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V1979 – Nerja – 475.000€. Set back from the road this comfortable 5 bedroom villa in Chimenea offers ample family accommodation in a quiet area within walking distance to Burriana beach. South facing terraces & private pool.

V1986 – Nerja - 275.000€

South facing, 2 storey house in Capistrano village. Having a minimarket, restaurants and bars on site along with 3 swimming pools make the complex an ideal location.

A1985 – Nerja – 115.000€

Situated within walking distance of shops, bars, restaurants and the town centre this good size 1 bed apartment is located in a desirable area of Nerja.

TH1984 – Nerja – 249.900€

2 bedroom townhouse near the Parador Hotel, with a lovely communal pool and a roof terrace which faces west.

A1981 – Nerja – 185.000€

Located really close to the nearest beach this 2 bedroom apartment offers ample living space and a good size west facing terrace with lovely views of the mountains and the sea.

TH1976 – Nerja – 380.000€

This 3 bed, south facing large end of terrace town house has plenty of outside space to enjoy the fantastic views of the mountains and the lovely coastline of Nerja. In an Urbanisation with communal pool and just a 10 minute walk to the nearest beach.

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8 Unwinding on Sicily’s Egadi Islands By Jessica Infantino Trumble

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Detached villa on one level, very good condition, well maintained bright and very light. 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, master bedroom en-suite. Storage and a private garage, plenty of sunny terraces to enjoy, low maintanance. Communal pool and gardens, a truly wonderful home!

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New development close to the beach at Calaceite. Quality construction & finish. Spacious with large terraces and panoramic sea views. Price includes parking space and storeroom. One bedrooms available from E161,000 and two bedrooms from E195,000.

Price: 195.000 euros

Light & bright two bedroom apartment on the beautiful Oasis de Capistrano. Renovated with a small private garden. Lush, sub-tropical, communal gardens and three delightful communal pools.

Price: 275.000 euros

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Superb modern detached villa with stunning beach, sea and mountain views from nearly every room and terrace! 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, various terraces and patios, generous pool area with bar. Various storerooms and carport. Quality finish throughout.

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Stunning panoramic sea and mountain views from this spacious residence in Punta Lara Alto. Country setting but with easy access with fully concreted track, six bedrooms (one currently used as a games room) four bathrooms two large lounges, generous kitchen and utility. Superb terraces, pool and barbecue area, all with those fabulous views!

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Frontline apartment in El Peñoncillo - Torrox-Costa. Spacious apartment with south-facing terrace to enjoy panoramic sea views, with 2 bedrooms, 1 fully fitted bathroom, 1 separate toilet and underground parking space. Excellant rental potential.

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SAN JUAN DE CAPISTRANO (REF: DG1727) San Juan de Capistrano in Nerja. Super 2 bedroom garden apartment, south-facing with a sea view, good access and private. This is a good opportunity for renting and a lovely holiday home for anytime of the year.

Price: 199.000 euros

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Spacious charming villa in the Parador area, only 350 metres from the beach and within easy walking distance to the centre of Nerja. Exceptional location! The villa is on two levels on a flat plot with garden, various terraces and private parking. The villa benefits from an impressive hallway, a large lounge dining area with elegant staircase, separate kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Must be viewed to appreciate this unique property in a very unique location.

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Superbly presented detached villa, all on one level, in a delightful rural setting but within walking distance of La Viñuela village. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms with dressing room area, quality fitted kitchen, dining room and lounge. Spacious covered terrace area. Outside there is a generous pool with various patios and terraces, gardens and fruit trees, and driveway with car port. Beautiful mountain and countryside views.

This lovely villa with beautiful views in the sought-after location of Fuente del Baden has 3 bedrooms, utility room and a private pool to enjoy. All on one level with privacy, established gardens, garage and a carport. Large enough for extended stays or as a permanent residence.

Price: 495.000 euros

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Magnificent open sea and mountain views surround this penthouse apartment in Oasis de Capistrano Nerja. Excellent position in the urbanisation, with a large terrace, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and good access. Good rental property. Must be seen!

Delightful, bright and charming villa in a sought after location near Burriana beach. Open views which reach towards the sea, this wonderful opportunity has 3 bedrooms in the main house and one bedroom in a separate apartment on the lower level. Various sunny terraces for sunshine throughout the day and wood burning fires for cosy evenings. Super rental potential and a lovely home from home. Close to amenities and public transport.

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FRIGILIANA (REF: DG1667) Detached villa in a rural setting but within walking distance of Frigiliana town.Easy access along concrete track and built in traditonal style with many features, various sunny patios, fruit trees and gardens. Delightful pool area with stunning views of the mountains, countryside, the white washed town of Frigiliana and the sea.



Spacious 2 bedroom penthouse apartment with roof terrace with private pool. Spectacular views of the mountains, countryside and the sea. Well kept community with 2 pools, paddle court & beautiful gardens. Walking distance to all amenities and town centre.

Price: 329.000 euros

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This well presented apartment in Capistrano Playa is south-facing and enjoys sea views. It has one spacious bedroom and living area which open on to the private terrace. Very good rental opportunity and located in a prime position.

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Unwinding on Sicily’s Egadi Islands By Jessica Infantino Trumble

There’s something to be said about saving the best for last. While it’s hard to decide what my favourite thing about Sicily was, our last day visiting the Egadi Islands was definitely up there. The archipelago is made up of 3 small islands, Favigana, Levanzo and Marettimo (plus a few other smaller uninhabited islets), distinguished by their whitewashed villages, rocky coves and turquoise waters that feel a world away from the mainland. And while it may seem like a paradox to go to an island (Sicily) and then leave for other islands (the Egadi Islands), this change in scenery was exactly what we needed after being on the go for a week. Our last day started the same – up early, breakfast, hop in the car and drive – but that’s where the similarities ended. So yes, I’m glad we saved the best for last.

Decoding the Islands Figuring out the Egadi Islands wasn’t easy. I found very little information while planning our trip in terms of what to expect when we actually got there. But first there was the task of deciding which one(s) to pick given our


limited time. The islands are located off the coast of western Sicily and are connected by ferry from both Trapani and Marsala, so the Liberty Lines website was a good place to start. Here we were able to view timetables, purchase tickets and email questions, which were met by impressively fast and responsive answers. I learned that each island has its own unique charm (and fun fact, they didn’t become part of the Italian state until 1937!). The largest, Favigana, is mostly flat sans the castle-topped Monte Santa Caterina, so it’s a good place to rent a bike and explore on two wheels. Here you’ll also find numerous beach coves including Cala Rossa, a prime

swimming spot that was once the site of one of the deadliest battles of the First Punic War in the 3rd century BC. The smallest, Levanzo, is known for its pebbly beaches and prehistoric cave paintings at the Grotta del Genovese, which can only be viewed by guided tour (book in advance). The least developed is Marettimo, where you’ll find an extensive network of hiking trails that fan out across the island. It’s also a prime spot for scuba diving. Since we didn’t want to feel too rushed we choose 2 of the islands, Levanzo and Marettimo, with about 3 hours to spend on each. Favigana would have to wait for a future trip to Sicily. We purchased our tickets online and were emailed vouchers that we had to exchange for physical tickets at the Liberty Lines offices near the port in Trapani. If you’re arriving by car like us, there’s a ton of parking conveniently located along Viale Regina Elena adjacent to the port with automated machines to pay. A parking attendant happened to walk by as we were arriving and sold us a day pass for continued on page 10


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Beach time in Levanzo We boarded the ferry and after about 50 minutes we had arrived at Levanzo, which is the second stop on the ferry route after Favigana. As the boat pulled into the port we were welcomed by an adorable village of whitewashed houses with blue windows and doors, a postcardperfect scene reminiscent of a place you would expect to find in Greece. Time seemed to stand still here, fishing boats bobbing calmly in the water, succulents and cactuses clinging to rocky crevices and quiet streets in beautiful decay where locals hung their laundry out to dry. Turn right and the road leads to a few rocky beaches including Cala Fredda less than 10 minutes away and Cala Minola a little further on. We turned left and walked about 20 minutes through the town and along the peaceful coastline until we reached Cala Faraglione, a small pebbly beach cove across from a tiny islet of Il Faraglione with views of Favigana and Marettimo in the distance. The water was crystal clear although we decided not to get in after noticing quite a few small jellyfish washed up on the shore. We had the beach all to ourselves and spent a few hours lounging on the smooth white rocks. With a slight breeze and overcast skies above, the conditions couldn’t be more perfect.

before returning to the ferry port.

former military complex with nearby Byzantine church that dates back to Hiking in Marettimo Roman times with sweeping (and Our next stop was Marettimo, the third strategic) views below. and wildest of the Egadi Islands about Afterwards we leisurely made our 50 minutes away from Levanzo. Here way back to town where we wandered a green mountainous landscape rises through the quiet streets punctuated high above the sleepy fishing village that hugs the port. If you’re interested with more blue doors and windows in hiking, look for the signs indicating and pink bougainvillea flowers, the direction and walking time (some cooling off with a granita (or two) with endearing handwritten edits) of when the opportunity presented itself. various trails that climb from the town It was an enjoyable place to explore up through lush pine forests. that mandated a slower pace, doing as the locals do, like the five old men Our original plan was to hike to Pizzo who sat in a row on a bench watching Falcone, the highest point on the the boats come in and out of the port island at 700 metres. At about an and people go about their everyday hour and a half each way we would lives. be cutting it too close, plus the sun had come out making the afternoon Eventually our beach hideaway was Dinner in Trapani hot and muggy and frankly we were discovered by other people, which We arrived back in Trapani a little a little “hiked out” by this point in was our cue to pack up and make our after 6pm, just in time to catch the way back to town. We had just enough our trip. So instead we took the 30 sunset from a spot at the end of Via time to stop at a café for a coffee break minute route to Casa Romane, a Carolina. One of the most impressive things about Trapani was the beautiful Spanish baroque architecture that dominates the old town centre. We joined the evening passeggiata along the area’s long streets including the pedestrianized Corso Vittorio Emanuele before settling into a table at the casual bar Sorsi e Morsi for dinner. It was a great place to kick back with an aperitivo and antipasti after our long day, with a nice view of the adjacent Cathedral di San Lorenzo. Our “light” meal was anything but that, and despite the volume of food we couldn’t resist one more gelato served in a brioche roll (a local speciality). Not a bad way to end our last day in Sicily.

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Well situated apartment at Oasis de Capistrano, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, open plan living area with modern fully equipped kitchen. In good order throughout. Has the benefit of a enclosed terrace with quality glass curtains. Nice terrace A great holiday home with great income potential. 250.000E

Light spacious property enjoying 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large lounge opening to the sunny split level terrace. AC throughout, gas log effect fire & underfloor heating. Stunning views over Oasis from the roof terrace. Fantastic rental history, would make a lovely home. 340.000E

South facing the private terrace enjoys all day sun at Oasis. 1 double bedroom Fully airconditioned, bathroom, spacious lounge diner 2 minutes away from the pool, on the quieter side of the development. 195.000E

Secure garages on and close to Oasis from 24,500E - 32,500E great opportunities.

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Home improvement grants in Spain In March 2018 the Spanish Government approved the Housing Plan 2018-2021. The Royal Decree includes, amongst other things, help with home improvements. Read on to see if you could get some help towards the cost.


What type of home improvements are eligible for grants? Grants are only available for those works that will improve energy efficiency in the home. This could include (but is not limited to): • Insulation • New windows • Electrical installation • Heating and air conditioning • Sound proofing If you take into account that around 13% of household expenses go on energy, improving efficiency can help you save money in the future.

Who can request a grant? Article 7, 2. a) of the Royal Decree states “In the case of foreign nationals, these must be legally resident in Spain”. Home owners (with or without a current mortgage) with detached houses, terraced houses or houses in residential communities. Additionally Housing Communities can request grants for blocks of flats or apartments. Houses must have been constructed and finished before 1996 (previously grants were only applicable to housing built before 1981). Additionally your house must be your usual place of residence. Second homes and holiday homes are not included. You must have been resident at the address for at least one year before requesting a grant. For blocks of flats, at least 50% must be usual places of residence (owned or rented) and not holiday lets. Works can be both for exterior and interiors.

I am renting, can I get a grant? If you rent you can also request a grant, however investing in a home that’s not yours may be risky. Speak with the owner first and see if you can come to some type of agreement regarding splitting the cost.

How much can I get with a grant? For houses the maximum amount cannot exceed E12,000, or 40% of the cost. Low income households can receive 75% of the cost. 12 THE MARKET PLACE

For individual flats the limit is E8000. For blocks of flats this amount is multiplied by the number of flats. In both cases the grant will not be more than 40% of the cost. Another E1000 are available for improvements to houses or buildings that are registered as Buildings of Cultural Interest (due to age or architecture). Additional amounts will be available for improvements aimed at accessibility for those with disabilities and seniors (over 65s).

How long do the works have to take? Works cannot take longer than 12 months once the Municipal Licence has been issued. This period is extended to 16 months for blocks of flats, or 18 months if over 40 flats are affected. Works must be carried out by a company or freelance worker who can supply a full legal invoice.

How can I get a grant (and more info)? Grants will be available regionally in Spain. Each region has been awarded a different amount that will also be put towards other aspects of the Housing Plan (such as help for young first-time buyers). Amounts include: • Andalucía: nearly 250 million euros • Murcia: 63 million euros • Valencia region: 164 million euros Each region will publish information online with the details of how to request a grant. In the Royal Decree the following paperwork is mentioned for houses: Proof that the house was built and finished prior to 1996 (this is available at the Land Registry). Technical report (dated prior to the grant request) that clearly states how the works to be carried out will improve energy efficiency. This report must show how much less energy will be required: this reduction must be from 20% to 35%, depending on the climate in the region in Spain. If required for complex works, a detailed technical report referencing the Technical Housing Code.

Tips Several regions in Spain are taking their time with the processing and awarding of grants. However recent elections have not altered the amount that regions have available for these grants. Remember that these grants are not guaranteed before you apply. The money is limited and may end at any time in your region, or it may end in some regions earlier than others. Don’t start major rehab works just because you think you may get a grant.

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Price: 32.000E

Beautiful contemporary bungalow on one level that has been modernized a few years ago into a bright and spacious living space. In front and next to the house there is enough space for several cars. One level lower is a storage room of 30 m2 a few steps lower is the swimming pool of 39 m2 with protective cover. Water storage for 1500L. The villa is only minutes’ walk from the village of Los Romanes, part of la Viñuela. There you will find restaurants, bars and supermarkets. Do not hesitate to visit this villa!

Price: 333.000E

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The property is in excellent condition and it is composed of a spacious living room, kitchen with space for storage, two bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and two equipped bathrooms, one of them gives private dates back to the 19th century. service to the master bedroom. Also has a storage room, and private parking, swimming pool, gardens and paddle / tennis court. The windows Price: 395.000E are all double-glazed. You could be the owner of this apartment, which is 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 Yes 2 103m 5341m Yes2 Yes Yes 2 103m 103m 5341m 5341m Yes 3 3 3 2 3 2 3103m Yes 1m2 Yes Yes 25341m 103m 5341m in one of the most beautiful and touristic towns of the costa del sol. 8 Portfolio 8 Portfolio 8 Portfolio 8 Portfolio 8 Portfolio

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Summer Swimming There is nothing more lovely than a cool swim in the summer months here in Spain, whether it is your own pool, the municipal local pool or the Mediterranean. That delicious feeling of cool water after your body fries in the Spanish heat is so refreshing and makes you feel lively, awake and gives you that zap of energy you need to carry on with your day! Swimming is also the perfect exercise, you get all of the benefits of an aerobic workout without getting hot and sweaty and without putting stress on your joints. It is also an exercise that can be done by both younger and older people and is utilised by athletes to stay strong when they are recovering from an injury. There is no need for any fancy equipment either, just you and the water. Swimming has many more health benefits than those obvious advantages that we know of. Swimming works the whole body and improves muscle tone and definition and strength. When you run you only work muscle groups in your legs but in the water the legs kick and the arms pull. As the back reaches and rotates, the stomach tightens to power the legs and stabilise the core. This all makes swimming one of the best aerobic exercises to give you a total body workout! According to research published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, swimming also builds bone mass. Lots of experts before this research scoffed at the idea of swimming affecting bone mass. The study put rats into three groups; running, swimming and no exercise. Whilst running showed the highest increase in bone mineral density, the swimming group also showed benefits over the control group. Swimming is also great for helping you stay flexible because it requires you to reach, stretch, pull and twist. Your ankles are like fins and are stretched with each kick as you push against the pressure of the water. Whilst swimming is well known to help strengthen your heart muscle, research also indicates that swimming reduces body wide inflammation which in turn leads to reduced disease progression. If your calorie intake has been taking a battering lately with all the summer parties, barbecues, extra alcohol and ice cream, why not get in the pool for half an hour. The breaststroke will burn off 180 calories in 30 minutes or if you are capable to do freestyle that would burn off 300 calories and butterfly will burn 450 calories !!

If you are prone to spring/summer allergies or have asthma then often doing exercise in dry heat can really affect your breathing. Swimming actually helps this because you are breathing in moist air and studies have shown that it actually improves the overall condition of the lungs. If you love a natural endorphin kick when you do exercise but hate training in the heat, what better way to retain your fitness than getting in the pool or sea? Swimming can bring about all those feel good emotions that running does. In addition to the happy hormones, you can feel a deep relaxation afterwards similar to when you practice yoga. Swimming is also very calming and meditative, as the sound of your breathing and water rush by, this helps you focus inward and drown out all other distractions in the mind. This lowers stress and depression naturally. If you are going to the beach this summer, make time for a swim in the sea or even better a fresh water lake. After camping near Alhama de Granada, I recently swam in the lake there one morning. It was absolutely divine and so beneficial for the skin as opposed to the chlorine that goes into swimming pools. My skin felt like silk after only going in there for half an hour. If you can go in salt water though, that is still great for your skin and will help you retain moisture in your skin over time and detoxify to promote cell growth. You will be surprised at how smooth and invigorating an ocean swim can be. While all exercise produces benefits there is nothing quite like swimming as one of the best choices for health and body. Another study has shown that people who swim had a fifty percent lower death rate than runners, walkers or people who did not exercise. Feeling motivated ? Grab your googles and dive in !!


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Mazda expect to sell 286,000 new cars in Europe this year, up by around 6%. They have seen growth year on year and expect this to continue. We went to Frankfurt to drive the all-new CX-30, a Compact SUV measuring 4,395mm, about the same length as a Nissan Qashqai and many other small SUV’s, so it's ´in good company. It is described by Mazda as a compact SUV but it is hardly that. It has loads of room for five adults, and a good sized boot with 430 litres of space capacity. The width of the opening of the rear door is 1,020mm, so wide by comparison to other similar vehicles. The CX-30 sits in Mazda’s range between the CX-3 and CX-5, so you would think it would naturally be called the CX-4. But no, there are numbers considered to be unlucky in Japan, The number four is thought to be unlucky because the word four resembles the word for death ‘shi’ so consequently it has been called the CX-30. The CX-30 looks good, and unlike most other new cars being launched it doesn’t really have any side lines, or swathelines. The body panels are just smooth, no indentations or crisp lines. It gets its lines by the light hitting the panels and creating their own individual lines, and the shape of the car seems to change depending on the way the light or the sun is hitting it, all clever design and 16 THE MARKET PLACE

body pressing. There were two engines available to drive in Germany, the Skyactiv-G, a 2.0-litre petrol that produces 122ps, also a 1.8 Skyactiv-D diesel. But because of time limitations and the simple fact that it is unlikely many diesels will be sold in the UK, we decided to spend our time in the petrol. This 2.0-litre petrol engine is not the quickest thing on the market today, although you would expect it, having a large displacement compared to other manufactures who often use engines with half the cylinder capacity. So you'd think it would be off like a rocket - but no, it is a very steady engine. However, it has enough power for everyday use, and you need to drive it according to its power output, and know its limitations. But it is a quiet and refined engine and has a Mild Hybrid system with Cylinder Deactivation, so only two of the cylinders are used when needed, such as coasting, slowing down, or cruising on the motorway. When braking or going down hills electricity is generated and goes into a battery, this power is then used to help with acceleration, and this reduces fuel use, and consequently lowers emissions. We happily drove the CX-30 around the edges of Frankfurt, and were surprised just how pretty the countryside and villages were. We just tootled around taking in the scenery and enjoying being sat up fairly high in this SUV. The interior is up to a very high standard, with fit and finish and materials used all excellent. All the controls are in the right

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place, and are easy to use and understand. The seats are well designed and comfortable. Mazda have managed to design the A- and C-Pillars to minimise blind spots. Mazda are true believers in their own language and beliefs. The whole company are committed to their own sayings, and use them as often as possible, some of which to the outsider are not that understandable, such as: "A more mature Kodo design language combines vitality with greater styling prestige inspired by the minimalist elegance and purity of Japanese art and the beauty of space between objects". And... "the latest Skyactiv Technologies and Jinba Ittai driving pleasure of unprecedented quality". I’m sure if you live and breathe Mazda then it all makes sense. But as you talk to Mazda people, whether they are marketing, design, engineers or PR, then you get the impression they are all so dedicated, and want to offer the best vehicle and technology possible. The CX-30 has come at just the right time for Mazda, as this sector that it is entering is going through an ongoing growing spurt. ********** After the CX-30 we got into a Mazda3 fitted with the all-new SKYACTIV-X petrol engine that produces 180ps, so quite a bit more powerful than the Skyactiv-G. This 2.0-litre engine is revolutionary in the engine world. Mazda looked at both petrol and diesel engines, and their very clever engineers decided to try and combine

the best of both engines. After a couple of presentations by Mazda’s top engineers and designers, I still wasn’t exactly sure how it all works. It basically uses advanced Thermal Technology, and a new combustion principle. This new engine uses a higher air-mix with petrol, making it more lean-burn, which gives it more power and a Torque improvement. In other words, less fuel is burnt, as it combines the spark of a petrol engine with the compression ignition of a diesel... complicated? Yes..!! But is does seem to work. As we drove the Mazda3 fitted with this new technology, you really couldn’t tell you were driving something different, which in one way is good. As you take your foot off the accelerator to change gear, the engine revs seem to stay fairly high, all ready to take up for the next gear. Normally the revs would drop, you press the accelerator to keep going and maintain speed, but the ‘X’ engine thinks ahead and does it for you. This engine also has the advantage of having the Mild-Hybrid system, which again helps reduce fuel usage, and keeps emissions as low as possible. But this new technology, and new engine does come at a cost – just over £2,000 more than the equivalent ‘G’ engine. Whether buyers will think it is worth it, remains to be seen. But as more and more move away from diesels then the SKYACTIV-X will be a more natural choice. A good day out in Germany, and I feel I learnt an awful lot. I just hope this short piece does it justice.

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Jessie J at Starlight Festival in Marbella - 16th August Malaga's summer festival originally commemorated the incorporation of Malaga into the Kingdom of Castile by the Reyes Católicos (Catholic Monarchs), who entered the city on 19 August 1487. Malaga’s August Fair has now become a great summer fair and has an open, cosmopolitan and international atmosphere. Some of the most important events are; the opening of the fair which is accompanied by a fireworks show; the Romería pilgrimage where horse-riders, carriages and local people accompany the fair’s flagbearer to the Santuario de la Victoria; the Feria del Centro (Central Fair), where you can taste wines and tapas in the historic streets of Malaga, accompanied by music; the Real de la Feria fairground, where booths, live performances, and fairground attractions are all brought together to create an area where visitors can have fun. (See article on page 48).

los alamos BEACH festival Los Álamos Festival is already one of the reference music festivals in the South of Spain. It will take place from the 31st of July to the 4th of August in Estepona. Since its first edition in 2015, the festival has experienced unstoppable growth to become one of the most important electronic music events in the country, loaded with leading artists from the international scene, amazing production, stages, lighting and effects, all which contribute to make this festival a great experience for the senses.

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The multiplatinum-selling artist Jessie J, who is behind hits like “Price Tag”, “Domino” and “Bang Bang”, will be performing for the first time at the auditorium stage of Starlite Festival 2019 on Friday, August 16th. The audience will be able to witness Jessie’s talent, greatest classics and latest project ROSE, in which the artist definitely pays attention to a deeper and higher energy, writing the entire album herself and making this her most personal statement ever.

Henry Moore Exhibition until 28th September

The Museum Jorge Rando in Malaga is exhibiting a collection of lithographs by the British artist and sculptor Henry Moore. The series of works are entitled 'Henry Moore. Entre lo terrenal y lo eterno' (Between the earthly and the eternal) and were completed between 1971 and 1973. The new exhibition at the museum highlights one of the lesser known skills of the artist, that of a draughtsman and an engraver.

Lego Exhibition in Malaga Port until the 22nd September

Competa celebrates the grape harvest in the town on the 15th August.

This festival has its roots in the farewell that used to be given to those who left the town to go to the farmhouses for the harvest and did not return home until October, after the grapes and raisins had been trodden or packed. Keeping the tradition, every 15 August the party begins with the traditional treading of the grapes in the Plaza de la Vendimia, accompanied by the music of the fandangos of Cómpeta and the verdiales (folk dancing). A complete programme of activities takes place throughout the day and night with the festival of Flamenco Song and the craft market with typical products from the area. 18 THE MARKET PLACE

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We practically live outdoors in summer. There is nothing more appealing at this time of year than enjoying breakfast with the breeze in your face, lounging in the sun on the hammock and dining watching the stars. But make sure your terrace is tuned up for the summer season. Create your own outdoor lounge If you have a terrace of generous proportions, you can create a beautiful room outside by installing special furniture on the terrace. The first thing that comes to mind is a sofa. In Ikea you can buy the sofa called Kungsholmen which is ideal to place in your favourite corner along with other items from the same range such as the coffee table, perfect for your resting books and summer cocktails, and maybe include the garden chair from the same range. All these items are covered with a durable plastic, rattan effect, which really helps with maintenance and wear and tear with the elements when furniture lives outdoors.

Cushions and rugs for the terrace We want our terrace to be aesthetically pleasing but also comfortable and adding textiles can help with that immensely. Textiles give warmth and colour to an area. To give more comfort to the terrace think about utilising Hallo cushions from Ikea which are suitable for outdoor use and very easy to wash. They are also compatible with the Kungsholmen range of furniture. If you prefer a different style, pop along to Ikea and suss out what suits your zone, there are so many cushions and soft furnishings to make any terrace look amazing. If you are worried about an odd shower, fear not, you can purchase a waterproof storage box for your terrace to put everything away on the very rare ocassion that there is a rainy day. 20 THE MARKET PLACE

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Don’t forget about the terrace floor, which you can make as elegant as your interior rooms. Try using an outdoor carpet from Ikea such as Sommar 2019 in white, blue and red, green or yellow, you can give a special touch to the terrace. These rugs are sun and rain resistant and will last twice as long as a normal rug.

Packing away Make sure you purchase quality items for your terrace that are made with water, heat and cold resistant materials because those elements can do serious damage to the furniture and make them unusable for the next season. You can also prevent any damage by packing soft furnishing items away in a large bag from the Ikea Tostero range. You an also find covers for umbrellas and furniture to keep your terrace protected and in order.

A terrace with shade In August here we are all diving for the shady areas. If you want your terrace to be functional and usable you will need to think about what shade you can use. In Ikea you can buy small umbrellas or a larger hanging shade called Karlso or perhaps a gazebo from the same range. A gazebo option will mean you can enjoy lunch with family and friends while being protected and shaded from the fierce sun. The fabrics are protected against UV rays.

Lighting and plants on the terrace Another option that you should not overlook for your terrace is to install some lighting. Choose soft tones that will give warmth to this area of your home. You can purchase solar LED lamps like the Solvinden range, which this season come in a variety of colours and patterns. You also need to consider what plants can live on your terrace. Plants really help balance the overall look of your terrace and add so much beauty to the zone. It is important that you choose the right plants for your particular area, think about which plants like full sun and which ones prefer a bit of shade and plant accordingly, so that they live as long as possible.

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Respectful whale-watching with the firmm foundation, Tarifa

Since 1998, the Swiss foundation "firmm" (foundation for information and research on marine mammals) has been offering daily boat trips (two-hour) to observe wild whales and dolphins from March to midNovember, weather permitting. Thanks to 20 years of experience, on 99% of the trips there are sightings. Should you be unlucky and see no animals, you can come for free again. The new boat firmm-Vision (in use since 2016), offers a special view of the sea creatures from its underwater windows. Above all, a careful approach 22 THE MARKET PLACE

to the animals is important to the foundation, so that they are not disturbed in their natural habitat. Of course, educating the guests is an important part of every trip. Information about the marine mammals is paramount, because only what people know and love, they are willing to protect. continued on page 24

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Before each tour there is a halfhour talk about the whales and dolphins in different languages. Experiencing the animals in the wild and learning about them should hopefully encourage people to actively do something for the environment. In addition to information, the foundation's other main objective is research to find out as much as possible about the fascinating marine life in the area. Therefore, accurate data is collected on each excursion. In addition, firmm offers one-week observation courses, during which you go twice a day to sea to observe the marine mammals (in case of bad weather there is an alternative program with the marine biologist). There are seven species to observe in the Strait: The fast Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis), with its beautiful yellow-grey pattern reaching up to 65 km/h, the striking blue and white Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). These can often be seen curiously close to the boat; their natural behaviour is in no way comparable to the forced tricks in the dolphinariums. Unfortunately, these intelligent and social animals are often condemned to lifelong suffering in captivity. The nocturnal Pilot Whales (Globicephala melas) are the dolphins most commonly seen in the waters off Tarifa. Furthermore, there are Sperm Whales, which belong to the best divers among the whales, especially in spring. After they have filled their large body for with oxygen for 10-15 minutes at the water surface, they can dive down to 3000 metres. Even the second largest animal in the world, the Fin Whale (the largest is the Blue Whale) regularly passes through the Strait. There are about 90 animals that travel through the Strait of Gibraltar every year, which makes a sighting a very special experience. The Fin Whale is the only baleen whale among the seven species. Orcas (Killer Whales), come in July and August to steal the Bluefin Tuna from the local fishermen.

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Local News Local News Local News Local News Torrox Police reinstate service to prevent reserving spaces on the beach

over the weekend. As a result of these robberies there will now be a security wall built in front of the window where the theives gained entry.

Landowner in Julen Case may be on trial for manslaughter Little Julen Rosello died in January after falling down a well in Totalan. It took specialist miners nearly 2 weeks to dig a tunnel to reach Julen, who was dead when they finally reached him.

The Torrox Police have resumed the service of removing unoccupied reserved spots on the beaches in Torrox, so that other people present can utilise the space available. Oscar Medina, Mayor of Torrox said he is proud and that although these regulations were controversial in their implementation, "greater awareness has now been detected amongst bathers. It is important that as many people as possible are able to enjoy the beaches along the coast of Torrox".

Cash stolen from Nerja Caves for a second time, after the concert of Pastora Soler.

The little boy fell down an unlicensed borehole when he wandered off from where the family were having a bite to eat.

affected as a result of a fire. The Local Police have reported that the fire originated in a neighborhood courtyard of Carrera Street. About twenty people from the adjoining houses were initially evicted but firefighters managed to extinguish the flames, and the damage was assessed. Three homes were most affected, and seven neighbours were relocated while the rest could return to their properties. In the relief efforts, personnel from the Local Police, the Firefighters Consortium and the Sanitary Services participated. The latter had to deal with an anxiety attack to the victim of "the worst house affected", where part of the roof had come off.

Neighbours in Mezquitilla and Lagos defend the recycling plant

The Malaga judge has been investigating the case to see if there is any evidence of criminality. The landowner, David Serrano, has been investigated, the judge has stated that there is a case against him for manslaughter charges.

The neighborhood association for beaches of Mezquitilla and Lagos is defended the start-up of the recycling plant, known as the innovative "Brick Beach project" after protests against it. It's objectives include the stabilization of this part of the coast between Torrox and Algarrobo.

Mr Serrano has always maintained that he told the father of Julen that there was a new well but the father has denied this. The judge confirmed that Serrano was aware that the new well where Julen fell was uncovered and therefore not protected sufficiently. Thieves returned to the Nerja Caves in holiday season for the second time, taking advantage of the accumulated cash from the tourist season, stealing more than 35,000 euros in cash. This time it was just after the concert of Pastora Soler on a Saturday in July on the occasion of the festival that commemorates the 60th anniversary of the caves. According to sources of the investigation, the Guardia Civil have been able to verify that the robbery has similar characteristics to that of last Christmas, when it is estimated that the total of the hiest had also risen above 35,000 euros. The assailants returned to force entry into the administration department, which until last year was located next to the former house of the cave conversationist. The staff at the caves believe that the thieves knew perfectly on both occasions that the cash collected was not moved 26 THE MARKET PLACE

The secretary of the collective and doctor in Biology, Nuria Blanco, indicates that her association has observed in recent weeks "with concern" the appearance of those voicing their views against the location of the plant in Taramillas. They say that the treatment of these materials will cause discomfort to local There will now be a period of 10 days for residents, such as increased dust and interested parties to call for an oral trial noise. Blanco wants to speak out against or to have the case dismissed. these voices and remind them that "the aforementioned plant, like other projects Families have to relocate after of similar size, must be approved by a fires in Velez homes unified environmental authorization that assesses from a technical point of view the potential impacts on the ecosystem and human health" she said. Serrano faces a bill of nearly 700,000 euros to cover the cost of the rescue operation. He is also facing civil action from the government for breaking safety rules and this means he could end up being liable for over 1 million euros.

Anti dog poo campaign

A total of seven people have had to be relocated during the early hours on a Sunday in July, after their homes were

The Town Hall of Algarrobo have launched a campaign to urge 1,700 dog owners to take more responsibility for the growing problem of dog poo. The campaign is called "Your Dog, your responsibility" and aims to clean up the streets. This could do with rolling out Axarquia wide !!!

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Time saving restaurant tips and tricks Whether you are a ninja in the kitchen or just starting your cooking adventures, these tips straight from the chefs and food pros can help you spend more time on the beach and less time slaving in the kitchen! You might know some of these, or they may seem obvious but put them all together and the tips form a guide to wasting less of your precious time. Read recipes in full before starting to cook You often think you know what you are doing and neglect this vital step. Reading recipes before starting your cooking can save time.

Use the right tools Buying a good set of knives and knowing how to chop properly is essential. A sharp, well balanced knife set should include a chef's knife, a small paring knife and a serrated knife for cakes and bread. This will make chopping easier and safer and save time in the kitchen.

Choose in season ingredients Many chefs say the same, buy in season ingredients, such as meats and produce. Not only does this save you money, you don't have to do as much with the food to get the best flavours.

Don't bother peeling all produce Eat the skin!! All fruits and veggies have nutrient and fibre dense skin, so if you have a tender product don't bother peeling. Just make sure it is well washed. Carrots, sweet potatoes and beets all roast up great with skin on.

Remember to prepare

temperature for your food.

Cook once, prepare many ways and make extra This strategy is so much more efficient to make two meals instead of one. Double cooking meals means you can have a night off another evening! For long cook items like a roast chicken, leftover chicken can be used in a variety of ways: chicken fajitas the next day, chicken salad, chicken lentil soup plus the carcass can be used for lots of stocks.

Save even the little bits of meals Get into the habit of freezing even bits of meals. For example saving that fabulous gravy from your roast, save bacon grease or the marinade or rub you make. Saving small amounts of these means you can puree for a sauce or use for the start of another sauce or marinade. It makes your future prep easier. It also allows you to start experimenting with flavours by creating your own flavour bombs ! The same goes for fresh herbs, if you have more than you need, simply freeze the rest in ice cube trays. Place the herbs in trays, fill with water and freeze. When frozen transfer into resealable bags.

Clean as you go Since cleaning up is one of the worst parts of cooking, make sure you do it as you go along. Simply fill the sink with warm soapy water and as you finish with dishes, slide them in the water. Later, they will be easier to wipe clean and you can just finishing washing by hand or load them into the dishwasher.

Prep your ingredients before you begin and you can avoid receipe disasters. Whether you use small bowls on your top, a single bowl or a big tin, it pays to Cook more one-pot meals get all of your ingredients prepped at the One-pot meals are easy to make, result in fewer dirty dishes and usually freeze and start. This is essential especially when reheat really well. you are cooking fast, like for stir frys.

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Prep for the week One hour over the weekend spent prepping vegetables can save you time during the more hectic working week. Set aside one hour on a Saturday or Sunday for prepping all vegetables. Mince all your garlic, chop all your onions, pull out your food processor once to grate carrots and cabbage and then pack up prepped veggies. You can also use this time to multi task by listening to your favourite podcast.


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A very attractive, well maintained house located close to the pool in La Noria. The house consists of 2 double bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, and a large living room which opens out on to a very good sized south facing terrace. There is also a good sized grassed garden area with mature

trees offering shade. From the master bedroom you can access another good sized terrace with sea and mountain views and lots of sun. There is a lovely community pool and tennis court for the residents use.

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A very nice country villa just 10 minutes drive from Nerja with good access. The villa is split into two seperate apartments each with their own independent access. Both are fully furnished and have kitchens. The villa rents

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A superb detached bungalow located in the village of Maro just outside of Nerja. The property is in excellent condition and will be sold furnished. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms with a large living room and a modern open plan kitchen.The villa is south facing offering

wonderful sea views and the mountains behind. There are terraces all around the property with a Jacuzzi located on the front terrace. The back of the house has a small garden and BBQ area and steps leading up to the roof terrace. There is also a garage at street level. A must see property at a great price.



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Charming house located in an unbeatable location, on the beach, very close to the centre, with stunning views and direct access to the beach!


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The house has a large living/dining room, two bedrooms, a bathroom, a toilet, full kitchen and two large terraces with excellent views of the beach. Also from the terrace you can access a separate apartment with a large bedroom, bathroom, small gym and laundry area. The property is being sold fully furnished.


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Love your life more with advice on how to lead a healthy lifestyle

Experts Are Claiming Keto Can Boost Your Fertility The Keto Diet has been applauded for many health reasons including reducing inflammation, diabetes management and weight loss, but according to experts, it can also help boost fertility. Registered Dietician Ali Miller discovered that the diet actually influenced fertility and healthy conception while following Keto herself. Needless to say, after experiencing infertility and going on the Keto plan, she now has a three-year-old daughter. According to Ali there are four main reasons behind why going Keto can boost fertility.

It lowers blood sugar levels. When insulin levels rise, hormone signalling is often affected and ovulation is less likely to occur. Ali says Keto can help lower insulin levels. “A very low carbohydrate diet and being in a state of nutritional Ketosis reduces the body's levels of insulin because far less insulin is needed to maintain balanced blood sugar. The mobilisation of fat (via the production of ketones from body fat) can also aid in insulin sensitivity, enhancing signalling of hormones in the body,” she says.

It can help ovulation. The Pituitary gland makes hormones that can help in the release of any egg, but if this gland isn’t functioning properly, this won’t happen and you won’t get pregnant. Ali says that on the Keto diet levels of Leptin are optimised and this helps enhance the pituitary function.

It helps balance hormones. When the body is stressed our hormones are often imbalanced and we fail to get pregnant, going keto can help this. “The Keto diet supports overall hormone balance by regulating insulin levels. Additionally, if someone who is overweight loses body fat on the

Ketogenic diet and inflammation goes down as a result, the production of hormones by the ovaries will likely be improved as well,” she says.

It helps body composition. According to Ali when we have excessive body fat it can drive hormone imbalance, which interferes with ovulation and fertility. And if a woman is underweight, she may not be consuming enough healthy fats necessary to boost fertility. Yet going Keto can fix both as the diet reduces body fat and is rich in healthy fats. “If overweight, the use of a wholefood Keto diet can aid in body fat loss, thus enhancing insulin sensitivity, and when paired with detox-supportive foods like cruciferous veggies, Keto can aid in the reduction of excess estrogen and support liver health. If underweight, the higher fat focus of the Ketogenic diet will aid in hormone production and leptin signalling,” says Ali.

Is Chlorophyll Water The New Green Juice? We love a juice, it feels like such a healthy snack. All the better if it's green. But there's a new drink that's threating to topple green juice off the top of the healthy pedestal - chlorophyll water.

What is chlorophyll? Chlorophyll is a plant pigment that absorbs light during photosynthesis, helping to create energy. Chlorophyll molecules are found in all green plants, including a lot of the veggies we eat regularly.

What about chlorophyll water? Simply eating the stuff doesn't mean your body is absorbing all the good stuff, which is where chlorophyll water comes in. What’s marketed as liquid chlorophyll (what you find in chlorophyll water or chlorophyll drops) is actually called chlorophyllin. Chlorophyllin, a semi-synthetic mix of salts derived from natural chlorophyll, is a supplement. Chlorophyllin is water-soluble while chlorophyll is fat-soluble. Because it's easier for the body to absorb water-soluble nutrients compared to the fatsoluble forms, drinking chlorophyllin means you're potentially processing the benefits at a faster rate.

Does chlorophyll water work? The research is promising, but science isn't completely backing it just yet. If you're too enthusiastic, be warned that it can cause diarrhoea. Stick to the daily recommended dose of 100 and 300 milligrams of chlorophyllin per day over three separate doses. But the upside of downing all that chlorophyll 34 THE MARKET PLACE

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Optimism Helps

Can seeing the glass half full help you live longer? Studies have found that there is a correlation between increasing levels of optimism with decreasing levels of death from cancer, disease, infection and stroke. This is particularly true for cases of cardiovascular disease. Those that had the highest levels of optimism had an almost 40% lower risk of heart disease.

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Royal British Legion, Nerja Branch The Royal British Legion, Nerja Branch, celebrated Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June. Armed Forces Day is an annual event to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces Community from currently serving troops to veterans, cadets and service families. Over 90 people attended the lunch held at the Al Andalus Hotel in Maro. Major Del Hamilton from the Personnel Recovery Centre ( PRC), Edinburgh, was Guest of Honour. The PRC is the Nerja Branch’s chosen charity alongside the Poppy Appeal. The PRC supports seriously injured or long term sick service personnel providing residential accommodation for 12 individuals. A cheque for 5000 Euro was presented to Major Hamilton by Chairman Eddie Bowe.

Charlie Howe in recognition of his many years as President, to Dave Graves as former Chairman and Vera Osborne as Secretary. Very many thanks go to Mike Roberts and Lucy Randall from Sailnplay in Marina Del Este who donated a cruise for two people including lunch. This fantastic prize was entered into a special raffle which raised additional funds for the PRC. A total of 510 Euros was raised on the day.

Chairman Eddie Bowe presenting Certificate of Appreciation to President Charlie Howe

Chairman Eddie Bowe presenting cheque to Major Del Hamilton accompanied by member Geoff Feldwicke and Del’s wife Tina.

Many thanks to everyone who supported this great event.

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Mike Roberts and Lucy Randall from Sailnplay with prize winner Beryl Harris ( centre)


Music Fest If you enjoy live music, don't miss the 8th Annual Music Fest on sunday 25th August where Rock, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Ska, R&B and Indie will all be featured! Included in the line-up are some of Andalucia’s hottest musicians, who will be performing at SCIROCCO in Puente Don Manuel (Viñuela area) for an afternoon and evening of live music from 13:30h to 24:30h. This colourful event will also include side stalls, children's entertainment, a well-being zone, plus a choice of refreshments and street food ranging from BBQ to vegan and vegetarian options. All entertainers and the myriad of helpers are donating their time, talent and travel costs voluntarily without pay which means, at E10 per adult ticket or E3 for 4 to 14 year-olds, we can offer real value for money in return for your much appreciated support. 100% of proceeds go to Axarquia Animal Rescue (AAR) and Refuge Dar Hamoosh (RDH) who each year rescue and rehome an enormous number of abandoned and abused dogs and cats. AAR operate in the Axarquia area in southern Spain and RDH run a cat sanctuary and work with street animals in and around Essaouira, Morocco. Your support at events such as this, means their work to rescue, care for and rehome these animals can be continued. Their respective websites are: • • and facebook pages are: • • Tickets for the Music Fest are currently on sale and available from: • PUENTE DON MANUEL - Scirocco, the venue • TORRE DEL MAR – La Tasca Bar Restaurant (opposite the police station on the N-340 coast road) • TORRE DEL MAR - Kick Off Sports Bar (Calle Pasillo Batería 9) • NERJA - Currencies Direct Office (Calle Antonio Ferrandis Chanquete 1 - tel 952 906 581) • TRAPICHE - AAR's stall at the Tuesday Farmers' markets (outdoors)

• TRAPICHE - Sam Pearson's stall at the Tuesday Farmer' markets (indoors) • ONLINE via email at • Or CALL Jo on 650 193 777 Scirocco (the venue) is located in Calle Venta Baja, coming from the A-402, with gated car park entrance on the right just before Restaurant Taj Mahal.

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"Body Language" by Coby Bloemsma Objects and paintings in Frigiliana 1 – 15 august Faces and figures that speak to you.... animals and objects covered with words .... BODY LANGUAGE. This is the central theme of an interesting mix of paintings and objects by Coby Bloemsma, showing in the Sala Real 98 , in Calle Real in Frigiliana from the 1st until the 15th of August. The exhibition entitled "Body Language" can be visited daily 11.00-14.00 and 19.00- 22.00hours.

All new work Last year Coby had a very successful exhibition in Nerja but this year she presents us with a completely new and a totally different range of work. "Not just a more abstract approach in my painting but also objects that I 'rearrange'. I keep trying out new ideas, using different techniques and materials" says the Torrox based artist.. "And collage has played an important change in my work"

The artist After a career in Public Relations for the Dutch Civil Service Coby took early retirement and moved to England. That was 15 years ago. She finally had time to do what she loves best: creating. "I enjoy making jewellery or clothes but in creating art I have discovered my true passion." says Coby. "This exhibition represents a new path I have chosen to follow. Exciting to see where it leads". Coby has lived in Spain for the past 9 years. 36 THE MARKET PLACE

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Our August opening hours from Monday 5th August until Saturday 31st August: Monday & Tuesday: 10am - 2pm Wednesday to Friday: 10am - 4pm Saturday: 10am - 2pm Sunday: Closed We are also closed on August 15th for a National Holiday in Spain. Our salon is fully air-conditioned and always kept at a comfortable temperature, so escape the heat this month and book your appointment to enjoy some pampering with us!

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Natural Oil Sunscreens what you need to know

Conventional sunscreens often contain several toxic ingredients which we don't want on our skin. Natural SPF oils are becoming more mainstream as a way to gently and lightly protect your skin from the sun's harsh rays. It is amazing that plants actually have natural sun protection in them! However, there are a few things you should know before you slap on the Shea butter and pop out into the sun. Not all oils’ Sun Protection Factor (SPF) are created equal, and not all are strong enough for everyone.

The Best Natural Oils for Sunscreen If you’re looking to wear plant oil as your sunscreen of choice, here are some options below, in order of their sun protection value (raspberry, despite having lower SPF than carrot seed comes first because it takes care of UVA & UVB rays).

Red Raspberry Seed Oil SPF 28 – 50

This one is one of the most popular oils for SPF and can have a range of 28 – 50 (depending on the oil’s quality). Red raspberry oil is actually close to equivalent of the protection you would receive from Titanium Dioxide, found in most mineral sunscreens. The essential fatty acids and host of antioxidants in this oil are also great for other skin healing purposes including eczema and psoriasis. Red Raspberry Seed Oil protects against UVA & UVB rays. 38 THE MARKET PLACE

Carrot Seed Oil

SPF 38 – 40 Carrot oil, which doubles as an antispetic is said to contain a high SPF factor when diluted with a carrier oil. Products containing carrot seed oil have a natural SPF of between 38 and 40.

Wheatgerm Oil SPF 20

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Lux Mundi - Torre del Mar Please note there will be no Catholic Church Service during August. Please note that in August the Centre will only be open on a Wednesday & Friday morning from 10.00 to 13.00. Every Friday Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. Interchange of Languages. Improve your level of Spanish and help others to improve their English. Price 2 Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 1 Euro. Time 11.00 to 13.00. Every Friday Coffee Morning, Boutique & Books. Time 11.00 to 13.00. A wonderful opportunity to meet friends and make new ones over a cup of coffee, tea or fruit juice with a piece of homemade cake. Time to browse our boutique with a range of new and nearly new clothing and accessories. Our


household goods have some surprising bargains! There is also a wide stock of second hand English books. You can book tickets for coming events and excursions. There is also a little bit of paradise to enjoy sitting in the garden. We look forward to seeing you. Thursday 15th August Excursion to Almuñecar Fireworks. Please come and join friends of Lux Mundi, Torre Del Mar for the spectacular fireworks display. You will travel by coach to join in the festivities in honour of the Virgen de la Antigua (Virgen of the Old). She will be carried in a procession from the Church of the Incarnation through the streets to the beach of San Cristobal, where many boats are waiting at sea to accompany the image to the Plya Puertta de Lam. There then follows a fantastic firework display, set to music, against a backdrop of San Miguel Castle and the Holy

Rock. On arrival there will be plenty of time for you to take refreshments before the display. Ticket price 13 Euros or with Friend of Lux Mundi card 12 Euros available at the Centre. Departure times: Viñuela (football Pitch) 17.55, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 18.15, Caleta (Opposite the Vets) 18.25, Algarrobo (Lidl) 18.30.journey arriving in Torre del Mar at approximately 01.30. Ticket price 36 Euros or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 35 Euros available at the Centre. This includes

the coach, entrance fee and insurance. Proceeds for fundraising. Departure times Viñuela (Football Pitch) 16.25, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 16.45, Caleta (Opposite the Vets) 16.55, Algarrobo (Lidl) 17.00. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards Contact: Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@ web :

El Valle Thursday 8th August This months monthly walk will be at 7pm and will start from Pepe Molinos car park in Almayate. Turn right from Torre del Mar and it is the first car park on the left. The walk will be 1.5 hours 5km and flat on good tracks. Contact: You can also visit our website:

Wednesday 18th September Gibraltar day trip 7am to 7pm. Pick up from Rui Monica 7am, Bus Station 7.10am, Club de Nerja 7.20am, Hotel Marinas 7.25am and Torrox Bus Station 7.30am. Passports essential. Return back will be at 4pm from Morrisons Car park Gibraltar.

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Friday 9th August Sara Serrano Bailaora Flamenco at 8pm.

Friday 13th September Tapas Tour of Nerja from 7.30pm

Friday 16th August Sara Serrano Bailaora Flamenco at 8pm.

Sunday 18th August The Bandits play at the Hotel Balcon de Competa at 8pm. Friday 23rd August Sara Serrano Bailaora Flamenco at 8pm. Friday 30th August Sara Serrano Bailaora Flamenco at 8pm.

La Vaqueria Holistic and Wellbeing Market Saturday 17th August A beautiful market with therapists, treatments, demonstrations, stalls and lots of vegetarian and vegan food. A pretty location this little oasis is a perfect place to spend an afternoon out. From 12pm to 4pm.

Inspirational summer exhibition "Summerjoy/ Alegria de verano" This August Spanish artist Alberto Tarsicio and Dutch artist Lieuwke Loth exhibit their art in the exhibition space 'Real 98'. Alberto Tarsicio will show oil painting impressions of the summertime sun illuminating the Spanish sea. He works with fluoride colours and is able to paint the waves and water in such a vibrant a way so that it feels like seawater splashes out of the canvas. He will also show a series of paintings of radiant flowers. Tarsicio was born and raised in the coastal area of Torre del Mar. Nowadays he is a professional artist showing his works locally and abroad. He set up a cultural centre '3Puertas' in Torre del Mar. It began as a cultural place where people could gather, and it

is now a solid base for exhibitions, live music and exchanges with artists from abroad. Tarsicio will be present in the exhibition in Frigiliana as well on some of the opening days. Lieuwke Loth is a Dutch artist based in Competa's natural park. She runs a gallery in the centre of the mountain village; "Galeria Luz de la Vida." She loves to create art, organise art events, and connect with other creative souls. She has organised the "Art Walk" for six years, and in autumn she will have her fifth International Symposium "LUZ" in Competa. She makes bronze sculptures and also lasercut metal pieces. She also draws and paints fantastic and colourful pieces. She loves traveling for inspiration and the works she makes are influenced by the cultures and countries she has explored. In this exhibition she will show primarily lasercut wall pieces. Some she designed in Uzbekistan and Thailand, others in Spain. They are made

out of stainless steel or cortensteel. The pieces can be hung outside and inside. With some light on the works, they get an extra dimension. And they can give a completely different feel to your living room, roof terrace, patio or garden! You might like to combine your visit to Frigiliana with the famous '3 Culturas Festival' taking place the 22nd till 25th of August! A big music and cultural festival during the day & night. On these days the gallery, operated by the Town Hall, will also be open. Get inspired by high quality art and a good atmosphere at Calle Real 98! Calle Real 98, Frigiliana Friday 16th of August till Sat 31st of August Hours: Friday 16th of August 6-9pm (Inauguration) Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 11-2 & Thursday, Friday, Saturday 6-9pm THE MARKET PLACE 41

“When I was


I LOATHED myself – now I’m VERY PROUD of who I’VE BECOME” “One morning, at the end of a drinking binge, I’d spent all my money, maxed out my credit cards, it was hot outside, but I couldn’t face going back to see my girlfriend or family to get some rest,” says Andrew, a 43-year-old business executive. “So I went to my car parked in the underground parking lot, but realised I couldn’t drive as I could barely walk. I sat there, wanting to be alone and isolate myself from everyone and everything. “Then I cried and cried and contemplated ending my life – but realised I didn’t have the courage or the means to do it. If I’d had a gun in the car, I would have probably used it on myself. “That was one rock bottom I had that was caused by my drinking and the way I lived then, but there were several others – including watching my girlfriend and mother cry because they didn’t know what to do and their love for me didn’t seem to be enough to stop me doing what I was doing to myself.” It’s frequently unfathomable like this to people who care about someone drinking too much. But likewise as Andrew explains, the person drinking often doesn’t know why they do it, or continue despite vowing never to touch another drop. “I always made excuses before about stopping and I blamed everyone else, especially those closest to me. I thought I was going crazy as I really didn’t want to go out on another bender, but found myself doing it over and over again anyway. “I would often come in to the office with virtually no sleep, and sit at my desk physically ill from the binge, hands shaking, avoiding eye contact with my colleagues, hoping that if I kept to myself long enough no one would notice…” Growing up, Andrew had seen his parents drink especially at parties they had hosted. He’d also experienced rage and constant criticism, particularly from his father. Andrew started drinking aged 11 – “to escape my life and change the way I felt”. Aged 18, he also used illegal drugs for the first time, starting with marijuana, then ecstasy, ketamine, psychedelic mushrooms, opiates, and finally lots of cocaine. He realises now that as he got older he also used relationships, sex, eating and work in the same manner. “My aunt was the first person who showed concern about my drinking when I was just 18,” says Andrew, now settled on the Costa del Sol near Marbella. “I brushed that off as nonsense. But looking back on my drinking and drugging career, it was always a problem almost as far back as I can remember: the only real thing that I consistently looked forward to was the next bender. “However, I only realised it was a problem much later in life, aged 34: I’d met someone and didn’t want ‘that life’ any longer, but found myself – despite my own will – going back to it over and over again with increasingly worsening consequences to myself and people around me. “After probably hundreds of successive unsuccessful attempts 42 THE MARKET PLACE

to control my drinking, a few violent incidents, a relationship that was falling apart, at risk of being fired professionally for regular tardiness and poor results, deeply in debt, the tears of my mother and concern of all my family, I finally agreed to speak to someone about it.” He saw three therapists, without any result. Then someone introduced him to a member of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). “At my first AA meeting I was surprised at how many people there were, and how ‘normal’ they were. I had no idea what it was going to be like, but I went only because one of the people I met prior to going to my first meeting suggested it was ‘just information’ that I would find there. I liked that idea. “I was also surprised at how welcoming and non-judgemental people were. It gave me a place where I could breathe, a place where I felt safe and loved. “Now I’ve been free from alcohol and all mind-altering substances since June 2012. I also realised I had to stop any other behaviours that I’d used to change the way I felt – if not, it wouldn’t be long before I drank or used drugs again. “The 12 Steps we do in AA are an amazing path for coping with life and learning to have a happy life, sober. In fact, I would rather be a sober alcoholic with the 12 Steps, than be a non-alcoholic drinker without them as they have profoundly changed my life and the way I look at the world. “When I was drinking I loathed myself. Life’s infinitely better now, and I am very proud of the person I’ve become.” Andrew’s message to someone who might be struggling with alcohol is a clear: “Ask for help by calling the AA Helpline, or reach out to someone who you’ve heard goes to AA and is sober, go to a meeting, and keep going to meetings. Things will definitely get better if you do those things.” AA is located along the entire Costa del Sol and there is a meeting with friendly people who will understand your problems somewhere near you every day.

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Natural ways to keep your hair healthy in summer Condition always


Rinse with apple cider vinegar diluted in water for a quick natural conditioner. Use a little coconut oil or shea butter to smooth, de-frizz, and moisturize your locks after washing. The oil will give some shine. Try a natural deep conditioning treatment once a week to get that extra bit of moisture into your hair.

No more swimmer’s hair If you’re a blond who turns green after a dip in the pool, try rinsing out your wet hair with ¼ cup apple cider vinegar and 2 cups water to get rid of discolouration and dullness. It also helps to get your hair wet before entering the water because then it won't absorb as much chlorine.

Add some sunscreen There are shampoos that contain UV protection, but most of those are chemical-laden. Simply run your hands lightly through your hair after applying sunscreen to your body.

Wear a hat Cover your head when you’re out in the sun. It gives UV protection and helps your scalp to retain moisture.

Wash hair less often Frequent washing strips your scalp of its natural oils, which stimulates additional oil production and makes you feel the need to wash it even more. Just rinse in the shower after a day at the beach or pool with a natural dry shampoo, to go longer without washing.

Reduce the heat Blow-dry your hair as little as possible. It will air-dry quickly anyway.

Try a hot oil rinse Coconut, olive, and avocado oils are good at penetrating the hair shaft. Shampoo hair as usual, then work in oil from ends to roots. Rinse, then condition as usual. Your hair should feel moisturized afterward, but not greasy.

Use a wide-tooth comb Avoid pulling anything through your hair when it’s wet, since that’s when it’s most susceptible to breaking. Wide-tooth combs are more gentle than brushes for untangling hair. THE MARKET PLACE 43

5th Festival of JAZZ “3 EN EL PARAÍSO” We present a new edition of the music festival "Nerja Ciudad Abierta. MUSIC IN OTHER SPACES " that this year has changed its name to be called" 3 IN THE PARADISE "and organized by our association, a music festival in which we invite you to know hidden corners of our town, a different appointment; a proposal that unites concerts with private outdoor places. We opened new doors to discover Nerja under the stars. In each of our concerts we propose to offer the public great shows, this commitment forces us to take care of each and every one of the concerts with care and excellence. On this occasion we have also proposed it and ... we are sure to offer you a festival to enjoy summer nights! The artists of this edition: Miguel Rodríguez Trio & Enrique Oliver (Amsterdan-Madrid-Málaga), Félix Rossy Quintet (Barcelona-Palma de Mallorca- New York) and the voice of Eva Jiménez Quartet (Málaga).

The dates and times are: August 2 & 14 and September 04, at 10pm. The location is: Hotel Paraíso del Mar (Calle Prolongación Hernando de Carabeo 22). Ticket price: 15E Tickets may be purchased in Nerja at calle Dr. Ferrán 1 (Edificio Vélez-Málaga). Reservations may be made by phone 690073871, by email Mail:, or through or website,

MIGUEL RODRÍGUEZ TRIO & ENRIQUE OLIVER (Jazz) Friday, August 2nd. 10pm at Hotel Paraíso del Mar. Price: E15

Miguel Rodríguez is an extraordinary pianist born in Madrid who decided to move to the Netherlands more than a decade ago where he is one of the most sought-after musicians and a regular sideman of many of the musicians of the local and international scene, this time he presents himself in a format different quartet with one of the best representatives of national jazz the incredible saxophonist Enrique Oliver, one of the references of the country, musician with an incredible sound and with the knowledge of the tradition and an overflowing energy. The base is completed by two musicians with a lot of experience and solvency in the style, habitual of many formations and projects, the contrabass player from Huesca Javier Callen and the drummer from Burgos based in Madrid Miguel Benito.

Miguel Rodríguez (piano)

Enrique Oliver (Saxo Tenor)

Javier Callen (Contrabajo)

Miguel Benito (Batería)

FÉLIX ROSSY QUINTET (Jazz) Wednesday, August 14th. 10pm at Hotel Paraíso del Mar. Price: E15 Trumpeter Felix Rossy presents a new quintet at festival “3 en el Paraíso”, composed of outstanding musicians from the international scene, such as the trombonist Tomeu Garcias and drummer Andreu Pitarch, as well as the bass player Benjamín Tiberio and with the special participation of the American pianist Davis Whitfield.

Félix Rossy (Trompeta) Davis Whitfield (Piano) Tomeu Garcías (Trombón) Benjamin Tiberio (Contrabajo) Andrue Pitarch (Batería)

EVA JIMÉNEZ QUARTET (Jazz) Wednesday, September 4th. 10pm at Hotel Paraíso del Mar. Price: E15 New project by the singer from Málaga Eva Jiménez where we can enjoy a very eclectic collection of songs that covers a large part of the history of vocal jazz to this day. From compositions that are already one hundred years old to others of recent appearance and that have been released by performers like Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday or Cecile Mclorin.

Eva Jiménez (Voz) Louis Kouki René Portellano (Piano) Markus Schneider (Contrabajo) Adrián Jiménez (Batería) 44 THE MARKET PLACE

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Añoreta Golf New greens update From August 6th all 18 holes will be available to play with the new greens The variety of grass chosen for the reform of the greens was Bermuda Mini Verde P 18, the same variety installed in the greens of Finca Cortesin and Almerimar. Undoubtedly, it is a great investment by Añoreta Golf whose main objective is to offer the highest quality to their customers.

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From Málaga: Motorway A7 to Motril/Almería, exit 258 From Nerja: Motorway A7 to Málaga, exit 258


Manish's Zodiac predictions - August Manish Kumar Arora, K.P. Astrologer, Numerologist, Tarot Card Reader & Vastu Consultant Facebook: manishastroconsultant email: Aries ( 21 March – 19 April )

Libra ( 23 September – 22 October )

Taurus ( 20 April – 20 May )

Scorpio ( 23 October – 21 November )

You emerge more willing to explore, expand, and can be on the verge of a high point in your life. You can be a little bit of a rebel but you find new opportunities waiting for you if you do. You can take a casual friendship to the next level or eliminate a friendship, become more involved in a group you belong to or walk away, or get closer to achieving a dream or give up on one. You may come across as more focused, detailed, or hard-working. You want to work on having better bonds with your family or the people you think of as family, have a better support structure, and have a solid home for you to retreat to. You emerge with a better sense of what friendship means to you, what you can realistically attain in your future, and how to merge your practical side with your dreamy side.

Gemini ( 21 May – 20 June)

You plan about how you can strengthen your foundation for your future, and how you can become more focused and clear about what you want. You want to streamline everything, and you can clear out the clutter. You benefit from being more practical, stable, calm, and dedicated to whatever you want to do. This behaviour can lead to more doors opening for you. You believe more in yourself and have better self-esteem.

Cancer ( 21 June – 22 July )

You can come up with new dreams for your future, and work on achieving the future dreams you’ve had. You can focus on financial matters, create budgets and get financial advice, and try to better understand your finances. You can hardly contain yourself, and you want to share your thoughts, ideas, opinions, and information you’ve learned. You may come across as friendlier, more energetic, and enthusiastic.

Leo ( 23 July – 22 August )

You may have good focus for what must be done, and can get a lot of smaller projects and tasks done, and break down bigger ones into smaller ones. You can use your mind to create opportunity, have new experiences, and make your life better. You’re more optimistic, and willing to think bigger. Make sure you act on your ideas and thoughts, or you can end up being all talk and no walk.

Virgo ( 23 August – 22 September )

You have greater drive and energy for the things you love most, your love life, and your hobbies. The more you do that, the better you’ll be. During the second half, you’ll feel your mood lightens up a little as you want to focus on having fun and not deal with too much serious stuff. You can do well with creative projects and ventures, but aren’t so great with the details and work. 46 THE MARKET PLACE

This is a great time to work on creating a solid support system to sustain you for months to come. You can feel like you’re a part of something bigger, and try to reach out and contribute to the world in some meaningful way. It’s a good month for joining good causes. You can meet lots of new people and make lots of new friends, and are more sociable and open to all. Your emotions and your mind can come together, and you say what you mean and mean what you say. Good decisions and hard work brings you to where you want to be, and bad decisions and laziness puts more blocks in your path. You can feel more connected to your physical body and to the Earth. You may come across as more sensual, practical, or stable.

Sagittarius ( 22 November -21 December )

You turn your focus toward your goals, ambitions, and the direction you life is taking. You want to create long-term plans for achieving your goals, and you can have a more practical attitude. You can feel more connected to your community and get along better with your neighbours. You can also get along better with siblings, young people, and can impart your wisdom.

Capricorn ( 22 December – 19 January ) You benefit when you pay attention to the details, and you find the details easier to spot. You also benefit from being organized, maintaining a clean space, having a routine, and creating some structure in your life. Your alternate self comes out when you have good opportunity. You emerge having a stronger mind and better focus, and know how to be heard.

Aquarius ( 20 January – 18 February ) You want to express yourself creatively, and when you do, you can unlock new opportunities. You can also embrace your inner child, remembering what it’s like to have fun like that again, and if you have children, your relationship with them can improve, and they can have new opportunities presented to them You lead by inspiring people and showing them what you are capable of if they open their hearts and souls.

Pisces ( 19 February – 20 March )

You can be more emotional when it comes to your future, and worry about what will happen, but need to have more confidence in your choices. You’re more open to love, and want to experience the nice side of it. If single, you can have more opportunities, meet lots of new people, and enjoy the attention that you get, but you probably won’t rush to commit to anyone.

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Feria de Málaga Thursday 15th of August until Saturday 24th 2019.

The Malaga Fair is a festival that takes place in two parts; one during the day which is located in the downtown area of Malaga and the night fair which takes place at El Real, near the Exhibition and Conference Centre. It is an important event on the Costa del Sol attracting around two million visitors, who come to enjoy the various events and activities for all ages. The majority of Andalucian fairs owe their origins to the ancient cattle fairs that took place in the biggest cities. That being said, the Málaga fair owes its origins to an historical event. This comes from the conquest of the city by the Catholic Monarchs, on 19th August 1487 returning the image of the Patron Saint of the city, Virgen de la Victoria, back to the Malagueños. After being declared a popular festivity on August 15th, 1491 (a date when the Assumption of the Virgin is worshipped by Catholics worldwide) the celebrations


continued annually. Each year more and more processions and shows, as well as bullfights, were added to the event. Nowadays, the Malaga Fair incorporates these two key dates, commemorating the important history of the capital. Two events you can’t miss out on during the Feria de Malaga are the Romería to the Church of Santa María de la Victoria and the historic parade. The Romería takes place the first Saturday of the Malaga Fair and it consists of a procession starting from

Photos: Toni Ruíz Molero the Town Hall and directed to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Victory (Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Victoria). This parade celebrates the delivery of the city flag to the sanctuary mentioned above. The ‘Pregón de la Feria’ officially starts the Feria. The pregón is a speech made by a celebrity from Malaga that takes place at the beach of La Malagueta. When midnight strikes, a magnificent firework show launches the celebrations. The best place to enjoy this is from the port of Malaga.

During the Day Fair you will find large numbers of people, from tourists to locals, who all flock to the centre of Malaga to enjoy good food and drink, and to soak up the atmosphere. The downtown streets, especially Calle Larios are decorated beautifully for the duration of the fair. The best time to pay a visit to the city centre is from midday to 5 pm when the streets are filled with Flamenco dancers, singers, and people wearing the typical Flamenco costumes. Enjoy the amazing smell of jasmine, tapas, and enjoy

the delicious Cartojal, the typical sweet wine of Malaga.

Fairground There are activities during the day and night every day of the week at the fairground. The Night Fair which is held at “El Real�, is located near the Exhibition and Conference Centre. This fair is characterized by the large number of rides for all ages and a more comfortable temperature than the day fair. At the fairground you'll find more than 200 stalls serving traditional food, fast food and bars with all kinds of music. Entrance to the stalls are free, as long as you are dressed appropriately (not wearing swimsuits etc). If you are going to visit you have many options for a fun filled day and long evening. Various performances and events will be taking place. Check the following page for the official schedule:

How to get to the Malaga Fair There is a special bus service operated from Malaga centre and various points of the Costa del Sol and there is also an extended subway schedule. For the duration of the fair the bus is the best way to move from one event to the other, by jumping on Line F (operating 24 hours a day). Take advantage of a special EMT card offering discounted fare packages.


C.A.S. (Costa Animal Society) HECTOR HOMED!

for rehoming with Simba being very energetic and Arturo being deaf. However, in May Simba was reserved for adoption in Sweden thanks to a cooperative effort with APA, the other animal charity in Nerja, who shares CAS dogs on their networks. This posed a slight dilemma for the kennels because the boys were quite close and if Simba left Arturo would have to find a new playmate. Luckily, a retired couple from Almunecar brought their two dogs into kennels for a holiday and they inquired about Arturo because they had an affinity for Podenco dogs. When they heard his best mate was leaving they decided to adopt Simba Arturo and he went home with the couple and his two new brothers on 12 July. Three days later Simba flew to his forever family in Sweden and both boys are now living happily in their new homes.

Hector was rescued by a caring Spanish man in June and brought to the Costa Animal Society (CAS) with a badly broken leg and open wound. He also suffered from severe nerve damage in the injured leg so the vet decided the best course of treatment was amputation. Within two weeks after surgery, Hector was up and running around on three legs and playing with the larger dogs in kennels. After he received his puppy vaccinations Hector was featured in the CAS News last month and the power of print media proved itself useful again. (Thank you to all of the kind editors who provide us valuable space in their publications pro bono out of the goodness of their hearts.) A loving English couple who were staying in Nerja read about Hector’s plight and made enquiries with CAS about the possibly of adopting the pup. The couple visited Hector several times during their holiday and immediately fell in love with him so the adoption was finalized before they returned to England. Arrangements have been made for Hector Kylie to travel to the UK by ground transport Kylie, Pedro, Gringo and Georgio were and he will be reunited with his new a group of four dogs that CAS took on family on the first of August. earlier this year to help an overburdened rescue centre in Mijas. The group was HAPPY TALES vaccinated and neutered before they went into kennels and advertised for adoption across a variety of formats. Pedro was adopted first and has become the companion of a sweet lady in Nerja. Kylie was chosen by a family in Sweden who saw her on Facebook and after jumping through some hoops to prepare for travel she went to her forever home last month. Gringo was shared by a Dutch charity and has been reserved for adoption by a nice couple in Holland and he is waiting for his flight in early September, leaving just his brother Arturo Georgio waiting in kennels for a chance at a new life. July was a very rewarding month for the Costa Animal Society (CAS) with AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION several lovely dogs and cats successfully Honey is a very sweet Alsatian cross rehomed. Here are a few examples: female who was found on the coast road Simba and Arturo had both been in by Urbanisation Punta Lara towards kennels for over a year and were best the end of last year. The Costa Animal friends that played together every day Society (CAS) immediately brought her in the exercise yard. Both dogs are very to the vet for assessment and it was sweet but presented different challenges determined she did not have a chip and 50 THE MARKET PLACE

that she was about six months old. Honey was placed in kennels and a search for a potential owner was undertaken but, as is so often the case, no one stepped forward so she was advertised for adoption both here and abroad.

Honey Fortune seemed to shine on Honey when she was reserved for a new home in Holland last month but in the end the adoption fell through after our Dutch partners performed a home check. In cases where animals are rehomed abroad it is that much more important to check out the potential adopter because if things do not work out, the dog cannot be returned once it flies to another country. Honey is a happy dog who loves her cuddles and gets along great with others as she is playful and not a dominant personality. She is about one and a half years old and now that she has matured will be spayed later this month. Honey is quite affectionate so we think she would make a wonderful addition to any family. If you would like to meet Honey or are looking to adopt and dog or cat or perhaps willing to foster a pet please contact Kurt and Laura at 95 252 1426 or Fiona through the CAS website www., or our facebook page: /casnerja. To find out more about helping CAS contact Vera at 95 252 9670.

CAS CAT NEWS Each month the Costa Animal Society (CAS) allocates E500 to help the homeless kitten and cat population in Nerja, Maro and the surrounding countryside. Unfortunately in the process of rescuing our feline friends and providing for the stable cat colonies that we are aware of those funds are quickly exhausted. Examples of costs incurred include: food, blood tests, neutering, vaccinations, treatment for worms, fleas and ticks, microchipping and providing the cats with passports for rehoming abroad. If foster homes cannot be found, kenneling costs can quickly escalate. Thus, the adding machine tape runs on and on. Life on the streets for a homeless cat is one of constant danger and a tireless quest for food and shelter. If you would like to be part of our team helping to shepherd these lovely animals from the mean streets to loving, forever homes please contact Fiona via You can also make a financial contribution earmarked for the cat account. Meow!

Veterinary Clinic


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Veterinary Clinic


Dr. Peter Russev

952 53 48 18 · 661 369 543

OPENING TIMES Monday to Friday 9:30 - 14:00 & 16:00 - 20:00. Saturday 10:00 - 14:00.

CAS SHOP NEWS With the dog days of summer upon us, the Costa Animal Society (CAS) shop has all you need in the way of shorts, sandals, T-shirts, beachwear, best-sellers, etc., all at crazy low prices. Also available on the shop racks and shelves are linen, books, DVDs, bric-ábrac, electrics, decorative works, etc. all priced to move. The shop's large inventory is clean and well-presented with a friendly staff of volunteers on hand to help. The CAS shop welcomes all donations of ladies’, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories. Please help us to restock our shelves. Of course all shop proceeds go directly to helping our animal friends in need, primarily to vet bills and kenneling costs. The Costa Animal Society (CAS) Shop is located next door to the Good Stuff Café in Nerja at No. 2 Calle Castilla Perez. Our opening hours are Monday


San Fernando

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We speak English, German & Spanish C/. Chaparil, Edif. Corona, Local 5, NERJA

Tel: 95 252 18 38 • Mobile: 609 982 941 (24HRS) Mon. - Fri. 1000 - 2000 Sat. 1000 - 1400

to Saturday from 10.00am until 2.00pm. CAS is always eager to hear from people who are interested in becoming shop volunteers. One four hour shift once a week makes a big difference. There are always two volunteers per shift making for a safe, relaxed, congenial environment. For more information please stop by the shop and ask to speak with our shop manager May Delaney.

CAN YOU HELP CAS? The Costa Animal Society (CAS) is always in need of more volunteer helpers in a number of areas so if you have spare time to fill, please make contact! In particular, we are currently seeking someone or ones who can help with fundraising and social media promotion. In addition, fosterers are always required to take short-term care of animals until a permanent home can be

found. CAS will provide fosterers with all they need: food, medicine, bedding, leads, etc., as well as advice at any time. Even if you are only here for few months a year, CAS would appreciate your help. For general enquires and a noobligation chat, contact CAS President Vera Newing on 95 252 9670. Despite the uncertainties of Brexit among other things, money is always needed to cope with the continuous flow of abandoned dogs and cats requiring help from the Costa Animal Society. If you could donate a little to help the animals, CAS would be most grateful. Bank: Cajamar Account Name: Costa Animal Society Account No.: 3058 0728 03 2720100283 BIC-Swift Code: CCRIES2A *PayPal donations are also accepted through our website www.casnerja., under the “Donate” tab.

TAIL Torrox We charity people tend to go on about all the cruelty and lack of care shown to dogs and other animals. However during the early summer months it has really come into focus that this is down to the older generation and principally those of farming backgrounds. Whilst this still holds true it has been a pleasure to see so many youngsters and young families with a dog in tow. You see them on the streets accompanying their owners out shopping, or making a trip to a cafe or to the seaside, frequently early evening taking a slow constitutional along the paseo maritimo. How pleasing and normal this seems, it is visible how the dogs are loved.

Just maybe the visits and talks by Tail volunteers have made to local schools – thank you Mario – have had an effect. Add to that the assimilation into the community of so many foreigners with their families, which nearly always includes a pet or two are having a subconscious beneficial effect. This is all a pleasing and encouraging thought but sadly Tail is still receiving many damaged and abandoned dogs and desperately needs funds. In just the last two weeks we have paid out e2000 for just one operation (highly complicated) and also had to put down

Apricot, who had major surgery this week. one dog so badly damaged that the vet was unable to save her. And so it goes on. Please support Tail fundraising. Thank you.

We are Torrox Animal Internation League (TAIL), a local charity/ refuge set in Torrox. Our goals are to rescue and rehome abandoned and maltreated dogs and work to educate local community about dog care and neutering. With new cases of animal abandonment every week, we need your help to keep on pursuing these goals. Please subscribe to our one euro campaign! The shops are open Mon-Sat 10am-2pm. The shelter is open Tues-Sun 11am-2pm and closed all day Monday. Both accept donations of bric-a-brac, clothing etc and the Costa del Oro shop has furniture too. Tel: (0034) 629501173


La Herradura

nestles between the Punta de la Mona to the east and the rock of Cerro Gordo to the west. The bay enjoys shelter from west winds creating mostly crystal-clear waters, and is a popular location for water sports & paragliding. There are numerous beach bars and restaurants serving specialities of the region, including tropical salads, fresh fish or paella. The Marina del Este near La Herradura is tucked betwen Punta de la Mona to the west and Cotobro to the east. It boasts a beautiful port, elegantly designed to incorporate select shops, art galleries, bars and restaurants. This small strip of coast also claims to be the best place to dive between Almeria and Gibraltar, and is home to one of the areas leading diving schools.


services. Contact Jeanette Ashby 958 63 03 30 GEACONA (ECOLOGISTAS EN ACCION) Juan Ramon Cerezo (Spanish) 958 63 17 41 (Evenings) LA HERRADURA BRIDGE CLUB Duplicate Bridge Tuesdays at 3.30pm (October to March) at Las Palomas Tennis Club. Details on www. SOS ANIMALES DE ANDALUCÍA Animal protection group. Always an urgent need for volunteers and donations: Julie Lochbrunner 958 88 1833 670 733 476


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Clubs & Organizations

41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please look at AECC A local branch of the Spanish Cancer Association It organises fund raising, volunteer work, palliative care, phychological support, diagnostics and physiotherapy among other


THE MUNICIPAL MARKET - 6 days a week: 9.00-14.00 hrs in the Avenida de twice a month) and members meetings. Marion Möller 958 la Cala. 630736. Choir that performs locally and abroad. Marnie MERCADILLO - Fridays in the fairground Hagger 958 63 0905. New singers welcome! (beside the arch at the entrance to KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL Meet 2nd and 4th Thursdays in town). Clubs & Organizations the month Almunecar: 610 72 86 68 Nerja: 656 82 91 57 SECOND HAND MARKET - Sundays 1041 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al SOS ANIMALES DE ANDALUCÍA Animal protection group. 14.00hrs, same place as Friday market. Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please look at Always an urgent need for volunteers and donations: Julie HANDICRAFT MARKET - Daily in the Lochbrunner 958 88 1833. Plaza de Abderramán. ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY Club’s observatory on the Loma del Gato, PARENT & TODDLERS GROUP Now in Almuñecar, for more Taramay. Members activities including meetings and beginner’s astronomy Fiestas information call Carolina Martin 627 736 759. classes and regular use of the observatory’s 30cm telescope. Luis 958 63 03 TROPICAL TONES HARMONY CHORUS Gentlemen, do you January 20 Fiestas de San Sebastián. 57. enjoy singing? Can you hold a tune? Come along and join February/March Carnival COTOBRO BRIDGE CLUB meets on Fridays at 3pm at the Cotobro Tennis Club. in. Don’t read music? MP3 tracks provided. Mondays 11am 1st-3rd May Cruces de Mayo. Details on Hotel Arrayanes 5 Paseo Cotobro Almuñecar (near Chinos). 15th May San Isidro. 16 July Day of the Virgen Carmen. INTERNATIONAL CLUB Meetings every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month in Membership - Brenda 958784801 15 Aug Fiesta de la Virgen de la Antigua. Bookings - Wolf 952525573 Bar Pinball, Paseo del Altillo, Almuñecar. All nationalities. 29 September Fiesta de San Miguel. JUVENTUDES MUSICALES DE ALMUÑECAR Classical concerts (normally October Fiesta de la Chirimoya.


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Clubs & Organizations ALOHOLICS ANONYMOUS English Meetings - Nerja and El Morche. Contact AA Hotline 600 379 110 for all times and locations.

is said to have the ‘best climate in Europe’, with sea views and protection from the cold North winds by the Tejeda and Almijara mountains. Torrox Costa boasts 9 km of wide sandy beaches, with many chiringuito’s and restaurants to choose from. Torrox Pueblo is a typical whitewashed Andalucian village, steeped in history with remains dating back to the Romans.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CLUB (AIC) Facebook: AIC Nerja email: The American International Club (AIC) is an international social and charitable association. The AIC welcomes international residents and visitors. We have numerous social gatherings every month! Everyone is welcome! CRAFT CLUB Meetings every two weeks in Torrox Pueblo. Tel: Ann 95 253 9530. EXCHANGE INTERCULTURAL IDEAS Meetings Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Ring Monika on 679564 685 for exact times. NEW FRIENDS GROUP Talks, outings, dinners, games, dancing, adventures & much more... All independent minded people welcome. For more details call Suzy 952 96 77 76 or 620 742 393. U3A AXARQUIA The U3A aims to provide an opportunity for people to enjoy stimulating activities and enhance their knowledge and skills for pleasure. It’s run voluntarily, by members for members, open to all English speaking adults of any nationality. Like minded members meet together to pursue recreational activities that are thought provoking and fun. We currently have 14 different activities to choose from. Visit our website for more information and to contact us – TAI CHI CLASSES Torrox Pueblo, in the “centro de dia para mayores de Torrox Pueblo”, every Monday and Wednesday from 10am to 11am. For details call Christina Gerardes 952 53 49 88 GOLF TOGS (Torrox Golf Society) if you would like a friendly but competitive game of golf each Sunday morning at Baviera, then why not join TOGS, possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa. E mail: or call Captain: George Clay on 625 936 814 41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please look at LODGE OF EUROPEAN FRATERNITY NO. 52. Any brethren visiting the area and wishing to attend one of our meetings, or interested in joining our lodge, should contact either, David on 658 655 511 or Sandy on 646 436 967 for further details. Visitors and joining members are always welcome. AQUA AEROBICS Every Saturday 10.30- 11.30 AM, Torrox Public Pool. All levels of fitness welcome. Please ring Jennifer for more information and to book your place. 95 252 3599 Text- 605624551 Email:


5 August Fiesta Virgen de las Nieves, Torrox Costa 1st weekend October Feria - Torrox Pueblo Sunday before Christmas Fiesta de las Migas, Torrox Pueblo. Free migas and wine given to visitors to the town.

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GUARDIA CIVIL Tablazo s/n, 9 5 253 8008 MUNICIPAL POLICE 95 253 9828 TOWN HALL 95 253 8200 or 8115/9199 TOURIST OFFICE 95 253 2155 SERVICIO ANDALUZ DE SALUD 95 253 8601 HEALTH CENTRE INTERPRETER (11am-1pm) 689 774 824 VETERINARY CLINIC Torrox Clinic 95 253 9807 LIBRARY 95 253 8226 WATER 95 253 9195 TAXI 95 253 0352


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Useful Numbers - Torrox Costa CHEMISTS F.J.Lopez Navas 95 253 0279 M. Gómez Calatrava 95 253 8031 S. Fernández Ramos 95 253 8161 DOCTORS CLINICS 95 253 1823 95 253 0908 CLINICAL ANALYSIS 95 253 2393 VETERINARY CLINIC 95 253 4818 GUARDIA CIVIL 95 253 8008 TOWN HALL 95 253 8010 TOURIST OFFICE 95 253 0225 LOCAL POLICE 95 253 9828 POST OFFICE 95 253 8117 FIRE BRIGADE 95 253 0991

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(Torrox Animal International League, association no. 08546)

would welcome any donations of clothing, bric-a-brac, furniture for their shops in Avenida El Faro and the shop opposite Mercadona, Torrox Costa. Please contact Linda 622652017 to arrange collection.

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Healing with Feeling

Dr. Peter Russev

952 53 48 18 · 661 369 543 Avda. America, blq 89 bajo, Torrox Costa

Mon. to Fri. 9:30-14:00 & 16:00-20:00. Sat. 10:00-14:00.



was once a sleepy fishing village but now the town has a population of over 21,000. The Balcón de Europa is a magnificent promenade that was made famous by King Alfonso XII , who’s statue now takes pride of place at the far end. Close by is the 17th century Church of El Salvador, and the beautiful gardens of Capistrano Playa. There are many beaches to be found either side and in front of the town, including Burriana with its numerous cafés and restaurants. Here too, you can take advantage of the water sports on offer, including water skiing, scuba diving and sailing. Just outside Nerja on the coast road towards Maro is a very impressive aquaduct which used to supply the local sugar factory.

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Clubs & Organizations

41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please call Alfie 626 998 626 or look at ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS English Meetings, Nerja, Centro Giner de los Rio, C/ Diputación 2. Fri: 7pm big book study, Fri: 8:30pm, Sat: noon, Tue: 3pm, Thurs: 3pm. Local contact number: 657 180 373. AA Hotline 600 379 110 ALSO NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Monday: 3pm, Wednesday: 7.30pm ALMIJARA BOWLS CLUB Open for play on 6 outdoor rinks 7 days a week at La Raqueta Tennis and Bowls Club, located opposite the Nerja Club Hotel (N340) and between Supersol and the entrance to Capistrano Village. Club days Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11amstart. Prospective members welcome. Tel: 95 252 2225 Website: http:// AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CLUB (AIC) Facebook: AIC Nerja email: The American International Club (AIC) is an international social and charitable association. The AIC welcomes international residents and visitors. We have numerous social gatherings every month! Everyone is welcome! BOWLS AT THE HOTEL JIMESOL The Nerja Short Mat Bowls Club offers friendly short mat bowls at the centrally located Hotel Jimesol. Bowling every Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1.45pm to 4.15 pm with members of the original short mat bowls club in Nerja. Visitors and new members most welcome. Equipment and tuition available. Contact ; Marian Collins 952 523 754 or Malcolm Saunders 952 520 579. BUENA VISTA PETANCA CLUB Plays on Monday and Thursday mornings (10.30am) at Torrox Park. For further information: Nigel Wallace on 951 321 215. CLUB INTERNACIONAL DE NERJA Calle San Juan 42. Nerja. Social and Cultural Association No 1612. Telephone during opening hours 00 34 952 521 858. Opening hours: Mon from 19.30 hrs/Tues, Thurs and Sat 11.00 to 14.00 hrs. Open Some Thursday Evenings check for details. Facebook: cidnerja. New membership year started on the 1st November 2016 and is E15 per person. COSTA ANIMAL SOCIETY A registered charity which raises money to help abandoned animals looking after them and finding them new homes. For information on fund raising, volunteering or if you can offer an animal a home please contact Vera on 95 252 9670. For events please telephone Diana on 679 714 612. For more details look at www. The new shop is now in Calle Castilla Perez 2, Nerja and the telephone number is 689 31 43 50. New members are always welcome. COSTA CAMERA CLUB NERJA We are a group sharing an interest in photography and are of mixed ability and experience. We meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 5.30pm in the Salon Social, Capistrano Village. Anyone interested in joining us will be most welcome so come along and see what we do but please either contact us first or check our website as we sometimes travel elsewhere on club days to take pictures. Telephone 645 053 258, email or look at our web site CUDECA CANCER CHARITY, is always in need of quality furniture in good saleable condition, (sofas, beds, bookshelves etc), so if anyone has anything they are able to donate, they should ring Sue Maull on 638 108 564, who will collect from all over the Axarquía region (ie from Nerja to approx Rincón de la Victoria and upwards from all the villages etc). CUDECA NERJA SUPPORT GROUP to help people who are living with the difficult situation of cancer or other life limiting illnesses or the people who care for them. Meet 2nd Thursday each month at 11.30 a.m. in Cafeteria Cavana which is across the road from the rear of El Salvador Church in Nerja. We meet in the rear Patio area. We also help by telephone 952 564 910 or e-mail: FERNANDO'S FRIENDS A support group for people experiencing loss (through death / ill health / loss of self-esteem). Including Volunteers, Nurse, Psychologist and Social Worker. Contact Liz 951 242 449 or mobile / WhatsApp 692 419 548 or Sarah: 600 715 301 FOTOCLUB NERJA C/ Diputación nº2 (Centro Giner de los Rios) Nerja. Enjoy photography with us! 600 204 021 GINS GOLF INTERNATIONAL NERJA SOCIETY. Founded over 30 years ago GINS has around 300 Members from many countries around the world. They play competitions at Anoreta, Baviera and Los Moriscos every week with monthly away games at interesting courses around the Costa del Sol and guests are welcome to join them at any of these. They also have a social calendar for members and their partners to enjoy away from the course. Please visit for full details or email GRUPO DE CAMERA CANTILENA Small, early music group. Performing primarily vocal music from medieval to late renaissance Spain and France. Instrumentalists welcome. Wednesday evening rehearsals. Tel 952 520 003. KING OF HEARTS BRIDGE CLUB Monday, Thursday and Friday at 3pm. Rest Haveli, C/ Cristo 42, Nerja. Tel. 952 52 42 97 LIONS CLUB - NERJA visit us at the NERJA LIONS SUNDAY MARKET, held every Sunday of the year on the market place at Almijara 11, open to the public from 8-00 hrs until 14 -00 hrs. Tel: Elke Lange 693706900 or Tristan Mosedale 958 639 896. LODGE OF EUROPEAN FRATERNITY NO 52, Any brethren visiting the area and wishing to attend one of our meetings, or interested in joining our lodge, should contact either, David on 658 655 511 or Sandy on 646 436 967 for further details. Visitors and joining members are always welcome. MOVE IT TO MUSIC! is a gentle, informal and fun dance fitness class, popular with the 50+ age group. Classes held on Saturdays in the winter months, 11-12 noon, Time Sport Gym, Avda de Pescia 21, Nerja, 5D - more info? - m: 675 846 217 / NERJA BRIDGE CLUB holds Duplicate Bridge sessions for members and visitors on Wednesdays and Fridays at 2.30pm. Partners can be arranged by calling Joan on 95 252 0579 or David on 669 620 717. The ‘No-Fear’ sessions for less experienced players, no partner required, take place on Mondays at 2.30pm, please call 95 252 4743 for information. The Club meets in its own premises at Avda Castilla Perez, 1 (blue double doors at the side of Cafeteria Royal). Further information and results of all sessions can be seen on the Club’s website NERJA HISTORY GROUP (NHG) is for anyone interested in Spanish History. Season runs from October to April. We have Lectures and trips each month. We are of mixed Nationalities and lectures are conducted in English. Meetings are held at the Nerja Museum, above the underground car park, starting at 11.00 a.m. finish approx. 12.30 p.m. Please see and or email NERJA LADIES BOOK CLUB Do you like to read books and discuss them while making new friends? Then drop in and meet us. We usually meet every 6 weeks on a Wednesday Evening from 8-10pm. For further information email or you can find us on FaceBook.


NERJA PHILOSOPHICAL GROUP Contact Marilyn Barry: innerway@ NERJA WHIST CLUB Restaurant Avenida, Nerja. Mondays 8.00pm. New members welcome. Call Gwyneth or Gwynfa 95 252 3194. POCAPECUNIA the Charity Shop in Aid of the Love A Child Foundation, Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja, is in urgent need of all kinds of jewelry, including watches and DVD’s. Opening hours Monday to Saturday from 10am to 1.30pm. ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, NERJA BRANCH meets twice a month for lunch - on the 3rd Thursday at the Al Andalus Hotel, Maro and on the 1st Friday at the Nuevo Arenas Restaurant, La Herradura. Everyone is welcome to join us. Booking is essential. Please contact Kim on tel: +44 7988029001 or email: For any other information about the Branch contact Eddie, our Chairman, on tel: +44 7590717384 or email: SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING. Tel: 95 252 4477 TALLER DE LA AMISTAD Help for adults with learning disabilities. Open Monday to Friday from 9-5. Urbanizacion Condal s/n. Nerja. Tel. 952 52 88 97. Fax. 952 52 88 72. Mobile. 665 523 146. tallerdelamistad@ THE ARTS SOCIETY NERJA We meet each 2nd Tuesday of the month between October & May at the Cultural Centre (Casa Cultura), Calle Granada, Nerja at 6pm. We have 8 illustrated lectures per season presented in English by experts from the UK. Visit our very active website: THE LITTLE WEED ALLOTMENT GROUP near La Noria in Nerja, for growing your own vegetables. For more info, call Ted on 693 051 515 or e-mail THE NERJA CULTURAL CENTRE 95 252 3863 THE NERJA DANCE CLUB At the Cafeteria Avenida (near the cemetery, petrol station and Police Station) in Nerja. Beginners Class at 8.30pm - learn The Cha Cha Cha and The Waltz. As you get better you can come along at 7pm and learn other dances and/or practise until 10.30 - with help. Private lessons are also available before 9pm. Eric and Jennifer have been teaching for many years and understand your worries and needs. Dancing is fun and everyone at the club will encourage and help you. Couples and single people all welcome. If you would like more information please ring Eric and Jennifer on 95 252 35 99. THE NERJA PLAYERS If you have an interest in theatre and the performing arts join this group who regularly perform rehearsed readings of plays and other material. The Nerja Players meet on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month from October to April at 18.45 hours in the Bridge Club premises at the top of Calle Castilla Perez 1, Nerja (the large blue double doors). For further information please visit or follow us on Facebook @ The Nerja Players. For all enquiries please email or visit or follow us on Facebook @ The Nerja Players THE OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE ALUMNI CLUB Ian Mortimer email: TRUMPS BRIDGE An international club which holds duplicate bridge sessions for members and visitors on Mondays and Thursdays at 3.00pm at the Nerja Club Hotel. Call Andrew on 677 655 095 or Marion on 626 796 913 if you need a partner or further info.


Tuesdays: Urb. Almijara II Sundays: Lions Club Flea Market. Urb. Almijara II


February Carnival 14-15 May Fiesta of San Isidro. Parade from the Balcón de Europa to the Nerja Caves. Traditional costume, floats and oxen. 23 June San Juan 16 July Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen. 9- 12 October Nerja Feria. Week long fiesta.

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AMBULATORIO 95 252 3131 MEDICAL EMERGENCIES 902 505 061 CASE OF LIFE OR DEATH 061 DOCTORS Dr. Teresa Palomas 95 252 4992. CHEMISTS Acosta Arce, C/. Carlos Millon Molina Padilla, Avda. Castilla Pérez 24 VETERINARY CLINIC Clínica San Fernando, C/. Chaparil, 95 252 1838 GUARDIA CIVIL C/. San Miguel, 95 252 0091 MUNICIPAL POLICE 95 252 1545 TOWN HALL General enquiries, 95 254 8400 TOURIST OFFICE 95 252 15 31 TAXI RANK 95 252 4519 ELECTRICITY 95 252 0442 WATER 95 252 0400


is a small village only 4 km from Nerja with only 2000 inhabitants. There are many fine restaurants and cafés, and views of the sea from the Balcón de Maro. Maro is the closest village to the Nerja Caves, which are some of the most famous in Spain.


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TOURIST OFFICE 95 252 15 31 NERJA CAVES 95 252 9520 DENTIST 95 252 9666 Dentadanes, C/. San Miguel s/n, Maro Club 12

20 January Feria del Barrio Last weekend of July Festival of the caves 1st weekend Sept Maro Feria

Nerja Church Services THE ANGLICAN PARISH OF NERJA & ALMUÑECAR Services at Iglesia de San Miguel (St. Michael's Church) every Sunday as 12 noon and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel) Almuñecar every Sunday at 09.30am (except during August in Almuñecar). There is also a short service of Holy Communion on Wednesdays at 0930am in the Church Shop, Calle Malaga, Nerja. Details of how to find the churches are also available in the Church Shop. Priest in Charge: Father Nigel Thomas. Tel: Church House 952 521 339 Church Shop 952 522 460. ROMAN CATHOLIC MASS TIMES, EL SALVADOR, NERJA Sunday: 10.30 am. English & Spanish. 12.00 & 8.00 pm Weekdays: (Except Wed ) 8.00pm. (Summer Time) SAN MIGUEL CHURCH Priest: Father Antonio Sunday: 10.30am Thurs, Fri & Sat: 8.00pm (Summer Time) Confessions before mass or by appointment. See notice for other services. THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS C/.Granada 81, Nerja 10am-1:30pm. Tel. 95 252 6206 COMMUNITY BIBLE FELLOWSHIP C/.Pintada 35, 2nd floor, Nerja. Worship Sunday mornings (English/Spanish) at 10am. Tel: 95 252 1776 FELLOWSHIP OF JESUS CHRIST THE KING Whether you live in Spain or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ The King. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs and relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service, followed by free tea or coffee & biscuits. Why not come along and make new friends, every Sunday at 10.30. (John 3:16). Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja , 29780. Email: Tel: 655806267/951978844 Find us on Facebook :

Clubs & Organizations

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AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CLUB (AIC) Facebook: AIC Nerja email: The American International Club (AIC) is an international social and charitable association. The AIC welcomes international residents and visitors. We have numerous social gatherings every month! Everyone is welcome! LODGE OF EUROPEAN FRATERNITY NO. 52. Any brethren visiting the area and wishing to attend one of our meetings, or interested in joining our lodge, should contact either, David on 658 655 511 or Sandy on 646 436 967 for further details. Visitors and joining members are always welcome. 41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please call Alfie 626 998 626 or look at

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1. DR. PALOMAS 2. MASALA HOUSE, Indian Restaurant 3. LA TABERNA, Traditional Spanish Tapas Bar / Restaurant 4. LEX IURIS, Legal Services 5. COCINAS NERJA, Kitchens 6. FIERECILLAS, Pet Shop / Vet 7. OLE OPTICA, Optician 8. BUREAU DE CHANGE 9. TEAM ESPAÑA, Real Estate 10. CUDECA, Charity Shop 11. COMMUNITY BIBLE FELLOWSHIP (2nd floor) 12. POCAPECUNIA, Charity Shop 14. CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 15. RUSKINS, Restaurant 17. BEAUTY BY KATIE, Beauty Salon 19. THE PHYSIOTHERAPY CLINIC 20. KEY HOMES SPAIN, Real Estate 22. LESSAGGRO, Car Hire & Airport Transfer 23. SPARKLES, Hairdressing Salon 24. TELEVIDEO, Satellite TV 25. LA GALERIA, Restaurant 26. DIGIPRINT NERJA, Printing Services 26. MARKET PLACE MAGAZINE 27. INK & CHIPS, Computer Sales & Repairs

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28. DENTAL CLINIC, Dra. Nieves Carmona Sierra 29. NAMASTE, Nepalese & Indian Restaurant 30. LA LLAVE DE ORO, Locksmith 31. SKANDIA MAKLARNA, Real Estate 32. NERJA PROPERTY SHOP, Real Estate 33. TALLERES COSTA DEL SOL, Car Body Shop 34. DREAM PROPERTIES, Real Estate 35. AYO'S, Beach Restaurant 36. SECURE SOLUTIONS 37. TASTE OF INDIA, Restaurant 38. THE ENGLISH LAUNDRY 39. CLINICA SAN FERNANDO, Vet 40. AUTOS FIESTA - GARAGE NUEVA NERJA 41. TALLERES AUTOMAR - Car Mechanics 42. SMUGGLERS INN, Bar 43. BAKERS BAR, Restaurant 44. STARRS, Tapas & Vino 45. EL FUEGO, Bar 46. KK'S, Bar & Restaurant 47. MÄKLARRINGEN, Real Estate 49. THE STEAKHOUSE AT BURRIANA, Restaurant 50. NERJAMAR, Real Estate 51. BAR EL BOSQUE 52. DONNA MONROE'S II, Hairdressing Salon 53. OLAS, Sports Bar & Restaurant 55. GRUPO DENTAL CLINICS

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Beauty, Nails, Make Up and Tanning Salon


The biggest and most attractive kitchen showroom in Nerja!

Summer Hours: Mon to Sat 10am-2pm (1st June to 31st August) Calle Granada 42, Nerja Tel. 618 412 066

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Cosmetic Medicine Beauty Hairdressing

Restaurant & Bar

Open daily from 10am til late. Beach front location • Easy Parking email: Burriana Beach • Nerja Tel.: 95 252 6880




Polig. Castillo Alto 68, Nerja

(exit the Frigiliana Road at Lidl Roundabout, we are 200 metres on the left)

Avda. Constitución 1, Nerja. 95 252 3813

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Property Conveyance Wills & Inheritances Business & Legal Support

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Torre del Mar

is just 30 minutes from Malaga, and is the beach resort of Velez Málaga. Its population of 21,000 grows between June and September to 150,000. The towns attractions have expanded over the last few years to cope with the demand, and now the four kilometres of beach have been enhanced by an impressive promenade, which stretches all the way to Caleta de Vélez, a port providing over 200 berths and offering sailing and water sports. Throughout the summer, there are many Chiringuitos on the beach, serving fresh barbequed fish and ice cold beers. In 2002, Paseo de Larios was pedestrianized, and is now a tranquil promenade, with plenty of pavement cafés and restaurants. At the seafront end of Larios is a line of bars and discos which continue throughout the night on Fridays and Saturdays. The history of Torre is uncertain, but it is thought that it might have been part of an ancient Greek settlement, known as Mainake, which was destroyed by the Carthaginians. Tombs of the Carthaginians were found at the mouth of the river Velez. More recently, it was a small fishing village until major development began in the 1970’s.

Clubs & Organizations

41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please call Alfie 626 998 626 or look at ALOHOLICS ANONYMOUS English Meetings - Nerja and El Morche. Contact AA Hotline 600 379 110 for all times and locations. CLUB INTERNATIONAL - TORRE DEL MAR All welcome! Meets every Tuesday at La Vega Restaurante near petrol station at 7:30pm. Tel 95 254 18 58 DSS ASOCIACION HISPANO DANESA, TORRE DEL MAR For Info: Tel/Fax: 95 211 5923 LUX MUNDI Ecumenical Centre. Avda. Moscatel 1 “I”, (Gardens of Viña Malaga/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar. Not a club! No membership! Informal friendly meeting place for all nationalities. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00am to 1.00pm and 3.00pm to 6.00pm. Please ring for details 95 254 3334. ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, TORRE DEL MAR BRANCH Meets every Wednesday from 12 noon until 2pm, in La Vega Restaurant (near Mercadona). There is a warm welcome awaiting all, so please come and have some fun. For information on membership or Welfare please telephone 628 343 198. THE AMERICAN CLUB Málaga East. Informal drop in for a chat 12-2pm every Saturday at Hotel Rincón Sol, Rincón de la Victoria. CUDECA CANCER CHARITY is always in need of quality furniture in good saleable condition, (sofas, beds, bookshelves etc), so if anyone has anything they are able to donate, they should ring Tony on 661 826 654, or Melanie on 638 108 564, who will collect from all over the Axarquía region (ie from Nerja to approx Rincón de la Victoria and upwards from all the villages etc). PHOENIX SOCIAL CLUB is open to all nationalities but the lingua franca is English. It is a non political and secular organisation & during these very difficult financial times, we try to keep costs down to a minimum. We offer an opportunity to make lasting friendships, to help each other & share information but primarily to have fun in a friendly and inclusive association. You do not have to be a member to join us on our trips. We meet every Tuesday between 12.00 and 2.00 in La Vega restaurant, Torre del Mar. Our subs are very reasonable, E7.50 for couples, E5 for singles and a E5pp one off joining fee. We raise funds annually for the members’ choice of Charity, which currently are AVISA, The Volunteer Interpreters Association at the Comarcal Hospital, La Cruz Roja, Los Angeles de Axarquia and Help4Heroes 58 THE MARKET PLACE

- Come along and meet us! Call Gail on 951067723, mobile 626370695 or Catch us on the web – PROBUS is a World Wide Organisation that invites you to come along and see what we are all about. We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 2.00pm at Trapiche Restaurant, Velez Malaga. We have a meal and discuss whatever are points of interest to all. The first Meeting of the month we attempt to have a interesting Speaker, covering peoples experiences through life, or legal requirements. Probus is basically a male Organisation but partners/wives are invited to those meetings when a Speaker is attending. A couple of times a year we organise a meal at a different Restaurant recommended by a member. We also arrange trips to places of interest, such as Cudeca Hospice, Lanjaron water, we have also been to the Algarve, and this November we have arranged a 5 day cruise from Malaga as something a little different from the norm. We are always looking for new members with new ideas, so come along and give us a try. Contact Alan Briggs, on to arrange a day.

Church Services

TORRE DEL MAR ST. BARNABAS CHURCH Spanish episcopal service in English. Holy Communion 11.00am 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tel: 952 030 461(Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumednical Centre, Avda. Moscatel 1 “I”, (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa de la Viña). TORRE DEL MAR EVANGELICAL CHURCH (Part of the Spanish Evangelical Church in partnership with the Presbyterian Church in Ireland) meets every Sunday at 11.00 a.m. in Legends Bar, Calle Don Cipriano Maldonado Jimenez 9 (just past the bus station, heading to Velez Malaga). Everyone will be very welcome. Call Steve Anderson 671 410 137. ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Chaplain: Revd. Canon Paul Wignall - Tel: 630 909 131, email: Assistant Curate: Revd Doreen Cage – Tel: 618 430 763, email: Vélez Málaga: Holy Communion/Morning Prayer Service held Sunday mornings at 10.30am in the Antigua Capilla de San José, Calle Linares 7. Chaplaincy Wardens: velez-malaga@ For further information on Chaplaincy activities please see our web page: ROMAN CATHOLIC MASS IN ENGLISH. Every Saturday night 5pm winter, 6pm summer excluding August, at Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 “I”. CORNERSTONE INTERNATIONAL CHURCH is a multi-denominational multi-cultural church family.

Our services are in English. All are welcome to attend. Our teaching and preaching ministry is relevant to today’s Christian living in a secular world. Our desire is to challenge the believer to be more passionate in his/her pursuit of knowing God and to help the non-believer come to saving faith in Christ and to live a life of discipleship. Located at Calle Solera 2, Local 2 (The Violin Shop) 29740 Torre del Mar, Malaga. Accross the street from Torre del Mar Bus Station. Phone Number: +34.634.540.519


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TORRE DEL MAR 16 July Procession of Sea Virgen del Carmen 23 May Fiesta, 22-26 July Feria 9-11 July Feria de Caleta de Velez ALMAYATE 2 May Fiesta, 2-4 July Feria ALGARROBO 20 January Dia de San Sebastian 1st weekend August Feria 2nd Saturday of September Flamenco night BENAJARAFE 16-18 July Feria 16 July Procession of Sea Virgen del Carmen

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HOSPITAL COMARCAL 951 067 000 RED CROSS 95 254 0785 AMBULATORIO 95 254 2396 DOCTORS Dr. Blanco Barcenilla & Dr. Blanco de Grado, Surgery Myriam, 95 254 57 70. Emergencies: 608 755 462 Dr. Eskeif, Clinica san Baker, Tel:95 254 15 58. Mobile: 608 45 43 54 TOWN HALL Paseo Larios 952 54 06 65 DENTISTS Clinica Dental Axarquia 95 254 6246 Clinica Algarrobo 95 255 0521 CHEMISTS Bermejo Valenzuela, Urb. Plaza Mar Centro Lara Alba, Avda. de Andalucía 119 ∙ Marco Martínez, C/. Santa Margarita 9. GUARDIA CIVIL 95 254 01 46 TOWN HALL 95 254 04 71 NATIONAL POLICE 95 254 2000 TOURIST OFFICE 95 254 1104


















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Lake Viñuela

is a 15 minute drive from the N340 Autovia, leaving at the junction for Velez Malaga. Head inland along the A356; this direction also leads to numerous inland white villages. The first turning on our map is to Benamocarra, which is sign posted to the right after the last roundabout into Velez Malaga. This road will take you back over the main road and then also on to Iznate, and divides to take you to Almachar, El Borge and Cutar. The second turning off the A356 is on the right (after the Repsol garage) to Trapiche. Continue on the A356, and immediately you will see another junction on the left, sign posted to Benamargosa, Triana, Comares and Cutar. This road will also take you as far as Rio Gordo (for a scenic drive). There is a popular Spanish bar on the corner of this junction called El Cruz. Back on the A356, continue on and you will pass another junction on the right, to Canillas de Aceituno, and finally you will see Lake Vinuela in front of you. Turn right before the lake for Puente de Don Manuel, Alcaucin, Viñuela and Periana; carry straight on for Los Romanes, Rio Gordo and Colmenar.


ALCAUCIN: 20 Jan Fiesta of San Sebastian. 25-27 June Feria of Puente Don Manuel. 5-9 August August Feria. 6 August Festival of Flamenco. 30 October Chestnut Fair with tasting. ALMACHAR: 1st weekend in May Fiesta of San cristo. 19 May Romeria. Last weekend of July Feria of señora del Aparo. 1st Saturday Sept Fiesta of Ajo Blanco (local speciality soup) with free degustation. BENAMARGOSA: 20 Jan Fiesta of San Sebastian. 1st weekend August Summer Feria. BENAMOCARRA: 21 February Carnival. Easter Sunday Romeria. 15-16 May Fiesta of San Isidro. 11 Sept Fiesta of music and Folklore with degustacion. 21-24 October Fiesta in honor of Santo Cristo de la salud. CANILLAS DE ACEITUNO: Last Sunday of April Fiesta of the Virgen de la Cabeza and day of the Black pudding with degustacion and wine. Second weekend of August Feria of the Virgen de la Cabeza. COMARES: 18 Jan Street feria with music and dancing. 19-22 August Fiesta of San Hilario. 7-11 Sept Night of the candles. PERIANA: 27 March Fiesta of green olives with degustacion of typical mill breakfast. 13-16 May Fiesta of San Isidro and flamenco festival. End of July Fiesta of the Peach with degustacion and flamenco. 3rd weekend of August August fair. TRIANA: 21-24 June Triana fair. VIÑUELA: 29 July-1 August Fiesta of the Virgen de las Angustias. 13-15 August Gypsy fair. 17-18 Sept Fiesta of the raisin with degustacion. 60 THE MARKET PLACE

Useful Numbers CHEMISTS: Almachar: 95 251 2031 Benamargosa: 95 251 7032 Benamocarra: 95 250 9510 Canillas de Aceituno: 95 251 8070 Comares: 95 250 9231 Iznate: 95 250 9766 Rio Gordo: 952 732 118 POLICE: Comares: 95 250 9201 Rio Gordo: 95 273 0408 TOWN HALLS: Alcaucin: 95 251 0002 Almachar: 95 251 2002 Benamargosa: 95 251 7002 Benamocarra: 95 250 9534 Canillas de Aceituno: 95 251 8002 Comares: 95 250 9233 Cutar: 95 255 4247 Iznate: 95 250 9776 Macharaviaya: 95 240 0042 Periana: 95 253 6016 RioGordo: 95 273 2154 Viñuela: 95 251 9002


ALCAUCIN: Saturday ALMACHAR: Friday BENAMARGOSA: Wednesday BENAMOCARRA: Tuesday COMARES: Saturday CUTAR: Thursday PERIANA: Wednesday PUENTE DE DON MANUEL: Friday - Farmers Market at Chiringuito Antonio INTERNATIONAL RASTRO & COUNTRY MARKET AT CAMPING LA VINUELA Starts Weds 25th Sept and thereafter every Weds (10 am to 3 pm), selection of market stalls offering local produce, artisan, books, clothing, household goods, jewellery, art, gifts & much more.

Clubs & Organizations 41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please call Alfie 626 998 626 or look at EXPATRIATE OSTOMATES OF SPAIN: Self-help group for people with stomas. Product info, newsletter, magazines. Confidential Help line. Do you have a stoma? Remember, you are not alone. For local contact, tel. Jenny: 952 115 130 or Jackie: 952 430 634 ALEGRIA: Friendship and adventure for people aged 35+. Make new friends whilst enjoying a range of organised activities. For details call 664 523 626 or email EL VALLE ASOCIACION: A group of members from around Lake Viñuela and surrounding areas. Meets on the first Monday of the month (apart from August when we take a break!) at 7.00pm at Punto de Encuentro Asador, next to the Indian Palace in Puente Don Manuel. You can also meet us on Friday mornings at 12 noon to 13:00 at Meson Sara at the Puente don Manuel crossroads (except August). The club organises events, trips and social functions etc. For further details and timings check the web site or visit us at one of our club meetings. CORAL CORAXALIA: Do you like singing? We are inviting new male and female singers to become members of the local choir, Coral CoraXalia. Good atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals on Thursdays 17.30 20.00 in Vinuela village, Casa de Cultura. Plenty of free parking. Come and join us! For more information, call 669 682 139 English / 689 111 352 Spanish, or email: LA VAQUERIA ARTS & CRAFTS CLUB: Meet every Thursday 11.00-13.00 for an informal fun approach to arts & crafts. Come and meet new friends and discover your creativity. 952 51 72 73 LOS ROMANES ROYAL BRITISH LEGION: Meet in Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, every Tuesday. "We are a small branch with a big heart". For 2015 we are looking to increase our membership, So if you are interested you will be made very welcome. You don't have to have been an ex member of the armed forces to join. Our aim is to have some fun, quizzes, bingo, beetle?, whilst making money for the RBL Poppy Appeal. Interested? then please contact the Branch Secretary Joyce on 692 551 385. EVANGELICAL CHURCH - EL PUENTE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP Sunday Worship 11am - Bible Study Wednesday 2-4pm. AA - Wed 7pm. Charity shop/books open Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobilaria, Cruce de Periana puente don manuel, 29713 . Phone: 952 117 145 or 952 518 185. SEQUENCE DANCING AT RESTAURANT EL TRAPICHE Held on the first Friday and third Tuesday of the month. We look forward to welcoming old friends and new with a programme suitable for beginners and intermediate levels. For more information email, telephone Mike 952 510 189 or Joyce 699 156 471.


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has grown considerably over the past few years, having over 35 different nationalities all living in harmony together. Its charming whitewashed streets come together in a central plaza where you will find the Church of La Asunción with its unique golden dome that stands out above the village. There are many fine restaurants, cafés, and tapas bars; and gift shops that sell the local ceramics. Competa is famous for its sweet muscatel wine, which is available in most bars, but highly potent, so drink with care!

41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please call Alfie 626 998 626 or look at ALOHOLICS ANONYMOUS English Meetings - Nerja and El Morche. Contact AA Hotline 600 379 110 for all times and locations. ASOCIACIÓN DE CÓMPETA CULTURA Y ARTE Tel: Angelina 639 263310 TROPICAL TONES BARBERSHOP CHORUS Tropical Tones Barbershop Chorus, four part unaccompanied harmony singing for ladies and gentleman. If you like singing and think you can hold a tune, why not come and have a go. Don’t read music? Teach cd’s provided. Rehearsal Monday mornings. Call Brenda 958784801. ACTION FOR ANIMALS, THE CHARITY SHOP. Avda de la Constitución, 59, Cómpeta, 29754. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10-2, Saturday 10-1:30. Tel. 660586040. Email: COMPETA CAS BRANCH Terry Weston 951254134. terrygweston@ or visit our website to see the animals we have available for adoption.


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25 January Feria del Barrio. 23-25 July Feria San Sebastian. Live music & dancing. 15 August Noche del Vino. Famous wine festival, attracting people from far and wide.

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GUARDIA CIVIL Avenida de Torrox 21. Tel: 95 251 6097 MUNICIPAL POLICE 95 255 3727 TOWN HALL Calle Rampa 1. Tel: 95 251 6006 TOURIST OFFICE 95 255 36 85

SERVICIO ANDALUZ DE SALUD Calle San Antonio Consultario de Competa, 95 251 6089 Health Emergencies 902 505 061 TAXIS 95 251 6199 - 95 251 6205 95 251 60 56 - 95 255 35 35


encompass 39.74 sq km within which live just over 3,000 people year round. Frigiliana is a popular tourist destination, and because there are many holiday homes here, the population triples during the summer months. The history of Frigiliana dates from prehistoric times. The village has been inhabited by numerous civilisations from the Phoenicians and Romans to the Arabs, who had the greatest impact on the town’s development. During the Christian reconquest, Frigiliana was the site of numerous battles culminating in the famous battle of the Rock of Frigiliana in 1569 which ended in the complete expulsion of the Moorish people. One can learn the history of this struggle by walking through the streets of the historic section where there are a series of twelve ceramic plaques posted about which explain the entire story.

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TOWN HALL C/ Real 80, tel: 951 70 76 59 CENTRO DE SALUD C/ Principe de Asturias, 13 TOURIST OFFICE 95 253 4261 FOREIGNERS DEPARTMENT tel: 951 70 76 59 ext 5 TAXIS 95 253 3048

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CENTRO DE CULTURA C/. Apero, Frigiliana 41 CLUB Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00 in Hotel Al Andaluz in Maro. All former Round tablers are welcome. Please call Alfie 626 998 626 or look at


20 January: Fiesta San Sebastian - The Patron Saint of Frigiliana. Villagers walk bare foot through the streets, carrying the statue of San Sebastian and candles. 3 May: Dia de la Cruz - Celebrated with flowers adorning every street corner and balcony. 13 June: San Antonio de Padua Last weekend in August (22-25.08.2019): 3 Cultures Festival. An event over four days, with tapas routes, medieval market, concerts, street performers, etc.


Classifieds & Services Home & Property Services

ANDY MANN Domestic Water & Gas Services. UK IOP & CORGI registered. Service & installation engineer.

Tel. 633 875 588


M.WATTS PLUMBING & MAINTENANCE SERVICES All plumbing work undertaken. Bathrooms, Kitchens & Tiling. For a reliable and professional service call Martin on 951 467 837 or 695 015 798 Free Quote · UK Qualified Over 25 years experience


INSURANCE SERVICES Cars, vans, 4x4's, motorbikes Uk & Spanish Plates Restricted Driver Discounts Protected No Claims Discounts Variable Excess


Holiday Apartments Buildings & Contents

Local 5F, Bloque 76, Avenida Garcia Peñalver, Torrox Costa (opposite lottery shop, behind Maximo's the spanish electrical shop)

Tel: 95 252 6937 / 653 322 392 email:

Phil Watts

(British Time Served, JIB Approved Electrician). All aspects of Electrical work undertaken.

Security Systems & Fire Protection

Mobile: 647 006 140

Fast, reliable service

Polígono Industrial Castillo Alto, Nave 3-9, Nerja.

CALL US 952 52 44 78 AWNINGS - BLINDS MOSQUITO SCREENS ROLLER SHUTTERS Roller shutters repairs New installations Conversion from manual to motorised

Competitive Prices, Clear & free quotes.

We undertake all types of: * Building work * Carpentry * Flooring and tiling * Painting and decorating * Metalwork, grills, gates, * Electrical installation etc.


Polig. Castillo Alto, Nerja.

Tel: 952 030 846

YOUR SERVICE BOX Transport Services

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GLASS CURTAINS Maintenance, repairs & replacement of discoloured plastic jointing strips

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Domestic LAVANDERIA JIMENA The 'English' Laundry Professionally trained dry cleaner. 40 years experience. Why would you entrust your cleaning to anyone else?

Tel: 95 252 4499 Nerja Map spot 38

Chiringuito de Ayo Generally known as 'Ayo's'. If you wish to enjoy the best paella on the Costa del Sol, Ayo's is the place to visit. Ayo's is situated on the famous Burriana Beach, where tourists and residents are attracted by the Chiringuito's and restaurants, not just to enjoy the paellas, but also the unique atmosphere. Surrounded by palm trees, banana trees, and covered by an immense thatched roof, this is the ideal location to enjoy a beautiful day on the beach.

A wide range of international & Spanish dishes for all tastes. Meats, fresh fish, sea food, salads, & foremost, the house specialty, Giant Paella, prepared over wood fire under a thatched roof. No need to reserve, because there is always freshly prepared paella available.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK RAIN OR SHINE Restaurant Merendero Ayo, Playa Burriana s/n, 29780 Nerja, MĂĄlaga, EspaĂąa, Tlf: (0034) 95 252 22 89, E-mail:

27 apartments with the best views of the Mediterranean. Large terraces and outdoor space. Infinity pool, indoor pool and gym.

952 52 32 36


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