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The Sentinella Axarquia Edition No 163

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m Fro Ed... the Well I really hope that by the time you are reading this edition, the rains have well and truly been washed away. I know we needed it but enough’s enough, I reckon! So… can that be it now until next winter? Pretty please?

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Also, don’t be a fool this 1st April. Being the victim of pranks is bad enough — and not always fun — so why not get creative and try to get in first this year... being the prankster can be such a giggle. :) Every year there seem to be more and more ‘National Days’ and I have listed a few on page 20, but there is one I will definitely be celebrating this year. National Peanut Butter and Jam day (or Jelly if you are American!) is remembered on Monday 2nd April. I don’t know where I have been — and in the past I have heard people say how lovely this mixture is — but I had never tried it until recently and I have to say it is so tasty, I am well and truly addicted! They say that Americans will have eaten over 2,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the time they graduate from high school. This fad originally derived from World War II when both peanut butter and jelly became part of the military rations list in America. Now, I can quite see why so on 2nd April, why not give it a try? I don’t try many new foods to be honest as I am a bit of a picky eater, but I am starting to become more adventurous the older I get. Something else I recently tried was an olive — now after living here for 11 years, of course I have tried olives before, but my taste buds in the past have thought they tasted really quite rank. However, I was out one night in Torre del Mar — ‘Casa Victor’ in Tore Tore to be precise — and the standard olives came out. I was extremely hungry so I nibbled at one of the green balls and well… the rest is history — they were so yummy I chomped the lot! I wondered was it just that Casa Victor had great-tasting olives or were they all like this? Whatever the answer, my taste buds had now decided to quite like this new sensation, so I was on the hunt for more places that dished

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Strange News out free, great-tasting olives and what did I find? Well, I discovered that nearly all the olives with pips in I loved — not so keen on the filled ones though! I even went to Mercadona and bought the biggest jar of manzana olives that I could find and now on average, I eat about 15 to 20 olives a day. Well, this can’t be bad for me as I have read that eating green olives — the ones I like — is very good for the heart, and may even protect against osteoporosis and cancer. I have come to the conclusion that our taste buds must change as we become older, so if there was something that you tried a long time ago, well maybe it is time to try it again. Next on the list for me to try is prawns (gambas) al pil pil, because I don’t like prawns and I don’t like spice — but I keep being told how delicious it it. (Ohhhhhhh it sure is, says my loyal proofreader!) So until next month, why not expand your horizons, titillate your taste buds and try something new … you never know what new taste experiences await you!

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Saucy Postcards.................................Page 39 Useless Facts.....................................Page 60 Fruit & Vegetable Facts......................Page 84 Faceless.............................................Page 87 Film Review........................................Page 90 Recipe Of The Month.........................Page 94 Where’s Waldo.................................Page 106 Information Pages............................Page 114 Jokes................................................Page 116 Puzzle Pages....................................Page 118 Horoscopes......................................Page 122

Rich Tea A broken teapot bought for £15 has sold at auction for £575,000, after it was discovered to be one of the first ever made in America. A private collector from the south-west of England originally bought the teapot — which had a broken handle and was missing its lid — at a general auction in the Midlands in 2016. It was thought to be Isleworth pottery, which was made in a factory in Middlesex between 1766 and 1800, but the buyer had doubts. He took the piece to an expert who identified the vessel’s distinctive blue and white palm tree design as the work of Staffordshire potter John Bartlam. Mr Bartlam left England in around 1763 to set up business in South Carolina, where he became the first known manufacturer of American porcelain. Experts said it was just the seventh recorded piece of Bartlam porcelain to come to market and the only known Bartlam teapot, making it the earliest American-manufactured teapot ever to have been discovered. It was expected to reach as much as £50,000, but the hammer came down at £460,000. With fees added on, the buyer paid £575,000. Rod Jellicoe, a London dealer bidding on behalf of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, bought the teapot.

Scratcher in the Rye A library in America has had to be shut down due to an infestation of bed bugs. Pest control experts were called in to Brandon Library in Hillsborough County after the blood-sucking insects were found by staff in recently returned books. The company inspected and treated the 25,000-square foot building at an estimated cost of around $6,000. Several books had to be burned, and the branch was closed for three days.


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Happy Easter For Easter Sunday! Americans spend $1.9 billion on Easter candy. That’s the second biggest candy holiday after Halloween. Many years ago pretzels were often used to celebrate Easter. Easter is the oldest, and most important, Christian holiday. The UK's first chocolate egg was produced in 1873 by Fry’s of Bristol. The tallest chocolate Easter egg ever was made in Italy in 2011. At 10.39 metres in height and 7,200 kg in weight, it was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant! Good Friday is an official holiday in 12 US states; Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (Optional), U.S Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

The white lily, is the symbolic Easter flower. Americans eat about 16 million jellybeans every Easter. William Schrafft invented the jellybean back in the late 1800s, and his original goal was to send them overseas to our soldiers. He probably had no idea that they’d one day become almost synonymous with “Easter candy.” Now there are flavours such as; wet wipes, canned dog food, lawn clippings, toothpaste, vomit, bugger, rotten egg and stinky socks!! In medieval times, a festival of ‘egg-throwing’ was held in church. The priest would throw a hard-boiled egg to one of the choir boys, and then tossed from one choir boy to the next. When the clock struck 12, whoever held the egg, was the winner and got to keep the egg.


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De CoCotta Law - Do’s & Don’ts.... ...when buying property in Spain • Ensure that the legal title is checked and that the property can be sold free of any debts and charges • Establish with an independent lawyer if the property is fully licenced and that no administrative or legal sanctions are in place • In Spain there are debts which can be placed against the property such as Town Hall and Community of Owners’ fees, and it is important to find out if all of these debts will be cleared as part of the transaction to buy • Ensure that you have fulfilled the fiscal and legal requirements such as obtaining an NIE (fiscal identification number) • If you cannot be physically present for the purchase or sale it is best to appoint a lawyer to sign the public deeds on your behalf • Ensure with your advisers if you need an Inventory if you are buying furniture and contents in the property • If the property does not have all the necessary licences and is in a rural area, ensure that your lawyer has established who is going to complete this work and who will be responsible for costs and fees • Find out what charges and taxes you will have to pay when you go into possession of the property and ensure that these are paid annually • If you are selling, check what tax you would have to pay such as Capital Gains tax and local improvement tax – Plus Valia • When you have purchased a Spanish property make sure you have a valid Spanish will to ensure that your spouse or beneficiaries can accept the inheritance • If you are leaving Spain to return to your home country you may be able to offset any Capital Gains tax with the purchase of a new residential home All of these things are important in ensuring you can enjoy your Spanish property and be able to sell or pass the property to your heirs in future. This list is not exhaustive, however, and each case is different particularly with rural properties. If you are buying or selling we offer a free first consultation to provide you with all the information you need. Call us on 952 527 014 or contact us on info@decottalaw.net


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Easter Jokes :) Easter one liners :) Why did the Easter Bunny hide the egg? Because it was a little chicken. What do you call a rabbit with fleas? Bugs Bunny. How are rabbits like calculators? They both multiply really fast. How do bunnies stay healthy? Eggercise What do you get when you pour hot water down a rabbit hole? A Hot Cross bunny. How many chocolate bunnies can you put into an empty Easter basket? One. After that the basket won't be empty. What does a bunny use when it goes fishing? A hare-net. Why couldn't the rabbit fly home for Easter? He didn't have the hare fare.

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Water Filters For Your Home We all drink water and we all need water to survive, so why not drink healthy drinking water at no cost, directly from your kitchen tap at home? The only way to ensure pure, contaminant-free drinking water from your tap is with a point-of-use filtration system. Drinking water from a water filter has many advantages. It will help with your digestion, leave your skin feeling hydrated, protect your body from disease and lead to overall improved health — plus it tastes a whole lot better than tap water. The filter system will cleanse the water from chlorine, bad taste, odour and sediments. This also applies to water that you receive from a deposito as stored water can contain harmful bacteria and living pesticides if not chemically cleaned regularly. It is also healthier than distilled water and is more affordable than buying bottled water, which additionally helps the environment by

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National Days In April There are so many different National days each month, let’s have a look at some of the ones listed for April 2018 National April Fools Day - Sunday 1st April Time to plan your pranks on friends and family.. have fun! National Walking Day - Wednesday 4th April At some point during this day you should try and walk for 30 minutes. The purpose of this day is to remind people about the benefits that walking has on your health. National Sorry Charlie Day - Friday 6th April This day gives us the opportunity to think about all the times that we have been rejected by someone and how we dealt with the situation. If your name is Charlie that would mean double rejection!  National No Housework Day - Saturday 7th This sounds like a good day! Just put your feet up and rest. National Empanada Day - Sunday 8th.

Living in Spain this is a must to celebrate. The name empanada derives from the Spanish verb em pandar, which means to coat in bread. So what are you waiting for, find a nice tapas bar in the sunshine and enjoy an empanada filled with tomato, tuna, chicken etc.. National Pet Day - Wednesday 11th. With so many of us having pets, whether it be a dog, cat, hamster, fish or snake, this is the day to give them that extra bit of love and care. National Wear Your PJ’s To Work Day Monday 16th. Mainly celebrated in the USA as a de-stress day after taxes have been organised. A fun day which allows you to sleep in a bit longer, jump out of bed not worrying about what to wear, as you are already dressed for the day. Come on let’s start the trend here in Spain, if you do I will! :) National Picnic Day - Monday 23rd A day celebrated by having a picnic/meal outside in the lovely fresh air. Very easy to do here in Spain.

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Jamie Oliver Teams Up With De Tropen® ! Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, known for his love of cooking al fresco, has teamed up with leading garden furniture companies Hartman® & De Tropen®, known for their high quality outdoor furniture to launch the 2018 range of garden furniture, including a must-have fire pit set. The Jamie Oliver range of garden furniture consist of stylish cast aluminium tables with integral fire pits at its centre. This can be loaded with barbecue coals for cooking with, or wood for keeping warm when the sun goes down. Alternatively, the fire pit can be swapped for an ice bucket to keep the drinks chilled. Offering the complete solution for any outdoor occasion and perfectly complementing the Hartman ethos of “A Lifetime Of Favourite Moments” and De Tropen’s: “Enjoy outdoor life to the fullest!”, the Jamie Oliver range of garden furniture comes with deap-seated easy chairs in a Riven grey finish with cushions in a contemporary light grey colour. Completing Hartman’s Jamie Oliver range are a sun lounger, a deep seated sofa bench, an 8

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Out Of The Mouths Of Babes Kids really do say the funniest things, as you will realise with this little collection. My two-year-old cousin scared us one summer by disappearing during our lakeside vacation. More than a dozen relatives searched the forest and shoreline, and everyone was relieved when we found Matthew playing calmly in the woods. "Listen to me!" his mother said sharply. "From now on when you want to go some place, you tell Mummy first, okay?" Matthew thought about that for a moment and said, "Okay, Disney World." Out shopping, my friend Darin noticed a mother with three little girls and a baby. The woman's patience was wearing thin as all the girls called "Mama" while she tried to shop. Finally, Darin heard her say, "I don't want to hear the word MAMA for at least five minutes." A few seconds went by, then one girl tugged on her mum's skirt and said, "Excuse me, miss."

The restaurant where I took my two sons for a meal was crowded with fans watching a sporting event on television. The stressed waitress took our order, lots of food passed with no sign of ours. I was trying to keep my kids from becoming restless when suddenly shouts of victory came from the bar. "Hey," commented my 11-year-old, "it sounds as if someone just got his food." My friend was having a hard time getting her daughter to drink water. At lunch one day the little one loudly exclaimed that "drinking makes mummy happy". My mom was explaining heaven to my 5-year-old niece, telling her one day she'd see her great-grandmother there. My niece replied, "Yeah and I can go see Michael Jackson too." One night after dinner, my 5-year-old ran past and let out a huge fart that stopped him in his tracks. He turned to us and said, "Sorry, that was my butt saying thanks for the food!"


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Currencies Direct - How We Can Help You Currencies Direct are a proud sponsor of Costa Women and four of our lovely ladies from the team attended the International Women’s Day conference at the Andalucía Lab in Marbella last month.

Currencies Direct have 14 offices in Spain with 4 on the Costa del Sol in Nerja, Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Marbella. You can easily register to use our services in person, over the telephone or online.

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COSTA Want a complete set of glasses from just 49€ including test & measurements? Come to Optica Funes and see!! They are located in Avenida Garcia Penalver,Edf. 79, Local 12, TORROX COSTA opposite the main bus station. Call: 952 000 717 for more information Rebeccah Curtis Wellbeing Centre Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm. Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284 Have you been to Caribe on the Paseo Maritimo, a fantastic location with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean? Enjoy delicious food with menu del Dia 7.50€-2 courses or 9.50€-3 courses includes a drink per person (beer, wine or soft drink. They have a special offer homemade cakes & a coffee-3€ & fantastic homemade gateaus & a new 3 chocolate gateau to enjoy, great with a delicious coffee. Fresh fish cooked Andalucían style, pizzas, value meals such as Pinchitos de Cerdo de Pollo only 5.50€. Paella is available from 1.30pm everyday (pre-orders only), includes a soft drink or small beer or glass of wine, bread, Alioli. Every Monday they have Special Ukrainian Soup just 6.50€. Takeaway-available. Caribe can even cater for weddings & birthday parties with celebratory cakes made to order. Call in to find out more. Contact Lewis Insurance Services for reputable buildings & contents insurance, car insurance, private medical insurance, pets insurance, funeral plans, cars bought & sold, call Mark on 653 322 392 Yo SoY Cafe Bar in Avenida Garci Penalver, Blq, 77 offer a wonderful ‘All you can eat breakfast buffet’, Every first and third Sunday of the month. Also serving a variety of burgers including, chicken, beef or vegetarian. “Pimp your Burger”.

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Are You An April Fool?! April Fools' Day, April 1st sometimes called All Fools' Day, is one of the most light-hearted days of the year. Its origins are uncertain. Some see it as a celebration related to the turn of the seasons, while others believe it stems from the adoption of a new calendar.

the prank is discovered.

Here are some great April fool ideas.

Delight their taste buds with caramel onions.

Block a mouse sensor with a piece of paper and some tape.

Borrow someone’s mobile phone and change the language setting to a foreign language.

Rearrange someone's drawers to seriously confuse them when they wake up.

Tell someone there is a leak in the bathroom and place a vegetable leek under the sink.

One to be played on the children: Fill your child's usual juice cup with jelly after dinner and place it in the refrigerator. In the morning when the drink is firm, offer your little one a sip and watch him wonder what happened!

Glue all the eggs into the carton.

The French call April 1st Poisson d'Avril, or "April Fish." French children sometimes tape a picture of a fish on the back of their schoolmates, crying "Poisson d'Avril" when

Paint soap with clear nail polish so it won’t sud up and leave it in the shower. Introduce your friend to mayonnaise-filled donuts.

Hide an alarm clock in someone’s bedroom and set it for 3:00am. Paint the tips of someone’s pen and pencil with clear nail polish so none of them work. Cover a toilet seat with plastic wrap.

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Solar Shade - Professional Window Tinting Control the Heat! Enjoy the comfort.... How? Most of us from Northern Europe come here for the benefits of the year round sunshine and because of this we want our homes to let in as much light as possible and not have to be stuck behind shutters and blinds. However we then have to squint because of the glare in the room, experience fading of furnishings, suffer the dis-comfort of excessive heat which we combat with air conditioning and thus drive our running costs through the roof! Well there is a long term inexpensive fix; Solar Control Window Tinting supplied and fitted by us at Solar Shade to glass curtains, glazed balconies, picture windows, conservatories, cars, yachts, really if there's glass we can tint it! What does Solar Control Window Tinting do? As it sounds, it controls the suns heat entering the room through the glazing and therefore making it a comfortable temperature reducing 40+ Celsius to below 30 degrees, which then allows the air conditioning to run on economy thus saving money, but, keeping that all important light and view. The material is bonded internally or externally (depending on glass construction) to the glass surface and selects the infra-red part of

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Pug & Cat Walk The Caminio de Santiago Sebastian Smetham and Finn Paus — together with Bandito the pug and Luigi the cat — recently completed a remarkable walk which has changed their lives.

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The couple were living in Sitges, near Barcelona, with Bandito but following the death of Finn’s parents, they decided to take stock of their busy lifestyles and the idea of walking the length of the Camino de Santiago was born. They also acquired Luigi to help with the healing process, and Pug and Cat became firm friends.

“By coincidence we met up with old friends who live near Rubite and eventually found our own paradise in the Sedella campo where we have continued the Pug and Cat business. Bandito and Luigi have had several viral videos, which means they can now buy their own food and toys and get sponsored to advertise animal products and brands.

“Through their relationship and our own circumstances, we decided to make some changes in our lives,” Sebastian reveals. “We bought a dog trolley and tent and sold our belongings, before setting off on the Camino de Santiago. We had no idea what we would do after the 700km walk but we felt as though each step was in the right direction. The animals continued to bond and the four of us became closer. We faced all the challenges together — sore feet, rain and tent life — and we walked 20km a day for 46 days! “People we met wanted to follow the journey so we set up Pug and Cat Facebook and Instagram pages and now have almost 200,000 followers. The walk was as challenging as it was rewarding and by the end, we knew we couldn't go back. “We bought an old builders’ van on the side of the road with the last of our money and travelled south. We clocked up another 700km walking and camping in Sierra Nevada, Sierra de las Nieves, Sierra Blanca

“Now we continue Pug and Cat walks and are enjoying the wonderful Axarquia area that we are proud to call home. We hope to support the AAR animal charity in the future and have started a local company, Casa Care, a tailor-made property management service in the Axarquia. (See main advert below) “We are making the most of this wonderful area — having lived all over Spain for more than 10 years, we have no doubt that this place has a very special vibe which is reflected in the happiness of all the people we have met.”


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Valli Seasons - From The West End Show “Jersey Boys” After 3,787 performances, the London production of JERSEY BOYS came to a triumphant close on March 25th 2017. From the cast of this West End show was formed the vocal band "Valli Seasons", taking this exciting musical on the road. Big M Promotions are thrilled to have been able to contract "Valli Seasons" for a few very special shows in Spain in May 2018 **WINNER of 57 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for BEST NEW MUSICAL.** JERSEY BOYS, the internationally acclaimed hit musical, told the remarkable rise to stardom of one of the most successful bands in pop music history – Frankie Valli & the 4 Seasons. "Valli Seasons" perform all the songs from this musical, helping the audience discover how 4 New Jersey boys, from the wrong side of the tracks, invented their own unique sound, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and went on to sell 100 million records worldwide. Valli Seasons are; Jon Boydon – Jon has completed an impressive six year run in global smash hit JERSEY BOYS playing the role of ‘Tommy Devito’ for over 2000 theatre performances. Other theatre credits include: the West End hit show WE WILL ROCK YOU as alternate ‘Galileo’ and ‘Kashoggi’, ‘Lead Vocalist’ in WHAT A FEELING (UK Tour), ‘Judas’ in two separate productions of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (UK Tour), ‘Frank N Furter’ in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (European Tour), ‘Brad Majors’ in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (UK Tour), ‘Lead Vocalist’ in ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE! (West End), ‘Lead Vocalist’ in THE BLUES BROTHERS MEET THE SOUL SISTERS (UK Tour). Michael Conway originally from Port Talbot, South Wales. Theatre credits include; 3 years in JERSEY BOYS WEST END, Abe/CC La Drue in FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL (UK Tour),

Fyedka in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, New London Cast (Savoy Theatre) Frederic in PIRATES OF PENZANCE. Recently Michael has been travelling the world with 2 vocal groups. 'The 4Tunes' made up of 4 West End singers and Renowned A Cappella group ' The Magnets' supporting Kaiser Chiefs, Rick Astley and Gregory Porter at the ARIAS. Kieran Ratcliffe - Kieran was an Original London cast member of JERSEY BOYS (Prince Edward Theatre) where he mostly played the role of Bob Gaudio and also covered the role of Frankie Valli; representing JERSEY BOYS as Bob Gaudio for the 10th Anniversary of The Red Cross Ball (Zurich) for Bill Clinton; Eddie in MAMMA MIA! (Prince of Wales Theatre) Most recent credits: Andy (Guest lead) BBC1 CASUALTY, Vocalist for ADELE Wembley stadium tour, Vocalist – MARY POPPINS RETURNS movie DISNEY. Jake Samuels – Jake has appeared in JERSEY BOYS in the Prince Edward Theatre, DIRTY DANCING (Aldwych Theatre), WICKED (Apollo Victoria), EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (World Tour), STARLIGHT EXPRESS (UK Tour), BEAUTIFUL & DAMNED (Lyric Theatre), RSC's BEAUTY & THE BEAST (Royal Shakespeare Theatre), CHICAGO (World Tour), GREASE (Dominion Theatre and UK Tour). TV appearances include “Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway”. This sensational production features Frankie Valli & the 4 Seasons worldwide hits, including: BEGGIN', CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU, DECEMBER 1963 (OH WHAT A NIGHT), WALK LIKE A MAN, BYE BYE BABY (BABY GOODBYE), SHERRY, BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY and many more. Big M Promotions are the sole promoters of the Valli Seasons in Spain. Tour information can be found at www.costadeldisco.com / Tel. 658 579 695 See main advert opposite


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Axarquia Solicitors Law Office DAMAGE CLAIMS AGAINST A COMMUNITY OF OWNERS

lack of maintenance could cause harm to a third party or dwelling.

Communities of Owners are civilly liable for damages caused to third parties or even members of their own community. When these damages are derived from the malfunction of community owned items or where there has been negligence in the care of community property. In general, community property could be any of the following; antennas and communication systems, elevators, roof terraces, roofing, heating installations, enclosures of common areas, buildings or urbanizations, foundations, pipes and ducts, corridors, locks, external coverings, structures, (Article.396 CC, lists in particular pillars, beams, slabs, and weight bearing walls).

If the Community of Owners does not comply with the obligations established in the Article.10 of the Horizontal Property Law (LPH) and damages do occur, we cite two cases to demonstrate the difference in claims depending on the affected party

The regulations which govern Communities of Owners can be found in the Horizontal Property Law. Communities of Owners must always maintain the guarantees and ensure that all common constructions and areas are in perfect condition. Article.10 of the Horizontal Property Law (LPH) establishes that the Community of Owners is obliged to carry out the necessary works to sustain the proper maintenance and conservation of the property and its services, so that it meets the necessary structural, habitability, accessibility, safety and security conditions. If damage to a person or to a dwelling occurs as a result of neglect to maintain the common installations, areas, or property in perfect condition, the Community of owners can be held civilly responsible, but the Community President or administrator could also be directly or indirectly responsible. They are required by law to take the appropriate measures to ensure that no harm can occur to a third party by ensuring any urgent repair works, or maintenance is carried out immediately when there is evidence that the

1. – If the affected party is an owner in the community and falls due to inadequate maintenance by the Community of Owners i.e. a broken tile or poorly preserved community entrance floor, or if damage is caused to their property due to a leaking community drainpipe, a leak from a community terrace, or a leak from a community façade, they should file a claim for damages against the Community based on Article. 10- LPH. 2. - If the affected party is a third party, i.e. not an owner inside the community, the method of reclamation from the community is governed by different criteria and the period for a claim is limited to ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE DAMAGE OR INJURY Therefore, if you have problems with a Community of Owners, it is important to have an expert lawyer to advise you and manage your claim, to protect your rights and to be able to obtain full compensation for the damages caused. Do not forget to contact Marbella Solicitors Group, with offices throughout the Costa del Sol and with more than 15 years of experience legal advice to clients. For further information, advice or assistance on this process, please do not hesitate to contact us by Tel 952 901 225 or e-mail at mail@axarquiasolicitors.com to make an appointment. We will be pleased to study your particular case and explain in detail how this process works.

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Unidad en la Diversidad El Camino Adelante para la Humanidad - NUEVO 

by Benjamin Creme Necesitamos una visión nueva y esperanzadora para el futuro. Este libro presenta tal visión: un futuro que abarca un mundo en paz, armonía y unidad, mientras que la cualidad y el enfoque de cada individuo son bienvenidos y necesarios. Es visionario, pero expresado con una lógica convincente e irresistible. Unidad en la Diversidad: El Camino Adelante para la Humanidad incumbe al futuro de cada hombre, mujer y niño. Trata del futuro de la misma Tierra. La humanidad, indica Creme, está en una encrucijada y tiene que tomar una gran decisión: seguir hacia adelante y crear una nueva y brillante civilización en la cual todos son libres y la justicia social reina, o continuar como estamos, divididos y compitiendo, y presenciar el fin de la vida en el planeta Tierra. Creme escribe para la Jerarquía Espiritual en la Tierra, cuyo Plan para la mejora de toda la humanidad presenta. Él muestra que el sendero hacia adelante para todos nosotros es la realización de nuestra unidad esencial sin el sacrificio de nuestra igualmente diversidad esencial. 1ª Edición (2013), 160 páginas, ISBN 978-84-89147-17 1.

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Curry Rhapsody When you read his, sing it to the tune of Bohemian Rhapsody Naan, just killed a man Poppadom against his head Had lime pickle now he's dead. Naan, dinner's just begun But now I'm gonna crap it all away. Naan, ooh, ooh Didn't mean to make you cry Seen nothing yet just see the loo tomorrow Curry on, curry on Cause nothing really Madras. Too late, my dinner's gone Sends shivers down my spine Rectum aching all the time Goodbye onion bhaji, I've got to go Gotta leave you all behind and use the loo. Naan, ooh, ooh This doopiaza is so mild I sometimes wish we'd never come here at all.

...guitar solo... So you think you can chunder and then feel alright? So you try to eat curry and drink beer all night? Oh maybe, But now you'll puke like a baby Just had to come out It just had to come right out in here. ...guitar solo...slow bit... Korma, sag or bhuna Bhaji, balti or naan Nothing makes a difference Nothing makes a difference To meeee..... Anyway the wind blows!!! Ssssccchhhhhhhhh

...guitar solo... I see a little chicken tikka on the side Rogan Josh, Rogan Josh, pass the chutney made of mango Vindaloo does nicely Very very spicy Meat! Byriani (Byriani) Byriani (Byriani) Byriani and a naan (A vindaloo loo loo loo) I've eaten balti, somebody help me He's eaten balti, get him to the lavatory Stand you well back 'Case the loo is quarantined... Here it comes There it goes Technicolor yawn I chunder No! It's coming up again (There he goes) I chunder, it's coming back again (There he goes) Coming back again (up again) Here it comes again. (No no no no no no NO) On my knees, I'm on my knees On his knees, Oh, there he goes This vindaloo Is about to wreck my guts Poor me.. poor me...poor meee!

If that has got your taste buds tingling why not try one of the six fantastic Indian restaurants that advertise in the Axarquia area: Taj Mahal Torre del Mar - 952 547 798 Taj Mahal Puente don Manuel - 952 510 886 Taj Mahal Torrox Costa - 952 534 972 Buddha House Torrox Costa - 952 530 921 Indian Palace Puente don Manuel - 952 510 963 Madras Curry House Torrox Costa - 951 463 091


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Ever Thought Of A Move To Portugal? If you have ever thought about moving away from Spain but don’t want to go back to the uK — or wherever your native country is — then why not combine a move with a new job too? What a fantastic place to start up your own ‘The Sentinella magazine’!

famous holiday resort in Portugal. The old town is an extremely picturesque and relaxed area with cobbled streets lined with many restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. If the nightlife is more your scene, then head to The Strip where the clubs are open for almost 24 hours.

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Internet Agents The Question: Local Static Office for the Few or World-wide Office for Everyone? Last November we posed a question for all you people who want to sell a property. Do you think estate agents should spend lots of money on exhibitions and High Street offices or should it be spent on the Internet? The response was overwhelming: ‘Spend it where you get the best results’. More house-hunters than ever are now starting their search for a new home by looking online. Recent research revealed that usage of property portals in, for example, the UK, is now at a record high with 47% of the population having used a property search website in the last 12 months. Some 2.6m people in the U.K. browse property portals at least once a day. Other countries world-wide are similar. Therefore, large and successful real estate companies have started moving away from the emphasis on the high street and exhibitions (which only reach a small audience) to extensive marketing activity of various forms on the Internet.

By following this strategy, Buy A Home Spain is attracting buyers from a much larger geographical area - in particular, the whole of Europe. In addition, they are also placing a large emphasis on collaborations with over 1,000 other estate agents throughout Europe (and in particular, Spain, the UK and Scandinavia) who will send their buyers to look at your property. So, if you have a property to sell or to rent please contact Buy A Home Spain via their website, on the phone, social media or if you prefer they still have their office in Torre del Mar, opposite the bus station. Come in and have a chat. Web: www.buyahomespain.com Tel: 952 54 75 54 or 680 210 414 See advert on pages 66 & 67


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Rocket — the proper name of which is arugula — is a leafy green plant closely related to radish, kale and cauliflower. Arugula is grown on a large scale for commercial consumption but it also exists as a wild species throughout the world. It is predominantly used in the Americas, Europe and North Africa. It has a wide range of health benefits that frequent eaters of this cruciferous vegetable can enjoy. Arugula is packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It is a good dietary choice for a healthy body and keeping the mind clear and focused. It contains high levels of folic acid and antioxidants like vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin A, which makes it integral in the fight against free radicals. It is packed with carotenoids, as well as many other minerals like potassium, manganese, iron and calcium, all of which are beneficial and necessary elements in a person’s diet. It also contains phytochemicals, which are beneficial in preventing cancer. It is low in oxalates too — chemicals that actually inhibit the absorption of minerals into the body. All in all, arugula is a low-calorie, nutrient-rich food. Because arugula is a great source of antioxidants, it can greatly increase a person’s ORAC value (oxygen radical absorbance capacity), a method of measuring antioxidant capacities. Antioxidants function to maintain a healthy balance of enzyme reactions within cells, while actively seeking out and destroying the disease-causing free radicals that can attack your system. Antioxidants also work to bolster your defences against simple illnesses like the common cold as well as more complex afflictions such as cancer, heart diseases and premature ageing. The presence of vitamin K in arugula gives an anti-inflammatory boost to your body. Vitamin K also spurs an osteotropic activity in cells, meaning that it promotes bone formation. The gradual degradation of neural pathways —

found in conditions like Alzheimer’s disease — can be slowed down by an increase in intake of vitamin K. Arugula’s combinative effects of low oxalate levels (allowing more minerals into the system) and the presence of so many minerals in the plant itself make it a strong support system for healthy bones. Sufferers of osteoporosis can see improvements, and arugula can be used as a preventative step as well, ensuring bone health and strength before the age/activity-based effects of bone degeneration become serious. The phytochemicals found in large quantities within arugula inhibit the activity of cancer-causing cells. Phytochemicals are substances like thiocyanates, sulforaphane or indoles that are effective in countering cancer-causing tendencies in the body’s own processes. Studies suggest that these compounds help fight prostate, breast, cervical, colon and ovarian cancers. Another benefit of arugula is the presence of B-Complex vitamins that promote metabolism, aiding different cell activities including energy production, fat synthesis, the production of red blood cells and many other vital processes for cell and metabolic health. Arugula is a well-known source of carotenoids, which slow down the process of macular degeneration. The inclusion of arugula in your diet will inevitably have a positive effect on any attempts at weight loss. By satisfying so many nutritional needs, it is an easy way to watch your health and keep your system balanced, without making drastic changes to your diet.


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Clever Signs Some clever advertising signs from around the World... Door of a plastic surgeon’s office: “Hello, can we pick your nose?” Pizza shop slogan: “7 days without pizza makes one weak.” Sign at the psychic’s Hotline: “Don’t call us, we’ll call you.” On Maternity room door: “Push, Push, Push.” At a Towing Company: “We don’t charge an arm and a leg. We want tows.” On an Electricians truck: “Let us remove your shorts”. Outside a Muffler Shop: “No appointment necessary, we’ll hear you coming.”

In a Veterinarian’s waiting room: “Be back in 5 minutes, Sit! Stay!” At a tyre shop in Streatham: “Invite us to your next blowout.” Plumber: “We repair what your husband fixed.”

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Director: James Foley Cast: Arielle Kebbel, Brant Daugherty, Callum Keith Rennie, Dakota Johnson, Dylan Neal, Eloise Mumford, Eric Johnson, Fay Masterson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Kim Basinger, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden, Max Martini, Michelle Harrison, Rita Ora, Tyler Hoechlin, victor Rasuk This is the final chapter in the third and last of the movie trilogy. The story of the ridiculously rich, impossibly hot Mr. Grey (Jamie Dornan), and his sweet submissive Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson). It begins with their wedding and honeymoon, and after sightseeing and making love around the world, the new Mr. and Mrs. Grey are forced

to return to Seattle when Cristian is told that an arsonist set fire to his company’s server room. Jack Hyde (Eric Johnson), Ana’s former boss and attacker is soon arrested for the arson, leaving the newly wed’s continue their life. Things finally take a happy turn at the end of the film showing a happy Ana and Christian getting ready to celebrate the second birthday of their son, Theodore (nicknamed Teddy). Ana is also pregnant with their daughter, whom they plan to name Phoebe. Sadly the plot is predictable and a tad uninteresting. Star Rating **/*****


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New Facials - LED Light Therapy & Apple Stem Cell After a stressful start to the year I was in need of some therapy. Browsing through Facebook one day I came across a video on Hair and Beauty’s site about its new Nuyu LED Light Therapy treatment. It looked very interesting, so I called owner Sarah to find out more.

mask in itself is very lightweight and you can adjust it to sit comfortably on your face yourself throughout. After my first session I was buzzing. I looked totally fresh and my skin didn’t feel as tight as it sometimes did — I even went out that night with no make-up part from a little mascara!

It was just what I was looking for — something to rejuvenate and rehydrate my tired-looking skin, and as a bonus, it also helps with swelling (for a bruise on my face actually, but that’s another story in itself!).

Session 2: Izzi & Capelli – Aylene did my next session. For some reason I had woken up with a red mark down the side of my nose. ‘No, problem’, Aylene said when I told her. ‘The mask will get rid of that’. And lo and behold, after 15 minutes of the red light and only five of the blue, my swelling was almost gone and the red mark had disappeared completely. Another successful session, therefore, which proves that it is great if you are going out for a night and feel you need a last minute-glow; this will certainly do the trick.

I arrived at Izzi & Capelli’s Salon in Torre del Mar. This treatment can be performed in both salons, but for a more private session, the salon in Puente don Manuel is recommended. Sarah took a close-up photo of my face so we could compare the photos at the end of the treatment. She made a short examination of my face to decide which LED light/s would be best to use, as each light serves a different purpose — red: rejuvenating and boosting collagen into the skin; blue: anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, used to treat mild acne, or a combination of both helps circulation, hydrates and helps to minimise fine lines and wrinkles. Sarah chose 10 minutes of red and then 10 minutes of blue for my first session. If you book eight sessions in April at 20€ each, you will receive two sessions FREE. The light therapy is a new, painless and relaxing technology using the three LED light modes to rejuvenate the face and neck. It includes a galvanic current and uses oxygen therapy and a hydrogel mask — great for boosting collagen into the skin to achieve a flawless complexion. Session 1: Torre del Mar Izzi & Capelli – My initial thoughts when seeing the mask was that it looked a bit scary; it reminded me of the Phantom of the Opera face! Sarah started by moisturising my face and then applied a gold bio-collagen cooling facial mask. It was a bit chilly but Sarah had already wrapped a blanket around me to keep me nice and snug throughout the treatment. The collagen mask is suitable for all skin types and is anti-ageing, helping to reduce wrinkles. It moisturises and hydrates, firms and tones the skin, helps to reduce the visible appearance of blemishes and helps to reduce inflammation. When the mask is applied, it immediately forms a protective layer and helps to replace the collagen that decreases with age. Once combined with the LED light, it tightens the skin and facilitates the removal of toxins. The bruise on my cheekbone was painful while Sarah was moisturising before the treatment, but 20 minutes later, although the bruise was still there, it had considerably reduced in size and the pain had also reduced somewhat. When the light was initially turned on it was very bright. I did have cotton wool over my eyes and in less than a minute, I could no longer see the light. The LED light is in no way harmful to the eyes. The LED

Session 3: Izzi & Capelli – I was used to the steps of the treatment now and on this day, I had 17 minutes of the red and 3 minutes combination of the blue and pink. Each time I have it I can’t believe how my face feels afterwards — it almost feels like I don’t have a ‘face’ on. It feels so soft. Session 4: The Hair and Beauty Studio, Puente don Manuel – For my fourth session I went to the Hair and Beauty Studio in Puente don Manuel so I could compare the treatment in each salon. I have to say again if you are looking for a relaxed, calming treatment, Puente is for you. Sarah today recommended a different treatment, still a facial but which would be perfect to have before the LED light treatment for even better results as it gets to the core of your skin first. The Apple Stem Cell facial has actual apple stem cells, hyalauronic acid, silk proteins and vitamins and after a 30 minute session plus a LED treatment well my face felt supurb. During each of the sessions I had a lovely relaxing hand massage, but to be honest, you could also combine a session with a manicure or pedicure. I also got to take home the collagen masks after each treatment to apply again in my house. To conclude, I have been extremely happy with the treatments and they have done so much for me. After just four sessions, you can see the difference between the ‘before’ and ‘after’ pictures, so imagine if I’d had the 10 sessions on offer this month! It’s definitely worth a go, girls! It’s recommended to have two treatments a week for five weeks, and then a maintenance treatment every month or two. Aylene and Sarah provide these treatments including the caci non surgical facelife. See adverts on pages 9 & 25 Or call either salon for more details: Izzi & Capelli 952 965 646 / 699 575 434 Hair and Beauty Studio 951 204 158 / 654 897 410


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s Now van b e l Ce en & Dono Th Jason Australian-born actor and singer Jason Donovan, born in 1968, made his first television appearance at age 11 in a guest role on the Australian series ‘Skyways’ in 1980. Prophetically, his on-screen sister was played by his future ‘Neighbours’ co-star Kylie Minogue. He also appeared in the series ‘I Can Jump Puddles (1981)’ and ‘Golden Pennies (1985)’ before entering the cast of ‘Neighbours’ in 1986 as Scott Robinson, giving him his big break. He quickly became the series’ first real heart-throb, and viewing figures broke all records for the episode when he ‘married’ Charlene Mitchell — played by Kylie. Having made his mark on the small screen, Jason began a career in music in 1988, since then he has sold over 3 million records in the UK alone. His début album ‘Ten Good Reasons’ was one of the highest-selling albums of 1989, with UK sales of over 1.5 million copies. He has had four UK No. 1 singles — one of which was ‘Especially for You,’ a duet with Kylie. Jason is the first Australian male artist to ever hold both single and album chart #1 positions in the UK simultaneously. He has also appeared in several stage musicals, most prominently in the lead role of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’ for two years in the early 1990s, for which he received great reviews. The show also gave him his third solo UK No. 1 single with one of its songs, ‘Any Dream Will Do.’

Jason also hit the headlines when suing ‘The Face’ magazine in 1992 after they claimed he was gay. He won £200,000 in damages, but the case had severe consequences for Jason as he confessed later that the backlash from it — he was accused of being homophobic — led to him starting to use cocaine. In a 2007 interview in the magazine ‘Marie Claire’ — and also in his autobiography ‘Between The Lines: My Story Uncut’ — Jason stated that suing ‘The Face’ was the biggest mistake of his life. He admitted that by 1995 he had a serious drug problem; he attended model Kate Moss's 21st birthday party in Los Angeles early in that year, where he suffered a drug-induced seizure. He has since said that he gave up drugs in 2000 when his-then pregnant partner— and now wife — Angela Malloch threatened to prevent him from playing any part in his child’s life. The couple married in 2008 and now have two children. In 2006, Jason took part in ‘I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here’ and finished in third place. During an interview on ‘The Steve Wright Show’ on BBC Radio 2 (January 2008), he claimed that his appearance on ‘I'm A Celebrity’... had revitalised his career. In 2017, Heart 80s Radio was launched and Jason began presenting ‘Sunday Mornings’ in addition to his 80s ‘Rewind Sunday Evening Show’. He took a break in January this year, but has confirmed he will be returning to Heart at some point in the future.


To advertise call 664 210 468 or email sales@thesentinella.com Costly splits Comedian Jim Davidson has put the financial cost of his four divorces at £60 million. In an interview with Piers Morgan, Davidson — who is now married to his fifth wife Michelle Cotton — also blamed his former spouses for the breakdown of their marriages. The 64-year-old revealed the shock news while saying he hopes to stay with his current partner forever. Jim wed Michelle back in 2009, nine years after splitting from Tracy Hilton, with whom he spent a decade and has three children. The Celebrity Big Brother winner before that walked down the aisle with Alison Holloway in 1987, but split the following year. Jim was also married to Julie Gullick (1981 to 1986) and Sue Walpole (1971 to 1972), and he has one child with each of them. The star said he "absolutely" thought it was always the woman's fault for his failed relationships. On his relationship with Michelle, Jim described her “very nice” but “impatient” and “fiery like me”. The father-of-five went on: “She's a bear-poker and her mum says, ‘Well you need that’. "I hope I'm with Michelle for the rest of my life, there's no one better I'd want to spend it with." Sad Bill Coronation Street stalwart Bill Roache has reportedly left the soap on compassionate grounds after his 50-year-old daughter Vanya died recently from liver failure. The star has been a resident of the ITV soap for over 50 years as Manchester-born Ken Barlow, and has been through his share of heartbreak and plot twists on the screen as well as tragedy in real life. A source said: “Bill is utterly heartbroken. No father should have to go through the loss of one child, let alone two. “ITV is giving him all the time he needs but he’s understandably very upset.” The actor lost his 18-month-old daughter Edwina in

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Beale fixation Actress Jacqueline Jossa has opened up about her “obsession” with EastEnders character Ian Beale, just weeks after leaving the BBC soap. The pregnant actress, who played EastEnders’ Lauren Branning from 2010 until last month, said she loved the character and consequently Adam Woodyatt, the actor who has played him since the show’s inception in 1985. Speaking in her first video blog Jacqueline's World, the 25-year-old was asked by a fan who she would like to play other than Lauren in the BBC show. The soap star responded: “I’d like to be Ian Beale’s daughter. I don’t know why I’ve got this obsession with him — I just love him; Adam used to call me his ‘honourable Beale.’ “Also, I did go out with both the Neales — I had a baby with Peter Beale and my screen sister Abi had a baby with Steven!”

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Recipe Of The Month Mustard-Glazed Rack of Lamb Ingredients 2 racks of lamb (8 ribs each) 1/2 cup Dijon-style mustard 2 tablespoons sodium-reduced soy sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

preheated oven at 180 C for 30 to 35 minutes per pound to serve medium-rare. 5) Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before carving. Serving Suggestion Serve with gratinated potatoes and spring vegetables.

Directions 1) Trim fat from lamb. 2) In a small bowl stir together mustard, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic, rosemary, and ginger. 3) Place lamb, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. 4) Brush on mustard mixture. Roast in

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My Joints Hurt So Much It Must Be About To Rain... With the recent downpour of rain I have had many clients with arthritis complaining that their joints hurt more, some even claim their joints let them know when it is about to rain, so why is this and is there any truth in it? Osteoarthritis is caused by basic wear and tear over a period of time which damages the cartilage in joints, causing stiffness and pain. It occurs when the cartilage gets damaged and it becomes thinner and rougher a bit like rust. It is the bodies healing process that causes problems when the underlying bone tries to repair the cartilage and outgrows, changing the shape of the joint and causing the two main symptoms of Osteoarthiritis, pain and stiffness. Why does our joint pain get worse in colder / wetter weather? One of the theories that has been put forward is that inflamed joints swell as barometric pressure drops. The nerve endings in your joints become more sensitive in lower barometric pressures, and therefore, this increases the swelling and sensitivity irritates

the nerves around the joints, causing pain. Barometric Pressure is basically the weight of the atmosphere around us and what is known is that as the bad weather comes in this pressure drops. The important point here is that the pressure will often fall before the weather turns which is why having arthritis is almost as good as watching the Weather Forecast ! Massage, therapeutic ultra sound, tens machine and heat including hot wheat bags or hot water bottles, can help aching joints. By Amanda Payne Edge See main avert below

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Building Work On Rustic Land - Can It Be Done? I am often asked, both by vendors and potential purchasers, about whether changes can be made to a building. Do you think we could add a window, here? What about making this double patio doors? We were thinking of paving here, and putting in steps down to the lower terrace… and so on. If you own a house in the countryside in Andalusia, my advice is don’t just act, think first! We have always, all of us, been under the impression that here no one will mind if we add bits to our gardens and houses ‘willy-nilly’, as we please. But this is not the case. In our own countries we would never do anything without first seeking planning permission and that is the same here, and always has been that way. The difference is that now the authorities have tightened up their control, laws are now very strict and it is not advisable to do anything without first consulting your local town hall. The best course of action is, first of all, to make an informal appointment with the local architect working for your town hall. Take an

interpreter if you do not speak enough Spanish. Ask them if you could add that bit of paving to your patio, or those steps down to your pool, or open that extra window. If it is an informal discussion, you will be informed BEFORE it is too late, and you will not get into trouble. At least then you will know what you can and can’t do. If your country house is on protected land, you won’t be able to get permission to do any work other than repairing the existing house and patios. If you are unsure if you are on protected land or not, ask at the town hall. Then, if they tell you you can do the work, put in the correct planning request and pay the licence fee. That way you will sleep at night, and when it comes to selling your house, you will know there are no hidden issues that might come crawling out of the woodwork as soon as your buyers’ lawyer starts to investigate. For further advice, contact your lawyer, or please feel free to contact unspoilt Andalusia, or find Toni at the Trapiche market every Tuesday. By Toni Waterman, unspoilt Andalusia (see advertisement below)


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Competa Art Walk - 1st, 3rd & 4th April Cómpeta will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a Festival of Art! If you love art, you will not want to miss this very special event, the Art Walk! Just one hour drive from Malága you will discover this beautiful village. 35 international artists representing ten different nationalities will present their works for the Art Walk Cómpeta! There will be 5 workshops to improve your own artistic skills, a drawing contest for children and the opportunity to see artists at work. You are invited to meet the artist personally and admire the exhibited works of art. You will see paintings, drawings, textile art, photographic art, ceramics, bronze, wood and steel sculptures at 18 different venues. To mark the 10th anniversary of Art Walks Cómpeta every day you can enjoy live music! We're looking forward to welcome you in Competa!

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New Modification Of The Inheritance Law In Andalucia This year, inheritance law has been changed concerning the direct family of the person deceased. Children, grandchildren, parents and married couples now will not have to pay inheritance tax provided that each of them receives less than 1 million euros. Before this modification, the maximum per heir was 250.000€ For this exemption to be applied, each heir cannot have a pre-existing estate of more than 1 million euros (previously 402.678,11 euros.) If the total amount to be inherited is more than 1 million euros, tax will only be paid on the amount above this figure. Therefore, if a person inherits an estate with a value of 1.500.000€, inheritance tax will only be paid on 500.000€. This exemption does not apply to inheritances by siblings, nephews, uncles and cousins. They will pay the same amount of inheritance tax as before. However a deduction of 7.993,46€ from the tax threshold may be

applied in these situations, and if the heirs are siblings aged over 65, there is a reduction of 95% if the property inherited is their habitual residence. Donations In Andalucía, we normally pay more for an inheritance than for a donation or gift. However, there is an exemption of 99% of this amount if parents donate to their children in order for them to buy their first habitual residence. The person receiving the funds must not be more than 35 years old or be disabled by more than 33%. The new law also brings a modification in donations. There is an exemption of 1 million euros for a donation from parents to their children for the creation or enlargement of companies. This donation must be done via Public Title Deeds and the company must still be in business at least five years later. If you have any questions based on your specific circumstances, we are happy to receive your enquiries at any time. In order to use our free consultation service, please contact us on info@cayet.es or book an appointment with us by calling us on 951 137 269. See advert on page 130


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The Train Now Arriving: The Northern Belle Orient Express services have been recognised for fine dining and luxury travel for over 100 years. The Belmond British Pullman and Belmond Northern Belle continue these experiences, with travel from a lot of uK cities, including London, plus many regional stations. Lunch and/or dinner is served on board the trains. The Belle trains are famous from the glamorous 1930’s era. Each elegant carriage is exquisite and has magnificent, hand-crafted, ornate veneered marquetry. All guests are offered complimentary perfectly

chilled champagne and canapés, at tables with pristine settings. The Spirit of Travel Lunch (5 courses) includes half a bottle of wine per person and is just one of the many dining occasions that can be enjoyed for an exceptional half or full day out. On this occasion the journey was from Nottingham to Derbyshire and the Peak District, via Derby, Chesterfield and Sheffield, picking passengers up en route and to return through Stockport and Macclesfield. Two class 57 diesel locomotives provided the power. The sumptuous luncheon commenced with a Trio of Fish, followed by Brown Windsor Soup. Both were very flavoursome and presented with various breads. Mains of Pan-Fried Duck Breast and Duck Leg Ballotine or Chicken or Fish, complete with vegetables, came next. All perfectly cooked and presented, with complementing flavours,

it was truly, compliments to the chef! A selection of British Cheeses, with chutney and biscuits followed – a very good range and plentiful. Desserts of Sticky Toffee Pudding with butterscotch sauce and ice cream or Fresh Fruit Salad Presentation, were, again, perfect and flavoursome. Coffee and Tea, with handmade petits fours, finished the occasion. With the pleasures of the table magician (amazing!), plus the excellent strolling musicians, playing and singing throughout the carriages – all was complete. Whether a (romantic) special occasion, short break, festive or fine dining, including Celebrity Chef Dinners appeal, Belmond

offers a range of services that include luxury hotels, trains (some steam-hauled) and river cruises, plus safaris, worldwide. Many trips are fully booked well in advance. Special gifts are available, with a small gift card and personal message, if you wish, to keep the wonderful experiences ‘alive’. For all details and more information: Tel: 0845 077 2222 Tel: 44 (0) 20 3117 1300 Email: reservations.uk@belmond.com www.belmond.com

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POCAPECuNIA, the Charity shop in aid of the Love A Child Foundation, has reformed the shop and is twice as big. We are still always in need of clothes, household items, paperbacks, CD's and DVD's. Open: Mon-Sat from 10am to 1.30pm. C/Bella Vista 6 in Nerja (between Parador & Hotel Villa Flamenca). Volunteers needed. The Costa Animal Society needs your help, particularly with their efforts at the Sunday car boot markets in Nerja and Almuñecar. If you have some time, and especially if you own a 4x4 or other large vehicle, your assistance in transporting and selling goods on a Sunday morning would be much appreciated as both these markets help raise much needed funds to care for rescued animals. If you can assist CAS in any way call Wendy: 660271984 or Vera: 680 315880. SEEKING CHARITIES - People helping People Do you know of any SPANISH Charities (O.N.G) who help people and are seeking funding? The American International Club is currently seeking Spanish Organisations who are seeking assistance. The organisation will be presenting a donation at the Dia de Residente event this April in Nerja. If you are aware of an organisation that assists Spanish people, please send an email with contact information to nerjaclub@yahoo.com The American International Club is a social club open to all nationalities which spans the area from Almunecar to Torrox and beyond. Activities include tapas runs, monthly excursions, petanque, coffee mornings, dinners and walks. The Club raises funds for Spanish charities and each year makes a significant donation to a local organisation as a way of saying "thank you" to our host nation. Our motto is "If it isn't fun, we don't do it". To join in the fun email: nerjaclub@yahoo.com http://www.americaninternationalclub.com Los Romanes Royal British Legion. Los Romanes branch has two venues. We meet weekly on a Tuesday at 12 midday at Bar Atila, Puente Don Manuel and on a Wednesday at 12 midday at Bar La Vega, Torre del Mar. Our friendly group get together not only to raise funds for and support the Royal British Legion in Spain, but also meet to be with friends and have some fun, including quizzes, bingo, monthly lunches etc. We always welcome new members (you don’t have to be ex-military) – so come along to make some new friends at one of our meetings or contact Joyce on 692 551 385 for more information.

Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164

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Quiz Night Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, C/Dr Maranon, Torre del Mar. Quiz night with a difference. From 8.30pm. Hosted by yours truely, Tony of The Sentinella. Come on down for a great evenings entertainment. Call to reserve your table 952544362 Every 2nd Wednesday in the month AAR monthly quiz at La Tasca. 3pm start. Opposite the police station, Torre del Mar. Bar temporary closed until Semana Santa due to roadworks. Call Shelia for details 640 328 051 Argentine Tango classes in Torrox: Wed 5pm 6pm Salón Pilates con Lorena Calle Deire, edificio fantasia, sótano 2 derecha, Torrox pueblo Mario Correa 649 59 55 94 mac1710@gmail.com Furniture shop in Torre del Mar is looking for volunteers who have a free morning or afternoon every week to help us to sell second hand furniture and attend to customers in the new store. Would you like to help us? Contact the Volunteer Department now: 952564910/671048304 voluntariado@cudeca.org 41 Club If anyone wishes to know more about our 41 Club which has 50 members from 10 different countries throughout Northern Europe. We are a drop in club as most of our members only spend short periods of time in Spain but always turn up to join in our FUN. 41clubnerja.org or ring Alfie on 626998626 Local artist Margaret Riordan has an art exhibition until end April 2018 at Bar Choto Playa on the N340 at Penoncillo beach, Torrox Costa, (Not Tues). (Next to Ruta 34 motorcycles shop). Free entry, free parking. Jukebox Bandits Gigs for April Sun 1 April: Teteria Hierbuena, Competa, 2.00pm - 5.00pm. To reserve a table call 951 707638. Fri 6 April: Casa Maria, Torrox Park, 9.00pm 12.00pm. To reserve a table call 952 532 136. Sun 15 April: La Plaza, Canillas de Albaida, 1.30 4.30pm. To reserve a table call 952 553254 or 609 167127. Fri 20 April: Bar Cerezo, Canillas de Albaida, 8.30 11.30pm. To reserve a table call 952 553 018 or 699 933026 Sat 28 April: Hotel Balcon, Competa, 2.00 - 5.00pm.To reserve a table call 952 553662.


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8th April DíA DEL ACEITE VERDIAL Periana 8th - 10th April FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE DANZA ORIENTAL Frigiliana 10th April FIESTA DEL CAMPO Benamargosa 18th April DíA DEL RESIDENTE - Nerja 25th April ROMERíA DE SAN MARCOS Alfarnatejo, Alfarnate, El Borge, Moclinejo 29th April DíA DE LA MORCILLA CANILLERA Canillas de Aceituno

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La Vaqueria’s New Look! So, just when I think there can be nothing else to write about at La Vaqueria Josie comes up with another new and exciting idea! This month we are starting our tapas days; Tuesdays and Fridays from midday to 5pm when we will be serving vegetarian and vegan tapas in addition to everything on the menu. La Vaqueria is run by a mother and daughter team, Su and Josie who both have vivid imaginations, making a visit to this transformed old cowshed a unique experience. Packed with arts and crafts and serving home made food (ecological where possible) this art cafe is not just a feast for the stomach but a feast for the eyes as well. Su has an informal art group on Thursday afternoons and she is happy to give out advice on your own projects, meanwhile Josie is busy making menus, preparing sumptuous dishes and experimenting with new vegetarian and vegan flavours. If you fancy a breakfast, snack or lunch that is just that little bit different look no further, La Vaqueria, Benamargosa is only closed on Mondays. See main advert below


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Move It To Music! A gentle, informal and fun dance fitness class held on Saturdays, 11-12 noon, annually from mid October to Easter, Time Sport Gym - Avda de Pescia 21, Nerja. For more info: 675 846 217/moveittomusic@yahoo.co.uk Short Mat Bowls The Nerja Short Mat Bowls Club is now operating in the hotel Jimesol, C/ Chaparil, Nerja on Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1.45pm to 4.15pm. New members welcome. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579 for more details. www.shortmatbowlsnerja.com 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. Email: torroxgolfsociety@gmail.com or call Captain: George Clay on 643 139 023 Colmenar Social Club is a group of like-minded people, whose main aim is to promote frendship and assistance to all our members. We meet every Wednesday at around 12.30pm at the Arco Del Sol Hotel on the outskirts of Colmenar (A356 Vele Malaga to Casabermeja road Km9). We are lucky to have our meetings here, it is a great and versatile venue and the proprietors Antonio and Rosa are very supportive and helpful. We enjoy a variety of activities throughout the year: wine tasting, talks on various subjects from Lawyers, Estate Agents, Council Officials, Local Police, cooking demonstrations by our own chef member, car sharing days out to interesting venue’s, treasure hunts, special lunches at different restaurants, plant sales, homemade produce sales, many other activities and of course the popular quisses and games. Everyone, no matter what nationality, is made welcome, so why not come along one Wednesday and enjoy a few hours with us. For more information please contact Marjorie 952 037 556 or email Claire on dalecm19@gmail.com or visit our facebook page Colmenar Social Club to see our activities. Phoenix Club We now meet every Tuesday between 12 and 2pm at Bar La Vega, Avenida Andalucia and is sandwiched between the small Mercadona Supermarket and the Repsol Garage on the way out of Torre towards Malaga. Call Gail 951 067 723 www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk Do you like singing? Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita.

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Great, friendly atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances and concerts, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals Thursdays 17.30 – 20.00 in the Casa Cultura on the main A7205 road at Viñuela village. Plenty of free parking opposite. Come along to a rehearsal and hear us and decide if you’d like to join us! For more information call 689 111 352 / 669 682 138 Scottish Country Dance Classes Every Tuesday evening from 7.15pm - 9pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, for all levels, with or without partners. For further information please contact George Bain on 619 069 966 RBL - Nerja We enjoy regular lunches on the first Friday of each month at the Restaurant Nueva Arenas in La Herradura and on the third Thursday each month at the hotel Al Andalus, Maro. Our forthcoming concert featuring local international choir, “CoraXalia” (Director: Eusebio Pita) in the Nerja Caves Restaurant on Saturday 21 April at 19.30 Hope to see you there! Tickets 5€. To reserve and for more information, Tel: 654 085 811 email dgdeepblue@gmail.com or Tel: 615 550 886 email Hamish.crompton.gunn@gmail.com or Patsy 633 382 117 email patsyandreason@hotmail.com To book for lunches, or to contact the branch for information, please contact our Secretary Vera Osborne, Tel: 952967200, Email: ozzybaldwin@yahoo.co.uk Every one is welcome and you don't have to be ex military to join. We are a friendly active branch who support a very worthwhile cause, So come along and join us" RBL - Benajarafe Branch Meet every Friday from 12.30-2.30pm, at the coastal, Puerto Niza restaurant, we enjoy bingo, quizzes, more entertainment & monthly outings, a superb lunch inc. drinks, & we welcome all new and existing RBL members. Tel: 603 879 308 www.britishlegion.org.uk/branches/benajarafe EL Capitan Tennis Club Torre Del Mar open to new members. Every Mon, Wed & Fri. For information Ring 675 391 967 The local, men only, Golf society for those wanting a monthly Saturday game at different courses within an hours drive of Torre Del Mar. Find us on Facebook or call Antony on 639 418 017. Nerja Players for further information please visit https://thenerjaplayers.com and sign up to receive event updates.


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‘The 'Big Cats' We are a group of Jaguar enthusiasts living in Andalucia. We have a meeting each month for a meal and a good old chat about our cars. On occasions we organise something rather more special, Mystery Tours or Weekends Away. The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club is the largest Jaguar Club in the world and was formed in 1984, by members of other Jaguar Clubs, for the enthusiast who not only used, but maintained or restored their SS, Jaguar or Daimler. Contact Philip Wray on 669 434 457 www.jec-spain.com JEC.CostaDelSol@gmail.com Join El Valle! El Valle is one of Axarquia’s most successful and longest running social clubs. We are based in the Lake Vinuela area, 10 km inland from Velez Malaga, and most members live fairly locally but we also welcome people from the coast and further afield. At our monthly meetings you can find out about our wide range of activities that range from the cultural and gastronomic to quizzes, games and films. We also organise days out and short trips away. Through its members El Valle has links to groups that enjoy a variety of pursuits including leisurely scenic walks, more energetic cross-country hash runs, photography, quad biking, drama, bird watching and dancing. So whatever your interests El Valle has something for you! We meet on the first Mon of each month (apart from Aug when we take a break!) at the Camping Bar, Lake Vinuela. Please visit www.campinglavinuela.es for directions. Meetings start 7:30 but we start arriving from 7pm so come early and introduce yourself so that we can help you make the most of what El Valle has to offer. You can also meet us on Fri mornings from 11:30-12:30 at Meson Sara at the Puente don Manuel crossroads to join us, book an event or have a chat. www.el-valle-asociacion.com The Nerja History Group is for anyone interested in Spanish History. We have monthly Talks & Trips between the months of October - April, Mixed nationalities, Talks delivered in English. All welcome. http://www.nerjahistorygroup.es/ or contact Christina Sinclair 687 602 057 or email nerjahistorygroup@yahoo.com The Nerja Philosophical Group For further information please call Tom Bryson on 699170931. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Mon-Fri 10am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pm. Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Web: www.lux-mundi.org April events

Every Tues 11.30 to 13.00 & Thurs 16.30 to 18.00. - Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. Every Weds - Computer Workshop. Price 4€. Every Weds – Art & Craft Group. Time 2pm 5pm at the Centre. Every Fri – Coffee Morning. Time 11am - 1pm Thurs April 12th – Coach Excursion to Puente Genil. Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar invite you to join friends on a coach excursion to Puente Genil a picturesque town situated in the province of Cordoba.The name derives from the bridge (Puente) over the river Genil and is well preserved, built on the riverbanks; it has some beautiful noble homes, as well as traditional dwellings. It is a large agricultural centre in the province of Cordoba, producing wine, olive oil, linen and jams. It is also well known for its Semana Santa (Holy Week) celebrations. After leaving Torre del Mar you will stop on route for coffee, arriving in Puente Genil at approximately 10.00am. On arrival there will be a guided tour in English of the town, including the quince factory, the old town, the first electricity works in Andalucía (La Alianza), the Sanctuary of the Conception, the Church of the Assumption and the collection of museums situated in the old convent. There will then be free time for you to have lunch and you will depart from the town at 17.00. Ticket price 25€ available at the Centre. Fundraising event. Departure times Viñuela (Football pitch) 07.30, Algarrobo (Lidl) 07.55, Caleta (Vets) 07.55, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 08.05. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards u3A Axarquia are hosting a presentation by Myra Cecilla Azzopardi - Citizens Advice Bureau Spain, Brexit & how it will affect you here in Spain, the story so far. Friday 13th April @ 11am at the Restaurante Parquesol, El Morche, Torrox Costa Myra has examined in detail the UK/EU joint agreement issued last year and is well qualified to provide reliable, independent advice on your acquired rights, freedoms and residential status as a European citizen. Myra will also be talking about the advice and assistance the C.A.B can offer on other issues. THIS WILL NOT BE A DEBATE ON THE RIGHTS AND WRONGS OF BREXIT This event is open to the general public, not just U3A members and free of charge. Please note there is plenty of parking opposite the Restaurante Parquesol in El Morche. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU


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n o i t a m r Info ...In our own random order! Bus Times Call: 952 540 936 Nerja-Malaga 06:30, 07:30, 08:30 08:55, 10:10, 11:10, 12:25, 13:40, 14:55, 15:55, 17:10, 18:40, 19:40, 20:25 Malaga-Nerja 07:00, 08:15, 09:15, 10:30, 11:45, 12:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15; 17:30; 18:45, 20:15, 20:45, 21:30 Expect to pay approx 2.90€ one way and 5.15€ round trip Nerja-Nerja Caves 08:10, 08:25, 09:40, 10:40, 11:50; 11:55, 12:35, 13:10, 13:35, 14:25, 15:25; 16:40; 18:10, 18:55, 19:30, 20:10 Nerja Caves-Nerja 08:45, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 12:15, 12:50, 13:30, 14:45. 15:45, 17:00 17:45; 18:30; 19:30; 20:15 Expect to pay approx 0.80€ one way Nerja-Torre see Nerja-Malaga times Torre-Nerja 07:45, 09:00, 09:15, 10:00, 11:00, 11:15; 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:45, 16:00, 17:30, 18:15, 19:30, 21:00, 22:00. Church services in English The Anglican Parish of Nerja & Almuñécar Services at Iglesia San Miguel (St Michael's Church), Nerja every Sunday at 12 noon and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel), Almuñécar every Sunday at 9.30 a.m. (except during August). There is also a short service of Holy Communion on Wednesdays at 9.30 a.m. in the Church Shop, Calle Málaga, Nerja. Priest in Charge: Father Nigel Thomas. Tel: Church House 952 521 339 Church Shop 952 522 460. Competa - Holy Communion every Sunday at 5.30pm in the Parish Church, Plaza Almijara, Cómpeta Tel: 952 219 396 Malaga - St. George´s Church in the Engish Cemetery. 11.00am Sundays Tel: 952 219 396 Velez-Malaga - Capilla De San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Sundays 10.30. Website stgeorgemalaga.org Tel 952 407 050 Anglican communion. Torre del Mar - St Barnabas Church (IERE) Spanish episcopal services in English at

Local Police : 091 Guardia : 062 Fire : 080 11am, Morning Prayer 1st and 3rd Sundays. Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tel. 952 030 461 (Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 "I", (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa Del Viña). Roman Catholic - Caleta de Velez - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, change of venue from October 7th at the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, situated on the main street, Caleta de Velez. Time 5pm. Sunday Anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Torre del Mar Evangelical Church Torre del Mar Presbyterian Church (Evangelical) meets for worship each Sunday at 11.00am in Legends Bar, C/ Don Cipriano Maldonado Jiménez, Torre del Mar. Everyone welcome. Email info@torredelmarchurch.es Web www.Torredelmarchurch.es La Caleta de Velez: Cornerstone International Church: meets on Sundays 11.30am and Wednesdays: 7pm for bible study. Calle Virgen del Mar 3 Tel.63454019 Evangelical Church - El Puente Christian Fellowship Sunday Worship - 11am. Midweek activities - Pilates - Mon 11am - 12.15pm. Bridge club Tues 2.15pm - 6pm. AA - Wed 7pm. Charity shop/books open Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. Bible study Thurs 57pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobilaria, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel. Phone: 952 115 220 or 952 518 185 Bank Hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am. Taxis Torre: 653 917 004, Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 653 917 004, Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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Weekly Market days Mondays: Torrox Costa Tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche on the road to Benamagosa. Wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa & Camping Vinuela Ctr.A356 KM30. Thursdays: Velez Malaga & Torre del Mar & Frigilana Fridays: Puente don Manuel & Cala de Moral Saturdays: Caleta de Velez , Competa & Benajarafe, Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month) Sundays: Malaga Consulates UK Opposite the main bus station Edif, Eurocom Bloque Sur C/Mauricio Moro 2-2º- Malaga 902 109 256 or 913 342 194 Ireland Avda, de los Boliches, Nº15 Fuengirola 952 475 108 Germany C/Mauricio Moro 2, Malaga 952 363 591 Sweden 952 604 383 France 952 226 590 / 952 214 888 Belgium 952 559 159 Denmark 952 211 797 Luxembourg 952 857 197 Chemists www.bit.ly/dutychemists Telefonica

Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 Granada 952 048 804 Airlines www.easyjet.com www.ryanair.com www.thompsonfly.com www.norwegian.com www.flybe.com www.bmibaby.com www.ba.com Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally) The municipal market (fruit and veg) and the weekly markets are only open mornings. Water Supplies Velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 Railway Stations Malaga: 952 360 202 Granada: 958 271 272 Town Halls Torre and Velez: 952 500 100 Torrox: 952 538 200 Nerja: 952 548 400 Competa: 952 516 006 Rincon: 952 402 300 Malaga: 952 135 000 Hospitals Nerja Ambulatorio: 952 523 131 Velez Malaga: 951 067 000 ITV Call: 902 702 727 www.itvcita.com - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am - 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am 12.45pm

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) : a h a Jokes h Thanks to MP for the following jokes... My new aftershave smells of bread..... birds love it. ------------------------------------------------------------A Police car pulled me over and when the Officer came up to my window, I saw that he wasn't wearing a regular Police uniform, I said,"Hang on, if your a Policeman why are you wearing a suit covered in black and white squares?", He said,"Just a routine check sir" ------------------------------------------------------------Phone rings, woman answers Heavy breather "I bet you've got a tight one with no hair" Woman "Yes, he's watching TV - who shall I say is calling?" ------------------------------------------------------------Grand National Top Tips of the day: 1:30 Premature Ejaculation, he'll come first 2:05 V neck, a great jumper 2:40 Varnish, great on the fences 3:20 Dusty Carpet, he'll take some beating. ------------------------------------------------------------My wife arrived back from her driving test today. "So," I asked excitedly, "How did you get on?" "Not good," she replied "He failed me!" "Oh dear!" I said sympathetically. "It can't be that bad, what did he pull you up on?" "A flipping rope," she replied. "The car's still at the bottom of the river." ------------------------------------------------------------I was woken up by the bin men, early this morning. They found me unconscious behind a bottle-bank. ------------------------------------------------------------Sky News have just confirmed that the Leicester based company Walkers Crisps is to be taken over by a mega rich Arabian

Consortium led by Sultan Sheikh. ------------------------------------------------------------Just found out my uncle has left me a stately home in his will. I have no idea where Sod Hall is, I'm just off to Google it now! ------------------------------------------------------------"I can't come into work today, I've got a snakebite injury." "Oh dear. What happened?" "I fell over as I left the pub last night." ------------------------------------------------------------Went to make my dinner earlier, took me ages. Had to watch Golden Eye first. Instructions on the box said Pierce film first before microwaving. ------------------------------------------------------------The part of the brain responsible for feelings of annoyance is the fufux. So when you get annoyed its called fufux ache. ------------------------------------------------------------As I walked through the front door with the hot French girl, I couldn't believe that my wife had actually asked me to pick her up. I had fantasised about this for years and now we were all going to spend a great evening together. As my wife saw us however, the look on her face told a very different story clearly I had badly misunderstood what she TEXTED . Turns out TREsemme is actually a make of shampoo ------------------------------------------------------------I had to chin a bloke in the pub last night for getting out of line... I don't mess about when it comes to the Conga ------------------------------------------------------------I told my mate my new Thai bride was pregnant. "Oh? Girl or boy?" he asked. "She must be a girl if she's pregnant, soft lad."

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Jokes h a ha :) These following jokes are in homarge to the late, great Sir Ken Dodd, who sadly died last month at the age of 90. RIP "Honolulu, it's got everything. Sand for the children, sun for the wife, sharks for the wife's mother." “It’s ten years since I went out of my mind. I’d never go back.” Did you know that a laugh is something that comes out of a hole in your face? Anywhere else and you're in dead trouble! Television is like a great monster, eating your gags as fast as you say them. I told the Inland Revenue I didn't owe them a penny because I lived near the seaside. My Dad knew I was going to be a comedian. When I was a baby he said, 'Is this a joke?' I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it. I've done some brave things in my time. I played Nottingham Labour Club. I was the one who shouted 'Three cheers for Mrs Thatcher'. And it was during the bingo. Just read a book about Stockholm Syndrome, it started off badly but by the end I really liked it. I haven't spoken to my mother-in-law for eighteen months. I don't like to interrupt her. I've seen a topless lady ventriloquist - Nobody has ever seen her lips move! I thought it would be a good idea to go into

Politics, maybe I am a little old... but you know... I'd love to be Chancellor of the Exchequer - That way I'll be united with my money! When asked if Ken believed in safe sex his answer came: 'Of course I do; I have a handrail around the bed! Did you hear about the shrimp that went to the prawn's cocktail party? He pulled a mussel. “I used to think I was marvellous in bed – until I discovered all my girlfriends suffered from asthma.” “I always feel at home in theatres like this, because we’re about the same age.” “Five out of every three people have trouble understanding fractions.” “It turns out that if you bang two halves of a horse together, it doesn’t make the sound of a coconut.” “My teeth are all my own. I just finished paying for them.” “Did you hear about the Frenchman who makes his own gravy? The Count Of Monte Bisto.” “The man who invented Cats’ Eyes got the idea when he saw the eyes of a cat in his headlights. If the cat had been going the other way, he would have invented the pencil sharpener.” "Love makes the world go round, or it does if you are a man over 50."

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1. What is the proper name for a maker of hats? 2. What license cost 37 pence when it was abolished in 1988? 3. In Scrabble how many letters have a value of 2? 4. Who was the Greek Goddess of Victory? 5. What is the name of the poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair? 6. In slang, how much money is a monkey? 7. Farriers and Loriners cater for what? 8. In draughts, how many men does a player start with? 9. Which is the best selling car name of all time? 10. Which country in the world sends the most letters abroad?

1. Detective Ixolite of the NYPD was investigating a murder at Chicago. It was a difficult case, and Ixolite was completely stumped until he noticed a message sent to him by the killer cunningly hidden in a newspaper advertisement selling car licence plates. Detective Ixolite thought about it for a while, and when he had solved the puzzle, immediately arrested the guilty man. This is the newspaper advert (Car licence plates for sale) that Detective Ixolite saw. Plates For Sale; (W 05 NWO) (H 13 HSR) (O 05 EBM) (D 08 UNE) (U 10 HTY) (N 04 BRE) (N 16 TTE) (I 26 LHC ) (T 10 AEE) (I 26 CNA) (X 22 VDA) a) How did Ixolite know the advert was a clue for him? b) Solve the code and tell me who Ixolite arrested. 2. Identify Me Hint 1: I am a god Hint 2: I am a planet Hint 3: measurer of heat.

3. I have a roll of cloth 1km long. I have a machine which cuts this roll into pieces of 10 metre long cloth. How long would it take for the machine to cut the roll if each cut took 4 secs? Answers on page 120

11. What rank in the Royal Navy is the equivalent of the Army's Field Marshall?

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7. France - 26,337 8. Japan - 24,452 9. Canada- 21,740 10. Iran - 16,551 Quiz Answers - 1. Milliner, 2. Dog licence, 3.2 (D,G), 4. Nike, 5. Full House, 6. ÂŁ500, 7. Horses, 8. 12, 9. Toyota Corolla 10. UK, 11. Admiral of the Fleet . Riddle Answers - A) This is easy, as the first letter of each plate spells WHODUNNIT IX(A challenge to our Detective.) B) The second bit is a little trickier, but if you read the last three letters in each plate from the bottom up and right to left you get ADVANCE EACH LETTER BY THE NUMBER SHOWN, so advance W by 5 to get B, H by 13 to get U and so on until you spell BUTLER DID IT. 2. Mercury 3. 396 seconds. 1000m would only take 99 cuts, not 100. So, 4 x99 = 396 Find Waldo Answer

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Wanted WANTED ROWING MACHINE, good condition, cheap. Call Les: 952 518 036 I WILL COLLECT FREE of charge all your used clothing, bric-a-brac, pots and pans, books, toys, CD´s garden pots, tools, pieces of furniture or anything else you are throwing out whilst you are cleaning. Call me on 625 319 323 Jacqui EL CAPITAN TENNIS CLUB Torre Del Mar open to new members. For information Ring 675391967. SECOND HAND Left hand drive car wanted. Good condition inside and out. ITV and tax up to date. Budget 1,500€ depending on car and condition. Call: 693 54 59 89

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QUAD BIKE ADLY 50cc. 7 years old but only 400km. Good condition but requires carburettor work, hence €200 o.n.o. Buyer collects and pays transfer fees. Call 647 494 652 VOLVO V70 D5 2.4 DIESEL ESTATE White automatic, Dec 2004 (2005 model) lhd, Sp. plated, 184,000km (114,000 miles), ITV’d, Volvo towbar, gear box rebuild at 126,000km, serviced regularly by local garage. In good condition, Includes transfer. 4,500€ o.n.o Call: 651 964 623

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s e p o c s Horo by Juanita Banana of www.AbsoluteAxarquia.com ARIES: March 21-April 20 Take time to put issues into perspective and form a viable plan whilst being kind to yourself and those around you. A good time to nurture your spiritual side and to seek and find enlightenment TAuRuS: April 21-May 21 This is the perfect time to show everyone just what you can do. Concentrate on hopes and dreams as this is the right time to bring them to reality. Allow your tribe to help you with these projects which can help everyone become more successful GEMINI: May 22-June 21 State your opinions and speak up for yourself but be careful not to overstep boundaries where other people’s emotions and feelings are concerned. If you are an artist or writer, April is a good time to be especially creative CANCER: June 22-July 22 You’ve taken on a lot recently meaning April will be an extremely ambitious and very busy month. Plan some time out, perhaps a holiday in early summer. Be attentive at work to avoid unnecessary issues arising LEO: July 23-August 23 Avoid unnecessary ego clashes that could drain your energies without furthering your interest. Treat yourself mid-month, which doesn’t mean you need to spend a lot of money. Go for your dreams during the third week of April and feel wonderful afterwards VIRGO: August 24-September 22 Branch out and begin new adventures this month Virgo, perhaps some changes to your lifestyle, future plans, ambitions and friendships. It won’t be easy but it will be grounding and beneficial to the next stage of

your life LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 Instead of hiding your feelings all the time, the most important thing for Librans this month is to practice letting people know what’s going on for you inside. Focus on how you relate to people and plan something different to include them – a Bohemian cocktail party? SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 You’re feeling passionate this month, not limited to an emotional relationship, but any project or interest you are focused on. A methodical approach serves you best in all things SAGITTARIuS: November 22 December 21 Your personal relationships are in harmony with your mindset, giving you an extra boost of confidence this month. You are cheerful, communicative and overflowing with goodwill, lighting up the lives of those around you CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 20 You are about to be liberated from a learning curve that has been going on since last August. The result will leave you stronger and with a cast iron infrastructure. It’s time to party and enjoy yourself AQuARIuS: January 21 - February 19 Everything is going well for you Aquarius as your revolutionary thinking puts you square in the avant-garde during the second week of April and feeling comfortable with it. An intense love connection could open your eyes to something new PISCES: February 20 - March 20 You are almost always right but, being human, you are sometimes fallible. Remain open to others’ opinions and consider the idea that taking things in a different direction might improve them. Someone may ask for your advice, which would be best offered graciously

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AIR CONDITIONING lFor Air Conditioning call Mark at Esola, 616 119 007, Torre del Mar lPolar Air For Professional and reliable servicing, repairs and installation of A/C at competitive rates by a qualified technician.Call Susie or Peter 655 211 192 or visit www.polarair.eu lCHS Cooling and Heating Solutions. All makes of air conditioning, serviced and installed. Also Solar, Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Call: 655 791 167 Email: chsspain@gmail.com

ALARMS lPerfect Alarm S.L High quality security systems including CCTV and Alarms. We speak English and German. Call: Mr. Martin on 608 517 661

BOAT TRIPS lLuxury Yacht Charters Tel: 618 972 139 www.sailandstay.eu Email: sailandstay@gmail.com

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE lThe Hair & Beauty Studio Cruce de Periana, Puente don Manuel, (along from Morenos) Call: 951 204 158 or 654 897 410

BLINDS lSolar blinds, ideal for large glazed areas to keep the view but also giving privacy and stopping maximum amounts of heat/glare and fading of furnishings. ian@solarshadetinting.com Speak to Ian 644 54 61 76 958 49 65 71

BOOKSHOPS lPasatiempo Calle Infantes 32, Torre del Mar, 952 543 703, www.bookshoppasatiempo.com

BUILDERS lLT Construction - is a building company based in the Velez Malaga area. We specialise in all aspects of design, building license application and construction, we have over 14 years of expertise in creating individual building solutions for our clients. Our local knowledge of the land and its soil types and how best to deal with the challenges posed by them - means that we are the best-suited company to advise you on your building requirements. Call Lee Talbot on 659324586 info@ltconstruction.es www.ltconstruction.es lAll types of building work undertaken, 37 years experience, Let me quote you. Call: 952 110 788 or 650 895 461 lJohn Housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: rosemary.housby@gmail.com

CAR ACCESSORIES lWindow Tinting, A mobile service for your convenience, ITV legal and certified. Cut out annoying glare. Stop U/V. Protect children and pets. Be cool. Enjoy the sun, don’t suffer it! Call Ian 902 888 176 / 644 546 176


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The Sentinella Paginas CARE HOMES lCasa Klein. A better place to live. Scandinavian convelescent and retirement home. Situated on a hilltop overlooking mountains and the sea in Velez Malaga. Tel: 952 50 21 30 Mob: 679 167 168 www.casaklein.com

COUNSELLING lKestrel Counselling. Professional, confidential, qualified counselling service. Face 2 Face, skype or online. Experienced with all age groups including children. www.kestrelcounselling.com Email: kestrelcounselling@gmail.com Tel: 951 904 671

CARERS/AGENCIES

CURRENCY TRANSFERS

lDo you need an English Carer? Do you want to remain independent in your own home, but require a level of support to do so? Hourly, daily and respite care, including personal care, help in the home and companionship. Mature, experienced, qualified, registered and insured. Excellent local references, reasonable rates. Linda Horton 648 119 401 email: lindahwlc@gmail.com

lCurrencies Direct. For all your currency transfer requirements; excellent exchange rates, 100% no transfer fees or hidden charges – Contact the Nerja office on 952 906 581 or email nerja@currenciesdirect.com

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING wRoy’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning. Professional Machines, 18 years experience. All areas covered. Call Mark on 958 640 068 or 656 561 669

CCTV lPerfect Alarm S.L High quality security systems including CCTV and Alarms. We speak English and German. Call: Mr. Martin on 608 517 661

CHIROPODISTS lRegisitered Chiropodist/Podiatrist offering a complete footcare service in the comfort of your own home. 25yrs exp NHS & private. Call: 636 866 715

CLEANING lUltra Clean, Clean & Changeovers, key holding, house-keeping, laundry, window cleaning, gardening etc.. Call Pammy: 674 597 984 Torre del Mar area

CLINICS lAnalysis Clinic, Haematology, Coagulation (Contro of Warfarin), Biochemistry, Inmunology,Hormone, Bacteriology, Parasitology, Special analysis. Home visits for blood tests. Antonio Armijo Navas, Specialist in Clinical Analysis. Urb. Costa del Oro, Local-4. Torrox Costa, Phone: 952 53 23 93

COMPUTERS lDavid Fenton: Computer Help Specialist. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer since 2000. House calls, remote assistance or bring it to me. Help and impartial advice with all types of technology. Tel 952 549 607, Mob 654 899 976

DECORATION INTERIOR/EXTERIOR lTejidos Belen For all your soft furnishings. Specialists in cushions, pillows, accessories, interior & exterior decoration. We repair your sofas & terrace furniture. Tel: 952531732 / 650964624 Avd. Andalucia No.34 (next to Supermarket La Plaza)Torrox Costa

DENTISTRY lClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: clinicaeuropatorroxcosta@gmail.com British dentist, 24hrs response Call: 648 203 157 lDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at Spanish prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German, Spanish and Italian. Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm www.dentadanes.com lGrupo Dental Clinics Calle Enrique Van Dulkan, 21, Velez Malaga Tel: 952 54 95 95 www.grupodentalclinics.com

DOORS & WINDOWS UPVC lVentanas Arcoplan - VEKA profile windows, doors and glass curtains. A reputable, fully registered company with over 15 years experience. Visit our showroom opposite El Corte Ingles, C/Santa Fabiola no 24 Local 1, 29651 Mijas Costa, Malaga. Call: 952 667 559 / 634 04 30 92

DRAIN CLEARANCE lDrains & Plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 / 657 862 628 lAt Your Service Plumbing, Electrical, Prop. Maintenance Torre del Mar/Puente don Manuel area. Ex. Corgi reg. with over 35 years experience. Tel: 951 066 064 / 692 330 420 Email: casaflores45@yahoo.es


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EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS

lDrain & Leak Solutions Your underground plumbers!High pressure water jetting, Drain tracing CCTV, Septic tank problems & installationsm, baths, sinks & toilets unblocked, leak detection & repairs. Fully qualified and fully legal. No call out fee!! Tel: 951 310 111 / 651 111 005 www.drain&leak.com lBlokbuster - High pressure drain cleaning. 24hrs a day. Drain maintenance & repairs, high pressure pool cleaning, driveways & patios. No call out charges. Call: 666 299 021 FB: blokbusters drain cleaning Email: blokbusterdrainage@gmail.com

lSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) 666 135 516 or 691 341 268 Web: www.spanishmanagement.com Email: officespanishmanagement@yahoo.co.uk lZalia properties, long established sales rental agents, Lake Viñuela area. Car hire, Pool, Villa cleans etc. El Cruce de Periana 4, Edf. Alzabel, Semisotano 2, Alcaucin www.zaliaproperties.net 952 519 718 / 663 093 782, 696 206 158

ELECTRICIANS

lHeaven for Fashion, Fashion jewellery and accessories at affordable prices www.heavenforfashion.com - use code SENT12 for a discount of 15% with your first purchase.

lSparkinspain - Electrical installations & maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga & inland to Competa and Frigiliana.Tel Colin 951 242 449/Mob 666707297 sparkinspain@rocketmail.com Web: www.english-electrician-nerja.com

EROSION PROBLEMS lSuppliers of a sterile grass – Vetiver. Used for stopping erosion. With an incredibly strong vertical root system. Very cost effective. Visit www.vetiverspain.com for more information on the Vetiver Grass System. Call: 692 288 657 email: info@vetiverspain.com

ESTATE AGENTS lBuy A Home Spain Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@buyahomespain.com Website: www.buyahomespain.com lFleming Properties, Calle Dr. Fleming, 1, Nerja. 952 524 140 or 637 278 306/606 087 362, www.fleming-properties.com lAxarquia Properties S.L Established 2001. Office: 952 436 781 Cta.Almeria 194, Benajarafe Email: sa@axarquiaproperties.com www.axarquiaproperties.com lCountry Properties 29754 Competa - Málaga Plaza Almijara, 21 & Avd. Constitución, 33 Tel.: +34 952 51 61 78 29770 Torrox - Málaga Calle Elisa Ortigosa, 7 Tel.: +34 952 53 91 25 29740 Torre del Mar Málaga Avda. Andalucia, 32B Tel.: +34 952 54 18 86 / 654 693 680 www.countryproperties.net sales@countryproperties.net lSkandiaMäklarna is your quality estate agency, don't hesitate to contact us. NEW ADDRESS: C/ Castillo Perez 21, Nerja. Tel: 952 639 998 or mobile: 693 804 044. Email: nerja@skandiamaklarna.se www.skandiamaklarna.se/nerja

FASHION ACCESSORIES

FURNITURE lCudeca Hospice Charity Shop – Torre del Mar C/ Infante 21 – Edf. Jamaica Bajo Tel: 663 083 273 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 / Mon- Fri 17:00 – 20.00. Nerja C/ Almirante Carranza 15 Tel: 663 083 503 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 www.cudeca.org lProps & Vintage (P&V) Vintage and retro furniture and accessories for sale or hire. Visit our facebook page for details: propsandvintagespain / Website: www.propsandvintage.com Email: propsandvintagespain@hotmail.com Tel: 657 424 933 / 646 482 942

GARDEN CENTRES lCosta Torrox Garden Centre for all your gardening requirements. Plants, Fruit Trees, Ceramics, Bonsai Trees, Compost, Pest Control, Flowerpots, Garden Sundries and much much more! Open Mon - Sat 9am - 2pm and 4pm - 7pm and on Sunday 10am - 2pm. On the road to Torrox beside Lidl. Find them on facebook: /costatorrox or visit their website: www.costatorrox.es

GARDENING lMaintenance of Gardens and Swimming Pools. English, German and Spanish speaking 25 year old. David: 656 775 928 lRed Palm Beetles, Wasps, Ants, Woodlice, Mice, Rats and all pests. Processionary Moths. Call us for treatment and disposal of these garden problems. Tel: 634 431 099 lSuppliers of a sterile grass – Vetiver. Used for stopping erosion. With an incredibly strong vertical root system. Very cost effective. Visit www.vetiverspain.com for more information on the Vetiver Grass System. Call: 692 288 657 info@vetiverspain.com


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The Sentinella Paginas HEALTH & BEAUTY

INTERNET SERVICES

lWeight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 beasav24@gmail.com (business opportunity also available)

lRiosat SL, Reliable internet services in the campo. No telephone line required.Please call for details. 951 239 310 / 626 679 018 Email: info@riosat.com / Web: www.riosat.com

HEALTH SHOPS

INTERNET TELEVISION (IPTV)

lRincón Natural Nerja: natural remedies, organic food, superfoods, natural skincare products, spelt husk pillows, essential oils, incense & feng shui crystals. Alternative therapies: personalised weight control coaching, naturopath consultance etc. C/ Carretera 1, in front of Supersol, Nerja. Tel. 952 523 503 ONLINE-SHOP for Europe www.rinconnatural.com lHigh Grade Medical Cannabis Oils for sale - helps people with Cancer, Anxiety, Depression, Pain, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma. Prices from €30/60ml 6%CBD. Magy's Garden Grow Av.Andalucia 106, Caleta de Velez Tel: 952 511 857 magysgardengrow@hotmail.com

lTechno-Vision, UK & Scandinavian IPTV packages with Catch Up, PAYG available. Tel: (0034) 657 066 782 / UK: (0044) 7835 772 340 Web: www.techno-vision.es info@techno-vision.es

HEATING lRedwell® – the leading brand in Infrared Heating Systems. White panels and designs like mirrors, pictures, glass etc. Low consumption, low running time due to partial storage material inside. Prevents damp. Contact/showroom: Avda. El Faro, Bl. 75, bajo 9, Torrox Costa, call 952 539 742, sscharler@gmx.de, www.redwell.com

HYPNOTHERAPY & NLP lMarion Dias BSc (Honours) Clinical Hypnosis and trainer NLP & Hypnosis. Help with Anxiety, Depres- sion, Phobia, Stop smoking, self-confidence IBS,Public speaking as well as one day workshops for stop smoking, and self-healing, in NERJA. E-mail: marion@hypno-therapeutiques.co.uk

INSURANCE lGPS Insurance Services - For all your Insurance needs (Personal & Business) Check out our easy to navigate website to request quotes www.gpsinsuranceservices.com email: admin@gpsinsuranceservices.com Tel/Whatsapp: 722 708 615

KENNELS AND CATTERIES lThe Dog House While you are away on holiday or a weekend break, your dogs live in our house alongside our dog. Large play area, lots of country walks. Pet collection/del. service. Vet services on call. Gourmet meals if required. 'Only the best for your pal'. Ring: Phil 649 079 321 Comares/Benamargosa. Refs available Email:philipclayton_1@msn.com Ex cat & dog airlines.UK. Recommended. lResidencia Cantalobos The Pet Hotel in La Herradura, offers the highest standards of care for your pets. Call Now - Tel: +34 603 739 886 www.residenciacantalobos.com lHome From Home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels just lots of excercise, fun and cuddles. Also Pet paw casting and bespoke animal sculptures in cement. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail: riogordo@mail.com www.homefromhome.weebly.com.

KITCHENS lSun Kitchens, 15 years experience in Kitchens, Doors, Bathroom Units, Shower Screens, Synthetic Flooring & Wardrobes. Cipriando Maldonado 13, Torre del Mar. Tel: 653 63 46 33 / 622 10 13 10 www.sunkitchens.es Email: info@sunkitchens.es

LAUNDRY SERVICES lLinen and Towels for holiday rentals and private individuals. Easy parking. Close to Capistrano Village, Nerja. Call: 655 663 572 or email info@diamondpropertiesnerja.com

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The Sentinella Paginas LAWYERS lCS Abogados , Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (in front of Mercadona). Torre del Mar, Calle Rioja, 69, Edificio Salares, local A. (Near the Bus Station). Free initial consultation, 952 967 004 Email: info@cslawyers.es / www.cslawyers.es lAxarquia Solicitors 15 years helping expats and non-residents –Offices in Nerja & Velez-Málaga. 952 901 225 mail@axarquiasolicitors.com or ring Melanie Elst on 685589802 for a free no obligation appointment lDe Cotta Law Spanish and English Lawyers, specialising in Business Law, Debt Recovery, Company Start-ups and more. Multilingual. Calle Diputacion 11, Nerja 952 527 014

LOCKSMITHS l24 Hour Emergency Locksmith Fully qualified UK C & G tradesman. 24/7 callouts & or appointments. Call: 664 367 511 or email: pcandmrogers@gmail.com

METALWORK lMetalwork made to measure - Gates, Doors, Rejas. M.O.T. welding and on-site repairs. All areas. Also building work. All work guaranteed. We support the Axarquia Animal Rescue Charity. Andy: 676 719 066 Email: sainbena@hotmail.com

MOBILITY PRODUCTS lBlue Badge Mobility.S.L Hire & Sales of Mobility Scooters, Wheelchairs, Bathroom aids, Toilet Aids, Stair Lifts, Long term rentals, Best prices on the Costa. Quality Service. Contact Gary Or Sara 952967015/635445279 www.bluebadgemobility.com

OPTICIANS lHeiko by Heiko, Avda Andalucia 119, Torre del Mar 952 967 923

PAINTING lNo Need to Paint Does your property need painting? Interior or exterior. Call now for a brochure: 640 519 482 or 952 594 425 Email: jabe@noneedtopaint.com

PARAGLIDING lVilla Spray Painting quality Interior and Exterior house painting in the Costa del Sol, Call: 0034 639 418 01. Email: villaspraypainting@gmail.com F.B: villa spray painting

PLUMBERS lAndy Mann UK Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. All areas covered. Combi boiler technician. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 633 875 588 Email: andymann_genesis@yahoo.co.uk lEnglish/Spanish Plumber Over 30 years experience, trained and qualified in England. All plumbing work undertaken. For a fast and reliable service. call José on: 615 344 123 / 638 609 906 lPlumbing by Chris, repairs, replacement and reforms. Est. since 1982. Call Chris: 674 617 379. No call our fee!

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES lInk Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email: sales@printerink.es

MOSQUITO/FLY SCREENS

PROPERTY OFF PLAN

lWorking on the Costa 11 years. I will beat any genuine quote. Professional service. Call Steve: 653 303 698 lMosquito Screens made to measure & repairs. Plus nets for your pets too with reinforced dog flap. Call: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

lAlexia 2nd phase in Caleta de Velez, 112 apartments and penthouses, don’t miss out! Set in a privileged location, the best in Caleta. Call: 952 783 531 / 910 516 354 www.alexia.es

MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS lRods motorcycles. Mobile motorcycle service and repairs. From scooters to superbikes. All makes and models. Factory trained technician. Contact 633 287 190.

PROPERTY RENTALS lBuy A Home Spain C/ Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@buyahomespain.com Website: www.buyahomespain.com

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The Sentinella Paginas REMOVALS

SATELLITE T.V.

lTransportation to UK to Spain to UK. Whole van loads or single items. Good rates. Regular trips. Also local removals. Call Graham: 620 353 594 Email: vgcasacolor@gmail.com lTony Roam Removals UK to Spain to UK Email: tonyroam@btconnect.com / www.euroam.co.uk ES: 636 393 542 / UK: 07973 362 003

lTotal Satellite Installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email:philbraid@hotmail.com

RENT A CAR lRent a Car Estrella Rent Delivery and collection at Malaga airport or in your location. Automatic cars. Unlimited kilometers, full insurance, VAT and additional driver included. 952 511 209 www.estrellarent.com / estrellarentweb@gmail.com lTransauto Rent A Car Malaga Our cars are delivered at the airport parking. Unlike other companies where you have to wait 30 minutes for a mini bus to collect you. No refuelling service fee. www.transauto.es Tel: 952 105 050

Advertise your business here! The best Value for Money From as little as 5 euros a month 3 months 30 euros 6 months 40 euros 12 months 60 euros Call: 664 210 468 RESTAURANTS lTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia, Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 lTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 lIndian Palace Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212 Email: indianpalacealcaucin@gmail.com www.indianpalacealcaucin.blogspot.com lRestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831 lTaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra. Nacional 340 (next to post office) Torrox Costa Tel: 952 534 972 or 632 637 470 lLew’s Traditional English Restaurant Avda. El Faro, Torrox Costa. Open 7 days a week. Serving fish and chips, home cooked food. Tel: 952 532 633

SECOND HAND SHOPS lCarousel Second Hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (Under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank. Open Tues - Fri 9.30am - 2pm Call Gilly: 625 827 193 lSweethome Second Hand Shop. Second hand furniture and decoration, Bric a Brac, etc. We also buy your unwanted furniture and undertake house clearances with delivery service or pick up. Email: sweethome-torrox@hotmail.com. Contact Patricia: 625255487. Jardines del Mar del Penoncillo, BLQ 32, Torrox Costa lSecond Hand Shop, Garantiauto. Do you need money? Buy & Sell! They buy everything; Cars, Motos, T.V’s Video Consoles, Mobiles, Furniture & Toys etc... Call 625 317 360 / 952 53 00 84. On the N340 Penoncillo No. 34, direction Nerja, next to Varadero bar.

SECURITY lPERFECT Alarm S.L., Caleta de Velez. High quality security systems, like video surveillance, alarm systems, perimetric protection systems, home automation. Worldwide surveillance of your property. If requested, we are licensed to connect to a monitoring station. We speak English and German. Call Mr. Martin on 608 517 661

SOLICITORS lDel Prado & Partners, specialists in many areas of Spanish Law. Call: 952 52 72 74 / 952 52 17 47 www.delpradoandpartners-es.com

STORAGE/PARKING lParking El Llano Caravans/Boats storage & General storage 24hr security, from under 1€ a day. Long term discounts available. Almayate Costa N340. Tel: 680 180 468 lPersonal Storage, fully insured with CCTV security. Secure storage / easy recovery / discount for bulk quantities. Prices from 14€ per m3, 5€ per suitacase (per month). Call: 951 833 338 / 682 525 106. Poligono Castillo Alto 66, Nerja. 150 metres behind Lidl on right.


SWIMMING POOLS

TRAVEL AGENCIES

lAquamarine Pools - C/Playa Marina, 2D, Torre del Mar. Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: info@aquamarinepools.es Tel: 952 54 57 55 / 600 811 355 www.aquamarinepools.es lPlodgepools - Green ponds returned to crystal clear pools Maintenance plans adapted to your needs, installations, replacements, products and covers. Over 10 years working with very happy customers in La Axarquia. Call now for your first FREE pool consultation. Tel: 690 070 569. E-mail: plodgepools@yahoo.es lLA RUEDA, S.L Installations, Chemical Products, Maintenance, Repairs & Gardening. Call 952 53 07 64 / 616 460 844. Emergency 24 hour 647 759 798. Ctra. Nal. 340, Urb. La Charca, 5a Fase. (esquina C/Mercurio) Torrox Costa Email: fontanerialarueda@gmail.com

lSchlosser Reisen SA Travel Agency & Tour Operator Excursions, Hotels & Tours, Flights & transfers Tel: 952 530 875 / 608 039 802 Avenida Esperanto, 980 Email: info@premier.tours Languages spoken: German, French, English, Spanish

TAXIS l24 Hour Taxi - English speaking. Call Javi on 653 917 004

TILERS lPaul & Sons, Tiling specialists; terraces, pools and household tiling. Based in Torrox, willing to travel. Phone: 685 211 215

VETS wPet Vet Clinic La Herradura, Vaccinations, X-Ray, Dentistry, Operations, Pet Shop & More... C/Alhambra Nº3, La Herradura. Tel: 609 977 564 We speak: English, German, Swedish, Finnish & Spanish

WINDOW TINTING lMobile service itv legal Solar reflective tint for glass curtains, balconies, yachts stop fading, heat, glare, save money on cooling make living in the sun comfortable. 958 496 571 / 644 546 176 ian@solarshadetinting.com

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Cayet Abogados is an International Law Firm that comprises of a multilingual group of lawyers: our partners speak Spanish, English, German, French, Swedish and Dutch. Cayet Abogados take time to understand the distinct demands that each client faces. This allows us to build a bespoke service to suit each relationship. Our practice areas are: Property & Conveyancing, Wills, Inheritance & Probate, Family & Matrimonial, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Residency & Taxation, Affidavits Contact us now for a Free Consultation Whatever your needs, your first conversation with one of our legal experts is an opportunity for you to ask questions and for us to understand your situation.

Avda. Condado de Huelva, 9 - TORRE DEL MAR Tel: 951 13 72 69 Mob: 626 72 99 26 info@cayet.es www.cayet.es


Urb, Costa del Oro, Blq.3 Opposite Mercadona Local 14, Torrox Costa Tel: 951 196 388 / 649 123 068 torrox@casa-terreno.com

Trapiche - Rubite

Calle del Mar 23 (Corner of Avda. Andalucia) Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601 info@casa-terreno.com

Beautiful Cortijo

Ref.: 10122

This lovely Cortijo is in a typical Spanish tiny village, only nature surrounds this Cortijo. Stunning views and absolute privacy. The house consists of 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms and 3 storage rooms, one of them with a washing machine and several (6) terraces, shaded garden and stunning views are a few of the features of this property. The house is divided into a main house and a separate apartment. There is a BBQ in the garden and from the house you can walk anywhere you like, including the river bed and through the valley among the orange / avocado trees to a waterfall only 5 minutes away. There is also a great summer walk through Rio Chillar. The beach is a 18 min drive away.

Price: 249,000â‚Ź

Nerja

Luxury Villa with all options!

Ref.: 10065

This high quality, south facing villa offers stunning views towards Nerja, the beach and the mountains of the National Park. The villa is located on an elevated level in one of the most desirable areas of Nerja. Divided into three levels with several terraces and stunning views. Among all, the villa is equipped with open plan living/dining room, semi-open kitchen with utility room, 4 spacious bedrooms of which 3 have en-suite bathrooms, a family bathroom, guest cloakroom, a fully equipped relaxation area with jacuzzi and bar / kitchen, a private pool surrounded by a spacious terrace and a private tennis court. Additionally, the villa has a garage, a large storage area and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The villa is sold fully furnished. Features: Jacuzzi, tennis court, air conditioning / heating, fitted wardrobes, garage, sold with a possible lift construction

Price: 795,000â‚Ź

www.casa-terreno.net


FP0874 COMARES 2 A 136m , 3 bedroom, rural villa set in marvellous mature gardens on 3,259m2 with pool, garage, tarmac access and only 2-3 mins drive to the village of Los Ventorros REDUCED TO 220,000€ WE URGENTLy REQUIRE PROPERTIES FOR LONG, MEDIUM AND SHORT TERM RENTAL FOR CLIENTS FROM NERJA TO MÁLAGA ON THE COAST AND INLAND. ALL ASPECTS OF THE RENTAL TAKEN CARE OF.

NERJA, NARICHA

FP1036

TORROX COSTA

FP0928

terrace with views to the sea

A bright, airy, top floor studio apartment with a south westerly aspect only 50 metres to the beach near the lighthouse in Torrox Costa

265,000€

REDUCED TO 65,000€

A modern, four bedroom, three bathroom family home in a quiet cul de sac with large south facing

Calle Dr Fleming, 1 Nerja. 29780 Tel: 952 52 41 40 Mob: 637 278 306 / 606 087 362

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