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m Fro Ed... the Now that I’m a married woman, my husband and I have been looking at where to go for our honeymoon. We’re thinking that maybe Hawaii is a good option – hot and sunny at this time of the year, plus exotic, and a very spiritual place too, with the most incredible energy. Plus, it seems like one of the only typical honeymoon pieces of paradise that we can visit, as I’m not allowed outside of the USA for 90 days while my immigration papers are processed by the government. Having done a bit of research we’re looking at travelling to Kauhai, which is a quieter part of Hawaii and a pretty place to relax. So by the time this magazine has gone to print and you’re reading this editorial, I may well be honeymooning in the Hawaiian sunshine! I heard that the weather has been amazing in Spain considering the time of year – it’s probably a lot warmer there than it is here in Ketchum, Idaho. We’re expecting a heavy snowfall at the weekend and soon after that Baldy Mountain and the ski resort here will officially open, and then the tourists pour in. Perhaps it’s time to finally learn how to ski! I did attempt snowboarding a few years ago on the Sierra Nevada, but unfortunately I fell on a fast stretch and sprained my arm resulting in a sling for ten days or so. I’ll let you know how I get on…

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The Sentinella is eternally dedicated to Colin Checkley, the founder and editor of The Sentinel Magazine. May he rest in peace. (Born; 1960 Died; 2004)

Finally, here at The Sentinella we wish you all the most magical Christmas. It’ll likely be a white one where I am, and no doubt, it’ll be sunny in Spain! From wherever you happen to be celebrating in the world, we’re sending you our Love and seasonal wishes….

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Strange News Call Diverted A petrol station clerk in Florida has been saved from a robber's bullet by his mobile phone. The attempted robbery took place in Winter Garden, a suburb of Orlando. A man entered the Hess gas station and asked a clerk for help. He then showed the worker a revolver and demanded that he open the safe. When the clerk could not open the safe, the robber ordered a second clerk to try. He was also unsuccessful.The suspect fired a round at one of the clerks and fled. The man did not realise the bullet had been stopped by the phone until he pulled the device out of his shirt pocket. The clerk had just minor injuries. Banjo Style A banjo-playing police officer in Birmingham has written a crime prevention song entitled ‘When I'm Burgling Houses’. Sergeant Giles Dean hopes his George Formby-style song, performed to the tune of ‘When I’m Cleaning Windows’, will persuade people to keep their homes and cars secure. He wrote the song, which he performs on a banjo-ukulele hybrid called a banjolele, to encourage people to be more careful with their possessions. "It's incredible how many people still leave cars unlocked and with valuables on display, or leave windows open at night or when the house is empty," he says. Fan Mail A Harry Potter fan suffering from leukaemia had her sixth birthday wish of receiving a letter from abroad come true - when she received more than a million cards. Oliwia Gandecka, from Zielona Gora, Poland, was diagnosed with the disease last year and in a bid to keep her spirits up, her family asked her what she would want for her birthday. She said it would be magic if she could get a card from abroad, because Harry Potter's start to a better life had begun when he was sent hundreds of letters on his birthday inviting him to attend Hogwarts. So her parents turned to social media with pals to start the ‘Birthday Card for Oliwia’ campaign. Spokesman Marta Jagiello said: "We started a campaign on Facebook and on Harry Potter forums. "Just one card would have been enough to see her smile, but she was grinning from ear to ear when she saw all the well wishes she got from all over the world."

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New Supermarket Scam Be careful when Christmas shopping and Please Please Please - make yourself aware of where this is happening AND tell your friends! Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while out shopping. Simply dropping into Supersol for a bit of shopping has turned out to be quite traumatic. Don't be naive enough to think it couldn't happen to you or your friends. Here's how the scam works: Two seriously good-looking, young men with foreign accents come over to your car and help pack your shopping into the boot. They then both start cleaning your windscreen. Their firm young bodies bulging out of their skimpy vest tops. It's impossible not to look!

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re! raza hotel have excellent facilities for your Dog, Cat or Rabbit, the perfect Hotel for your re s ta o pets while you are away. In the countryside C x Torro your dogs can enjoy secure outdoor play areas with toys provided & kennels with indoor sleeping area & outside run. For Cats, large catteries If you are thinking if reforming think of Multiwith cosy beds, toys & activities to keep them parquet & Sevices based in Torrox Costa occupied. The Raza Hotel also offer a safe since 2002 reforming and decorating for you! place to leave your Rabbit or Parrot as well as Specialising in Parquet flooring, underfloor providing dog grooming services. Open 10amheating, decorating, reforms and they provide 7pm, 7 days a week. If you would like to visit, an IKEA service, they supply, deliver and asPaco & Antonio would be happy to show you semble. Call Matthias 652 357 584. the facilities. For more information call: 952 52 5417, 686 904 792 or 616371034, or email: russells British Store always have a great info@razahotel.com or visit the www.razahostock of favourite British products. We also tel.com have our vegetarian selection back in stock as well as our normal frozen food section. Popular Have you been to Caribe on the Paseo Marciders such as Scrumpy Jack as well as Guinitimo, a fantastic location with uninterrupted ness, lager & Crabbies ginger beer. Cleaning views of the Mediterranean. Enjoy delicious products, toiletries, pet food, greeting cards & food with menu del Dia for only 7.50€ for 2 more. Every month we have special offers in courses or 9.50€ for 3 courses which includes store so please call in to see our November ofa drink per person (beer-wine or a soft drink. fers. If we haven’t got something you are lookThey have fantastic homemade gateaus and a ing for please ask & we can try and get it. new 3 chocolate gateau to enjoy, great with a delicious coffee. Fresh fish cooked Andalucían Contact Lewis insurance Services for repstyle, pizzas and value meals such as Pinchiutable buildings & contents insurance, car intos de Cerdo de Pollo only 5.50€ and Alinbias surance, private medical insurance, pets en salsa de tomates only 3.50€. Paella is availinsurance, funeral plans, cars bought & sold, able from 1.30pm everyday (pre-orders only), call Mark on 653 322 392 for only 7.80€ includes a soft drink or small beer or glass of wine, bread and Alioli. Takerebeccah Curtis wellbeing Centre The cenaway also available. On New Year’s Eve you tre is open Tues-Sat 10am until 3pm. Urb. Lacan enjoy a very special menu and have a very guna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 special night! Caribe can even cater for wedTorrox Costa, Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284 dings and birthday parties with celebratory Jacky Davies is a qualified counsellor with 9 cakes made ot order. Call in or telephone to years experience in both the public & private find out more. sector. Jacky has also worked with CRUSE (UK bereavement agency) 1997-2003 and is Are you tired of slow internet? Poor quality also trained in couples counseling. Jacky is quality Skype calls? Paying over 25€ per also trained in Critical Incident Debrief therapy month? Do you have a reasonable mobile and was on the team of 2 terrorist incidents phone signal? Then 3G Hi-speed Internet is for (9/11 New York & Bali) & has also worked with you... Contact for a free signal test & demo. Tel: people who have witnessed other traumatic 693 777 065 www.minifi.com deaths e.g. suicides, road traffic incidents etc. to make an appointment call Jacky direct on 657 579 244 t it he abou l l a d a

El Peñoncillo, Torrox Costa

Daily Large selection of Tapas (at least 15 at any one time) - €1 Glass of wine - €0.90 Glass of beer - €1 Wednesday & Thursday evenings “Happy Tapas” 2 for the price of 1 6.30pm - 8pm Friday evenings - Fish ‘n’ Chip night (Free bottle of wine with every 2 meals) Saturday nights - Steak night - Buy 1 for €12 Get the second for €6 Traditional Sunday Lunch - 12.30pm - 6pm Only €10.50 - 3 courses

To reserve call: 952 96 76 55 Opening hours - 9.30am - Close Kitchen open all day (Closed Mondays)

viLLagE tandoori your indian restaurant

The Village offers REAL Indian food and flavours at reasonable prices Enjoy genuine delicious indian food. Our food is totally different from local Indian restaurants

3 COuRsE LunCh MEnu OnLy 7,95€ Take away available Open Mon - sun 13:00 till 16:00 & 18:00 till 00:00 (Closed Wednesday Lunch)

Tel: 952 53 25 74 Paseo Maritimo de Ferrara Promenade Blq 80, Torrox Costa

CAFE SPORTS BAR LA BODEGA Free wifi and Sports on 3 screens Thursday Quiz starts 9pm Saturday Karaoke starts 9.30pm Tapas, Breakfasts, Burgers, Bar Snacks, Daily Specials

3 Course Sunday Lunch - 8€  Served 1pm - 4pm Open daily 10.30am - Late Located behind Tourist Information Office/Library

Torrox Costa Tel: 674 225 713

English Dentist:


Dr. Michael Mannish B.D.S. (univ. of London)

Harley St. Cosmetic Dentist of 25 yrs. Take advantage of our free 2nd opinion Competitive prices

Implant Specialist

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General Medicine Paediatrics Acupuncture Aesthetic anti-ageing Medicine without surgery w Other Specialists w Physiotherapy

Dr. Carlos Castillo GP and Paediatrician (univ. of Málaga)

Dr. Antonio Espitia Corredor Ear Nose and Throat Doctor (Univ. Berlin)

Lda. Mª. Patrocinio Haro López

We Speak English, German & French

Psychology (Univ. Sevilla)

Centro Internacional, Blq. 86, TORROX COSTA

Tel: 952 53 09 08

Please call for more information or send an e-mail: clinicaeuropatorroxcosta@gmail.com


Bar y Restaurante

Laguna Beach - Torrox Costa

Breakfasts, Snacks & Full Menu - Specialising in Ribs, Wings, Steaks & Chicken - Traditional Sunday Lunch Thomas & Kerstin would like to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! Christmas Day 5 Course Dinner - BOOK NOW!!  10am - 3pm / 6pm - Late / Thurs & Fri Special menus Sunday 1pm - 7.30pm Closed Wednesday For more info call: Thomas or Kerstin

952 968 100 / 696 516 534 Free wifi and PC usage

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Winter Fuel Allowance About this time of the year, older taxpayers will again be receiving another 'Winter Fuel’ payment.

Below is some helpful advice on how to best help the U.K. Economy by spending your 'Winter Fuel’ cheque wisely:

* If you spend it on petrol your money will go to the Arabs * If you purchase a computer it will go to India Taiwan or China * If you purchase fruit and vegetables it will go to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala * If you buy an efficient car it will go to Japan or Korea *If you purchase useless stuff it will go to Taiwan *If you pay off your credit cards or buy shares, it will go to management bonuses and they will hide it offshore. instead, keep the money in the Uk by: 1. Spending it at car boot sales 2. Going to night clubs 3. Spending it on prostitutes 4. Buying beer or whisky 5. Getting yourself a Tattoo 6. Visiting a bookie Conclusion: Be patriotic - go to a night club with a tattooed prostitute that you met at a car boot sale and drink beer day and night !

* If you spend the money at Asda or Tesco, the money will go to China, Taiwan or Sri Lanka

No need to thank me...just glad I could be of help.

This is indeed a very exciting programme and I'll explain it by using a Q & A format: Q. what is a 'winter Fuel’ payment? A. It is money the government will send to taxpayers. Q. where will the government get this money? A. From taxpayers. Q. So the government is giving me back my own money ? A. Only a smidgen of it. Q. what is the purpose of this payment ? A. The plan is for you to use the money to purchase gas and electricity...or a high-definition TV set, thus stimulating the economy. Q. But isn't that stimulating the economy of China ? A. Shut up.

Clinica Casa Blanca Therapy Centre Torrox Costa since 2008

Osteopathy, Massages, Bowen technique, Lymphatic drainage, Reflexology, Reiki, Shiatsu, Craneo Sacral, Ear-Acupuncture Special Massage Offers!

* Whole body massage 75 min: 1 session = 39€ - 3 sessions = 108€ * Whole body massage 2 hours: 1 session = 59€ - 3 sessions = 167€ * Back, Neck and Shoulders or Legs 45 minutes: 21€

5 sessions = Last one half price - 10 sessions = Last one free (Each session paid separately, discount available only on the last session) *Neck and Shoulders or Feet massage 30 mins *Therapy for pain and illnesses *Osteopathy *Bowen technique *Reflexology approx. 60 mins *Lymphatic drainage *Craneo Sacral Therapy *Reiki/Shiatsu/Metamorphic technique *Ear Acupuncture

15€ 40€ 45€ 40€ 20€ Bianca Bojahr From 20€ Gift Vouchers 45€ available 30€ Forever Living 20€ products Urb. Jardines del Mar / Bloque C3 Tel.: 952 967 628 or 659 374 673 (also home visits) (On the coast road N340 heading towards Nerja, 1 km at the traffic lights at Peñoncillo)

e-mail: clinicacasablanca@gmail.com / www.clinica-casa-blanca.com

Great Fresh Homemade Menu Lamb & Sunday Roast Lamb Shanks & Shoulder All the Greek Starters, Moussaka Kleftiko & Estofado Duck Breast, Turkey & Venison Fillet A Turkey for 4 - 6 people (to order only) Beef Loin, Sirloin, Entrecote & Ribeye (Black Angus)


Soup & Salad - Turkey Fillet, Spare Ribs, Lamb, Meat Skewer, Minced Meat Steak, Grilled Bacon, Vegetables, Grilled Onions, Chips and a Glass of Wine - 14.50â‚Ź

Cafe - Bar

Cars, offices, patio doors, glass curtains and we can put the tint film into a roll down or vertical blind for occasional use. In fact: If it’s glass we’ll tint it! For more information contact: 958 496 571 / 644 546 176 solarshadetinting@gmail.com

Daily Fish & Chips just 8€ Daily Special Scandinavian Christmas dish in December - 9.50€ Christmas Day - Traditional Turkey & all the trimmings - 9.50 € New Years Eve Special Menu 3 courses, bottle wine / cava per couple Grapes & Party Bag - 45€ per person C/Marquita 3, Paseo Puerta del Mar, Almuñecar Tel: 958 630 245 / 629 882 696

You can find us near the old Post Office, in front of the entrance to the underground car park. Closed Wednesdays Closed for holidays - December 1st - 11th

To advertise call 664 210 468 or email sales@thesentinella.com


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Glass Curtains By Clear-View home Improvements

Covering The Axarquia and surrounding area since 2003

Repairs to Glass Curtains and all double glazed products OTHER SERVICES  Windows Mosquito Screens Solar Film Pool Surrounds Conservatories Repairs to all glazing products

Offer up to 50% off if ordered before Christmas & installed in January

Call: 645 066 502 Email: glasscurtainsdirect@gmail.com www.clearview-axarquia.com


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Sitter’s Digest Continuing with our section from an old book from Sitter’s Digest entitled ‘Laughs in the smallest room’. The book cost 5 old shillings. Just good clean, old fashioned titilating fun from the fifties Enjoy! The husband had arrived home unexpectedly and now he stared suspiciously at a cigar smouldering in an ash tray. “Where did that come from?” he thundered as his wife cowered in their bed. There was a pregnant pause, then from the closet came a shaky masculine voice. “Cuba” it said. ------------------------------------------------------------In Hollywood you can lie on the sand and look at the stars. Or vice versa.


100% Damp Proofing Solutions Welcome to MAdeREINA S.L. we are specialists in preventing and repairing damages from mould, moisture and water leakage by deep-impregnation of surfaces like cement, concrete, bricks tiles etc.

Our high-efficient, 100% ecological and non-toxic LiFE LaSTiNg products give a permanent protection and it leaves a water repellent surface. For Roofs, Walls, Bathrooms, Swimming Pools, Terraces & Foundations. The most effective product on the market and considerably cheaper Saves up to 35% - 50% on energy bills 10 year guarantee and the treatment lasts a lifetime!

For a Free Quotation Call: 958 069 967 / 677 473 487 Call us also for building work and all kinds of reforms

Or email us on: info@madereina.com More info on: www.madereina.com

English Dental Technician 30 years experience Fully Qualified Denture Repairs Adjustments / Duplications Based in Torrox Pueblo We can visit if needed Call Graham for confidential advice on any denture problem on: 952 539 219 / 633 157 891

DENTiST Dr Bakri

*Dental Cosmetics *Implants Crowns & Bridges Algarrobo Costa Tel: 952 55 05 21

Torrox Costa Tel: 952 53 20 12

Emergencies: 678 974 892

Painter & Decorator *Qualified Tradesman *Over 35 years experience *All aspects of the trade covered *Reasonable Rates *References Supplied

628 653 676


Knives up to 8cm 1€ Shears from 3€ - Axes etc... See us at Tuesday Market, Trapiche Mobile Service up to 15kms from Trapiche or a fuel surcharge will apply. Min. charge 20€

Phone or Email for further details: 646 857 775 casabuenavista55@yahoo.co.uk

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Van & trailers. Light haulage, removals up to 25m3, car & boat transport. Vinuela based, 25 years experience. Local or anywhere in Europe. Regular Spain-UK-Spain trips. Phone 636 844 209 E-mail: hazeltony@live.co.uk Tlfn: (+34) 669 899 065 Email: acecarrental@hotmail.co.uk www.acecarrental.biz

For all your building & renovation requirements Professional builders for 30 years 10 years trading here in Spain

New builds, Reforms, Terracing, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Block paving, Driveways, Plastering & rendering, Swimming pools, Sound proofing, Damp investigation and rectification, Specialised waterproofing, Electrical works, Architectural service & much more. No Job too big or too small. Free itemised, no obligation quotations at very competitive prices

rob@platinumbuildingservices.net www.platinumbuildingservices.net

Tel: 665 322 136 - 952 539 423 *Pilates

Colmenar (Classes in Colmenar & Puente don manuel)

low impact aerobics *Circuit training - freeweights *Personal training - one to one or groups

nO hIDDEn COsTs and free delivery/collection to the airport along the coast to nerja.

Carousel Secondhand Furniture Shop

Contact: Carol 659 295 346 email: bodynsoul@hotmail.co.uk



Opening Hours 12pm - 4pm 6.30pm - 12am

Call gilly on: 630 211 907

Mon - Fri 9.30am - 2pm La Vinuela Pueblo (Down steps at side of Bank)

Christmas Hours: As normal but closed 25th & 26th Dec and 1st, 2nd & 6th Jan.

Bespoke Furniture Windows, Doors and all aspects of Carpentry

avda. andalucia, 35, algarrobo Costa Tel: 952 551 439 Mob: 673 160 208

MENU DEL Dia 5.90€ 6.90€ EvENiNgS

MAN & VAN! Anytime...Anywhere

Locally based, 12 cubic metres

€25 per hour

Warehouse pick ups from Malaga to Nerja every Thursday 20€ per cubic metre

Call Mark: 669 255 968

Tel: Paul 654 59 00 87

NER Specialists in sizes B to J

Thomas Sobel

Counselling Psychologist Nerja - Office hours - Mondays (Dr. heyman’s Practice) Competa - Office hours & house calls available via appointment

Tel: 622 659 461 Email: tom@g8bgm.com

Advertise your business here for just 20 euros per month No contract required plus receive 3/4 lines of editorial Call: 664 210 468 sales@thesentinella.com BEGIN THE NIGHT AT

Bar Pancho THE BEST MOJITO in Nerja only 3.50 euros Shots 1.50 euros Calle Antonio Million

Email: nerjasecrets@hotmail.es C/Pintada, 7 Local 4B, nerja Tel: 618 423 240



Nerja rodeo

Come and you will see!!

is available to hire for private parties, functions and events

avda. Pescia, 18 - 952 52 58 76 29780 Nerja (Malaga) nuevaopticanerja@gmail.com

For more info please contact our website www.nerjarodeo.com or Call Alan or Wendy on: 697 276 230 or visit us at Rafters Rastro C/Antonio Millon, Nerja


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rafters rastro – New 2 You Shop. We buy and sell your unwanted household items. We sell a huge variety of goods which are changing every day. Normally we have in stock; a wide range of furniture lamps, vases, ornaments, general bric a brac, books and good quality second-hand clothes. Contac Alan or Wendy.

Begin the night at Bar Pancho where you will experience the best Mojito in Nerja for just 3.50€. Enjoy every night good sound music like, Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz & others. Find us on Antonio Million, Nerja. Open 6 days a week from 6pm – 2am & closed Sundays.

La llave de oro, C/Granada 88, Nerja, 952 524 651. Locksmith 24 hrs emergency service, 606 939 929, opening and repairing safes, armoured doors, authorised technical service, key cutting, supplier for quality padlocks, safes and other security products.

Secrets Lingerie Specialist in sizes B - J.. Secrets is situated in the beautiful plaza just off Calle Pintada next to restaurant Oliva. Stockist of Freya, Fantasie, Bestform and Maison Lejaby and for that specia present Crabtree and Evelyn body lotions and perfumes...Fantasie and Maison Lejaby swimwear. Also stocking Lounge wear and sleep wear by Charnos perfect Christmas gifts. We have a table and chairs on the terrace outside for companions to relax while waiting. Email: nerjasecrets@hotmail.es Tel: 618 423 240

El Zoco, Nerja

UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Tel: 952 524 284 Come and meet our new friendly team!

Full Menu Available All major sporting events shown “LIVE” on 5 different screens Opening hours: Mon - Fri 6.30pm - Late Sat: 12pm - 10pm Sun: 12pm - Midnight See you soon!

What’s on: Mondays: Steak & Rib night Wednesdays & Fridays: Our ‘Award winning’ Homemade Fish & Chips - Takeaway available Sundays: Sunday Roast everything cooked fresh and homemade



Calle granada, 88 NErJa Tel: 952 52 4651

24 hOUrS 606 939 929


vETS: Rafael Carrillo de Albornoz López José Ma Ramírez Cuevas C/ Rodriguez Acosta, No10 Tel: 95 252 15 07 Fax: 95 252 71 91 NErJa

656 825 319 24 hOUr EMErgENCiES

Starcar in Nerja for all your car repair needs: bodywork painting, service, pre I.T.V. check, airconditioning, tyres, brakes, clutch etc. Also car transfers. Find them at Avda Alcalde Antonio Villasclaras just up from the BP garage as you are leaving Nerja on the right hand side and they are below the gym. Call Jonathan who speaks English on 637 801 325

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Tips to increase visual comfort and work performance increase: -Adjust lighting to avoid glare. Review your vision once a year and if necessary, use prescription glasses. Wear safety glasses with anti-glare, UV protection and filter for the computer. Blinking regularly and use artificial tears to prevent dry eye syndrome. Every 30 minutes working with the computer rest 5 minutes, looking at objects to more than 6 feet away. Close your eyes and make a slight massage of the eyelids. For more information please consult your specialist Nerja visión Castillo Perez 3,Nerja, Tel: 952 53 39 11.

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If your car needs repairing or you want to have is spray painted, visit Arturo at artucolor for the best price and service. Artucolor is a general mechanics workshop offering car body repairs and body painting.

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Come and meet the friendly team at The Sportsman Bar, El Zoco Nerja. Under New Management. Great food, Great beer, Great sport, Great Company! Food served, All day and evening menu. Open Monday - Friday 6.30pm till late, Saturday midday till 10pm and Sunday midday till midnight. Call: 952 524 284 Nerja rodeo. Ever wanted to have a go at trying to ride a Rodeo? Well now you can, based outside Rafters Rastro in C/Antonio Milon, Nerja. Available to hire for private parties, functions and events. Call 697 276 230 Counselling Psychologist in Nerja and Competa. Thomas Sobel Call: 622 659 461 Appointments available via appointment. Email: tom@g8bgm.com

water & Dry Cleaning lavanderia

*Home delivery



*The same staff with our usual friendly service *Sewing alterations

Tel rosa: 637 889 067 C/Frigiliana, 4, Nerja 987 Since 1

Open: 7pm-late Closed Wednesdays

...for that memorable evening out New Menu of the Day.. GOOD price..GREAT food

Celebrate special occasions with us Calle Cristo 42-44, NERJA Tel: 952 524 297 or 952 521 639 Mobile: 605 110 307

Plumbing installations & repairs


Saborito y De Haro Installation Company

Jose Saborito Bruno

C/ Huertos, 52, Nerja

Tel: 95 252 11 39


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hypno-Therapeutiques - Want help to clear up painful emotions from the past such as; Anger, Sadness, Hurt, Fear and Guilt? MarionDias (BSc Clinical Hypnosis) can help you. Marion uses a combination of therapeutic interventions drawn from Hypnosis, NLP, Time Line Therapy™ and energy healing. Marion specialises in cancer counselling and helping with overcoming depression. We run I day workshops in Nerja for: Stop Smoking, Self-Healing and Reduce Anxiety scheduled for 2nd - 3rd November 2013 at the Balcon De Europa Hotel. Contact: marion@hypno-therapeutiques.co.uk Clinica veterinaria almijara For all your pets veterinary needs, services including in clinic consultations, X rays, Blood tests, Analysis, Teeth cleaning, Surgery and home visits. 24 hour emergency service- 656 825 319. English, Spanish, German, French and Czech speaking. Dog & Cat Grooming. Stockiest for Specific, Royal Canin and other brand names for dog and cat food. Website: veterinariosnerjamalaga.com. Open Monday-Friday 10.00-13.30, 17.30-20.30, Saturday 10.00-13.30.You can call the Clinic on 95 252 1507 for further information. Locked yourself out of your house or having lock problems? Call the 24 hour emergency locksmith, a fully qualified UK C&G tradesman. Or, simply call to book an appointment. Saborito y De haro, C/De Los Huertos, 52, Nerja, 952 521 139. 35 years experience in installations, repairs, maintenance, general reforms, plumbing works, air conditioning, swimming pools, heating, solar energy, gas installations. Call: 609 513 876 or email: saboritoydeharo_nerja@hotmail.com New!! al Poochino’s Doggy Bakery. A family run bakery specialising in homemade doggy treats and cakes! Your do will go crazy for them. Now taking Christmas orders for doggy crackers, gift baskets, stuffed stockings and much more. Every Tuesday at the Trapiche Market, Trapiche. Call: 680 740 545 Dentadanés Dental Clinic offer top-quality Scandinavian dental care at competitive prices-a successful concept that has been used since the clinic was established in Maro (Nerja) in 1991. We have two Danish dentists (one female, one male) ready to solve all your dental problems. Please visit our website at www.dentadanes.com for a full list of treatments & prices as well as directions to and pictures of the clinic. Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm including all summer months. We speak English, Danish/Scandinavian, German, Spanish, French & Italian. Tel: 952 52 96 66. rosi Laundry Services, water and dry cleaning. Offering a home delivery service and also sewing alterations. We clean, carpets, wedding gowns, curtains, ladies dresses, men's suits and can return them to you on the same day, everything is cleaned on the premises no need to wait while things are sent away.: Rosa 637 889 067 C/Frigiliana, 4, Nerja. Visit ink and Chips on C/Perez. They have all you need for your PC, such as ink cartridges & peripherals as well as laptop and printer sales. They also offer a technical service 365 days a year.

haveli – Nerja´s premier Indian restaurant. Celebrate a special evening, a birthday party or an anniversary with friends & family. We accommodate large groups. Our extensive menu features many popular dishes as well as our chef´s own creations. Flavours of authentic Indian cuisine combined with warm hospitality makes Haveli the ideal venue for all your memorable occasions. Checkout our special Menu of the Day with multiple options; we offer great food at great price! From November our opening hours are: 7pm - late. We are open on Mondays and closed on Wednesdays. Please call 952524297 or 605110307 to reserve, or Email us at havelinerja@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you! This month at Olas Bar 1st kicks off with a super Sun of football including all the teams at the top of the premier league followed through the week with a full midweek fixture list. The 10th & 11th are champions league days, City & United Tue & Chelski and Arsenal Wed, followed by the Europa or Spursday Cup Thurs the12th. The Capitol One Cup 1/4 finals 18th. Cricket sees the 2nd part of the ashes down under with the 2nd test starting on the thursday 5th the 3rd test starting friday 13th! The 4th test Xmas day 25th & the 5th & final test Jan 2nd. The Draw for next years World Cup will be on December the 6th at 5pm Spanish time. We are working to enclose the chicken run stand at the bar to help with the evening cool down,hopefully this should be put in place over the month of Dec. Our charity christmas quiz will be Sun 22nd hosted by 'Dan the Man Sherry'. For our staff Xmas doo! we will be closed on Mon 16th & Tues 17th re-opening on the evening of the 18th. After a chat with the staff we have taken the joint decision to close Christmas Day & have family time so we will be open until 6pm Xmas Eve and re-open again at 10-30 Boxing Day. NYE this year we will close at 9pm and re-open at 10.30 NYD for another great day of sport and the start to an amazing year to follow the previous 3 years. At 1pm we shall be having our Olas Bar NYD dip, please come along fancy dress, all welcome & all that partake will get a free treat at Olas after this year we will celebrate Christmas Eve with the flying dolphins &  NYE with Nerjas all time favourite mad Kapt'n'Krap DJ at the Rio Dance Club please come along be great to see you. Dates for the future we will be closed from Sun 5th to around the weekend of the 25th Jan for our staff annual holidays. Lastly then a Merry Christmas to all of out friends and customers and a prosperous New Year in 2104. May your good dreams come true Dean Jill & all the Olas Team x Much of our time is spent working, performing many tasks where most of the information received is of visual type, the good vision will be essential. Every profession has specific visual needs that must be satisfied to perform the job efficiently, safely and comfortably. If there is a visual problem this reduces labour productivity between 4 and 8 percent, so feel free to make periodic visual checks at Nueva Optica. Family run bakery specialising in Among the professions that most aggravate dry eye inhomemade dog treats & cakes clude: finance, computer science, management and all Organic, low in salt & sugar goodies those professions that require computer use... because that look amazing and healthy too!! Your the flicker is reduced to 50%. It is important to use lenses dog will go crazy for them!! that increase visual comfort and reduce eye fatigue in front of the screen. Avda. Pescia, 18, Nerja Tel: 952 52 Now taking orders for Christmas; Pet Hampers: 58 76 Chatelin Ortopedia & Chiropodist/Pedicura Practice We are a Company with over 30 years experience in the orthoprdic Sector. Linda is a qualified Chiropodist and Henryis a certified prothesis and orthesis maker. For all your inlays and sportinlays, making and repairing prothesis and orthesis, corset-knee, ankle and wrist supposrts, wheelchairs, walking aids, beds, rehabilitation articles etc...Open Monday - Thursday 10am - 2pm and 3pm 6pm. Call: 695 481 082 or 658 773 857

Deluxe 20€, Large 10€, Small 5€ Stuffed pet stocking 6€ Stuffed pet cracker 5€ Edible Christmas baubles 2€ Doggy mince pies 2€ Doggy Christmas puddings 3€ Order at the Trapiche market and collect there on Christmas Eve FREE delivery on orders over 10€

Find us at the Trapiche Market on Tuesdays, Call: 680 740 545 or email: alpoochinos.wright.1@facebook.com

ELEGANZA Hairdresser & Beauty Centre We have a special offer every day of the week for hair. For example: Monday - Gents haircut 6€ Tuesday - Wash and blowdry with free hydrating hair mask Beauty treatments include: Facials (Hydrating, Lifting or Toning) Pedicures, Manicures, Lasting Gel Polish, Acrylic Nails, Waxing and Massages Eye Lash and Eye Brow Tint

For more information on prices or to make an appointment call us

Urb. Costa del Oro, Bl.7 Loc. 3, Torrox Costa Tel: 952 53 1129 Mobile: 661 650 394

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Coral Bel Canto Choir Countdown To A Musical Christmas! The weeks leading up to Christmas are always busy, but for the members of Velez Malaga’s International choir, Coral Bel Canto, they couldn’t be busier. Since the choir started in September there has been one important question to be answered. “When are we going to hold our first concert?” The question was finally answered by the choir’s musical director Manuel Jesús Sanchidrián Torti: “You are ready. We will have a Christmas concert, and I will bring my orchestra and my children’s choir from Malaga to perform alongside you.” All that remained was to organise everything: select a date, book the venue, decide what to wear, make programmes, design and print posters, buy costume accessories, arrange a rehearsal with the orchestra in Malaga, organise a bus to bring the orchestra to Velez, order food for the performers on the day of the concert, schedule extra rehearsals... The list goes on. The result is that there will be a Christmas concert on 14th Dec at 8pm. It will be in the beautiful 16th Century church of the Convent of Las Claras in Calle Félix Lomas, Vélez-Málaga. Admission is FREE and all are welcome to come and celebrate a musical Christmas. For info call 618 379 299


Specialising in quality German UPVC, wooden and aluminum windows doors and conservatories With over 40 years experience and 21 years in Spain, we offer an extensive range of services, reforms, general building and maintenance work, including damp proofing and carpentry on both domestic and commercial property. References available

Worried about the security of your home? Call us now for a free consultation Call Stuart on: 622 840 871 or Paul on: 654 590 087 or email us at: windowize@hotmail.com

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas


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Whiplash is a term used to describe a neck injury caused by a sudden movement of the head forwards, backwards or sideways. It often occurs after a sudden impact such as a road traffic accident. The vigorous movement of the head damages the ligaments and tendons in the neck. Tendons are tough, fibrous bands that connect muscles to bone. Ligaments are the fibrous connective tissues that link two bones together at a joint. Common symptoms of whiplash include: • neck pain and stiffness • tenderness over the neck muscles • reduced and painful neck movements • headaches After an accident, the symptoms of whiplash often take a while (6-12 hours) to develop. The neck pain and stiffness is often worse on the day after the injury and may get worse for several days afterwards. Causes of whiplash Road accidents are the main cause of whiplash, but it can also occur following: • a sudden blow to the head – for example, during contact sports such as boxing or rugby • a slip or fall where the head is suddenly and violently jolted backwards


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What is Leishmaniosis? Bought to us by Tina from Happy Hounds. what is leishmaniosis? Leishmaniosis is a severe, often fatal disease spread from dog to dog by sandfly bites. The disease is particularly prevalent in the Mediterranean but it appears to be spreading further north in Europe. Dogs can be bitten up to 100 times an hour during the sandfly season, which runs from May to September, and bites are most likely to occur around dawn and dusk. There are 2.5 million dogs in Europe already affected with this parasite.

Treatment - Unfortunately, treatment is often costly and extensive and is not curative, so preventative measures are advisable. At the moment there is no cure for canine leishmaniasis as the parasite continues to live in the bone marrow, but there are drugs available to manage the disease. The main drugs used in Spain are Glucantime, Alopurinol, Levamisol and Milteforan.

Symptoms - Symptoms include fever, hair loss (particularly around the ears and muzzle), weight loss, skin sores and poor nails.

glucantime – An injection given into a muscle in the back leg – kills the active parasites alopurinol – tablet – given to protect the kidneys Levamisol – tablet – anti-parasite and increases the dog’s defences. For further information, contact your veterinary surgeon.

what causes leishmaniosis? Leishmaniosis is caused by a microscopic parasite called Leishmania infantum which is spread via sandfly bites. An infected sandfly bites a dog (usually on the muzzle or ears) and deposits the parasite under the skin, causing a lesion called a chancre. The parasite then attacks the dog’s cells, damaging the immune system and a variety of body systems leading to serious disorders including skin disease, anaemia, arthritis, eye problems and kidney diseases.

Prevention - Some products are licensed to kill sandflies and help prevent them from biting. There are ways to protect your dog although none are 100 per cent effective. A Scalibor collar seems to be the most effective; they are still active when wet and also control ticks and fleas, however there is now is a new vaccine course which involves three injections given at three-week intervals and will give your pet long term defence. Only one annual vaccination is then needed.


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New Mum In Town Autumn has arrived and I am loving the fact that I can dress Jazmin in snug, warm and cosy winter 'woollies'. She looks gorgeous and warm as toast, but I cannot believe that people are already complaining about the 'cold'. Come on...we are never happy, are we? Baby girl (although not so much a baby anymore) is really blossoming and her development is amazing. We now have proper conversations (albeit the majority is a special baby talk, which only babies seem to understand and we Mummies just nod), and she is getting really REALLY good at stating... sorry... demanding what she wants and when, then throwing a HUGE tantrum when those needs (commands) are not met... does she really take after her Mummy?

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Don’t Panic! Have you forgotten someone’s present? Trapiche Market is open on the 24th December from 09.30 to 1.30pm. We have everything! Christmas Cards, tags, wrapping paper, crackers, and gifts to suit everyone.

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Between the Axarquía and the Montes of Málaga is the small village of Totalán, part of the scenic Route of the Raisin, 13 kilometres inland from the coast at Rincon de la Victoria and 22 kilometres from Málaga, it is approached from the autovia by coming off at the Centro Comercial Rincon de la Victoria and then turning right and driving inland, winding up along and above the dry river bed for about 300 metres until you approach the village where the first thing you notice is the new Paseo de Salud, built by the town in 2009 to encourage its residents to take a healthy stroll. There are strategically placed benches where walkers can sit and take a break whilst admiring the views, smooth mountains full of almond and olive trees. Mind you walking through the village itself might seem good enough exercise as it is very steep and there are lots of steps to get the thighs in shape! Totalán was apparently named for the Arab pastry Torta and its most famous festival, of Provincial Interest, held in November each year if the Chanfaina Fiesta which celebrates a popular and ancient dish named Chanfaina,

a kind of stew, made from potatoes, olive oil, offal, black pudding, sausages, breadcrumbs, garlic, cloves, vinegar, salt, pepper and cumin. So with food very much at the forefront perhaps the town hall knew what it was talking about when it wanted its inhabitants to go and exercise! One of the first squares you find in the village itself is the Plaza de la Constitucion where the 17th century church of Santa Ana, built in 1505 complete with an Arab Arch dominates the skyline. You can also find a baker´s, a chemist, a bank and one of the entrances to the town hall. Totalán may be small but it has its claim to fame! Paco and María, the parents of the singer and actor Antonio Molina, were both born in the village and the main square, where you can easily park your car, is named after their famous son, Plaza Antonio Molina. There is a plaque that says although he was born in Málaga he learned to sing in Totalán. As did the flamenco singer Enrique Castillo who was also born in the village. When you leave the village, instead of driving back the way you came from the Centro Comercial, why not carry on, drive over the bridge and make your way back via the village of Olías where you can stop for a drink before descending down the steep and windy road that leads you back to Málaga. The views are spectacular!

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Recipe Of The Month Finger-licking ribs Servings 6 • Prep time 2hr • Cook time 1hr 20min Ingredients 3kg pork spare ribs For the marinade 300ml (½ pt) tomato ketchup 300ml (½ pt) soy sauce 125g (4½ oz) clear honey 5cm (2”) piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 4 cloves garlic, crushed 5 tbsp dry sherry 1 tsp ground star anise 1 tbsp chopped rosemary Preparation 1. Put all the marinade ingredients in a large shallow dish, then mix thoroughly. 2. Add the ribs and turn them in the mixture to coat evenly. Cover and leave to marinate in a cool place for 2–4 hours, or in the fridge for up to 24 hours.



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3. Put the ribs in a large, deep saucepan (you may have to split the sheet in half to fit). Pour over the tomato ketchup mixture and add just enough water to cover the ribs completely. 4. Bring to a simmer, then cover and cook over a medium heat for about 1 hour, until completely tender. 5. Remove the ribs from the heat and transfer to a large shallow non-metallic dish. Allow the ribs to cool in the marinade, then chill until ready to put on the barbecue. They can be kept in the fridge for up to 24 hours. 6. When ready to use the ribs, carefully scoop off the fat from the top of the mixture and discard, then allow the mixture to come back to room temperature. 7. Drain off all the marinade and pour some into a large, wide saucepan. Cook it over a medium heat, stirring occasionally, until reduced to a sticky coating consistency. 8. Set the ribs on the barbecue grill over a medium-high heat and cook for 8–10 minutes each side, occasionally basting or painting the ribs with the reduced marinade until lightly charred. To serve, cut into single ribs and arrange on a large platter.

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Profile Full Name: Robert Peter Williams Nickname: Daddy Windings Birthday: 13 February 1974 age: 39 Marital Status: Married to Turkish/American actress Ayda Field (8 August 2010) Children: Theodora Rose, born 12 September 2012 Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

using the phone in the Queen Vic. His debut album, Life Thru a Lens, was released in September 1997 and eventually sold more than three million copies. "Angels," taken from the album, became Robbie’s' best-seller in the UK. The album eventually managed to sell over three million copies in Europe. In 2005 Robbie provided the voice of Dougal in the film adaption of The Magic Roundabout. The film featured an all-star cast, including Bill Nighy and Kylie Minogue who also worked with Robbie on his hit single 'Kids'. Robbie has won 17 Brit and seven Echo awards, and was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004 after being voted the Greatest Artiste of the 1990s. In 2006, Robbie entered the Guinness Book of World Records for selling 1.6 million tickets of his Close Encounters Tour in a single day. He has reportedly battled mental illness, obesity, self-esteem issues, alcoholism and substance abuse throughout his life. He used to smoke up to 60 cigarettes a day, and quit in 2009 for his girlfriend Ayda Field.

Sign: Aquarius

He met his wife Ayda on a blind date in 2007 after the pair were setup by mutual friends.

Robbie’s parents Janet (née Farrell) and Pete Williams – a comedian and singer -- ran a pub called the Red Lion in the town of Burslem, before his father became the licensee at the Port Vale F.C. Social Club – this led to Robbie’s lifelong affinity for the team.

Robbie proposed to Ayda live on Australian radio in November 2009. Although it was later revealed that it was "done as a joke”, they did marry at their Los Angeles home the following year.

Before he joined Take That, Robbie got a job as a double glazing salesman in Stoke on Trent. In 1990, his mother read an advertisement seeking members for a new boy band. 16-yearold Robbie auditioned and was successful. In July 1995, Robbie had a near drug overdose the night before the MTV Europe Music Awards and not long afterwards, he quit the band. They disbanded on 13 February 1996, Robbie’s 22nd birthday. Robbie is a big fan of Eastenders and famously made a cameo in 1995 when he appeared

In 2009, the Sunday Times Rich List claimed he was worth over £130 million. On 15 July 2010 it was announced he had rejoined Take That. Robbie has set up a charity in Stoke on Trent, entitled Give It Sum, its goal being to "improve local conditions and strengthen community life by giving money to those who are disadvantaged”

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The mimic octopus is the only known aquatic species to be able to impersonate an array of different sea animals via behaviour. Although many animals can imitate a different species to avoid or intimidate predators, the mimic octopus is the only one which can choose from many types of forms depending on what predator they are trying to elude. The mimic octopus reaches about 60cm in length and is typically brown and white striped. Some other octopi can blend into the sea floor to appear as rocks, but the mimic octopi can take on the form of up to 15 other creatures.

It was not discovered officially until 1998, when it was found off the coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia on the bottom of a muddy river mouth. For the next two years, scientists filmed nine different mimic octopi impersonating sea snakes, lionfish, and flatfish—a strategy used to avoid predators.

Mimic octopi have been observed shifting between impersonations as they cross the ocean floor to return to their burrow.

The mimic octopus uses a jet of water through its funnel to glide over the sand while searching for prey -- typically small fish, crabs and worms.

Octopiin general are highly intelligent -- possibly more so than any other order of invertebrates.

Like ‘normal’ octopi, the mimic octopus has three hearts.

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Should You Really Have To Squint? Strange question? Well one of the reasons why we Northern Europeans live here in Andalucia is for the sunshine. I spent three weeks in the UK just recently and it was grey and overcast the whole time! But at this time of year we often find that looking out over our surroundings, we have to squint because of the low level sunshine. Now that's fine for the odd occasion but when you’re trying to go about your daily business in your home or just want to relax behind the glazed in terrace to enjoy the sun, who wants to be wearing sunglasses all the time -- especially if you’re trying to watch TV or use the laptop/tablet/smart phone etc.

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Buena Vista Petanca Club’s New Polos Buena Vista Petanca Club plays at Merendero Pepe Mesa on the Playazo beach, Nerja and is a thriving club with about 100 members. The club has eight pistes situated behind the merendero and plays throughout the year on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings (10.30am). Buena Vista was founded by Bob Miles (now its honorary Life Member) and originally played on a beachside location at Torrox-Costa. However it was required to relocate in 2011 and was offered a new home by local businessman Pepe Mesa who had taken over the merendero.

The club runs a series of competitions throughout the year with cups and prizes for the winners and runners-up and its social activities include monthly quiz nights. Guests are welcome, paying €1 a head per session. More information about the club can be found on its website: www.buenavistapetanca.com Just recently the club purchased some embroidered polo tops by The Sentinella Magazine and in the photo is Joan Hart, who was the first player to receive a shirt, having won the club's recent Ladies Day. Well done Joan!


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great selection of market stalls offering local produce, artisan, books, ladies & mens clothing, household goods, jewellery, art, gifts, plus 'pop up' shops... Plenty on offer for everyone!! Fantastic bar and restaurant next door at Bar Camping wonderful views of Lake vinuela Browse and enjoy the experience of being in “The heart of axarquia” Directions: Vinuela A356, between Km 31 & 32, look out for Campsite sign. For further information email: marketcampingbar@gmail.com or Telephone: 650 380 954 “Wifi Available” Social Groups Welcome! Disabled Facilities

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Teachers & Cops These are actual comments made by 16 Police Officers. The comments were taken off actual police car videos around the country:

8. "Warning! You want a warning? O.K, I'm warning you not to do that again or I'll give you another ticket."

1. "You know, stop lights don't come any redder than the one you just went through."

9. "The answer to this last question will determine whether you are drunk or not. Was Mickey Mouse a cat or a dog?"

2. "Relax, the handcuffs are tight because they're new. They'll stretch after you wear them a while."

10. "Fair? You want me to be fair? Listen, fair is a place where you go to ride on rides, eat candy floss and hot dogs�.

3. "If you take your hands off the car, I'll make your birth certificate a worthless document."

11. "Yeah, we have a quota. Two more tickets and my wife gets a toaster oven."

4. "If you run, you'll only go to jail tired."

12. "In God we trust; all others we run through NCIC." (National Crime Information Centre)

5. "Can you run faster than 1200 feet per second? Because that's the speed of the bullet that'll be chasing you."

13. "Just how big were those 'two beers' you say you had?"

6. "You don't know how fast you were going? I guess that means I can write anything I want to on the ticket, huh?"

14. "No sir, we don't have quotas anymore. We used to, but now we're allowed to write as many tickets as we can."

7. "Yes, sir, you can talk to the shift supervisor, but I don't think it will help. Oh, did I mention that I'm the shift supervisor?"

15. "I'm glad to hear that the Chief (of Police) is a personal friend of yours. So you know someone who can post your bail."

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October’s answer

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Please note: this competition is not open to employees of The Sentinella Magazine. The competition is open from the 1st - 19th December 2013. The draw will take place on the 20th December and winner notified by the 1st January 2014. Only one entry per person. We will announce the winners full name in the January issue.


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s e p o c s Horo by Juanita Banana of www.AbsoluteAxarquia.com ARIES: March 21-April 20 December is a time for Arians to use their adaptive capacity to recover balance and put aside small depressions. Let love take centre place to put a smile on your face and infect others around you. Beware of a jealous neighbour or colleague and don´t give away future plans TAURUS: April 21-May 21 Taureans love to stand up for what´s right but during December you should exercise caution and stay away from fights and arguments! Instead, with joy and solidarity, this is a good time to put energies into helping, or giving, to a charity. You could experience luck in gambling and in beginning a diet or fitness routine GEMINI: May 22-June 21 You will receive news of a distant relative that will help transform your life. Rather than envy, try to admire and emulate people who do well on their own merit. Mood swings need to be controlled in the home environment, taking care to put aside any resentments CANCER: June 22-July 22 Cancerians have the prospect of unexpected and joyful travel. December is a positive month for you, during which you can gauge, then take risks to achieve, what you wish for. To reap financial benefit, take a little time to reorganise work and incorporate new elements LEO: July 23-August 23 Although strangers may leave you perplexed, December is an excellent month to call and take part in meetings, sign contracts and put people in place. Pressure at home needs to be dealt with, rather than allowing your feelings to be drowned with work. You may find strength in romance VIRGO: August 24-September 22 During the first part of December, you will experience self doubt and profound inner thoughts making you quieter than normal. Friends will entrust you with information and opportunities to share events, both of which surprise you. Not a good time to mix work with emotion

LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 December could be a difficult month for Librans helped if, rather than speaking or acting impulsively, you ensure you respond to emotional and other blows with maturity and wisdom before speaking or acting impulsively. Take care not to let health issues go untreated SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 A passionate month for Scorpio, bringing an eagerly awaited emotional reunion. The arrival of someone new, two or four legged, in your life is indicated. Some outstanding documentation or a contract can now be finalised SAGITTARIUS: November 22 December 21 Your perseverance and moderation are paying off as December brings Sagittarians job opportunities not to be missed. Go for it and don´t be afraid to leave the routine. If someone wishes to argue, you are best to just listen, think and keep silent. If you learn not to overinsist, people will do as you suggest CAPRICORN: December 22 January 20 Take preventive measures to prevent diminishing your vitality, with exercise, prayer, positive thinking and good nutrition. Don´t let pride allow you to ignore a lesson from someone whose experience and wisdom is valuable. If looking for a romantic relationship, keep in mind that, in order to produce fruit, love first needs to grow AQUARIUS: January 21-February 19 Aquarians should exercise caution with health during December, especially respiratory ailments including colds and flu. If something isn´t right, get to a doctor! Take care with expenses, particularly over the festive season and follow your intuition with a partner PISCES: February 20-March 20 To avoid discomfort and ailments, a healthy diet is important for Pisceans this month. You and a partner or close friend will need to respect each other´s space and be lenient this month. Outdoor activity would be of great and positive benefit



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Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Every Tuesday Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, Quiz 8.30pm. 682 502 870 Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, C/Dr Maranon, Torre del Mar. Bingo Quiz night with a difference. Quiz mixed with Bingo!! from 8.30pm with cash prizes. Now hosted by yours truely, Tony of The Sentinella. Come on down for a great evenings entertainment. Call 952544362 Every Friday Chiringuito Antonio Market, 10am 1.30pm Puente don Manuel. Nerja History Group meets the first Friday of each month at the Cultural Centre, Calle Granada, Nerja at 11.30. For more information, contact Jill Christian-Smith on: 952 538 526 664 760 405 Oct 12 Vinuela Ecological Farmers Market Opp. the Phar-

macy. 1st & 3rd Sat each month. 10.30-14.30. Fresh Handmade organic produce. Fruit & Veg, Cakes, Chutney & Jams, Sweets, Tarts, Bread, Pasta & Fresh Sauces, Mustards, Olive Pate, Natural Soap, Fertilizer, etc POCAPECUNIA, the Charity shop in aid of the Love A Child Foundation, has reformed the shop and is twice as big now. We are still always in need of clothes, household items, paperbacks, CD's and DVD's. Opening hours: Mon-Sat from 10am to 1.30pm. Calle Bella Vista 6 in Nerja (between the Parador and Hotel Villa Flamenca). Every Wednesday learn to draw and paint. Art classes at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am-1pm, 10E includes refreshments and home made cake! See advert on this page. Every Thursday Arts & Crafts classes at La vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am1pm. Lively informal group covering a huge range of arts & crafts. 10€ refreshments & home made cake included. See advert on this page. La Vaqueria Theme Night This Month a Christmas Lunch Buffet on Thursday 19th Dec at 1.30/2pm All of your Christmas favourites, some served with a modern or unusaual twist, to tantalise the taste buds and get you into the festive mood. A beautiful way to start the build up for Christmas in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Please help chef by pre booking. Thankyou and Merry Christmas! Mosaic day Saturday 1st February. Every first Sat of the month La Vaqueria has a mosaics day for all levels. 3pm - 7pm costs 20€ with materials & meal incl. Call: 952 517 273. We are closed for January. Happy New Year! CardioDance: Learn to Salsa, Cha Cha, Swing, Hustle. Dance Classes: Also includes Rumba, Sal Cha & Choreographed Routines Keep Fit Classes with or without weights.Your Heart, Your Life, Your Choice. Almeria to Estepona. Hugh Grant 606086300 hughgrant@tiscali.co.uk Christmas Carol Concert by local international choir, Coral CoraXalia Sunday 15th December at 21:00 (when the mass at 20:00 is over) Church of San Salvador, Nerja (off the balcòn) An assortment of carols in different languages.For more information call: 669 682 139 English or 689 111352 Español The next meeting of the Axarquia Therapists support group will be on Wednesday 22nd January at 7.30pm, and for this month only we will be at the Pantano bar overlooking Lake Vinuela. We have Markus Busche coming along to talk to us about Doterra Therapeutic essential oils, these essential oils represent the safest, purest and most beneficial essential oils available today. I look forward to seeing lots of you there, it should be a very interesting evening. If there is anyone who would like to give a talk or know of anyone who would like to then please do not hesitate in calling me, Janet on 635 293 281 I would like to wish all the Therapists and members past and present a very Merry Christmas, and I look forward to meeting you all in the New Year. Market alternate Saturdays Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month).

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RBL - Nerja We have regular lunches on the 1st Friday of each month at “La Pena Parda “restaurant in La Herradura and at Al Andalus hotel in Maro on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Non members are most welcome and should contact Marilyn on 952526423 (adamsnerja@yahoo.com) or Dave on 654085811 (dgdeepblue@gmail.com) to book, also anyone interested in joining the Legion. Benajarafe International Social Club meet every Monday at 2.30pm at the Esperanza Cafe/Restaurant which is on the coast road at Km 261 in Benajarafe. We are a registered charity raising funds for H4H and another charity of the member's choice. For further details contact Heather on 634979565. Exhibition of Paintographs by Mitch France at Bar Cerezo in Canillas de Albaida, open everyday except Monday. Subject matter: Flamenco dancers and musicians, local character and scenes. Home Gallery also available to view by appointment: Call Mitch on 616 891 473, or email mitchbanjo@hotmail.com www.paintography.es 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 Phoenix Club meet every Tuesday in the Restaurant above Supersol (nr the Police Stattion) Torre del Mar from 12.00 midday to 1.30pm.For info call Gail 951067723, www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk Scottish Country Dance Classes Every Tuesday n evening from 7.15pm - 9pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, for all levels, with or without partners. For fur-


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ther information please contact George Bain on 619 069 966 Shortmat Bowls in Nerja have relocated to the lower salon of Villa Flamenca Hotel, C/Andalucia, Nerja. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579. www.shortmatbowlsnerja.com Every Wednesday Camping La Vinuela, International & Farmers Market, Directions: Ctra. A-356, Km30, 10am - 3pm. Call 650 380 954. Do you miss cricket? Cricket players wanted. Every Saturday and Sunday Cricket matches at Cartama in Malaga, All abilities welcome, aged 15-75 transport is available from Almunecar / Nerja areas. Tel: Ian on 648 950 007. CAS (Costa Animal Society) Tuesday December 10th Quiz Night at Lew’s Fish and Chips, Calle El Faro, Torrox Costa. Quiz with Laura starts 7.30pm. Entrance fee of 8€ includes a supper of fish and chips or pie and chips, with 3€ and raffle proceeds going to CAS. Book at Lew’s with Laura or Kurt on 95 252 1426 or directly with Lew’s.. Friday December 20th Quiz Night at Punta Lara Bar, Nerja. Quiz with Dave Jamieson starts 8pm. Entrance fee of 3€ and raffle proceeds go to CAS. Food and drink available. Booking essential with Mark on 635 369 673. December Excursions Further details from Sean on 958 640 948 or email brownseasand@terra.es. Thurs Dec 12th: Christmas Shopping in Gibraltar plus a tour of the Christmas Lights in Málaga. €15 pp. Depart Almuñécar 0800, Nerja 0830. The "El Valle Asociacion" Based around the Lake Vinuela & surrounding areas. Meets on the first Mon of the month at 7.30pm at the Camping Bar on the side of Lake Vinuela (A356). Or at Billy´s bar near the market at Venta Baja from 11am to 12.30 every Friday The club organises events, trips and social functions. el-valle-asociacion.com


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Royal British Legion Torre del Mar For information on events tel. 663 658 354 We meet every Wed at La Vega Rest Torre Del Mar next to Mercadona Email: rbl-tdm@hotmail.com / www.rbl-torredelmar.org.uk Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. 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 and 3pm - 6pm. Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Web: www.lux-mundi.org Daily events in the centre. Mon - Thur Spanish courses. Mon – Computer Tuition & Wi-Fi Connection available, please bring your own computer. Prayer Group. Half Orange (Widows/Widowers/Singles) Group. German Coffee. Tue –´ Espan-Glish´. Wed – Computer Tuition & WiFi Connection available, please bring your own computer. Art Group. Thur – Bible Study. Fri – Spanish Conversation. Wi-Fi Connection available, please bring your own computer. Coffee Morning Refreshments with a Boutique, Bric-a-brac, preserves books and cards for sale. Library and Tourist Reference Library. 11am – 1pm. Mobility Equipment Available: Wheelchairs, crutches, walkers and other mobility aid available on loan. December coming events & excursions Tue 3rd – centre closed, Celebrations for the 40th Anniversary of Lux Mundi, Fri 6th & Mon 9th - centre closed for public holidays. Fri 13th Christmas Bazaar. Please come and join in the fun, a great chance to buy your Christmas gifts and try your luck. There will be drinks, homemade food, Danish jam doughnuts and Mulled wine, books, cards Boutique, Bric-a-Brac, preserves, tombola and raffles. At the Centre time 11h to 13h. Sat 14th - The service will be held at the Parish Church of San Andres, Torre del Mar. Please come and join in the Carols sung by the three Choirs, ´Tapas´ English Choir lead by Jane Busby, the German ´Con Los Cantaores´ director Ingrid Adler and the Spanish Choir “Coro Santa Ana” director Julio Bautista. Time 18h. Thur 19th - Coach trip to Gibraltar. Departure times Algarrobo 6.45am, Caleta 6.50am and Torre Del Mar Bus Station 7.00am. Mon 23rd - Centre closed. Wed 25th - ST. BARNABAS CHURCH .IERE. Christmas Day, a Service of Holy Communion at the Centre at 11.00h. Fri 27th - Special coffee morning´FIN DE AŇO. Dear friends please come and join us and make more friends at the Centre, when at 12.00 noon you will celebrate the New Year to the sound of Spanish ‘Big Ben´, with a glass of cava and 12 grapes.

Ticket price 2.50€ Mon 30th, Tue 31st & Wed 1st Jan Centrre closed for public holidays. Thurs 2nd & Fri 3rd Jan centre returns to normal opening hours. GOLF Would you like a game of friendly but competitive golf every Sunday morning? TOGS (possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa) play every Sunday morning at Baviera and welcome new members, whether residents, frequent visitors or holiday makers. Our Society is made up of both male and female, various nationalities, and mixed abilities. For more information email our Captain George Clay at togsgolfsociety@yahoo.com or call 625936814 The Trapiche Social Club meets every Wednesday at 12 noon until 2pm at the Trapiche Restaurant, just off the A356 Velez-Malaga to La Vinuela. The Restaurant/Bar has ample parking and is an ideal place to meet friends. Our weekly Wednesday meetings are an ideal place to meet and make new friends. The first Wednesday in the month is our regular lunch meeting when you can enjoy a 3 course lunch with wine, casera and water for just €8.50. December Events: 6th Dec Gibraltar Trip. 10€ per head. Call 680 764 130 to book trip and pick-up point. 13th Dinner Dance at Trapiche Restaurant. Dancing to Johnny Hollywood. €12.50 per head. 5th Jan Malaga three kings parade. To book any of these events please call our booking line 680 764 130 between 10am and 6pm Monday to Saturday or visit Trapiche Restaurant any Wednesday between 12 Noon and 1pm during our regular club meeting when payment can be made. Acoustic Roots Gigs December 4th Dec Backroom concerts at the Alberdini, 2€ Entrance fee Bar Restaurante Alberdini, Competa Tel: 952 553512 11th Bar Restaurante Teteria Hierbabuena Unplugged, Competa Tel: 951 707638 22nd Axarquia Racing Club, Torrox Costa 3.00pm - 6.00pm For more info contact Luis on 654 715 382 7th Dec The Magic of the The Christmas Market will once again hit Competa, there will be heaps of stalls adjacent to and probably spilling into the main plaza, including The Actions for Animals Charity stall that will be handing out free lollies and balloons to all the kids. At Sugar and Spice the world’s tallest elf will once again don his green tights to hand out mulled cider and Christmas nibbles. We will have a wood turning demonstration throughout the morning, a stall selling beautiful handmade decorations a children’s lucky dip and wait for it… a chance to win prizes by guessing how many sweets in the jar, naming the snowman, and pinning the poop on the Caganer. What? You’ve never played “Pin the Poop on the Caganer”? Well you’ll just have to come along and give it a go. But be warned any children still around after 2pm will be rounded up and sold as elves!

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What’s O n? Lake Vinuela Social Club We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month from 12.30pm until (approx) 2.30pm followed by lunch at Bar Atila, Puente Don Manuel to enjoy social activities and meet like minded friends. We regularly have a quiz, open the box, bingo and a guest speaker. Our aim is to enjoy ourselves and raise money for local and international charities. For further details please contact 676 772 693 or email lake.vinuela@yahoo.co.uk Come and Learn to Dance Ballroom & Latin American Dancing (11 different dances). *New beginners class 8.30-10.30pm (class and practise)*. Improvers, Intermediate classes and private lessons from 7pm or, just come and dance on a large floor 9.0010.30pm. Qualified, v.experienced, patient teachers. Have fun learning or improving! Bar & friendly people. Partner not necessary. Cafeteria Avenida (near Police Station & petrol station) For more info call Eric and Jennifer 95 252 3599 (The Nerja Dance Club) 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 RBL - Los Romanes Branch We now meet on a Monday from 12-2.00pm in the Garden Restaurant, La Vinuela. We are a small branch with a big heart and welcome all. You do not have to be an ex member of the armed forces to either join or visit. Our aim is to have fun whilst making money for the RBL poppy appeal. Information can be obtained from our website www.RBL-Losromanes.org.uk or Margaret Branch Sec. 951066079 Do you live in Axarquia? Do you like to sing but find yourself singing alone at home or in the car? Would you like to sing with new friends? Why not join us?

Bel Canto is a multi-national group from across the region who likes to get together once a week to sing in a variety of musical styles. We meet in Velez Malaga. We have a professional musician to direct us and to help us improve our singing. From time to time, we give public performances, but above all we take pleasure in singing together. All nationalities are welcomed. If you would like to know more all you have to do is give Louise a call on 952 534 173. If you leave a message with your number I will call you back. (For Spanish call Mariángeles on 952 510 173) Don’t miss this opportunity to make new friends! Vinuela Market - New International & Country Market, every Wednesday 10am. - 3 pm. Great location at Camping Vinuela. Bar Camping next door offering Menu del Dia 7€! - Enjoy the experience of being in the heart of Axarquia and watch the market grow! For more info email: marketcampingbar@gmail.com or telephone 650 380 954. 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 - fund raising, airport runs or fostering - please call Wendy at 660 271 984 or Vera at 680 315 880. Vinuela Alcaucin Self-Help Support Group Are you caring for a loved one or family member in Spain who is either disabled or suffering from Dementia and finding it difficult to obtain assistance? Do you want to know how to obtain a personal alarm, a disability card, or even financial assistance? Then, why not join us for an informal coffee morning the first Monday of each month at 11.30am at Hotel La Vinuela, where we can share our views and experiences on trying to give our loved ones a better quality of life. Our aim is to help ourselves and each other. Ask at Reception for Stella, Mary or Ann. vinuelaselfhelp@gmail.com Coral CoraXalia 2013-2014 season. We are beginning our next musical season and we are inviting new male and female singers to become members. Good atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances, social, events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals on Thursdays 5.30-8pm in Venta Baja (Church). (Turn right at Arkwrights crossroads and follow road for 2km approx. Plenty of on-street parking) Come and join us! For more information call: 669 682 139 (English) or 689 111 352 (Español).


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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 Services at inglesia de San Miquel (St, Michael's Church) every Sunday at 12 noon (except during May) and at Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Fisherman's Chapel, Chinasol). There is a short service of Holy Communion Wednesday's at 9.30am in the Church Shop, Calle Malaga, Nerja. Details of how to find the churches are also available in the Church Shop. Priest in Charge: Father Geoff Johnston 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 11am, Morning Prayer 1st and 3rd Sundays. Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tel. 952

Local Police : 091 guardia : 062 Fire : 080 030 461 (Priest). Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel 1 "I", (Gardens of Viña Malaga/ Antigua Casa Del Viña). roman Catholic - Torre del Mar - Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Saturdays 5pm, (Winter), and 18.00pm. Sunday anglican Church of St. Barnabas (IERE) 11am. Morning prayer 1st & 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays. Evangelical - Torre del Mar Evangelical (Presbyterian Church) meets every Sunday for Worship in English at 11.30am in the Picasso Room, Hotel Torremar, (off Paseo Larios) C/ Saladero Viejo 15 Torre del Mar. All welcome. Minister J. Hartsmith Foy. Tel: 952 532 825 or: www.torredelmarchurch.org Torrox Community Church meets at 11.15am on Thursdays for coffee and discussions on current topics. This is an informal church meeting for everyone to join in. At El Ancla, Peñoncillo Beach, a warm welcome awaits you. More info: Minister Rev. J. Hartsmith Foy. Tel.952 532 825 email pastor@torredelmarchurch.com Puente don Manuel - Fellowship of the King, Sunday Worship - 11am. Wednesday Fellowship 3-5pm. Midweek activities - Pilates - Tues midday-1pm, Bridge club tues 2.15-6pm, Charity shop/books open Wed, Fri & Sat 101.30pm. Bible Study Thursday 5-7pm. We meet at Fellowship of the King premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliaria, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel. Phone 952 115 220 or 952 518 185 Torre del Mar Evangelical Church (Part of the Spanish Evangelical Church in partnership with Presbyterian Church Ireland) Sunday service in English 11.30am. Picasso Room Hotel Torremar off Paseo Larios Torre del Mar Minister Rev. J. Hartsmith Foy Tel 952 532 825 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: 952 540 016, Nerja: 952 520 537 velez Malaga: 952 540 016, Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.


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ambulance : 061 water : 952 540 662 Electricity : 952 540 662 Tourist information Nerja: 952 521 531 Torre del Mar: 952 541 104


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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 Netherlands/Dutch Avda, Palma de Mallorca, 57 Edif. Castillo San Louis, bajo 29620 Torremolinos 952 380 888 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 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.flymonarch.com www.flybe.com www.bmibaby.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: 902 575 757 or 952 551 084 www.itvcita.com - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am - 12.45pm



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) : a h a h s e k o J An Irishmen wanting to become a Priest went to see the Bishop who said "You must answer 3 questions on the Bible". "1st - Who was born in a stable?" "Red Rum" he replied. "2nd - What do you think of Damascus?" "It kills 99% of all germs" he replied. "3rd - What happened when the disciples went to Mount Olive?" "That’s easy" he said "Popeye kicked the s*** out of them!!" ---------------------------------------------------------------Two Irishmen looking through a mail order catalogue. Paddy says "Look at these gorgeous women! The prices are reasonable too." Mick agrees "I'm ordering one right now" 3 weeks later Paddy says to Mick "Has your woman turned up yet?" "No" said Mick "but it shouldn't be long now though. Her clothes arrived yesterday!! ---------------------------------------------------------------The Blonde is showing off her new tattoo of a giant seashell on her inner thigh. Her friends ask her why she would get such a tattoo and in that location. She responds 'It's really cool. If you put your ear up against it, you can smell the ocean.' ---------------------------------------------------------------A guy out on the golf course takes a high speed ball right in the crotch. Writhing in agony, he falls to the ground. As soon as he could manage, he took himself to the doctor. He said 'How bad is it doc? I'm going on my honeymoon next week and my fiancée is still a virgin - in every way' The doctor told him, 'I'll have to put your willie in a splint to let it heal and keep it straight. It should be okay next week.' He took four tongue depressors and formed a neat little 4 sided splint, and taped it all together; an impressive work of art. The guy mentions none of this to his girl, marries her, and goes on their honeymoon. That night in the motel room, she rips open her

blouse to reveal her beautiful breasts. She said, 'You're the first; noone has EVER touched these.' He immediately drops his pants and replies, ...... 'Look at this, ..........still in the CRATE!’ ---------------------------------------------------------------Bob was in trouble. He forgot his wedding anniversary. His wife was really annoyed. She told him "Tomorrow morning, I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in 6 seconds AND IT BETTER BE THERE!!" The next morning he got up early and left for work. When his wife woke up, she looked out the window and sure enough there was a box gift-wrapped in the middle of the driveway. Confused, the wife put on her robe and ran out to the driveway, brought the box back in the house. She opened it and found a brand new bathroom scale. Bob has been missing since Friday. ---------------------------------------------------------------Two hunters are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He doesn't seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other guy whips out his cellphone and calls the emergency services. He gasps: "My friend is dead! What can I do?" The operator says: "Calm down, I can help. First, let's make sure he's dead." There is a silence, then a shot is heard. Back on the phone, the guy says: "OK, now what?"

By Beloved Northerner’s Section Why do Northerners prefer mushy peas? Because they can't keep the round ones on their knives. ---------------------------------------------------------------Alice dies, aged 78, having attended church in Bolton every Sunday of her life. Her husband, Joe, asks the stonemason for a headstone with the words: 'Lord, she was thine'. The stonemason writes: 'Lord she was thin'. Joe says: '"You've missed off the e, you'll have to do it again." Weeks later Joe goes to see the stone on the grave, and it now reads: 'Ee Lord she was thin'


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Jokes h a h a :) A young pakistani female woke up to find herself inside a wheelie-bin on a local rubbish tip, she had been battered and bruised. Police believe it was a family honour crime ! Father Chindha, Mother Bindha and Brother Dumpta --------------------------------------------------------------Woman: Is there a problem, Officer? Officer: Ma'am, you were speeding. Woman: Oh, I see. Officer: Can I see your license please? Woman: I'd give it to you but I don't have one. Officer: Don't have one? Woman: Lost it 4 times for drink driving. Officer: I see...Can I see your vehicle registration papers please. Woman: I can't do that. Officer: Why not? Woman: I stole this car. Officer: Stole it? Woman: Yes, and I killed and hacked up the owner. Officer: You what? Woman: His body parts are in plastic bags in the trunk if you want to see. The Officer looks at the woman, slowly backs away to his car, and calls for back up. Within minutes 5 police cars circle the car. A senior officer slowly approaches the car, clasping his half drawn gun. Officer 2: Ma'am, could you step out of your vehicle please! The woman steps out of her vehicle. Woman: Is there a problem sir? Officer 2: One of my officers told me that you have stolen this car and murdered the owner. Woman: Murdered the owner? Officer 2: Yes, could you please open the trunk of your car, please. The woman opens the trunk, revealing nothing but an empty trunk. Officer 2: Is this your car, ma'am? Woman: Yes, here are the registration papers. The first officer is stunned. Officer 2: One of my officers claims that you do not have a driving license. The woman digs into her handbag and pulls out

a clutch purse and hands it to the officer. The officer snaps open the clutch purse and examines the license. He looks quite puzzled. Officer 2: Thank you ma'am, one of my officers told me you didn't have a license, that you stole this car, and that you murdered and hacked up the owner. Woman: Betcha the lying bastard told you I was speeding too! --------------------------------------------------------------Paddy decides to take up boxing and goes for the required medical. A few days later the doctor ‘phones and says “Paddy, you realise you’ve got sugar diabetes.” Paddy says, “Nice one, when do I fight him?” --------------------------------------------------------------"Two weasels are sitting on a bar stool. One starts to insult the other one. He screams, 'I slept with your mother!' "The bar gets quiet as everyone listens to see what the other weasel will do. "The first again yells, 'I SLEPT WITH YOUR MOTHER!' "The other says: 'Go home dad, you're drunk.”

Saint Stevie The Scouse Section Two Scousers are fishing in South Africa taking it easy when a crocodile swims past with a bloke's head in its mouth. The one Scouser says to the other, "Bleedin'ell Gazza, look at that bloke!" The other Scouser says, "I know Bazza, the flash bastard's got a Lacoste sleeping bag !! " --------------------------------------------------------------What's long, scouse, and goes around corners? The dole queue. --------------------------------------------------------------Q: Why do Sumo wrestlers shave their legs? A: So they ain't mistaken for a Liverpudlian woman --------------------------------------------------------------What should you do if you see a scouse jogging? Trip him up and give the lady's purse back to her.



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s e g a P Puzzle Get Quizical

1. In which sport would you use a chucker? 2. What type of wood do Rolls Royce use on the dashboards of their cars? 3. What World War II operation was code named `Dynamo? 4. In cricket, where would you find the chain? 5. Name the fruit which got its name from the way it hung in bunches like grapes ? 6. What would an Irishman do with his Shone? 7. What is the name of water that collects in the bottom of a boat? 8. In 2003 who became the first Russian act to have a No 1 single in the UK? 9. Who wrote The Hunchback of Notre Dame? 10. Name Peter Rabbit's three sisters? 11. In which City was Dick Turpin Hanged?

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1. The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States of America had the same parents, but were not brothers. How can this be possible? 2. Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why? 3. With no hammer or any kind of tool I build my house so quickly. What am I? 4. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be? 5. Romeo and Juliet are found dead on the floor in a bedroom. When they were discovered, there were pieces of glass and some water on the floor. The only furniture in the room is a shelf and a bed. The house in is a remote location, away from everything except for the nearby railway track. What caused the death of Romeo and Juliet?

12. In the animal world what is also known as a slater or doodlebug? Answers on page 107

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Puzzle P ages

Crossword across 1 variety? (5,2,4) 9 Shrew, scold (9) 10 Large vase (3) 11 Lowest point (5) 13 Parvenu (7) 14 rectangular (6) 15 (russian) council (6) 18 Disc plaything (7) 20 Underground vault (5) 21 Trespass (3) 22 appetiser, starter (9) 24 in the limelight (6,5)

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FLOOr TiLES - approx 10sq meters 33cm honey coloured. New, still boxed. Over ordered - cost 130€ will accept 60€. Buyer collects (Nerja area). Call 95 252 2347 or mobile 653 562 333.

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Employment wOrk iN gENEraL rEQUirED. Transporting small and large loads, Removals, Fitting kitchens from IKEA, Cleaning and maintenance of pools and gardens, General cleaning and maintenance (garages, storerooms attics, warehouses), Cleaning cars, 10€/h Hotels and restaurants, Material and transport included, Cleaning of apartments, flats, houses etc.. 7€/h. (material and transport included), Limpieza Sindrome Diogenes 15€/h. (material and transport included). Collection of rubbish. Enquiries and estimates without obligation. We speak English, Spanish and German. Call: David 656 775 928 or Javier 619 932 032

OLivE TrEES FOr SaLE Various sizes from 4€, 3 years old, height 1.5/1.6 metres. Already have olives on them. This variety is very resistent to frost and drougts. Call: 650 943 713 FOr SaLE 4 MiChELiN aLLOY whEELS with off road/winter tyres. 215/70R 16x PC. 100H M+ S. Tubeless Radial X. 5 Nut (bolt) Wheel Pattern. Lexus/ Toyota / VW, some models. Sensible offers. View at Auto Tiendas. Motril. Call Fernando 656 857 225 / 958 601 889. LargE aMOUNT OF variOUS SiZE PiCkFOrDS BOXES, wrapping paper and furniture wrap for sale. No reasonable offer refused. Small quantities supplied. Call 952 550 424 or Mobile 627 613 291. We are based in Caleta. STraChENOvEr gaS FirED wall mounted radiator. High output and no smell or condensation as room sealed, keep warm this winter. 65€ 634 415 531 ChihUahUaS FOr SaLE. 1 x male, long hair. 2 x femals short hair. 10 weeks old. All vaccinations and passports. 350€ each. Call Sam: 622 434 611 Available on Whatsapp

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BOAT TRIPS wLuxury Yacht Charters Tel: 618 972 139 www.sailandstay.eu wCaleta Cruise Club Tel: 634 382 609 www.absoluteaxarquia.com/attractions/ccc.html

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w La Domadora y El Le贸n, Craft Beer Store. Spanish & international craft beers. Naturally crafted artisan beers produced by small Spanish & International micro breweries. Take Away & Tasting Lounge, Home Delivery, Wholesale. Call: 952 534 137/610 778 358; www.ladomadorayelleon.es, contacta@ladomadorayelleon.es; Huertos, 60, Nerja

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warkwrights English Shop. Turn right at Venta Baja Crossroads or call: 952 519 780 or 659 375 603 www.arkwrights-groceries.com

wandrew rodgers 20 years experience in kitchens, wardrobes, shelving, aluminium door & windows. Call the Window Doctor for any window problem. Roller shutter blinds, mosquito blinds, security locks, repairs and renewals reasonable rates, Tel: 660 597 894 email: rodgersfamilyinspain@yahoo.co.uk

BUILDERS wall types of building work undertaken, 37 years experience, Let me quote you. Call: 952 110 788 or 650 895 461 wJohn housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: rosemary.housby@gmail.com wLT 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 wNick Turner refurbs All aspects of building work undertaken. Mobile: 679 113 600 Telephone: 952 553 124 Email: nick.turner@objectpower.net www.nickturnerrefurbs.com wBuilding and Decorating All types of building and decorating work including tiling, plumbing, electrics, painting and any welding jobs etc.. Call for a free quote: 606 656 008

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

CARS WANTED wwanted all UK plated vehicles. Year 2000 onwards. cash paid. Call: 667 235 205

CAR AND VAN RENTAL wOne way car & van hire, UK, France and Spain. Call: 952 541 147

CARERS/AGENCIES wLady experienced in care of the elderly in their own homes. Written references available. Tel: Monica 648 049 486 wNerja Nurses, Professional Nurses, Reliable - Affordable - Local Quality Care. NHS Qualified & Trained - 25 years experience in ALL types of care. Tel: 628 793 413 or 952 030 713 Email: nerjanurses@gmail.com www.nerjanurses.com

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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

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

CHIROPRACTIC CARE wPhilippe Druart D.C., grad. from AECC (GB) and USA, 30 years exp., opens a chiropractic clinic in Frigiliana, C/ Blas Infante, 2 bajo. Consultations: Monday from 16.30 to 20.30, Wednesday from 10.00 to 14.00, other days on appointment only. Tel. 951 708 672 & 678 691 387. Email: druphil@yahoo.fr

CLINICS wanalysis 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 wPCTorrox.com All computer problems solved. Torrox/Nerja and surrounding areas. Free Advice. No Fix No Fee. Hardware, Software and Website solutions. PC service - only 50€. Call Rab on: 952 967 124 or 645 236 259 wComputer help.Troubleshooting & Repairs. New PCs supplied with Windows in English. WiFi installations. Reasonable rates. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer since 2000. Patient & professional. Call David on 952 54 96 07 or 654 899 976.

COOLING PRODUCTS wwww.friomist.com Professional Quality Outdoor Misting Systems. Affordable & fits any areas. Discourages flying insects. DIY or pro install. Tel: 693 777 065 friomist@gmail.com

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w“The Master Sealer” Damp Proofing & Plaster professionals, 20 years+ exp. 10 year guarantee on our damp proofing system. Fed up with flaking paint & plaster? Have it replaced & rectified once & for all at competitive prices. Call: 655 211 192

wElectro-Cute! English J.I.B. Electrician. For all your electrical needs and problems. Fault finding/Lighting and Power/Electric gates and Intercoms/Pool and water Pumps, Rewires/Upgrades. Over 40 years exp. Tel Stefan 610 048 919 electrocutester@gmail.com wElectrician - All jobs from a socket to rewires, Fault Finding and Intercom Systems. Call Andrew 618 640 155 Email: amarnold11@hotmail.com wSparkinspain - Electrical installations and maintenance. Local from Nerja to Velez-Malaga and inland to Competa and Frigiliana. Call Colin 951 242 449 or Mob 666 707 297 Web: www.english-electrician-nerja.com

DECORATORS wPainter and Decorator, qualified tradesman, over 35yrs experience, all aspects of the trade covered, reasonable rates, references supplied. Call: 628 653 676

DENTISTRY wClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: clinicaeuropatorroxcosta@gmail.com British dentist, 24hrs response Call: 648 203 157 wian Pett Dental Care, 5 Star dental car you can trust. Now at Periana, Caleta & Canillas de Aceituno. Call Ian on 691700587 to consult about treatment, clinic location and arrange suitable appointments. Same personal service with gentle treatment a priority. wDentadanes 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

DIGGER HIRE wFor hire Mini Digger, Bob Cat, JCB, cheap rates. Call: 644 391 799

DOG GROOMING wThe Dog Shop, Professional grooming salon. All dogs welcome, any size, any breed. Tel: 645 525 782, Centro Comercial, 10, Torrox Park. www.thedogshoptorrox.com

DRAIN CLEARANCE wwayne’s Drains & Plumbing Est.1999. 24 Hour call out. Tel/Fax: 952 539 425. 24 Hour Service: 634 275 030 / 657 862 628 wat 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

DRIVING SCHOOL wvalerio Driving School, British Instructor. Legally Qualified in Spain. Theory to Practical. Call Shamím 695 07 14 49

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS wSpanish Management Puente Don Manuel, Alcaucin (next to Morenos Bar) 666 135 516 or 650 702 258 Web: www.spanishmanagement.com Email: officespanishmanagement@yahoo.co.uk

ESTATE AGENTS/REAL ESTATE wFleming Properties, Calle Las Melosas, Edf Nautico, Torre del Mar, 952 547 131 or 637 278 306, www.fleming-properties.com waxarquia Properties S.LCall; 626 038 851 or 952 436 781www.axarquiaproperties.com Email: sallyharrison@axarquiaproperties.com wBuy a home Spain/rent 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@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com

GARDENING SERVICES wred 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 wPool and garden maintenance. Good rates Call Keith 952 554 514 / 674 526 968 wMaintenance of gardens and Swimming Pools. English, German and Spanish speaking 26 year old. Call David: 656 775 928 wgardener with degree in gardening. Studied at the Laboral University in Malaga. Offers his services for; complete design, layouts, pruning and maintenance, including swimming pools and irrigation systems. Tel: Dany 647 009 101


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wTarjetas rosemary george. Stocking our cards could not be simpler and does not cost you a cent. You only pay for cards sold. Display spinners suppied free. Market traders X stock available. Latest designs. Spanglish dual language cards stocked. Email: tutcy1@gmail.com Tel: 617 979 640

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HEALTH & BEAUTY wweight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 beasav24@gmail.com (business opportunity also available): wweight watchers Meetings in English. Nerja and Vélez. Call Candace on 952 549 607 or 626 672 493 for further info. Email: candace.edwards@weightwatchers.es ware you overweight, suffer weight-related health issues like diabetes? Do you lack energy? Right Food Choices Nutritional Coaching can help you. Learn to control your blood sugar & lose weight permanently in 1 easy coaching session. For a free 20 min consultation call Janet on 61 89 89 125, Skype janetvandam or janetvandam@live.com

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HEALTH SHOPS wrincón Natural Nerja: natural remedies, organic food, natural skincare products, spelt husk pillows, incense, feng shui crystals & tibetan bowls. Alternative therapies: personalised weight control coaching, massages, craneosacral therapy, metamorfic technic, beauty treatment AgeLoc. C/ Carretera 1, Nerja. www.rinconnatural.com Tel: 952 523 503 rincon.natural.nerja@gmail.com

HEATING wredwell® – 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 wChS Cooling and heating Solutions. Solar Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Also air conditioning servicing and installations. Call: 655 791 167 or email: chsspain@gmail.com winfrasol infrared heating We are suppliers of infra-red heating systems for your home or Business, Stops mould. Reduces Condensation. Cheap to run. Contact us on 951258010 / 635445279. Try before you buy. Email: sales@infrasol.eu.com

HORSE RIDING/TOURS whorse riding Finca Don Carmelo, Periana. Guided horseback rides into the sierras, through olive and orange groves and down to lake Viñuela. Well behaved horses, all levels. Call 652200702 www.fincadoncarmelo.com wPony riding, for children. Main road Torrox-Competa between km13&14. The Pony Man Call:626 836 736

HOUSE CLEARANCES wCarousel Second hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (Under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank, 630 211 907 wCash paid. For House and Garage Clearance. Best prices. Get quote. All items considered. Contact Ernie or Martin 616 812 765 / 690 854 154

HYPNOTHERAPY & NLP wMarion Dias BSc (honours) Clinical Hypnosis and trainer NLP & Hypnosis. Help with Anxiety, Depression, 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@ihypno-therapeutiques.co.uk.

INSURANCE winsurance Essential Cover SL provide all types of insurance for your personal and business needs - Over 15 years’ experience in UK and Spain. Call Gaynor on 951 390 700 Email: admin@essential-cover.com or visit our website: www.essential-cover.com

INTERNET SERVICES wBroadband4spain.com Fast and Reliable, no land line required, free installation in ALL areas, unlimited download, free telephone calls worldwide. Avenida La Pancha, Edificio San Andrés, local 1-3, Algarrobo Costa, 29750 Malaga, 951 239 888, email: info@bb4s.com, www.bb4s.com wriosat:SL, High speed internet and telephone services for home, business, offices, hotels, bars and restaurants etc. SDSL & ADSL packages available. Call: 951 239 310 / 626 679 018. Email: info@riosat.com Web: http// www.riosat.com wTooway Fast internet for everyone. SuperFast 18 MB Satellite Internet available anywhere. Tel: 667 440 632 wwww.mimifi.com Fast Reliable 3G Internet for Home & Away. Spain's largest national networks. All you need is reasonable mobile phone signal. Contract or PayGo Tel: 693 777 065 sales@mimifi.com

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wInternet Television Systems - watch your favourite TV shows using your broadband connection (min 2 m/b and unlimited).. Different packages to suit most needs and budgets... Email: info@ukinternettvinspain.com Web: http://www.ukinternettvinspain.com

Bubbles Laundertte, Calle Manuel Marin 1, Nerja. open 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm Sat for all your laundry needs. Offering a free collection & delivery service for the nerja area. Call now on 665539256



winterpreter - English/Spanish - based in Vélez-Málaga. English nationality, but fluent Spanish and extensive experience. Inexpensive hourly rates. Confidentiality guaranteed. Call Toni to discuss your requirements. 952557733 / 606010580 wTranslator/interpreter service. For any situation where a Spanish speaker is required, eg: Town Hall, Hospital, NIE, Residencia, Social Security, ITV, reading and translating letters, written translations etc. Reasonable rates. Call Mariam on 633 637 774

wCarmen Silvia, Solicitors Abogados, Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (very near Nota-ria Office). Free initial consultation, 952 967 004 Email: carmensilviaabogados@gmail.com

IRONWORK wwrought iron gates and bars made to order, also repairs, painting and onsite welding. Please call Steve for a quote 633 3374 619

KARAOKE whire a kwizoke+ Entertainment system for 7 nights of entertainment. Go to www.kwizoke.co.uk fill in the fiorm on the ‘Contact Us’ page for a demo. Or email: brian@mmm.co.uk

KENNELS AND CATTERIES wwagtails boarding kennels for cats and dogs. Dogs walked 3 times a day in 36,000 sq metres fenced land. Phone Val 655 579 792 or Richard 645 659 935 or www.wagtails.es wThe 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. Email:philipclayton_1@msn.com Ex cat & dog airlines.UK. Recommended. Refs available. whome From home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels just lots of excercise, fun and cuddles. Also within 15km daily home visits for dogs, cats, horses. Call: 678 189 019 or e-mail: riogordo@mail.com www.homefromhome.weebly.com. wSeacrest kennels and Cattery in Nerja. Doggy Day Care – Long Term Boarding: Contact us at 95 252 1426 www.seacrestkennels.es More than 15 years experience in caring for your pets.

KITCHENS w Matthew Dean Mobile: 644 406 259 email: matthewdean@rocketmail.com References or viewings of previously completed works available.

MACHINE HIRE wSaxon SL JCB Digger Hire. New machine Good rates. Velez Malaga. Call: 678232253 or 662398372

MARKET GOODS wMr Clutter Wants your Goods, House and garage clearances, shops and bars - old stock, any item considered. Call David: 686 375 089 - or if preferred email a list to cullimores@hotmail.com. Cash available and efficient service, Now buying Antiques,Gold & Jewellery. wEarn More Money!!!, market traders or looking to be one, if so we can supply you with good quality new and used clothing call Tez: 633 534 732 Email: tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk

MECHANICS wFully Qualified City & guilds Mechanic, Servicing, Camshaft drive belt and much more. ITVs and ITV work carried out. Call: 696 578 771 or email: themechanicvinuela@yahoo.com

MEDICAL CENTRES wDr. Bernadette veeger General Medicine 952 532 065, 617 913 196. Consultations by appointment and house visits. English, Español, Deutsch, Francais, Nederlands. Centro Mar y Salud, Paseo Marítimo, El Morche/Torrox Costa, www.centromarysalud.com wSimpleCare: a perfect way to access affordable private healthcare services at a fraction of the normal cost, specialist consultation from €24, annual membership €59. www.getsimplecare.es, Tel 952532023, email info@getsimplecare.es

METALWORK wSteelwork, stainless steel, staircases, balustrades, gates, grills, repairings, etc. Call for a free quote 606 656 008 wMetalwork 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: 952 517 502 or 676 719 066


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

wandy 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 wClima madrid, sale of materials, installations and repairs, air con, plumbing, solar panels, pools, heating, Ind, Punto Limpio, Nave 3-6, Nerja, 649 318 333, climadridsc@hotmail.com

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wNursery Needs An established, quality nursery hire service for when babies & small children come to visit. All orders come with a free toy for the duration of the hire, please phone Dawn on 627 931 360

wPortraits for family and friends in graphite or pastel. There is time for a Xmas treat but hurry. Time is limited. Oil commissions not before May 2014. Details: Brian 645 406 804

wkiddies Cots and Things to hire. In Spanish Management Cruz de Periana, Puente don Manuel, Tel: 666 135 516


wheiko by heiko, Avda Andalucia 119, Torre del Mar 952 967 923

wink Cartridges for all makes of Printers. Original or Compatible. Tuesdays: Jardines del Trapiche Market. Fridays: Chiringuito Antonio Market, Puente don Manuel or call for free delivery 627 242 977 email: sales@printerink.es



wPet Taxi- UK, France & Spain Delivered door to door. Call: 667 235 205

wBuy a home Spain/rent a home Spain, C/ Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@rentahomespain.com Website: www.rentahomespain.com wanubi Estate agents specialising in long term property rentals, C/Antonio Millon 6, Nerja, 952 526 230, 609 930 662, www.anubi.es, peter@anubi.es


PHYSIOTHERAPY wSanne Mortensen Sibree-Paul, BSc (Hons), MCSP, Spanish registered, Col no 2066. El Morche/Torrox Costa. Experienced UK trained physiotherapist offering post-operative rehabilitation and treatment of general musculo-skeletal conditions. Also Master's in Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions, male and female. 626 152 756

PLASTERERS wStockton Plastering and Damp Services Time served plasterer, 30 years experience in all aspects of plastering and damp proofing. Insurance approved and fully legal. Call: 648 243 656 for a no obligation quotation or visit www.stocktonplastering.sm4.biz “The Master Plasterer” 20+ yrs Exp. Plaster and Rendering, coving, wall stitching and nylon matting specialist. Tel Darren 693 712 475

PLUMBERS wJust Plumbing. Just a quick and reliable plumbing service. Just a reasonably priced local business. Just polite, prompt and tidy. Just phone Dave on 689 647 849. Discounts in Riogordo, Colmenar, Comares.

QUAD/ATV HIRE wSpectacular quad/atv routes. For all ages with or without experience. Alcaucin-Periana-Viñuela area. http://www.el7cielo.es or call Frank 649 661 184.

REMOVALS wMan with a van, 7.5 tonne capacity, Ikea collections and fitting long and short haul, also roofing and decorating services. Call Steve 633 337 619 Email: swtransit@gmail.com wTransportation to Uk to Spain to Uk. Whole van loads or single items. Good rates. Regular trips. Also local removals. Call Graham: 620 353 594 wTez the man with the van, Local or distance work, many years transport experience, regular work or one off jobs call Tez: 633 534 732 Email: tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk

To advertise call 664 210 468 or email sales@thesentinella.com


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wrent 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. www.estrellarent.com estrellarentweb@gmail.com - 952 511 209

wTime Out Spas & Saunas. Serving The Costa del Sol for more than 10 Years. Hundreds of Spas Installed! We service all Brands of Spas so come to us - we are the Professionals. 952 52 43 94 www.timeoutspas.com

RESTAURANTS wTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia,Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 wTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 wTaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra Vacional - 340 next to Post Office. 952 534 972 / 634 051 635 wrestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831 wrestaurante Padre Pio Paseo Maritimo de Levante, Torre del Mar. Tel: 633 701 449 / 622 775 080. Email: padrepio97@gmail.com


STORAGE/PARKING wCaravans/boats storage + general storage. 24hr security, best rates. Caravan storage from under 1€ a day. Long term discounts also available. Almayate Costa N340. Tel: 680 180 468

SWIMMING POOLS waquamarine Pools - Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: aquamarinepools@hotmail.com Tel: 600 811 355 www.aquamarinepools.eu wPool Cleaning & Maintenance. All year round service 70€ per month inclusive of chemicals, servicing, sand changes, pumps reconditioned or new fitted call Tez: 633 534 732 tezsmith1056@hotmail.co.uk


wTotal Satellite installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email:philbraid@hotmail.com wSky Costa Certified aerial/satellite installer. For all your satellite needs. Call for a free no obligation quote: 667 440 632 or email: skycosta@live.com

wTees & Polos Embroided & printed, TShirts & Polo Shirts. Great prices. Free design Call: 664 210 468 Email: sales@thesentinella.com

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wDr. Pet, the Vet of your pets. Molre than 30 years experience. Vaccinations, surgery, home calls and all advise in order to keep your pets healthy and happy. Speaking English, Dutch and Spanish. 646 357 637 Office: Pasaje Santa Margarita, Torre del Mar.

wSky Shop Torre del Mar. Call: 667 235 205 or 952 541 147 wSat. Co. BBC & ITV for free & Sky Digital, dishes, alignments, installations. We also sell HD TVs. Call TOM 7 days a week for service. 657 484 853. All equipment delivered, installed & guaranteed for 2 years. Free demos every Sat. 2pm wTechno-vision Satellite Tv, Centro Comercial El Zoco, Nerja. Tel: 952 520 946 / 657 066 782 & 658 511 811. Visit our online shop at www.techno-vision.es Email: info@techno-vision.es


WEB DESIGNERS wSpanglish webs, Web designs, Database Programmes, Hosting, Domains, Real Estate Sites, English – Spanish Translation. All at realistic prices. Call Rachel: 951 708 454 or 691 660 187 Website: www.spanglishwebs.com Email: info@spanglishwebs.com



wPErFECT 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

w Matthew Dean Mobile: 644 406 259 email: matthewdean@rocketmail.com References or viewings of previously completed works available.

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

WINDOW TINTING wMobile 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 solarshadetinting@gmail.com

WOODWORK wSunshine woodwork and Building Services. Woodwork, building, plastering, bricklaying etc. Free quotation, no obligation. Call: 606 510 479. www.sunshinewoodwork@live.co.uk

avda. andalucia, 125-a, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601 / 649 123 068 www.casa-terreno.net info@casa-terreno.com

Torre del Mar

ref.: 2428

very spacious semi-detached town house (4 beds, 2 baths/175m2) with sea views, built-in wardrobes, f/f kitchen, log fire, a/C, huge cellar, carport with automatic gate, BBQ, nice private garden, 250m2 plot

Price: 230,000€ (reduced by 138,000€)

Caleta de velez

ref.: 3555

Beautiful flat (3 beds, 2 baths/106m2) with fantastic sea and mountain views, 2 terraces (100m2), f/f kitchen, laundry, a/C, SaT-Tv, communal pool and garden, parking place + storage inclusive

Price: 149,000€ (reduced by 19,000€)

FP0819 A delightful, 88m , two bedroom terraced house in the centre of the town with communal pool, gardens and only 200 metres to the beach. Gas central heating






A two storey, 3 bedroom property less than 10 minutes from Torrox, easy access, 90m from the main road and enjoying marvellous views to the Mediterranean




A 93m , detached, two bedroom villa on an easily managed 550m² plot with 7m x 3m pool, garden, electric gates and tarmac access 2

500€ per month

OFFiCE Calle El Barrio, 11 Nerja. 29780 Tel: 952 52 41 40 Mob: 637 278 306 / 606 087 362

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