883 of Monday and last Sunday. The province with more infections is Malaga is the province, with 442, followed by Seville with 410, Cadiz with 288, Huelva with 150, Jaen with 131, Almeria with 100, Granada with 59 and Cordoba with 58. While the deceased two are from Cordoba and one from Jaen.
-Malaga is the province with more hospitalized with 90 and 24 ICU patients, followed by Seville with 74 and eleven in ICU, Cordoba with 39 and ten in ICU, Almeria with 30 and 13 in ICU, Jaen with 28 and three in ICU, Cadiz with 28 and four in ICU, Huelva with 21 and three in ICU and Granada with 18 and two in ICU. Source, Spanish:


Covid Spain- More than half of Spain at medium risk for coronavirus: Coronavirus cases in Spain continue to rise, but this spike is not affecting all regions equally. According to the latest Health Ministry report, released Friday evening, the cumulative incidence of infections over the previous 14 days now stands at 248 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, up from 234 on Thursday.
-Under the new traffic light system, which assesses the risk level of the pandemic, seven of Spain’s 17 regions are at medium risk. They are Catalonia, Navarre, Aragón, the Valencia region, the Basque Country, Madrid and Castilla y León. In other words, more than half of the Spanish population – 26.2 million people – are living in a region where community transmission is widespread and the healthcare system is under constant and rising pressure. The rest of Spain is at low risk, meaning the spread of the virus is not affecting hospitals.
-But the epidemiological situation in Spain is far from promising. The curve of infections has shot up and, although it has not reached the levels being seen in other European countries, such as the Czech Republic, Austria and Belgium, where the 14-day cumulative incidence rate is more than 2,000 cases per 100,000, the rate of new cases is on an upward trend. In one week, the incidence rate in Spain jumped 45%, while hospital admissions rose by 26%. The situation is unlikely to improve given the upcoming Christmas festive season. Full article: https://english.elpais.com/society/2021-12-06/more-than-half-of-spain-at-medium-risk-for-coronavirus.html


Extinguished- the forest fire declared on Friday in Cómpeta that affected 22.58 hectares (22.58 acres): {Translation}
The forest fire declared last Friday in the place Pico Cisne in the municipality of Competa has been extinguished on Monday at 18:00 hours by the Infoca Plan.
This has been indicated by the Forest Fire Fighting Service of Andalusia, through a message on his Twitter account, according to Malaga Hoy.
The fire, they have recalled, burned a total of 22.58 hectares, according to the final measurement of the Forest Fire Investigation Brigade (BIIF). This fire was controlled on Saturday at 14:00 hours and in the area have worked up to a hundred troops on the ground and also by air with both heavy and light helicopters. Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/extinguido-el-incendio-forestal-declarado-el-viernes-en-competa-y-que-afecto-a-2258-hectareas/


At least 70 staff at Malaga’s Regional Hospital, all vaccinated, test Covid-positive after Christmas meal for 174: SUR has been able to confirm that at least 70 workers at the city hospital are in quarantine at home after supposedly being infected at a Christmas meal for staff.
The Junta de Andalucía’s General Directorate of Public Health has reported an outbreak that affects 22 professionals from the Regional Hospital, although different sources consulted by SUR raise that figure to 70. The majority of those infected work in the hospital’s intensive care unit. All were apparently vaccinated and most of them are asymptomatic. Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/malaga/malaga-city/least-staff-malaga-20211206095428-nt.html


Britons Facing Long Queues at Spanish Airports Due to Passport Checks: Travellers from the United Kingdom who have reached Spain in the last few days have faced long queues of up to 45 minutes. This is because the UK nationals now need to wait in the non-EU travellers’ line for their passports to be checked and stamped, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports.
Taking into account that the winter holidays are just around the corner and with more people wishing to visit famous Spanish destinations, such as the Canary and the Balearic Islands, the travel agencies have called on Britons to be prepared for even longer lines during the upcoming weeks. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/britons-facing-long-queues-at-spanish-airports-due-to-passport-checks/


France to close nightclubs until 2022, extend use of face masks in schools amid Covid-19 surge: Nightclubs in France will be ordered to close for four weeks starting this weekend to counter surging Covid-19 cases that have seen hospitals announce emergency protocols as beds fill up, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Monday.
Stricter social distancing and extended use of face masks will also be required in schools. Health passes proving Covid vaccination or inoculation will now be required for eating in reserved zones at outdoor Christmas markets. Full article: https://www.france24.com/en/europe/20211206-france-to-close-nightclubs-extend-use-of-face-masks-in-schools-amid-covid-19-surge


Updated Covid Activity Restrictions in EU Countries for the Holidays:
-Italy is making life more uncomfortable for unvaccinated people this holiday season, excluding them from indoor restaurants, theaters and museums starting Monday. Italian police have been empowered to check whether diners in restaurants or bars have a “super” green health pass.
-Switzerland on Monday began allowing — but not requiring — event organizers to bar anyone who hasn’t been vaccinated or hasn’t recovered from COVID-19.
-Sweden introduced a vaccination requirement for indoor events with more than 100 people starting Dec. 1.
-On Monday, the Netherlands reversed itself on plans to open indoor venues to vaccinated people only, sticking instead with a 5 p.m. closure for restaurants, cinemas and other public sites. Full article: https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-business-lifestyle-health-milan-894002a958b201b5ac255152294d3fa3


Sarco suicide capsule ‘passes legal review’ in Switzerland:
-A 3D-printed capsule, destined for use in assisted suicide, may legally be operated in Switzerland, according to advice obtained by Exit International, the organisation that developed the ‘Sarco’ machine.
– It’s a 3-D printed capsule, activated from the inside by the person intending to die. The machine can be towed anywhere for the death. It can be in an idyllic outdoor setting or in the premises of an assisted suicide organisation, for example.
-The person will get into the capsule and lie down. It’s very comfortable. They will be asked a number of questions and when they have answered, they may press the button inside the capsule activating the mechanism in their own time.
-The capsule is sitting on a piece of equipment that will flood the interior with nitrogen, rapidly reducing the oxygen level to 1 per cent from 21 per cent in about 30 seconds. The person will feel a little disoriented and may feel slightly euphoric before they lose consciousness. Death takes place through hypoxia and hypocapnia, oxygen and carbon dioxide deprivation, respectively. There is no panic, no choking feeling. [In an environment where the oxygen is less than 1 per cent, after losing consciousness death would occur after approximately 5-10 minutes, according to Philip Nitschke.]
Full article: https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/sci-tech/sarco-suicide-capsule–passes-legal-review–in-switzerland/46966510 


New COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Imposed by EU/Schengen Countries Throughout the Weekend Explained: With the epidemiological situation starting to deteriorate within the European Union and with the detection of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, several EU/Schengen Area countries have decided to review their rules and impose stricter entry restrictions. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/new-covid-19-travel-restrictions-imposed-by-eu-schengen-countries-throughout-the-weekend-explained/


EU Citizens Now Subject to Pre-Departure COVID-19 Testing When Travelling to UK: The British government has introduced the testing requirement to nationals arriving from the European Union Member States in a bid to minimize the further spread of Omicron, the new variant of the COVID-19 virus.
Such a decision means that starting from Tuesday, December 7, vaccinated and unvaccinated European nationals are obliged to present a negative LFD or PCR pre-departure test certificate, not older than 48 hours, in order to enter the United Kingdom. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/eu-citizens-now-subject-to-pre-departure-covid-19-testing-when-travelling-to-uk/


DoctorLaptop’s Tips #96, 07DEC21
Modest Supply of New Budget Priced Windows Laptops Hitting the Stores in Time for the Holidays- What you need to know before buying!!!:
-In order to provide the popular budget priced laptops at prices under €550, the manufacturers are cutting corners, using lower quality components and assembly methods.
-Some of these new budget laptops are “disposable” and can’t have their hardware upgraded, meaning they are not engineered to be disassembled, repaired or upgraded with more RAM or a new hard drive. Some even use glue instead of screws to hold everything together. The manufacturers expect you to get 2 to 4yrs use, and then replace it. I strongly recommend getting a 2yr extended warranty on these models (so 3yrs total coverage). If it breaks under waranty they will just replace it with a new one. When these low budget laptops break, recovering data from the hard drive is difficult, it requires breaking open the case to extract the hard drive, which may not even be possible if it is soldered in, and then installing that drive into another laptop. Keeping regular data backups is strongly advised.
-Windows is steadily moving to the Apple way of doing operating system repairs with the release of Windows 11. Rather than “patching” a corrupt Windows system as techs have been able to do up until now, many major Windows system repairs will be fixed by reinstalling the system. That is the Apple approach, any serious problems require a reinstall to fix. Keep in mind, saved data files are often lost or corrupted during a Windows reinstall. This way of doing repairs assumes the user always keeps current data backups on an external device or a cloud account.
-In the €550-€900 range the laptops are better quality and are built so they can be disassembled for repairs and upgrades. These have a 4 to 5yr expected life, or more if properly maintained with annual professional servicing.
-If you want a better quality laptop, that will last for 6 yrs or more, with an extra sturdy construction, metal frame and strong hinges, that can be disassembled for repairs and upgrades, you need to specifically ask for a “small business laptop” at a major computer outlet, like MediaMarkt. These will cost about €100 to €150 more than a standard build laptop with the same specs. If you spend endless hours on your laptop, or travel with it, you will appreciate the difference.
Reference: https://techguided.com/how-long-should-a-laptop-last/


Finally, a Fusion Reaction Has Generated More Energy Than Absorbed by The Fuel: A major milestone has been breached in the quest for fusion energy.
For the first time, a fusion reaction has achieved a record 1.3 megajoule energy output – and for the first time, exceeding energy absorbed by the fuel used to trigger it.
Although there’s still some way to go, the result represents a significant improvement on previous yields: eight times greater than experiments conducted just a few months prior, and 25 times greater than experiments conducted in 2018. It’s a huge achievement.
Physicists at the National Ignition Facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will be submitting a paper for peer review. Photo:LLNL/D.Jemison
Full article: https://www.sciencealert.com/for-the-first-time-a-fusion-reaction-has-generated-more-energy-than-absorbed-by-the-fuel 


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has argued that travel restrictions don’t affect the COVID-19 infection rates and that governments should find other solutions to mitigate the risk of infections: Such preventive measures didn’t decrease the infection rates.
“Peaks and troughs in new COVID-19 infections have happened even as international travel restrictions stayed stable throughout 2021, and the consistent increase in cases in 2020 took place even as restrictions were at their highest,” IATA notes in a press release.
The same pointed out that the travel restrictions have marked a drastic change in societies and economies, with a halved capacity and revenues and preventing families and people from being together. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/iata-travel-restrictions-dont-limit-covid-19-infection-rates/


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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:

UK Coronavirus:

COVID-19 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.


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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

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
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