DigameXtra No. 2312 Friday, July 15th, 2022

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Fakebook Update: I contacted FB support about the embedding problem mentioned here yesterday. To my surprise, they replied in a few hours, admitted the problem, and have now fixed the embed function, in most but not all, FB posts. There must have been a big backlash for them to act so quickly. -Ed.


The Royal British Legion- Nerja: The RBL is a charitable organization that helps local charities along with the Personnel Recovery Centre and the Poppy Appeal. All are welcome to our events, and military service or association is not required.
Chairman Eddie Bowe + 34 711 052 499
Upcoming Events:
In keeping with our usual practice, we will suspend RBL events through the summer months. Please contact Kim Bowe at Kim_bowe1@gmail.com if you need information on the Royal British Legion.
Events coordinator Kim + 34 711 077 576
Visit us on Facebook at Facebook Link
or visit our website at: https://rblnerja.com/


LDeducationFarm GranjaEducativa- farm rescue: July is coming to an end, in August we close to protect our babies from the heat. Book now to come and feed our rescued animals and join in much more fun activities before we break up for the summer.
To book- WHATSAPP Loren on +34 675222383, send us a message via our Facebook page or book via our FB page.
Located at Alhaurín el Grande FB 


Juliet Williams sings Dusty- Bar Atila: Sat.16th July at 9pm
Contact Frank at Bar Atila to reserve a table
atilabarpuente@gmail.com ; 630 393 290 (WhatsApp)
Puente don Manuel 


Miss Gin Band: Friday 15 July at The Cazbah Live Lounge
Booking are NOT essential, walkins welcome
But we do advise if you wish to guarantee a table you need to book in advance, due to limited availability and its getting very busy. +34 602 53 57 10
Torrenueva, La Cala de Mijas. Opposite El Bombo Beach. FB 


The Blue Stompers Jump Review: Tonight. This Friday at 9pm The Blue Stompers Jump Review will be playing live at the brand new Molly’s Roadhouse in Coin, we are excited to bring our show for you to enjoy, table reservations are highly recommended to avoid disappointment. +34 654 93 89 52
Carretera Cortijo Benitez 29100 Coín  FB 


Want To Be On UK TV?: Bargain Loving Brits In The Sun is back and casting again in the Costa Del Sol! We would love to hear from any British expats who are chasing their dream in the sun. Please do apply. Thank you, Lucy, Casting AP
Email: BLBcasting@zincmedia.com 


Nerja Caves 61 Festival: July 22 – 30
Pablo Alborán: 21 July at 22:30 h.
Israel Fernández: 22 July at 22:30 h.
Victor Manuel: 23 July at 22:30 h.
Ana Mena: July 28, 22:30 h.
Rosario Flores: July 30th, 22:30 h.
Tix & Info: https://www.malagaentradas.com/?entradas=cueva-de-nerja-61-festival&eid=2216 & VIDEO LINK

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The Greek House– Greek Casita Restaurant & Bar, Torrox Costa:  
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. 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. For dessert, HOMEMADE BAKLAVA! We offer a lovely meal time in a quiet end exquisite atmosphere, accompanied with the best Greek music. See you soon! Hours: 7pm to close, Wednesday thru Sunday. Closed Monday & Tuesday. For reservations call telephone number 642585049. https://la-casita-griega.business.site/


Teacher Needed: A small English academy in Nerja requires a part-time (Monday- Friday, usually afternoons) teacher starting September. The individual must:
* have a TEFL, TESL, or CELTA
* be fully legal to work in Spain
* be willing & able to teach young learners (ages 5-17)
Previous teaching experience – especially of young children – is an asset. Send a cover letter & an up-to-date c.v. attention to the director (Carolyn Thériault) at lafabricadeingles at gmail dot com


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Becken Localised Air Conditioning unit. Model GR F7B.
A mobile unit complete with remote control operation, instruction book and flexible vent pipe with fittings. €80. Can meet locally or arrange to deliver. John. Torre Del Mar. Tel +44 7977049614 with whatsapp.
e-mail: jac.johncox@hotmail.com

For Sale, 2 items: Lady leather shoes
– Fluxa, Size 39, white, never worn, NEW, Price 35€ (126€)
– Lea Casati, Size 38, black, never used, NEW, Price 45€
Call Svend; 606423869, Torrox 


For Sale (reduced): Lovely traditional style road bicycle by Coluer. Used for brief period after purchase, then put in storage till recently and now available for sale. Lots of extras were originally purchased to increase comfort and practical use. Exceptionally comfortable saddle, double pannier bags for shopping or day trip cycling, pump, extra tube and repair kit and tools. Lock. Handle bar controlled shimano gears, front & rear lights, etc. Original total cost 550e will sell for 125e
David, Torrox. Email: holisticclinic@gmail.com


Wanted: Looking for 2/3 year old car. Low milage.
Please contact Ernie, Iznate. Tel 616 81 27 65 Or whats with photos or mail


Recommendations & Requests


Transport ebike from the Netherlands to North of Spain (Asturias):
Dear digamigos, Does anyone know of a transport company that will bring an e bike from the Netherlands to the north of Spain? Asturias, not far from Santander. Looking forward to hearing from you! Julia, Nerja, 694448600
Julia dot horzinek at Gmail dot com


News & Articles

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Spain Has Granted To Over 130,000 Temporary Protection For Those Displaced by War in Ukraine: According to the government, since the procedure was activated on March 10, the Office for Asylum and Refugees (OAR) of the Ministry of the Interior and the National Police have processed and granted a total of 130,220 protections for Ukrainian refugees. As the government explains, all protections include a residence permit and a work permit for those of adult age.
In addition, the General Directorate of Traffic has decided that displaced persons receiving temporary protection can also legally use their driving license in Spain for at least one year. Full article: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/spain-has-granted-over-130000-temporary-protection-to-those-displaced-by-war-in-ukraine/


Indoor swimming pool Nerja Registrations opening: {Translation}
With a view to the upcoming start of the new winter season 22/23 of the Indoor Pool of the Sports City of Nerja, the Department of Sports of the municipality of Nerja will open the registration period on Monday, July 18, for all those people who were not already signed up last season and want to participate in one of the courses and activities offered by the pool. Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiaplus.es/el-lunes-18-de-julio-comienzan-las-inscripciones-para-los-nuevos-usuarios-de-la-piscina-cubierta-de-la-ciudad-deportiva-de-nerja/ 


Spanish government has announced that residents of Gibraltar will no longer receive free healthcare in Spain: Residents of Gibraltar will lose their free access to the Spanish healthcare system from Friday, July 1, in the latest consequence to the UK exiting the European Union on December 31, 2020. Full article: https://euroweeklynews.com/2022/06/30/gibraltar-residents-free-healthcare-in-spain/


Golf News- Tiger Woods toils to 6-over 78 in British Open grind:
He finished on that number, a 6-over 78 matching his second-highest score at golf’s oldest major and giving him a remote chance of making the weekend in what might be his final Open at St. Andrews. Only seven players in the 156-man field shot worse Thursday. Full article: https://apnews.com/article/tiger-woods-british-open-golf-sports-b53f06ed8ca1a567d2b03b66c281fd61


Jupiter, too! New James Webb telescope photos show giant planet’s rings, moons and more: On Tuesday (July 12), the James Webb Space Telescope team unveiled the mission’s first science-quality images, a handful of amazingly detailed shots of the deep and distant universe. And today (July 14), the team released some tantalizing photos of Jupiter, highlighting the $10 billion telescope’s ability to study targets much closer to home. Photos: NASA. Full article: https://www.space.com/james-webb-space-telescope-first-jupiter-photos

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Churches & Worship

New Life Church
Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to New Life Church. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service.
During this time of uncertainty, God’s word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way to God through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour.
Jesus said, “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me“
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja ; Directions: Click Here 
Email: info@nlcnerja.com
Website: https://www.nlcnerja.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nlcnerja 


El Puente Christian Fellowship – Sunday Service
El Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national, Bible believing community of Christ, who meet each Sunday at 11 am to worship The Lord. We enjoy a time of worship with contemporary songs and traditional hymns, and a message brought to us by one of the Elders or a visiting speaker.
The church meeting hall is situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria Puente Don Manuel, Cruce de Periana – 29713.
Full directions and further information can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/El-Puente-Christian-Fellowship-105285888299225/or please contact us by email on elpuentechristianfellowship@gmail.com. For those who cannot join us in person, we aim to stream Sunday services via the Facebook page (subject to a good internet connection!). 


St George’s Church Málaga: We are part of the Church of England in Spain covering the area from Torremolinos in the west to the outskirts of Nerja in the east and to the northern edge of Malaga province. 
We have three worship centres, in Velez-Málaga, Málaga city and Salinas. Everyone is welcome to our Sunday services in English, and you can also contact us to enquire about baptisms, marriage blessings, funerals, and house blessings. 
Father Louis, our Chaplain, is available for counsel and support, regardless of anyone’s beliefs or background. We aspire to be a welcoming and inclusive community, open to all people seeking faith and friendship. 
If you can’t get to church, we live-stream our Sunday services on Facebook, and also gather on Zoom for an informal service on Wednesday mornings. 
Sign up for our newsletter by emailing Father Louis at malagachaplain@gmail.com to receive login details, and news of other future events. We look forward to welcoming you and being of service.
Website: www.stgeorgemalaga.org & Facebook 


Nerja and Almuñécar Anglican Church:
We are part of the Church of England in Spain.
Everyone is welcome to our Sunday services in English which begin at 12:00 noon in San Miguel, Plaza Andalucia, Nerja. Please note, this not the large white church near the Balcon de Europa, El Salvador. It is situated some 10 minutes walk away, just off the main road that runs through the town.
We aspire to be a welcoming and inclusive community, open to all people seeking faith and friendship.
Please contact Father Nigel to enquire about baptisms, marriage blessings and funerals.
If you can’t get to church on Sunday, we gather on Zoom for a communion service at 09:30 CET on Wednesday mornings and a Compline service at 18:00 CET on Thursdays.
To receive details of how you can join our online services or to contact Father Nigel, please refer to our website. You can also find us on Facebook.
We look forward to welcoming you and being of service.
Website: https://www.nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk/


Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services:
– Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Catholic Mass in English. We now have a date for the restart of the Catholic Church Service in September. Will re-start on 3rd Saturday at 17.00. Tel: 952 543 334.
– St Barnabas IERE (Anglican) Torre del Mar, Morning prayer 1st Sunday, Holy Communion 2nd, 3rd and 4th at 11am. Tel: 657286284
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Tel: 952 543 334


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Useful Links, Info & Numbers

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

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
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