DigameXtra No. 2259 Thursday, May 12th, 2022

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Feroche Bar- Torrox Costa: Evelyn Rios performs songs of the 80s/90s. Sat, 14May 7:30 pm. Info/Res: 658145950
Feroche Beach / Paseo Ferrara / Playa de Las Lindes, Torrox FB 


Pepe Johns Irish Pub- Mollina: Live music with Last Man Standing. Friday 27 May 8pm. Avenida El Limonar, 11, 29532 Mollina 


Youth area of Rincón de la Victoria organizes a `Street Show´: Break dance and graffiti exhibitions: Saturday 21 May from 19.00 to 21.00 in the Plaza de la Constitución. 


Friday Events from MalagaHoy:
-IV Cata de Cerveza, Antequera: 20 varieties of beer, tapas and food with live music and spring atmosphere. It starts at 13:00 hours and lasts until late at night. It may also be a good time to see the Antequera City Museum.
-Circo Encantado (Circus): Set up at the fairgrounds in Malaga city. It will be in the capital of the Costa del Sol for several weeks. It is a modern circus show in the big top. Friday performance at 19:00; tickets from 14 euros.
-Sr. Chinarro: A concert by Señor Chinarro on Friday afternoon. It will take place in the Velvet hall in Malaga city and the tickets cost 12 euros and will start at 22:00.
-Saske, Kas & Rules: A hip hop concert with a Mallorcan accent and American influence. The show is Friday at La Trinchera in Malaga city, starts at 20:00 and tickets cost 15 euros.
-Lucía Martínez Cuarteto: Percussion, creativity and a good head for jazz is part of the hallmark of Galician Lucía Martínez who will be performing at the Clarence Jazz Club in Torremolinos alongside João Pedro Brandão (alto sax and flute), Pedro Neves (piano) and Carl Minnemann (double bass). Friday from 22:00, tickets from 12 euros.
-Birra & Art, Rincón de la Victoria: Held in the town’s Plaza Al-Ándalus during the three days of the weekend, with live music on all three days and a good selection of food. It opens at midday and closes at 1am, with live music starting at 22:00. On Friday, Merci Players, rock, pop and indie.
-Motorbike Show: News, comparisons, exhibitions, products around the two wheels and all kinds of details that have to do with motorbikes. It is in the Palacio de Ferias y Exposiciones de Málaga, the entrance costs six euros and it will be open the whole weekend. You can see, test ride and buy vehicles at the show. The opening hours for Friday are from 16:00 to 21:00.
Source, Spanish: https://www.malagahoy.es/la-farola/agenda-ocio-malaga-provincia-viernes-13-mayo-2022-video_0_1682533471.html


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For Sale, 2 items:
-Four washable rugs, size: 140x70cm, 5 euros each and one larger rug, size: 190x145cm, 10 euros, or all 5 for 25 euros. Clean and ready to go!
-Continental spare tyre/wheel to fit Ford Ka/Fiat 500 or trailer. Unused so in perfect condition, 20 euros.
Alan, Torrox Campo Tel 603146693 


For Sale, 3 items:
-Krupa Nespresso coffee machine, six months old. Perfect condition, makes beautiful coffee from pods. Online new over €70. My price €30
-Brother DCP 1510 laser monochromatic printer copier.
Used only a handful of times and then safely stored.
New ink cartridge may be required works perfectly. Price €25
-Three Goblets. Royal Selangor in conjunction with the V&A museum “Lord of the Rings” oxidised pewter goblets in a hand embossed moon and stars wooden casket. Stamped V&A pewter. Collectors items, three in absolute perfect condition the fourth needs the glass re-cementing to the stem so I’m giving that one free with the other three. €150
Alan, Torre del Mar.
WhatsApp text or phone 44 7885 298 691
or email: protonmale at protonmail dot com 


For Sale, 2 items:
-Spanish ceramic lamps (32cm) 15 euros for both of them
-Kitchen shelf (100x40x13cm) 10 euros
Lisbet, Torrox Campo
Contact: lisbetlindberg28@gmail.com 


For Sale: Vintage complete denbyware Arabesque dinner service. Complete with coffee pot, coffee and tea cups, salt pepper and mustard pot. Serving dishes etc. Can deliver locally Nerja / Torrox . Price €100 or O.N.O. Please make an offer. Karen, Nerja
Email: Kyoung 2016@ iCloud.com 


For Sale: Treadmill. Decathlon Walking Treadmill self powered no electricity needed. Bought during lockdown had little use.
€100. Robert. Arenas. Mob 686947710. 


Free to collect: 2 seater rattan sofa and 1 armchair
Needs some TLC. Tear shown in photo.
Danielle, Alcaucìn, 0034 623011802 


News & Articles

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The rate of infections by COVID19 continues to rise in Axarquia: {Translation}
-On Tuesday 10th May, among the population over 60 years of age, which is what the SAS currently provides data on, it is 643.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days in the Axarquia Health District.
-In this health area in the last week 140 cases have been confirmed in this age range in the last week. Five people have been admitted to hospital for COVID in the last week, one of them in the ICU. In addition, a new death has been confirmed due to the effects of the virus in the region, according to data compiled by Cadena SER Axarquía.
-By municipalities, Vélez-Málaga continues to be the one with the worst data with an incidence of 1019.8 positives per 100,000 inhabitants among the population over 60 years of age in the last two weeks. Data are also worsening in other municipalities such as Nerja, where this indicator is at 684.9 cases and Torrox where it has risen to 467.1.
-Health workers in Malaga warn that the seventh wave has begun and advise masks. Hospitals have 22 more patients admitted with Covid than a month ago and the rate rose 100 points in that period. From last Friday to Tuesday 10 May there were 70 more hospitalisations. In addition, the sale of antigen tests is soaring in Malaga. Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/


E-cigarette and vape shops will be gone in five years: The Council of Ministers has approved this Tuesday the preliminary draft of the Tobacco Market Law that, among other measures, will progressively equate the control regime for the manufacture, distribution and retail trade of electronic cigarettes and novel tobacco devices – such as vapers – to that of conventional tobacco. “Thus, its exclusive sale in tobacconists will be regulated within a period of five years, through the network of tobacco outlets and state stamps,” reports the Ministry of Finance. Full article: https://spainsnews.com/


San Isidro This Weekend – See the San Isidro parade routes, schedules  and daily events for Alcaucín, Teba, Periana, Estepona, Nerja, Ardales, Navahermosa, Churriana, Almogía, Alameda & Benamocarra at this Spanish Website:  https://www.malagahoy.es/la-farola/san-isidro-malaga-provincia_0_1682233338.html


Europe Abolishes Mandatory Face Mask Requirement During Flights: Citizens who plan to travel to European countries by plane will no longer be required to wear a face mask in airports and during flights in Europe, starting from May 26, after such a requirement will officially be lifted on May 16.
Such a decision has been confirmed through a statement published by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as well as the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/


Draghi affirms that “most of the European importers” of Russian gas “have opened their accounts in rubles”: {Translation, 1st paragraph} May 11, 2022 – 9:17 PM
The Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, stated this Wednesday that “most of the European importers” of Russian gas “have opened their accounts in rubles” to pay Moscow and that the European Union has not officially ruled on whether the payment in local currency violates the sanctions imposed on the Kremlin for its invasion of Ukraine. Source, Spanish: https://www.eldiario.es/


UK Opens Its Doors for Student Finance Applications for Undergraduates From EU: “You may be able to get a Tuition Fee Loan and help with living costs if you’re from an EU country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland,” the statement published by the United Kingdom’s government reads. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/


EuroMillions: UK’s biggest National Lottery winner claims ticket to scoop record £184m jackpot: A claim has been received for the record-breaking £184 million EuroMillions jackpot prize won by a single UK ticket-holder. The lucky ticket-buyer has become the UK’s biggest ever National Lottery winner after coming forward on Wednesday to claim the jackpot.
The winning EuroMillions numbers on Tuesday were 3, 25, 27, 28 and 29 – plus the Lucky Star numbers 4 and 9. Full article: https://www.independent.co.uk/

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Petrol Prices – Updated daily: These are the fuel stations in Malaga province with the lowest prices. The price data for 95 and 98-octane petrol and diesel fuel is updated every day. See it here:

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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