DigameXtra No. 1736 Wednesday, Sept. 23rd 2020

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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.

When you need reliable info consult The Citizens Advice Bureau Spain at https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/…or the website or Facebook page of your local Town Hall (Ayuntamiento).

 

What’s On

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Art Room Art & Ceramics Gallery, Canillas de Albaida, (near Competa).
Open by appointment everyday from 11.00am – 7.00pm.
Original paintings, prints and paintographs by Mitch France, ceramics by Chris France.
Subject matter: Musicians, Morocco, abstract, Flamenco dancers, local scenes. Commissions considered.
To view all the work, for information on the artists and directions to the gallery go to: www.artroom-gallery.com
Maximum 4 people per visit, masks and social distancing obligatory and sanitiser available.
The galley is air-conditioned but is also well ventilated.
You can book an appointment through the website or contact Mitch: 616 891 473 (Whatsapp).
Email: mitchfranceart@hotmail.com
Facebook: mitchfranceart
Instagram: mitchfranceart
Twitter: mitchfranceart

 

Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Open mornings only Monday to Thursday 10.00 till 13.00 and Fridays as usual 11.00 – 13.00For further information please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org  Web site: www.lux-mundi.org .  We would also like to invite you to become a Friend of Lux Mundi, please call in the Centre for more information, and if you are already a Friend please call in to renew your card.
-Every Monday – Craft GroupTime 10.00 – 13.00 in the Centre.  5€ for room fee or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 4€. Proceeds for fundraising.
-Every Monday –Knitting & Crochet Group.  Time 10.30 to 13.00 in the Centre.
-Every Wednesday – Art Group.  Time 10.00 – 13.00 at the Centre.  5€for room fee or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 4€. Proceeds for fundraising.
-Every Friday – Coffee Morning. Unfortunately we still cannot accept donations of books, clothes etc. due to current guidelines. Time 11.00 to 13.00.
-Friday 25th September. Special Ecumenical Prayer in Malaga Cathedral for the victims of the pandemic. Time 20.00. All Christians are invited to join in prayer for all the departed, all those who were and are ill and to give thanks for the work of the very many who worked so hard for our health, safety and wellbeing during the lock down!! It will be transmitted via the local diocesan TV. There will be social distancing and face masks will be required.
-Monday 5th October – Half Orange “Bring and Share” Lunch, for those who are alone. You are welcome to join the group for support and friendship. The group also meets on the other Mondays of the month for coffee, walks, visits to places of interest, etc. Time 13.30 in the Centre.
-Monday 12th October. The Centre will be closed for Hispanic Feast Day (Spain´s National Holiday).
-Thursday 15th October – Coach Excursion to Gibraltar.  14 Euros for Friends of Lux Mundi and 16 Euros for those without a Friens´card. Proceeds for fund raising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Bar Mis Tapitas) 6.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15, Caleta (Vets) 7.20 and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30. Depart Gibraltar15.30 approximately. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED.

 

Blues At Moonlight Festival Postponed: We are very, very sad to announce that due to the circumstances caused by the pandemic (localized confinements, hotel closures, flight cancellations etc), and the fact that conditions are worsening in Spain and the UK, we are being forced to postpone this years’ festival. We have tried our very best to avoid this situation, but unfortunately, the decision is inevitable. All reservations will pass to next year. This is the 2021 line-up. FB Page

 

Oktoberfest Marbella: Sunday 27 Sept., starting at 14 pm. Marbesa – Restaurant Life
Bavarian specialties – please pre-order pork knuckles!!!
Live music with the Rocket BoyZ. Best dressed couple wins prize. Tel. 696 153 697
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Nik of all Trades: Services Available for home, garden and office.
Gardening – from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, etc) a speciality. Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 100€ per day per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Small construction/demolition jobs – walls, fencing, guttering, tiling etc. from 100€ per day per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Painting and decorating – interior or exterior, tools all supplied, materials extra at cost – from 100€ per day per man or fixed price quote if you prefer.
There will be no summer break this year and I will be available throughout August.
Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost
Check my website for examples of my work www.nikofalltrades.es
Email enquiries or for more information to nikash2 at hotmail dot com or just write that email address or web address down somewhere in case you may need me in the future! I am a Digame sponsor and so my contact info is available in the sponsors section below as well. There is also a contact form available on the website.
References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain
Based in Competa but can travel anywhere in Digameland. Quotations are completely free.

 

Coast Fm Gold: Want to be able to talk directly to your customers and clients?
Guess what they have been listening to and will continue to listen to……the Radio!
Coast Fm Gold has been available Online, as well as via Tunein, Google, Siri and Alexa throughout the crisis giving ’emergency announcements and telephone numbers’ and music, music, music!
Now it’s time to start up business’s again, and what a better way to let them know you have re-opened and are ready- A RADIO ADVERT! We reach all over the Axarquia-  so we are local! Plus we reach around the world! We are the Eastern Costa Del Sols favourite Radio Station!
We are running ”special crisis” low advertising rates…ring us now on 691 934 626 or by email to studio@coastfmgold.com Website: http://coastfmgold.com/

 

Golden Leaves Funeral Plans:
Pre-planning your funeral is a thoughtful and responsible way to show you care about your family.
Funerals are no easy task. There are numerous considerations to factor in, including logistics, food and drink, casket purchase and burial grounds. A loved one’s death brings immense emotional strain to any family, and the question of financing and arrangements only exacerbates the stress.
Handling all of these challenges is difficult enough in one’s normal circumstances, but having to go through it while abroad is an enormous burden.
Golden Leaves Funeral Plans aims to support grieving families during these tumultuous times. Since our inception in 1984, we have partnered with a widespread network of funeral directors across the UK and Europe.
Purchasing a funeral plan with Golden Leaves enables you to plan, design and pay for your funeral services in advance.
As one of the leading providers of expat prepaid funeral plans in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Balearic Islands, and the Canary Islands, we make sure to adequately support your family in the time of greatest need.
If you are an expat family in need of prepaid funeral services please contact Ruth on phone or whats app + 34 693 715 718
Based in Javea/Alicante. Company Reg. No: 2935393
Email: Ruth.forder@goldenleaves.com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga is now fully open!
We have started to receive clients but by appointment only. It is wonderful to finally be able to have visitors! We are of course following the legal guidelines regarding masks and social distancing.
The summer is a great time to plant Vetiver as this plant is indigenous to India. Vetiver loves the heat of summer to grow. Vetiver is often used as a wind barrier in the fall and winter months. Vetiver is the best plant to stabilise erosion prone locations before the first fall rains come. We have plenty of plants in stock for either pickup or delivery via the Spanish Correos.
It is always a great way to spend a day in the garden.
We also have Moringa seeds, Lemon Grass, Moringa seedlings and now our new product, Organic Moringa Powder. If you do not know the medicinal powers of Moringa you can check it out here. https://www.vetiverspain.org/moringa-oleifera-.html
This month we have some specials for both pickup and shipments.
Contact: David y Anna
www DOT vetiverspain DOT com
Email: info AT vetiverspain DOT com
Cell and WhatsApp: (34) 692 288 657

Vetiver

 

 

 

 

Lemon Grass

 

 

 

 

 

Great Deals From The Nerja Household Centre:
-Bedside tables or nice lamp tables very heavy (4 available) 20€ each Measurements Width 51cms Depth 34cms Height 70cms
-Ikea shoe cupboard fits to the wall. Measurements Width 79cms. Depth 29cms Height 150cms Price, €45
-2 bamboo chairs 20€( the pair )
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Elegant, decorated, matching bedroom suite comprising
– 2 beds with very comfy mattresses (size 135cms x 180cms)
– 1 intermediate unit
– 2 round bedside tables
– 1 floor-standing mirror (magic – always gives beautiful images!)
Price: 400$ OBO the lot.
In La Herradura, buyer collects. Nick
keelsway@yahoo.co.uk ; 609 706 210

 

For Sale: Opel Corsa (2006). 134,428 km on clock, recently serviced, new battery. Good reliable runner. ITV due Oct´2020
Reasonable condition, inside and out. Move forces sale.
Buyer to pay transfer fees (approx. 100 Euros). Recently valued at 1,850 Euros, Sell for 1,100 Euros
Viewing in Almayate. Contact Jean / John, Mobile; 642315109 email; jprundlett@hotmail.com

 

For Sale: Lewenstein sewing machine. Price 25 euro.
Still working. Torrox-competa road.
Brigittaflipse @ hotmail dot com
Thank you, Brigitta

 

FREE: Chaiselongue sofa bed. I am giving away a chaiselongue (2,70 m approx.) which turns into a bed just sliding the seats forwards. Seats have gone a bit soft (flabby?) lately but we are still using them ok. I give it away because I’ll have tenants with their own furniture from next week on. Whoever is interested can collect for free, on thursday 24th september. Torrox Costa (Beach Club). More pics on request.
Please mail jessleni@hotmail.com

 

Wanted: Sideboard, min 150, max 165 cms. Doesn’t need to be immaculate, but needs to be in good condition. Drawers, cupboard doors, etc, all working smoothly. Wanted for campsite cabin to fill the space in the photo. Can collect. Located at Torrox Park. Will pay up to €50 for the best option. John. Tel. +34 608 667 883, or +44 7974 389 892. Both numbers have WhatsApp.

 

Wanted: Rental – in Torre del Mar area, a flat for three months, November to January, for retired Englishman. Please contact Peter (Velez) on 657 533 667 (WhatsApp) or ppdev61@gmail.com

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

Painter: I would like to highly recommend Amanda, of Mandy’s Paintbox . She transformed my kitchen when others said it was not possible. Professional, clean and a delight to have in the house. Give her a ring you wont be disappointed. Thank you. Karen / Nerja ; karencasalta@msn.com
(You can find Mandy’s Paintbox contact info in the Sponsor’s Section of every issue.)

 

Movers: Full marks to Archgrove Services for delivery to Nerja of a heavy dining table and sideboard from the UK. Picked up and delivered smoothly and efficiently on schedule at very reasonable cost. Thanks Steve and Gail for a very good service. Andy & Cheryl Chapman, Nerja. andyjchapman09ATgmailDOTcom
(You can find Archgrove Services contact info in the Sponsor’s Section of every issue.)

 

Outlook email Help needed:
My wife is having a problem with her Outlook email account:
1) Whenever she sends an email to herself it goes into “Junk”
2) When she tries to share an image , to herself, ( using “Outlook” or “email” ) from her phone “gallery” or from a “Whatsapp” message; it will not send it.
There is no problem when she sends emails/images to another contact.
Note- I tried indicating on Outlook that the emails were “Not Junk”; they moved immediately into the “Inbox”, but then moved back into “Junk”?
Help would be appreciated. Thank you. John B.
please email : jon108 at hotmail dot co.uk

 

News & Articles

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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.

 

Ministry of Health registers new 241 deaths- Spain returns to State of Alarm levels: {translated from seville.abc.es} The Ministry notifies of 10,799 new cases and 241 deaths in the last 24 hours, a number that has not been seen since last May 1, when 276 deaths were registered. According to Health calculations, ICUs are at 16.79% of their capacity.
The pandemic continues in Spain, which returns to record numbers at a time when regions are multiplying their efforts to contain contagions. In just 24 hours, the country adds 241 deaths, a figure that it had not seen since the hardest moments of the epidemic, and 10,799 new cases, of which 3,125 correspond to the last 24 hours.
Since last May 1, when were registered 276 deaths (which were reported on day 2), in a state of alarm and with the country confined, such a high death toll is not remembered.
The data provided by Health adds 241 new deaths , which brings the total figure to 30,904 compared to 30,663 in the report this Monday. In the past seven days, 468 people have died with a confirmed diagnosis of coronavirus. This is a slight increase compared to the 311 that were reported in Monday’s report. By region, the Community of Madrid is the community with the highest number of deaths in the last week: 171 (9,129 in total). They are followed by the Basque Country , which registers 65 (1,824 in total) and Andalusia with 47 (1,702 in the total count).
Of the 3,125 new cases in the last 24 hours, 335 have occurred in Andalusia, 308 in Aragon, 68 in Asturias, 28 in the Balearic Islands, 161 in the Canary Islands, 51 in Cantabria, 62 in Castilla-La Mancha, 10 in Castilla y León, 125 in Catalonia, nine in Ceuta, 27 in the Valencian Community, 178 in Extremadura, 73 in Galicia, 953 in Madrid, 16 in Melilla, 56 in Murcia, 348 in Navarra, 291 in the Basque Country and 26 in La Rioja.
At this time, there are 10,629 people admitted for coronavirus throughout the country, which is a slight decrease compared to yesterday’s figures (11,031). The pressure in the ICU is another major concern and there, according to data provided by the Ministry, 1,348 occupied beds (also a slight decrease compared with Monday, when they were 1,417), although in the last 24 hours have produced 949 admissions and 416 discharges. The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus is already 9.6%, while ICUs are at 16.79% of their capacity.
Source article, Spanish: https://sevilla.abc.es/sociedad/abci-sanidad-registra-241-muertos-24-horas-espana-vuelve-cifras-estado-alarma-202009221852_noticia.html?ref=https:%2F%2Fsevilla.abc.es%2F

 

Spain’s new decree on working from home – everything we know so far: A preliminary agreement was reached on Monday by the government, unions and business associations on a legal framework for teleworking, something that was not a common practice in the country until the coronavirus pandemic hit. Full story: https://english.elpais.com/economy_and_business/2020-09-22/spains-new-decree-on-working-from-home-everything-we-know-so-far.html

 

As Europe faces 2nd wave of virus, tracing apps lack impact: Mobile apps tracing new COVID-19 cases were touted as a key part of Europe’s plan to beat the coronavirus outbreak. Seven months into the pandemic, virus cases are surging again and the apps have not been widely adopted due to privacy concerns, technical problems and lack of interest from the public.
A few countries have scrapped their tracing apps and others that have rolled them out have found so few users that the technology is not very effective. The adoption rate goes from about a third of the population in Finland and Ireland, to 22% in Germany and a meager 4% in France. Health officials initially targeted a 60% adoption rate, an optimistic goal based on an Oxford University study from April although researchers noted a lower uptake still helps if other measures, such as social distancing, are enforced. Full story: https://apnews.com/b05e442f8d1bc23252b872c289a2b063

 

Nerja businessman plans world’s longest zip wire: The proposed attraction would run for more than three kilometres, 700m high, along the Chíllar river. Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/15/the-longest-zip-line-in-the-world-coming-to-nerja/

 

For the latest COVID-19 info visit:

Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
AND
https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

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Brexit Hotline

The Spanish government has a hotline to answer all queries from Brits living in Spain about the implications of Brexit, in English. Callers can ring 060 when in Spain or +34 902 887060 if calling from abroad and an automated system will offer the choice of either Spanish or English.
You will then be offered a choice of information on the different issues.
The service also offers the option of speaking to an operator for those requiring further information or with a specific query not dealt with by the automated options. Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20200218/spain-launches-dedicated-brexit-hotline

 

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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

Taxi
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/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
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DigameXtra No. 1735 Tuesday, Sept. 22nd 2020

Welcome to DigameXtra !

The content of this blog site comes from its subscribers/followers but is subject to editing and posting at the Editor’s discretion. The Editor is Naythan.

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How to post more photos than the rules allow – use collages. You can combine several of your photos into a single collage photo by using this free online collage creation tool. It’s very easy to use, give it a try! https://www.photocollage.com/

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.

When you need reliable info consult The Citizens Advice Bureau Spain at https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/…or the website or Facebook page of your local Town Hall (Ayuntamiento).

 

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La Casa Hotel & Restaurant: Food from around the world.
La Casa Hotel and Restaurant- Torrox Pueblo.
-We are fully booked for our curry evening this Friday and our wine tasting event next Tuesday
However as we are all limited on our travel at the moment we thought it would be great idea to bring you food from around the world on a regular basis!
Our first destination will be- Morocco.
The date is Friday 9th October 25 euro per person.
3 course menu with Lamb kofta to start, Beef Tagine with couscous and a vegetable side dish as the main and chef’s Moroccan desert to finish.
Places are limited to book so please call 952535471 / 662039741
LA CASA Hotel & Restaurant
Calle Baja, Plazuela De Barajas 3
Torrox, 29770, Malaga, España
Tel: +34 952 535 471 or +34 659 002 036

 

Services Wanted/Offered

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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; and,
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 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.
For free consultation and estimate contact us on 622 938 440 Scott/Arenas
or email: scottparkwilson AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk ; Our contact is also in the DigameXtra Sponsor’s Section everyday.  Home Page and FB-Link

 

Services Offered: Domestic Appliances Repaired, Electrician, Plumber.
Hello, I live in Torrox and I am a professional qualified for Repairing Domestic Appliances (washing machines, dishwashers, microwaves, vacuum cleaners (also Dyson), water boiler, fridges, freezers, glass-ceramic hobs, electric cookers, irons, etc). Also I am an Electrician, Plumber.
No job is too large or too small.
Fast and honest service undertaken at fixed rates.
You can get in touch with me on my mobile: 605 59 00 11 (also WhatsApp) or by email: reparacionespinazo at gmail dot com
Oscar Pinazo.

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Moonette Aromatic Skincare for 40+
*We are a Torrox based company specializing in the creation of formulas which help prevent premature skin ageing*
As our skin is the first layer of our defence against microbial infections, ultraviolet radiation and environmental contamination it plays a vital role in our lives. As we grow older however, our skin will become thinner, more sensitive, less firm and require the use of treatments containing specific ingredients to the care of treating mature skin.
Recognizing this need we have created a range of formulas which help reduce the appearance of the signs of ageing by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, and also by eliminating blemishes and imperfection.
At Moonette, we are passionate about health, beauty and plants. Your skin will benefit from the properties of botanic essential oils combined with a selection of nutrients for deep hydration and cell revitalization, all sourced from the finest natural ingredients.
Naturally, we care about our planet and feel the need to help reduce the sheer volumes of plastics waste that are generated daily around the globe. Presently, we are minimizing the usage of plastic materials in our production while seeking alternative forms of packaging. To help reduce pollution we are asking all customers to recycle or reuse their Moonette skincare containers, and offering:
* A discount on future purchases to clients recycling containers
Free testers of eye cream, face cream, and body cream are available on request. You can also try out testers in 2 beauty salons in Torre del Mar and Puente Don Manuel (Alcaucin).
September Sale- 10% discount if you purchase 2 items in a phone or an email order. To find out more or to order, please call us on 650 044 102.
Founder- Margaret Gosling
margaret@moonette.es
www.moonette.es & Moonette FB Link

 

For Sale: Handcrafted Earrings– made with paper, fabric, crystals and beads. Lightweight to wear, and each one is unique. 2 pairs for €8.00. Email me for more photos and information. Collection, if possible; I live in Torrox Costa. Linda
CoExGal@aol.com

 

For Sale: Profesional Pad Sander ( FESTO )
Price new: 350 €, 280 W. Hardly used. Price now: 80 €
To be picked up / Torrox Campo area
Contact Anne : 685 247 505

 

For Sale: 2 Empty Repsol Butano Bottles. Price 20€ for the 2, collect in Árchez. Contact Tracy on Tel: 642795525 or gillibrand39@gmail.com

 

For Sale: Ikea vitrina (showcase) Fabrikor, color is a light beige, measuring 81 x 42 x 113 cm. Only used 3 months, because I had to close my store due to the Corona crisis. It is in a new and perfect condition. New price was 149 Euro, I like to get 85 Euro and will deliver in my area or meet you at El Ingenio shopping mall. More pics on request.
Yolanda, Sayalonga, Telnr (+34)600794325
email: yodewilde @ gmail.com

 

For Sale: Einhel chainsaw. This chainsaw has not been used for about 12 months but it’s clean and should run well with correct fuel ie 2 stroke. It is situated near Viuela and Indian Palace restaurant. Tom, Vinuela
Call 634326795 if you interested in buying it for 30€ ONO.

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Glass top coffee table with faux leather legs. 65×65. VGC. 30€
-2X Disney pictures. 90×49 and 33×70. VGC. 10€ for both. Sue, Casabermeja. WhatsApp : 637163461.

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Pair of fashion boots new, size 42. 15 euros.
-New sink taps, 10 euros.
-Disc brake kit for a cycle front wheel, new 20 euros.
Tel 679598264,
e-mail robertinsedella@gmail.com.
Bob between Sedella and Canillas de Aceituno.

 

Wanted: Upright freezer must be in good working order, NOT the under worktop size. 5+ drawers. Iznate area.
Phone John 646 657775
Email: casabuenavista55@yahoo dot co dot uk

 

Wanted: Vinyl Records. I’m looking to buy vinyl Records. The genres I’m interested in are- Punk, Indie, Rock, Soul, Funk, Disco, Jazz. 60’s – 00’s. Albums or singles. Sorry I’m not interested in easy listening, big band, opera or country and western.
If you have any of the above please contact me and I’ll visit you at your home. I’m based in Frigiliana however I’ll travel for the right collection.
Contact me via email
stokehaggis66@hotmail.com or
Tel. 637580051 ; 00447582902899
Thanks, Mark

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

Iguana Found: If anybody has lost a pet Iguana in the Manzano Alto región of Torrox campo please contact me – neighbours have had their entire veg crop eaten! Hungry little bugger! May not be a pet but just thought I’d ask. Nigel
Email: littlenige@mail.com

 

UK Banks: Thanks Naythan for publishing the links to articles on UK banks and passporting. We have already heard we are losing our Barclaycard in a few weeks and are just waiting for the ‘other shoe to drop’ with news from our UK banks. We thought we had an ‘international’ account with Lloyds international but it seems it means international everywhere except the EU! We don’t have family in the UK and wouldn’t wish to ask a friend to allow us to use their address. Not keen on having pensions sent straight to Spain for various reasons. Any good solutions out there? Margaret, Benajarafe,
Email: ron_margaret at hotmail dot co dot uk

 

News & Articles

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BREAKING NEWS– Covid-19: UK coronavirus alert level moving to 4: The UK’s coronavirus alert level is being upgraded from 3 to 4, meaning transmission is “high or rising exponentially”, its chief medical officers have said. It comes after the government’s scientific adviser warned there could be 50,000 new coronavirus cases a day by mid-October without further action.
On Monday, a further 4,368 daily cases were reported in the UK, up from 3,899.
BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said it sounded “very likely” that pubs and other venues in England will be forced to have 22:00 closing times, alongside other measures. Full story: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-54241580

 

Nine new Covid-related deaths reported in daily update for Malaga province: Monday’s figures showed fourteen fatalities around the region of Andalucía, where 988 Covid patients are in hospital, 136 in intensive care. The daily Covid-19 update from the Andalusian Health ministry added nine new deaths in the province of Malaga (which includes the Costa del Sol health districts), taking the totals for this month up to 52 and since the start of the pandemic to 350.
In the region of Andalucía as a whole, which takes in eight provinces, 14 fatalities were reported on Monday (1,706 since the start of the pandemic). Full story: http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202009/21/nine-covid-related-deaths-20200921145540.html

 

Experts blame mafia-style groups for the increase in squatters:
The gangs break into the properties, damage them to make them look abandoned and then ‘sell’ them to people who need a roof over their head. Full story with list of property recovery agencies:
http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202009/18/experts-blame-mafia-groups-20200918103903-v.html

 

Government introduces new measures that will make it easier for property owners to evict squatters quickly: In some cases courts will be able to order that squatters be evicted as a precautionary measure before the legal proceedings have been completed. Full story: http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202009/18/government-introduces-measures-that-20200918103851-v.html

 

Torre del Mar Day Centre reopens to feed the elderly and vulnerable: The first deputy mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Jesús Atencia, announced on Monday morning, September 21, the launch of the dining room of the Torre del Mar Day Centre, which will provide a take away food service for the elderly.
Councillor José David Segura has detailed the start-up of the service, which will be from Monday to Friday: “It will be open from 1 to 3 pm only with take-out food. There will be hot, good quality food at a very economical price for the elderly, which will allow them to follow a balanced diet helping them to stay healthy,” he said. Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/21/torre-del-mar-day-centre-reopens-to-feed-the-elderly-and-vulnerable/

 

iOS 14: How To Use Apple’s New iPhone Privacy Features. PHOTO:GETTY. Full story: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kateoflahertyuk/2020/09/20/ios-14-how-to-use-game-changing-new-iphone-privacy-features/#47d1722919f1

 

For the latest COVID-19 info visit:

Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
AND
https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

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The Spanish government has a hotline to answer all queries from Brits living in Spain about the implications of Brexit, in English. Callers can ring 060 when in Spain or +34 902 887060 if calling from abroad and an automated system will offer the choice of either Spanish or English.
You will then be offered a choice of information on the different issues.
The service also offers the option of speaking to an operator for those requiring further information or with a specific query not dealt with by the automated options. Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20200218/spain-launches-dedicated-brexit-hotline

 

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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

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Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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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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DigameXtra No. 1734 Monday, Sept. 21st 2020

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CORONA 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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DigameXtra Welcomes It’s Newest Sponsor
Car Clean Malaga
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Phoenix Club Events: Trips
October
2nd – Gib €15 pp includes drivers tip
11th –2 course Sunday lunch at Samba, Torre del Mar
November
6th – Gib €15 pp includes drivers tip
8th – 3 course Remembrance Lunch at The Grill House, Torrox Park
27th – Black Friday Nevada shopping Centre, Granada, €15 pp includes drivers tip
December
3rd – Gib €15 pp includes drivers tip Christmas shopping (Thursday)
8th – Mrs Miggins Christmas Sale of Christmas Cakes, mince pies, pastries, etc Orders taken now
15th – Our donation of Christmas Gifts of toys for local children to La Cruz Roja
We meet at La Vega bar and restaurant every Tuesday from the 30th June and you can find the bar just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe. During the crisis are times are 11.30 until 1pm until further notice.
We are also collecting foodstuffs for the Spanish Red Cross on a weekly basis, so if you can add a couple of items to your weekly shop and bring it down to us, it would be very much appreciated. They really need baby food, nappies and foodstuffs such as rice, flour and pasta.
For bookings and information, please contact Gail on 951067723 or email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk for more information

 

New Deal at Pablo’s Restaurant, Torrox Costa:
All day English breakfast 10am-4pm & 6pm-10pm. €7.50
Also, Buffet Barbacoa Brasileña, with salad & fried potatos & Guarniciones. Only 9.50€. Served all day.
Football games on giant plasma TV.
Near the beach at BLQ 80 (east side), Torrox Costa, next door to the Greek Casita Restaurant. Tel. 642 067 562

 

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Malagalingo: Torrox Costa
Do you want your children to pass everything this year? We can help you!
We give support classes to school students; we will help them to understand their subjects and homework.
Malagalingo Spanish School
info@malagalingo.com
+ (34) 650 479 493
Facebook: malagalingo
www.malagalingo.com

 

Corrected Location: Car Clean Malaga
Is your car looking tired? Does the interior need some TLC? Selling your current car & want to get the best price for it? We can help!!
At Car Clean Malaga we strive to achieve the highest level of finish on our customers cars possible. We are able to correct defective paintwork, faded headlights, scratches, stone chips and make interiors clean & fresh.We have invested thousands of euros in the best tools available to carry out these jobs as speedily as possible, ensuring you get the most efficient and cost effective results carried out for you!
Warren will come and see your vehicle and discuss with you what you need and a budget you have to work with.
Once your vehicle is booked in with us you can rest assured you will be pleased with the end results!
We can also offer this service to motorhomes, caravans, motorbikes, small cars, 4x4s & vans!
Call or WhatsApp Warren on 618-346-098 or email at warren@carcleanmalaga.com for your FREE no obligation quote. Based in Comares.

 

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 leveling
Visit our FB page on the link below to be inspired
https://www.facebook.com/hanningtons.kitchens.and.bathrooms/
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.

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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BluCee Inmobiliaria
We are friendly, honest and offer a bespoke service for all your property needs.
Winter sun rental in Nerja!
Penthouse Milenio in Nerja is available for a rent winter.
Available 1st September 2020 until 19th December 2020. Rental for 3 months, €900 per month plus electricity usage. Price includes internet.
This lovely penthouse apartment has 3 bedroom, huge private roof terrace with sea view. Walking distance to the Balcon de Europa and beach. Great location and a car is not necessary. Normally fully booked, only available due to cancellations.
Please click the link for more details – Penthouse Milenio, Nerja
Not exactly what you are looking for. Thinking of renting out your property?
Contact us to discuss what we can do to help you, please get in touch.
info@blucee.com
We are based in Rincon de la Victoria.
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 here every day in the Sponsor’s Section.

 

Great Deals From The Nerja Household Center:
-Bookcase Height 183 x 30 x 80cms Price 25€
-Display unit width 240cms Price 50€
-Fibremaster double bed base 150 x 182cms Price 55€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale, furnishings: Sold as a Lot.
Beautiful Russian-style bedroom suite for sale in excellent condition.
2 beds 160cms x 200cms (w/o matresses)
2 beside units w/2 drawers
1 chest of drawers -w/3 large drawers and top lined jewelery drawer.
1 large wardrobe unit with 3 sliding doors. Central door swings out to reveal full size mirror. Size is 273W x 257H x 64D and requires a large room. This unit will be disassembled to move.
All in pristine condition. The price is 2,000€ OBO. Such furniture usually costs many thousands!
Please contact me for more details.
In La Herradura, buyer collects. Nick
keelsway@yahoo.co.uk ; 609 706 210

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-3 Ikea dining chairs, white wooden € 30
-Sharp microwave 44×29 with manual in various languages € 25
-7 Ikea Billy CD/DVD black cabinets total price € 35
Jan, Canillas de Aceituno, Phone 633661957
Email: mareljb@live.nl

 

For Sale, 2 items: IKEA Bror trolleys, I have 2.
1 for 65 Euros, both for 110 Euros.
Only used for a couple of months, they are like new.
I can deliver them in the area or meet you at El Ingenio shopping mall for example.
Yolanda, Sayalonga, Telnr (+34) 600794325 or
email yodewilde @ gmail.com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-Small Roca Debba Sink, Dimensions: L350 xW300 xH100 mm not used still in packaging 25€.
-Siemens oil filled radiator used but in working condition 20€
-Hot water towel heater used but in working condition 20€
Please whatsapp or call Martine 626027817 or
email: mabali8688@gmail.com

 

For Sale: Laptop. Unwanted and unused
Acer Aspire 3 15.6″, Windows 8
Call for more info. Cost over £500. Sell €300
Phil, Canillas de Albaida, 07866509081 UK No
Philipcollett27@aol.com

 

Free, 2 items: 2 Yuccas free to anyone prepared to collect them. Have outgrown pots. Pots not included. Hopefully will fit in lift in apartment block. Alternatively, could be cut, transported and planted in garden. Available in Torrox Costa. Contact Bill
Email: torrox1000 at gmail dot com

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

Recommendation for Spanish conversations in your own home:
Are you an intermediate level speaker who would benefit from 1:1 ( or small group)Spanish conversations in your own home courtesy of the internet?
Since the beginning of the pandemic I have regularly talked with Cristina, a lovely local lady who chats about topics of interest. She is extremely patient, calm and always encourages you to talk about your interests and opinions. We have real conversations in Spanish and I have learnt a lot about local customs and fiestas. Cristina explains how you can improve your Spanish and corrects when mistakes are made. I wish I had met her years ago when I first came to Spain (and was a lot younger) as I have always found language learning very hard!
If you want further information call her on 634654906.
This could be the way to really improve your Spanish now we have more time at home and don t have so many chances to practice. Recommended by Judy, Torrox Costa. judyannspain@yahoo.com

 

News & Articles

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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.

 

Brits in EU risk losing UK bank accounts ‘within weeks’ !! :
Some of Britain’s biggest banks have begun contacting customers in European Union countries, warning them that their accounts will be closed down within weeks because the cost and complexity of operating without a continuation of pan-European banking rules is too much. According to a report in The Times (hidden behind paywall) thousands of Britons who live in Europe face being stripped of their UK bank accounts and credit cards, because of the UK government’s failure to agree rules for operating after Brexit. Full story (no paywall): https://www.thelocal.es/20200920/brits-in-eu-risk-losing-uk-bank-accounts-within-week

 

Idealista, the popular online real estate portal sold to Swedish investment group: Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Madrid, idealista supports approximately 40,000 real estate agents and has 38 million unique monthly visitors across Southern Europe. Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/11/record-purchase-of-spanish-online-business-goes-ahead/

 

Firefox for Android users: If you use the Firefox web browser on your smartphones, make sure it has been updated to version 80 or the latest available version on the Google Play Store.
An attacker, connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the victim, can access and take control of nearby Android devices through Firefox—without requiring any interaction from the victims.
“The target simply has to have the Firefox application running on their phone. They do not need to access any malicious websites or click any malicious links. No attacker-in-the-middle or malicious app installation is required. They can simply be sipping coffee while on a cafe’s Wi-Fi, and their device will start launching applications under the attacker’s control.” Full story (with creepy demo video):
https://thehackernews.com/2020/09/firefox-android-wifi-hacking.html

 

Of Interest to TuneIn Web Radio Fans or UK Internet Radio Owners: TuneIn Blocking Debacle- Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age
We’ve come a long way since the days of shortwave radio and analog pirate radio stations. The Internet promised a lot, allowing broadcasters to reach an international audience keen to soak up culture from all over the world. Sadly, the latest actions by the UK music industry against TuneIn feel like an attempt to bomb radio fans back to the stone age. The stations themselves are still broadcasting of course but TuneIn listeners will probably have to get used to finding them another way. It might be a good time to get familiar with how to do that right now, before it’s too late. Full story: https://torrentfreak.com/tunein-blocking-debacle-bombing-internet-radio-back-to-the-stone-age-200920/

 

Two terrorists from “NAR” neo-fascist group that caused the largest massacre in Italy is arrested in Marbella: National Police have found in Marbella two dangerous terrorists wanted in Italy. One is a woman who was on the run from Justice and on whom a European Arrest Warrant for Extradition had been issued for almost a decade. She is a member of the neo-fascist Revolutionary Armed Nuclei (NAR), which sowed terror in Italy in the “lead years” of the 70s and 80s of the 20th century. They are credited with the largest massacre in the country’s history in 1980 with a bomb at the Bologna train station. They killed 85 people and left 200 wounded. PHOTO:ABC Full story (Spanish): https://sevilla.abc.es/andalucia/malaga/sevi-detienen-marbella-terrorista-grupo-neofascista-causo-mayor-masacre-italia-202009111557_noticia.html?

 

Spanish Piracy Giant ‘Megadede’ to Shut Down: The Spanish pirate streaming giant Megadede will shut down within a week. The site’s operators announced their surprise decision without providing any further detail. Megadede is among the 100 most visited sites in the country and will be missed by many. Full story:
https://torrentfreak.com/spanish-piracy-giant-megadede-to-shut-down-successors-queue-up-200918/

 

Fakebook is again being sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users, this time through the unauthorized use of their mobile phone cameras: Facebook is accused of using facial-recognition technology to illegally harvest the biometric data of its more than 100 million Instagram users. Also, by “obtaining extremely private and intimate personal data on their users, including in the privacy of their own homes,” Instagram and Facebook ITAL are able to assemble very invasive, highly accurate user profiles that they use for marketing purposes and share with their business partners.
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Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
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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

Taxi
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/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
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EVANGELICAL CHURCH (services in English language)
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we meet for worship at the Christian meeting Hall in Calle Ros Alfe´rez 7. Torre Del Mar. (not far behind the Catholic Church) We are an Evangelical Church, bible believing Christian’s coming together for live worship, prayer, and sharing our faith. All who love Christ are welcome and all who want to know more about the Christian faith are equally welcome. The meetings are friendly, joyful, reverent and orderly. Our one united desire is to glorify God.
My name is Peter and below is my email address.
petcac @ gmail. com (no gaps)

 

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
God’s word reminds us that the gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. During this time of uncertainty, we know the kingdom of God will continue to advance. We intend to thrive as a church community and continue to help people find their way back to God.
We are open with limited places, so it is advisable to contact us before Sunday to reserve a place.
God Bless one and all.
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings are on Wednesdays at 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja , 29780.
Email: fojctk@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FOJCTK
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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

Taxi
Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
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Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
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Frigiliana: 952 533 126
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DigameXtra No. 1733 Saturday, Sept. 19th 2020

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CORONA 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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“The Coastline Dixielanders trio”:  Are back at “Potters Bar” every Sunday at 2.00 – 4.00 pm commencing this Sunday 20th of September. Book on 685 435 767 FB Page

 

Nando’s BBQ + Jam Session: Saturday 19 Sept at Bea’s Postamt Music & Cocktail Bar.
BBQ from 7pm. Burgers, sausages, pork loin, steaks, currywurst, and more.
Music at 9pm.
Av Europa, BLQ 80, Torrox Costa 29793  FB Page

 

Bar Amsterdam: A splendid weekend to visit ‘Bar Amsterdam’
Sat. Premier League- Everton, Leeds, Man. Utd. and Arsenal
Sun. Premier League- Tottenham, Newcastle, Chelsea and Leicester!
Monday 8.30 pm. Karaoke with Pam!!
Come in and have fun! Avenida America, Torrox Costa 29793
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Tony Roam Transport & Removals Departure and Arrival Dates:
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We also offer a door to door at dates and times you choose.
Next Guaranteed Scheduled Trip Leaving UK 25th September Arrive Spain 27th September
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Additional unscheduled trips in between
Transportation, Removals & light haulage company that have guaranteed scheduled trips all year from UK to Torrox and back at the same time every month.
Also additional unscheduled to suit your needs.
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Full or Part loads up to 20 cubic meters up to 2.5 tonne.
Up to £25,000.00 insurance with British Insurance Company.
Evidence of insurance can be supplied by email on request. Hard Copies always carried on the vans.
We live just behind Torrox Pueblo in Spain and in South Wales UK and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander / Portsmouth / Plymouth Ferry.
Also if you have small or large items that you might like to purchase off internet sites ie Amazon, furniture world, eBay etc. and have them delivered to our depot in the Uk collection or delivery can then be made here around Torrox area.
For more information and prices for all to see please visit our website www.euroam.co.uk
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Car Clean Malaga:
Is your car looking tired? Does the interior need some TLC? Selling your current car & want to get the best price for it? We can help!!
At Car Clean Malaga we strive to achieve the highest level of finish on our customers cars possible. We are able to correct defective paintwork, faded headlights, scratches, stone chips and make interiors clean & fresh.We have invested thousands of euros in the best tools available to carry out these jobs as speedily as possible, ensuring you get the most efficient and cost effective results carried out for you!
Warren will come and see your vehicle and discuss with you what you need and a budget you have to work with.
Once your vehicle is booked in with us you can rest assured you will be pleased with the end results!
We can also offer this service to motorhomes, caravans, motorbikes, small cars, 4x4s & vans!
Call or WhatsApp Warren on 618-346-098 or email at warren@carcleanmalaga.com for your FREE no obligation quote. Based in Competa.

 

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From “ a bit of shopping …to 24 hour care “
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Earn some cash: Have a clear out: Garage Garden House. We buy all tools and machinery new or old. Good prices paid.
Please ring Ernie or Martin, Iznate on 616812765 or 690854154. messenger or whatts app.or email :
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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 2 items: Bicycles
-Ladies Da’FatCat ‘Dorothy 1939’ retro style folding Bicycle. Six Shimano gears, 20 inch wheels. Absolute new condition, ridden only Twice. Complete with zip up carry bag. Genuine reason for selling. 225 euros no offers. Cost new 310 euros. Buyer collects (normal Saloon or hatchback sufficient).
– Gents Da’FatCat ‘Dean 1955’ retro style folding Bicycle. Six Shimano gears, 20 inch wheels. Absolute new condition, ridden only Twice. Complete with zip up carry bag. Genuine reason for selling. 225 euros no offers. Cost new 310 euros. Buyer collects (normal Saloon or hatchback sufficient).
Colin, Torre del Mar
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Correction, with contact this time:
Goodmorning, We are an elderly dutch cople. We are looking for a house to rent in Torrox country. We are planning to be there from the 1the of november till the 15the of december. Minimal 2 bedrooms and yes it woold be nice if the house has a seaview and a swimmingpool, a fireplace and a well equipped kitchen. Not to far from torrox. Till 750 euro a month.
Julyalkemade@gmail.com

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

Covid 19 tests: Thanks for all your help Digamites. This is what I have found out.
If you need a PCR test for travel, all tests locally are analyzed at
Labatorio Analisis Clinicos Antonio Gonzalez Espinosa, Plaza Marina, Nerja.
Cheaper and quicker to go direct to them. 130€ pp and 24 hour results. http://analisisclinicosnerja.es/
Regards Sue, La Vinuela, sueaked AT hotmail d0t com

 

Gold info: Hi, Can any goldbugs out there recommend an honest local gold&silver trading shop that they have actually done business with?
Looking for a place in the Nerja to Torre Del Mar area, as I will soon be moving. But if there is an advantage to driving more, then ok. Thank you, Al in Mijas.
Email: zebracorn at post dot com

 

News & Articles

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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.

 

Spain reports 11,291 new coronavirus cases and 162 deaths:
The Madrid region continues to face the greatest pressure, with 21% of hospital beds occupied by Covid-19 patients, compared to the national average of 8.6%
The Spanish Health Ministry recorded 11,291 new coronavirus cases and an additional 162 deaths in its official report on Thursday. This brings the total death toll – which only includes those who died after a positive PCR test – to 30,405. Madrid accounted for more than a third (34%) of new Covid-19 cases recorded by Spain’s regions. The daily report did not include figures from the Murcia region, which for the second day in a row experienced “technical difficulties” when reporting its latest coronavirus statistics to the ministry. Catalonia reported the same problems on Tuesday. Full story: https://english.elpais.com/society/2020-09-18/spain-reports-11291-new-coronavirus-cases-and-162-deaths.html

 

Costa del Sol hotels close en masse with no reopening date on the horizon: Hoteliers predict that only 20 per cent of the Costa’s establishments will be open this winter, as many local icons close for the season for the first time ever. During this month last year 72% of the Costa’s hotel rooms were full, and with higher-spending tourists. This year the month’s occupancy is expected to be no more than 23%, according to the Costa del Sol hoteliers’ association, Aehcos. Full story: http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202009/18/costa-hotels-close-masse-20200918103906-v.html

 

UK entering second wave of coronavirus, Boris Johnson warns: Britain is entering a second wave of coronavirus, Boris Johnson has said as scientists expressed fears the death toll could be as high as in the first spike without a rapid change in public behaviour. The prime minister is prepared to impose sweeping nationwide measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, it is understood. About 13.5 million people in the UK – one in five – are already facing local lockdowns after the government introduced new measures in parts of the north-west, Yorkshire and the Midlands.
Speaking during a visit to Oxfordshire, Johnson said: “We are now seeing a second wave coming in. We’ve seen it in France, in Spain, across Europe. It’s been absolutely inevitable, I’m afraid, that we would see it in this country.” PHOTO:TWITTER
Full story: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/18/uk-entering-second-wave-of-coronavirus-boris-johnson-warns

 

London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks cancelled due to pandemic:
The mayor of London says “we can’t afford” for people to gather for the displays to welcome 2021. PHOTO:SKY NEWS
Full article: https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-londons-new-years-eve-fireworks-cancelled-due-to-pandemic-12074859

 

For the latest COVID-19 info visit:

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Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

Churches & Worship

 

EVANGELICAL CHURCH (services in English language)
Each Sunday at 11:00 am we meet for worship at the Christian meeting Hall in Calle Ros Alfe´rez 7. Torre Del Mar. (not far behind the Catholic Church) We are an Evangelical Church, bible believing Christian’s coming together for live worship, prayer, and sharing our faith. All who love Christ are welcome and all who want to know more about the Christian faith are equally welcome. The meetings are friendly, joyful, reverent and orderly. Our one united desire is to glorify God.
My name is Peter and below is my email address.
petcac @ gmail. com (no gaps)

 

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
God’s word reminds us that the gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. During this time of uncertainty, we know the kingdom of God will continue to advance. We intend to thrive as a church community and continue to help people find their way back to God.
We are open with limited places, so it is advisable to contact us before Sunday to reserve a place.
God Bless one and all.
Sunday Service 11.00am
Prayer Meetings are on Wednesdays at 11.00am
Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja , 29780.
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Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
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Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
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Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

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DigameXtra No. 1732 Friday, Sept. 18th 2020

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Royal British Legion Nerja: Royal British Legion Nerja Annual Poppy Walk
Please support this event which will take place on Sunday 18th October. Come along and walk and get sponsored or Sponsor one of our walkers. Ring Dorothy Allen on 643212944 or email me at: dorothyallenpl@gmail.com . Our funds have taken quite a dip due to the Virus so this event will be the first we have been able to do some Fund Raising . Dorothy Allen Poppy Appeal Organizer Nerja.

 

The Hall- Malaga: Coming events
-Fri, 18SEP. Glasswork (progressive rock) & Back to R’Lyeh (progressive metal). 9pm €8.
-Sat., 19SEP. Arturo Serra Quintet. 9:30pm €10
Address: Calle Heroe de Sostoa 65, Málaga 29002
Tel. +34 679 44 18 01  FB Page

 

Ella Ray show: Sunday 20SEP 6pm. Live music this Sunday with Ella Ray at Moto Rock Bar HS! Ribs, rock, fried chicken or try our fiery wing challenge: win a T-shirt & your photo on our “Wall of Flame”
Km302 carretera N-340 between Maro y La Herradura  FB Page

 

BBQ Night: Los Caracoles del Sevillano
Saturday 19SEP 8:30pm, €20. Inc drinks, live music. Bus service available Nerja-Frigiliana-Torrox. Address- Carretera de Frigiliana – Torrox km 4.5 (1,294.86 mi)
Torrox, 29770
Reservations- 952 0095 99 / 696 8960 59  FB Page

 

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Greek House: Greek Casita restaurant in 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 specialties. Summer hours: Wednesday thru Sunday 19:00-23:00. Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. For reservation 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/

 

Casa Magel is now fully open
All health & safety procedures are in place.
The Camino Del Rey is now open.
Our special mini breaks are back
2 days B&B with 1 night, 3 course evening meal for 2 with wine 125€
3 nights B&B with 1 night 3 course evening meal with wine for 2, + tapas in local bar or in house, 175€
Spanish Hideaway Casa Magel B&B from 55€ per night
The weather is perfect for a break in the mountains. Our views are beautiful, the pool is cool and the gardens are relaxing, no fear of lack of social distancing.
We have 2 very pretty en-suite rooms available with breakfast included for 55€ per night.
Our special offers are still available as stated above. You can add more nights on at 50€ a night with breakfast.
We have pleasant gardens with an outdoors Andalucian fully equipped kitchen with a BBQ area and a pool. We are 1 km along an unmade up track from our local town with shops, restaurants and bars. Or just lounge around our lovely pool and eat in. We have homemade meals to purchase from the freezer from 7€ per meal, or cook yourselves. Some bars & restaurants are open or just relax in our pretty gardens and splash in the pool, plenty of room for social distancing. Loads of board games, books, and darts
We can also arrange a trip to a local Bodega were you will be shown around the vineyards and small premises where they make fully organic wine and sample some with tapas : 20€ a head or stay on and have a wonderful 3 course home cooked lunch with wine for an extra 15€. Wonderful experience. They are now doing sunset tours with dinner.
We are a short drive to Antequera and El Torcal, both exciting places to visit.
Also in the other direction we have the Caminito Del Rey, the stupendous walk in the gorge at El Chorro and then a visit to the turquoise lakes of Ardales.
We get booked up pretty quickly, but still have few vacancies for August & September. Book with friends, party time. We provide vouchers which make a great present for your family & friends. We are a small venue with lots of room so social distancing is easy to obtain. Come & get spoilt. The food is good the hosts friendly with gorgeous views and peace & quiet. Just chill out by the pool and eat some great food, drink some good wine without having to worry about drink & driving or too many people in one place. Great for friends get together.
Contact +34 722879503 e-mail casamagel@yahoo.com  Or visit our website, www.casamagel.com

 

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For Sale: Automobile. Seat Leon Automatic Diesel, 150 CV, tyres nearly new, the year 2008, 150,000 miles, really good condition with twelve months ITV, more pictures on request.
Price €5,000. David, Nerja
Email: trpps at yahoo dot co dot uk
UK telephone 6535 95 784.

 

Great Deals From The Nerja Household Center:
-Chest of drawers with mirror with two small drawers and matching bedside unit -Measurements chest and drawers Width 95cms Depth 42cms Height 85cms Mirror Width 86cms Height 90cms bedside unit Width 52cms Depth 32cms Height 61cms . Price 225€
-Loom wicker chair Price 35€
-Flex Double bed with good quality pikolin fibremaster bed base Measurements width 150cms Length 182cms. Price €120
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Email: info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: New and genuine Oakley Fuel Cell sunglasses in original packaging. Design 009096 range. Unwanted gift. Never worn. Frame polished black, lens warm grey.
Priced online approx €85, Sell for €35
Contact Alan in Caleta de Vélez on
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For Sale, 3 items:
-Speaker with Wifi the make is Energy System for 50 euros.
-Cowboy figure for 30 euros
-Big picture from New York with the liberty statue for 10 euros. It is one meter large.
Sonya, Nerja. Contact tel. 658 569 7o0.
E.mail: sonya_ra at hot mail d0t com

 

For Sale: 40″ Samsung HD LED Smart TV in good working order. Reason for sale changing to a larger screen model.
€120. Bob, Sayalonga. Call, text or Whatsapp 605907068

 

For Sale: Porcelain, White Blossom sets.
Afternoon tea. Tea and coffee pots, 3 jugs, sugar bowl, 4 jars with lids for jam etc., 3 cake plates, 1x 2 tier, 1 x single and plain plate
Dinner set, two casseroles with lids, salt pepper and oil jug, two small sauce containers with lids and spoons, gravy boat. All excellent condition. €40 the lot.
Collection Torrox Costa. Ruth
Email: butcher16720 AT yahoo d0t com

 

For Sale: Brand new walker, 65 euros. Irene, Nerja
More pics on request.
Email: irene472001 AT yahoo d0t co d0t uk

 

Wanted: House Rental. Good morning, we are an elderly couple. We are looking for a house to rent in Torrox country. We are planning to be there from the 1st of November till the 15th of December. Minimal 2 sleeping rooms and yes it would be nice if the house has a seaview, a fire place and a well equipped kitchen, a swimming pool. Not so far from Torrox. Till 750 euro a Month.
Thanks, kind regards, July / Torrox. Email: julyalkemade@gmail.com

 

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Translator/Interpreter Wanted: Hello, I am looking for an interpreter for a civil court date in Velez-Malaga on 19/10/20.
I speak some Spanish but I am not fluent. My solicitor has advised me to bring a friend on the day just in case. I don’t live in Spain and I don’t have any friends in the area.
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Chimney Sweep: Can anyone recommend a chimney sweep please for our log fire? Thank you, Amanda
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Junta advises against non-essential gatherings, as coronavirus case figures soar in Andalucía: The regional president Juanma Moreno has not ruled out new restrictions if the case figures continue to rise during the rest of September. He expressed his “concern” over the evolution of the pandemic with the feared second wave coming earlier than expected.
Moreno advised against non-essential gatherings, even those with relatives “whenever possible”. Infection was easier at gatherings where people drop their guard, he said. Full story:
http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202009/17/junta-advises-against-essential-20200917205635.html

 

Cities across Europe unite to demand tougher rules for Airbnb rentals: An alliance of 22 cities from across Europe urged the EU on Thursday to enact tougher rules on Airbnb and other short-term holiday rental platforms, accusing them of driving up property prices and squeezing out locals. Full story: https://www.thelocal.es/20200917/cities-across-europe-demand-tougher-rules-for-airbnb-rentals

 

Bank of Spain downgrades economic forecast and warns of slower recovery: According to the central lender, GDP will fall between 10.5% and 12.6% this year as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Although the end of the lockdown in Spain had created hopes of a strong recovery, fresh coronavirus outbreaks and travel restrictions imposed in late July put the brakes on economic activity, particularly in the hospitality industry. Full story:
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Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
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https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

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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

Taxi
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/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
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DigameXtra No. 1731 Thursday, Sept. 17th 2020

Welcome to DigameXtra !

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Correcting flawed submissions: If you send an incorrect submission, or you forget to include the photos, please send in a new, full corrected submission and ask me to ignore the previous, incorrect submission. I am too busy to keep track of partial submissions in different emails and patch them together. Your cooperation is appreciated.  -Editor

CORONA 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.

When you need reliable info consult The Citizens Advice Bureau Spain at https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/…or the website or Facebook page of your local Town Hall (Ayuntamiento).

 

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Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden – Open (almost) anytime by appointment!
Need to get out again- safely?
We are happy to remind you that the Sculpture Garden is open again for your enjoyment, however it is imperative that you contact us for an appointment and details, as this will govern our opening times.
This is to manage numbers and arrival times and ensure your safety but of course there is ample space to maintain as much distance as you need while enjoying the many facets and sculptures around the Garden. You’ll find plenty of shady areas if you need to avoid direct sun!
If we can accommodate you on a Sunday it’s still most likely that your visit will be accompanied by live Chamber Music!
We look forward to seeing you (again!).
Only 20 minutes north of Almuñécar. Directions at www.kittyharri.com
609 706 210/639 563 213
Nick at kittyharri dot com

 

La Fábrica de María: The Loop Brothers, Sat. 19SEP 9pm. Free.
Ctra. Nacional N-340 Malaga Almería, 18, Caserío Almayate Bajo 29749. Tel 643 30 97 48  FB Page

 

Flamenco Show: Friday 25 Sep 9pm.
Featuring Jose Roman, Eli Cordoba and Sara Serrano.
Restaurante Los Naranjos, Alcaucin (near Post Office).
Book tables at 619 390 146 / 608 553 075

 

The Times Sports Bar & Grill in La Cala de Mijas: Saturday 19th Sep.,  James will be performing a fantastic array of songs from 9pm till 11pm.
We have our full evening menu available, with our Mexican Menu Supplement all served till 9.15pm. Perfect for a pre-show meal.
Come along and enjoy a great show. Free entry.
The Times, Calle Cartama 47, La Cala de Mijas.
Tel: (+34) 952 494 448   FB Page

 

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We offer a friendly, bespoke service to our clients.
You will find us at Trapiche market on Tuesdays, please come and say hello.
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We have a long list of clients looking to buy. List your property with us, we promise to work hard to sell your home!
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Our holiday rental management service offers a comprehensive cover from securing bookings, liaising with clients, arranging meet and greets, cleaning and laundry services. We will assist in getting your property holiday rental ready.
For a no obligation discussion about your property please get in touch.
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We are based in Rincon de la Victoria.
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Wanted: Covid 19 tests. Can anyone help? Does anyone know if you can get a private Covid 19 test in Spain? Some countries are now requiring a negative test for travellers from Spain. Would appreciate information from any Digamite who knows of anywhere. Thanks. Sue / La Vinuela
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(The small local medical clinic at BLQ 88, #10, Torrox Costa, has signs up offering these tests. Their tel. 952 530 357. -Ed.)

 

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For Sale: High-End Business Laptop for Serious Computer Work. Lenovo Factory Refurb. (Not the same one as last months offering, this one is top of the line)
Lenovo Thinkpad T430 Notebook. Super fast! Sturdy build!
Direct from the Lenovo factory + additional upgrades.
Factory Reconditioned by Lenovo, spotless, everything has been replaced with new components, looks brand new!
Intel Intel i5-3320M 2.6GHz, Max Turbo 3.3GHz! Super fast!
Brand new 8GB RAM, Premium quality.
Brand new 320GB HDD. High speed, premium quality.
Brand new DVDRW 8X speed
Brand new HD 14-inch display with NVIDIA® OptimusTM Graphics Technology so is compatible to connect with new HD Smart TVs.
Brand new battery
Brand new UK keyboard
Brand new speakers, Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2.
Connections: VGA, (2) USB 3.0, (1) USB 2.0, Mini Display Port (for special high performance monitors), Ethernet, HDMI, headphone/mic
Touchpad with 5 buttons plus “TrackPoint” nub pointer.
Integrated 720p HD Webcam and Dual Digital Array Microphones
System: Windows 10 Pro v1909 x64, Legal copy from factory with product key sticker. Clean factory install, no bloatware!
Then I installed all the upgraded, highest performance drivers available today to ensure the absolute best performance possible. These component manufacturer’s drivers are often far superior to the generic Windows 10 drivers.
Here is the description from this model’s homepage: https://www.lenovo.com/gb/en/laptops/thinkpad/t-series/t430/
THE ULTIMATE 14″ BUSINESS LAPTOP
“The most popular PC in our legendary ThinkPad product line, the ThinkPad T430 is durable, secure, portable, and packed with features to enhance productivity. From its ultra-long battery life to its advanced wireless technology, the T430 helps you take your business to the next level.”
These cost over €1,100 new if you can find one.
Factory refurb price: €500. Has 90 day hardware guaranty from Lenovo. Buyer collects in Torrox Costa. If the price seems high to you then you probably don’t need a model with this kind of performance, so no offers please, the price is firm. To get this kind of processor speed, with Ethernet, a DVD and HDMI all in a new laptop today you could easily pay 3 times the price.
Contact Naythan: doctorlaptop@protonmail.com or 675 993 069 (no calls answered before 11am, missed calls returned asap)

 

Wanted: Inflatable paddle board and accessories. I am looking for an inflatable or collapsible paddle board and accessories such as pump and paddle oar.
Contact Chris from Motril on WhatsApp 0044 7572 123113 or contact by email chriswilson333 at btinternet dot com

 

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Papers Please: I would like to recommend a wonderful Spanish guy called Louis Garutti. He speaks perfect English and has helped me exchange my green resident papers for the new credit card sized “Residente Permanente” card. He also helped organise my new Spanish driving license and has helped me in so many other matters that require interaction with public offices. Louis is not an official gestor but exceptionally efficient and patient. Louis like myself is based in Caleta de Velez and is happy to help in and around the surrounding area. His telephone number is 622 44 57 37.
Liz, Caleta de Velez, leeuk6 aT hotmail d0T com

 

News & Articles

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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.

 

Sixteen new Covid-related deaths reported in Andalucía in 24 hours, three in a Malaga care home: Some 915 new cases were confirmed on Wednesday in the region, 306 of them in Malaga province. Figures released on Wednesday show 16 new deaths in the region of Andalucía in the last 24 hours, six fewer than Tuesday’s figure which was the highest since the end of lockdown.
Of the 16 new Covid-related deaths in region recorded on Wednesday, six were the province of Cadiz, three each in Seville and Malaga, two in Cordoba and one each in Jaén and Almeria.
All three deaths reported in Malaga province were residents in the Vitalia care home in the Teatinos district of the city. Full story:
http://www.surinenglish.com/local/202009/16/covid-cases-continue-rise-20200916142855.html

 

Lockdown confusion in Madrid, as regional government denies health chief’s announcement of new lockdowns: Sources close to the premier denied that any decisions have been made yet regarding stricter coronavirus measures in Madrid, directly contradicting statements made earlier in the day by Antonio Zapatero.
Since the end of the state of alarm implemented by the Spanish central government in March, the country’s regional governments have been in charge of the measures aimed at controlling the virus. The Madrid regional government – which is governed by the PP and center-right Ciudadanos (Citizens), with the support of far-right Vox – has been widely criticized for inaction both with regard to preparing the reopening of schools and for failure to prevent the region from once again becoming the epicenter of the ongoing coronavirus health crisis.
Current coronavirus restrictions in Madrid limit meetings in public and private to 10 people if they do not live together. Capacity at religious sites, cemeteries and funeral homes is at 60% of the usual level, as are weddings, baptisms and communions. Occupation of counters in bars is limited to 50% of capacity, while chairs in restaurants and other establishments must be 1.5 meters apart. Full story: https://english.elpais.com/society/2020-09-16/chaos-in-madrid-as-regional-government-denies-health-chiefs-announcement-of-new-lockdowns.html

 

Expats in Chaos as Barclay Card to Cancel Credit Cards in November: Barclays Bank has sent out emails to its ex-pat customers in Spain informing them their credit cards will be cancelled in November this year if they cannot provide a UK residential address- and it’s all down to Brexit! Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/16/expats-in-chaos-as-barclay-card-to-cancel-credit-cards-in-november/

 

Panther Sighting Confirmed? : Proof of a black panther roaming wild in Granada has come to light as a cyclist has managed to photograph the animal clearly and shared the image. (However, I can’t find that picture anywhere.-Ed.)
Now even the most incredulous residents of the town of Ventas de Huelma are worried. The authorities have warned that due to the speed of the animal, which is very elusive, the black panther can constantly change its location and have asked residents to avoid going out into the fields or wooded areas until the Civil Guard manages to capture it.
Through its Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ayto.ventasdehuelma/
the Town Hall has spread a message confirming several sightings including that a resident spotted the animal this Tuesday, September 15, at approximately 2pm, “just 20 metres from his vehicle in the vicinity of the Cortijo de Noniles, located between Acula and Chimeneas.”
They posted this info also: “We report that on the afternoon of Sunday, a member of Civil Protection who was doing tracking work to find the Panther that is in the vicinity of Ventas de Huelma, claimed to have seen her on the road to Agrón. It is an animal with great mobility and can constantly change places. That is why we ask that your guard not be lowered and that we remain alert, in case of seeing the animal, call 112. From Seprona they tell us that they continue with the search device.
“Seprona informs us that they are already searching the area in search of the Panther, with a helicopter equipped with a thermal camera and several patrols on the ground with another thermal camera. We hope they can finally locate the animal and rescue it in good condition.” Reference also: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/16/black-panther-spotted-roaming-granada-areas/

 

For the latest COVID-19 info visit:

Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
AND
https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

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You will then be offered a choice of information on the different issues.
The service also offers the option of speaking to an operator for those requiring further information or with a specific query not dealt with by the automated options. Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20200218/spain-launches-dedicated-brexit-hotline

 

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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

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Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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Torrox: 952 539 828
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Frigiliana: 952 533 126
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DigameXtra No. 1730 Wednesday, Sept. 16th 2020

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Art Room Art & Ceramics Gallery, Canillas de Albaida, (near Cómpeta):
Open by appointment only every day from 11.00am – 7.00pm.
Original paintings, prints and paintographs by Mitch France, ceramics by Chris France.
Items from €8 to €600 but browsers very welcome.
Subject matter: Musicians, Morocco, abstract, Flamenco dancers, local scenes.
To view all the work, for information on the artists and directions to the gallery go to: www.artroom-gallery.com
Maximum 4 people per visit, masks and social distancing obligatory and sanitiser available.
The galley is air-conditioned but is also well ventilated.
You can book an appointment through the website or contact Mitch:
616 891 473 (Whatsapp).
Email: mitchfranceart@hotmail.com
Facebook: mitchfranceart
Instagram: mitchfranceart
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1/2 Price Sale at Tail: Both Tail charity shops at Torrox Costa are holding an end of season sale with all summer clothes at half price. Bargains galore. FB Page

 

Dana & Gianni in concert: Friday September 18 from 7.30pm at the Bio Beach Club, Paseo Maritimo n5 El Morche. Beautiful place, very attentive and courteous people, delicious food! We wait for you with our soul, blues, jazz music and much more, played with all our soul in 432hz tuning.
Telephone info/booking: 654 36 45 94
Follow us at FB Page or Instagram  (dana10marzo@gmail.com)

 

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Nik of all Trades: Services Available for home, garden and office.
Gardening – from weeding to landscaping, stonework (walls, paths, etc) a speciality. Transport and tools all provided by me, no job too small or too big as I have others to call on if required, from 100€ per day per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Small construction/demolition jobs – walls, fencing, guttering, tiling etc. from 100€ per day per man plus any required materials at cost or fixed price quote if you prefer.
Painting and decorating – interior or exterior, tools all supplied, materials extra at cost – from 100€ per day per man or fixed price quote if you prefer.
There will be no summer break this year and I will be available throughout August.
Evenings, weekends and holidays both Spanish and English are all included at no extra cost
Check my website for examples of my work www.nikofalltrades.es
Email enquiries or for more information to nikash2 at hotmail dot com or just write that email address or web address down somewhere in case you may need me in the future! I am a Digame sponsor and so my contact info is available in the sponsors section below as well. There is also a contact form available on the website.
References/recommendations available from the UK and Spain
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Coast Fm Gold: Want to be able to talk directly to your customers and clients?
Guess what they have been listening to and will continue to listen to……the Radio!
Coast Fm Gold has been available Online, as well as via Tunein, Google, Siri and Alexa throughout the crisis giving ’emergency announcements and telephone numbers’ and music, music, music!
Now it’s time to start up business’s again, and what a better way to let them know you have re-opened and are ready- A RADIO ADVERT! We reach all over the Axarquia-  so we are local! Plus we reach around the world! We are the Eastern Costa Del Sols favourite Radio Station!
We are running ”special crisis” low advertising rates…ring us now on 691 934 626 or by email to studio@coastfmgold.com Website: http://coastfmgold.com/

 

Golden Leaves Funeral Plans:
Pre-planning your funeral is a thoughtful and responsible way to show you care about your family.
Funerals are no easy task. There are numerous considerations to factor in, including logistics, food and drink, casket purchase and burial grounds. A loved one’s death brings immense emotional strain to any family, and the question of financing and arrangements only exacerbates the stress.
Handling all of these challenges is difficult enough in one’s normal circumstances, but having to go through it while abroad is an enormous burden.
Golden Leaves Funeral Plans aims to support grieving families during these tumultuous times. Since our inception in 1984, we have partnered with a widespread network of funeral directors across the UK and Europe.
Purchasing a funeral plan with Golden Leaves enables you to plan, design and pay for your funeral services in advance.
As one of the leading providers of expat prepaid funeral plans in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Balearic Islands, and the Canary Islands, we make sure to adequately support your family in the time of greatest need.
If you are an expat family in need of prepaid funeral services please contact Ruth on phone or whats app + 34 693 715 718
Based in Javea/Alicante. Company Reg. No: 2935393
Email: Ruth.forder@goldenleaves.com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga is now fully open!
We have started to receive clients but by appointment only. It is wonderful to finally be able to have visitors! We are of course following the legal guidelines regarding masks and social distancing.
The summer is a great time to plant Vetiver as this plant is indigenous to India. Vetiver loves the heat of summer to grow. Vetiver is often used as a wind barrier in the fall and winter months. Vetiver is the best plant to stabilise erosion prone locations before the first fall rains come. We have plenty of plants in stock for either pickup or delivery via the Spanish Correos.
It is always a great way to spend a day in the garden.
We also have Moringa seeds, Lemon Grass, Moringa seedlings and now our new product, Organic Moringa Powder. If you do not know the medicinal powers of Moringa you can check it out here. https://www.vetiverspain.org/moringa-oleifera-.html
This month we have some specials for both pickup and shipments.
Contact: David y Anna
www DOT vetiverspain DOT com
Email: info AT vetiverspain DOT com
Cell and WhatsApp: (34) 692 288 657

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Great Deals From The Nerja Household Centre:
Beautiful disclaimed wooden table with 2 matching benches
Table 180cm long x 90cm wide x 75cm high.
Benches 170cm long x 36cm wide x 46cm high. Price 325€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: Hand painted picture. From “O.Kromm” / 1936
On a canvas with only a wooden frame on the back
75.5 cm x 54.5 cm Price : 20 €
Selling because no suitable space in the new house
To be picked up / Torrox Campo area
Contact Anne : 685 247 505

 

For Sale: Kunft Fridge with 3 star freezer compartment. Size – Width 55cm, Height 85cm, Depth 55cm. In quite good condition, although not new. Was little used in a summer holiday home. Now needs a larger freezer for long-term living. Unique, in that it is soundproofed and whisper quiet. Collect from El Pino Campsite, by arrangement. €20. John. Tel. 608 667 883/+44 7974 389 892. Both lines have WhatsApp.

 

For Sale: Brand new sofa covers (2). Fits either two, 2 seater deters or a corner unit as in the photo. Never been used, still in the packets. Blue (as in photo). 45 euros for both (cost 45 euros each originally). Please email janetgill_9@hotmail.com or tel Jan on 646381332. Velez de Benaudalla (or La Herradura) area for collection.

 

Wanted: Looking to buy 2 canvas and wood directors chairs
Tel David 678948661 ; Torrox costa

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

Practice your Spanish in Torrox / language exchange: Hello This is a language exchange me and a friend will meet to practice Spanish and English. If you would like to practice your spanish too, come and join us. Learn a little bit more without paying. Come practice what you’ve learned in classes or courses. We have a lot of free time at lunch time till 16:30 or we could meet in the evening around 20:00 hours in a cafe. If you are interested contact me marison tel. 658.569.7oo

 

News & Articles

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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.

 

Malaga doctors threaten protest action if calls for “urgent change” ignored: “It is essential to do it now; there is no more time,” they stress.
Unless the administration led by Juanma Moreno responds to their demands they will pick up on the protests “at the same point we left them with the previous government,” the platform warns.
According to the Basta Ya Malaga medical advocate platform, the Junta de Andalucia has “abandoned” medical centre professionals “to their luck”, and therefore the population they care for.
What the platform wants to see is change to “a health care system which is insufficiently funded and subjected to intolerable pressure due to the pandemic and by bad management, mainly by the Health Assistance Directorate General.” Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/15/malaga-doctors-threaten-protest-action-if-calls-for-urgent-change-ignored/

 

Spain’s Minimum Living Income Scheme Updated: The Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migrations is preparing some “Minor regulatory adjustments,” with which it will extend the deadline to receive a response to the requests for the Minimum Vital Income (IMV), which would begin to expire from this Tuesday due to administrative silence. The objective is that none of the presented ones expire and “speed up the procedures” in the face of the high number of files.
So far, they have received more than 900,000 applications, of which 330,000 have been processed and there are already 85,000 families (270,000 people, half children) who receive it.
According to the Royal Decree that approves this aid, if within three months from the entry of the file, the applicant has not received a response, “the application shall be deemed to have been denied due to administrative silence.” Specifically, one of these changes will consist of extending the deadline to receive the response to the request for the Minimum Vital Income, establishing a new enough period so that none of those already presented does not “expire.” Full story: https://spainsnews.com/inclusion-will-extend-the-response-time-to-requests-for-the-minimum-living-income/

 

Spain Rental contracts with a “Covid clause” arrive due to the possibility of a new confinement: The exceptional situation generated by the coronavirus has resulted in new conditions in some rental contracts that aim to regulate and protect against a hypothetical new confinement or state of alarm. There are different types of clauses that, depending on the case, seek to protect the tenant or the owner. Full story: https://spainsnews.com/rental-contracts-with-a-covid-clause-arrive-due-to-the-possibility-of-a-new-confinement/

 

Even the Security Pros Get Hacked: In a new report into the global cybersecurity industry’s exposure on the Dark Web this year, global application security company ImmuniWeb uncovered that 97% of leading cybersecurity companies have data leaks or other security incidents exposed on the Dark Web, while on average there are over 4,000 stolen credentials and other sensitive data exposed per cybersecurity company. Not very comforting is it? Full story: https://thehackernews.com/2020/09/dark-web-cybersecurity-report.html

 

Egypt cuts highways across pyramids plateau, alarming conservationists: Critics say they could cause irrevocable damage to one of the world’s most important heritage sites. Authorities say they will be built with care and improve transport links, connecting new urban developments and bypassing central Cairo’s congestion.
“The roads are very, very important for development, for Egyptians, for inside Egypt,” said Mostafa al-Waziri, secretary-general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities. “Know that we take good care of our antiquities sites everywhere in Egypt.”
Some Egyptologists and conservationists say the highways will disrupt the integrity of the pyramids plateau, pave over unexplored archaeological sites, generate pollution that could corrode monuments, produce litter and expose closed areas packed with hidden archaeological treasures to looting. PHOTO,Giza Sep 5th 2020: REUTERS/Staff. Full story: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-antiquities/egypt-cuts-highways-across-pyramids-plateau-alarming-conservationists-idUSKBN2662B3

 

Apple Event September 15 Expected to Reveal Apple Watch 6, iOS 14 and New iPad Air: Apple’s annual September launch event takes place Tuesday, with the company expected to unveil a range of new devices and major software updates. It’s in September that Apple traditionally reveals its latest iPhone models, but those look set to launch in October this time around. Full story: https://www.newsweek.com/apple-event-september-15-preview-1531948

 

CNN Fake News Called Out- Alan Dershowitz Files $300 Million Lawsuit Against CNN for Portraying Him as an ‘Intellectual Who Had Lost His Mind’: Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against CNN, claiming the cable news network, together with their hosts and panelists, intentionally created a false narrative about what the famed criminal defense attorney argued while defending the president during impeachment proceedings earlier this year.
“In fact, no panel guest would have even considered embarrassing himself or herself on national television with their false conclusions had the video clip properly included the part where Professor Dershowitz unequivocally and unambiguously stated that an illegal act would prevent a quid pro quo from being lawful,” the lawsuit stated. “The phrase that included the word ‘illegal’ was an essential part of his argument, and that is precisely why CNN decided to omit it. It is evident that the decision to omit the portion in question was no accident or simple negligence on the part of CNN.”
Full story: https://lawandcrime.com/lawsuit/alan-dershowitz-files-300-million-lawsuit-against-cnn-for-portraying-him-as-an-intellectual-who-had-lost-his-mind/

 

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Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
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Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

Pets

Sgt. Pupper’s Lonely Hearts Club- Seeking Dog Boyfriend: Good morning Digamextra readers, I have a 3-year-old Yorkshide dog, who is looking for a boyfriend to mate. She is at her right moment this week to meet a male. If any of you have a male Yorkshide that is ready to be a dad, I would appreciate it if you contact me, Silvia 666-782 766, write by WhatsApp. and send a photo of the future boyfriend. I live in El Morche de Torrox Costa. Thank you very much!

 

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You will then be offered a choice of information on the different issues.
The service also offers the option of speaking to an operator for those requiring further information or with a specific query not dealt with by the automated options. Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20200218/spain-launches-dedicated-brexit-hotline

 

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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

Taxi
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/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
Local Weather: https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/torre-del-mar/306652/weather-forecast/306652
Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
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DigameXtra No. 1729 Tuesday, Sept. 15th 2020

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La Casa Hotel & Restaurant: Gourmet curry night
Coming soon at Hotel and Restaurant La Casa Torrox pueblo
Gourmet curry night on Friday 25th September!!
3 course set menu served to your table
starter will be homemade onion Bhaji with all the trimmings
main course to include Lamb Madras, Prawn Tikka and Chicken Jalfrezi with Basmati Rice and naan bread
Desert fresh mango and Mango ice.
If you are vegetarian no problem just let us know 48hours before and we will make it especially for you!
Only 22.50 per person we do only have limited spaces so do not leave it too long to book!
If you want to include an overnight stay in the Hotel we are offering this at a special price for diners at just 59 euro for a double room.
Reservations 952535471/662039741
LA CASA Hotel & Restaurant
Calle Baja, Plazuela De Barajas 3
Torrox, 29770, Malaga, España

 

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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;
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Packing, including supply of packing materials;
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Storage of property and vehicles in UK and Spain;
Any jobs in Western Europe and Scandinavia considered; and,
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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
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Replacement kitchens and bathrooms, Tiling and terraces. Plumbing, electrics and plastering, painting.
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MS Bespoke Joinery: Specialist in custom-design units. If you can design it, I can make it!With over 30 years experience in all aspects of Carpentry and Joinery in the UK and Spain, I am able to offer my services along the Costa del Sol, including inland.
Range of skills include:
1st and 2nd fix Carpentry
Wood flooring installation
Custom made furniture
Fitted wardrobes
Kitchen fitting and refurbishment
No job too small — furniture repair, flat-pack construction, shelving, etc.
Contact Mick at +34 696161 951 or +44 7575 597060
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Email: CoExGal@aol.com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Moonette Aromatic Skincare for 40+
*We are a Torrox based company specializing in the creation of formulas which help prevent premature skin ageing*
As our skin is the first layer of our defence against microbial infections, ultraviolet radiation and environmental contamination it plays a vital role in our lives. As we grow older however, our skin will become thinner, more sensitive, less firm and require the use of treatments containing specific ingredients to the care of treating mature skin.
Recognizing this need we have created a range of formulas which help reduce the appearance of the signs of ageing by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, and also by eliminating blemishes and imperfection.
At Moonette, we are passionate about health, beauty and plants. Your skin will benefit from the properties of botanic essential oils combined with a selection of nutrients for deep hydration and cell revitalization, all sourced from the finest natural ingredients.
Naturally, we care about our planet and feel the need to help reduce the sheer volumes of plastics waste that are generated daily around the globe. Presently, we are minimizing the usage of plastic materials in our production while seeking alternative forms of packaging. To help reduce pollution we are asking all customers to recycle or reuse their Moonette skincare containers, and offering:
* A discount on future purchases to clients recycling containers
Free testers of eye cream, face cream, and body cream are available on request. You can also try out testers in 2 beauty salons in Torre del Mar and Puente Don Manuel (Alcaucin).
September Sale- 10% discount if you purchase 2 items in a phone or an email order. To find out more or to order, please call us on 650 044 102.
Founder- Margaret Gosling
margaret@moonette.es
www.moonette.es & Moonette FB Link

 

For Sale: Toyota Corolla Verso 2.2 D4D Diesel €3495 ono
7 seater with 8 air bags. 2007, ITV until March 2021 and taxes paid. Spanish registered, RHD. Digital dual control air conditioning, parking sensors, cruise control, traction and stability, 4 electric windows, tinted rear windows, electric mirrors, radio/CD player, remote central locking. 111,000 miles, one previous owner, 2 keys. Good condition inside and out. Between Nerja/Frigiliana. Tel. Juliette 693993261 or
jplumptondye@yahoo.co.uk. Nerja/Frigiliana

 

For Sale: Ford Maverick 2.7 tdi. 1994. Needs ITV and will require some work, tyres and a rear light. Has a tow bar with paperwork. Runs and drives very well.
1100euros. o.n.o or make me an offer.
Located near Archez.
Phone Derek. 690 066 309
Email. dereksvillas at hotmail dot co dot uk

 

For Sale: Profesional Strimmer Anova D546HXP, 2 years old and hardly used. Wanted to check everything before selling so I took it to the tecnical sevice. New: 375€, now selling for 150€
To be picked up / Torrox Campo area
Contact Anne-Kathrin or Gawan : 653 666 189

 

Wanted: A strimmer and rotovator.
Contact Ed at: edwardmurphy at live dot co dot uk
Velez malaga.

 

Recommendations & Requests

 

New Bus Schedule For Torrox: Starts today. Visit their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/AytoTorrox/

 

Pool leak: We have a leaking pool, most likely at the sump/deep end. Can anybody please recommend an individual or company to help fix this? Many thanks in advance. Located Torrox Campo/Manzano Alto. Nigel.
littlenige@mail.com (not gmail)

 

News & Articles

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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.

 

Andalucia Teachers Call For Strike: The strike is being called to take effect for all non-university public education centres in the Junta de Andalucia and is being called to occur between September 15, 2020, at midnight until October 16, 2020 at midnight.
In correspondence received by parents from the Junta de Andalucia on Friday September 11, 2020, the strike is considered necessary to ensure the safety of both staff and students.
As agreed by a union assembly, the action is to ensure that teachers do not have to take unnecessary risks at being exposed to Covid-19 without an effective vaccine or treatment process being available. Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/14/breaking-news-teachers-x-publica-dxp-have-called-for-an-immediate-teachers-strike/

 

EU plays the money card as Johnson faces Brexit revolt in parliament:
The European Union on Monday ramped up pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to step back from breaking the Brexit divorce treaty, delaying a key decision on London’s euro clearing just as he faces a rebellion in the British parliament.
The European Union says Johnson’s plan would wreck trade talks and propel the United Kingdom towards a messy Brexit while former British leaders have warned that breaking the law is a step too far that will tarnish the country’s image. Full story: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu/eu-plays-the-money-card-as-johnson-faces-brexit-revolt-in-parliament-idUSKBN2650LI

 

Israel to Celebrate Jewish New Year Under a Second Lockdown:
Citizens will be confined to within 500 yards of their homes for at least three weeks in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus.
The announcement on Sunday came barely four months after Israel emerged from its last lockdown, too hastily, many critics said, and as its per capita infection rate rose to among the highest in the world. Full story: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/13/world/middleeast/israel-second-lockdown.html

 

For the latest COVID-19 info visit:

Worldhttps://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Worldhttps://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441

Spain Coronavirus Data from Spain’s Ministerio de Sanidad, Official C-19 Pages:
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/situacionActual.htm 
AND
https://cnecovid.isciii.es/covid19/

Coronavirus Cases in Andalucia, Axarquia, Costa del Sol & Malaga Province:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/institutodeestadisticaycartografia/salud/COVID19.html

UK Coronavirus:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/uk/

 

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