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The Sentinella Axarquia Edition No 135

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November 15

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Tur ni ng Dr eams i nt o Real i t y For Sale

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Torre del Mar

Excellent 3 Bed 2 Bath Ground Floor Apartment (90m² built, 150m² terraces & garden), in exclusive area. The accommodation comprises of a hallway, spacious lounge/dining room, lovely fully-fitted modern kitchen, 3 double bedrooms, (master en-suite) & family bathroom. There are substantial gardens & terraces (with sun & shade) and a communal pool

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Benamargosa

Exceptional 3 Bed 2.5 Bath Village House (170m² built, 128m² plot), spacious and immaculate throughout. Ground floor: living room with fireplace, separate dining area, large fully-fitted kitchen, double bedroom (currently used as a second lounge), utility/storage room and guest toilet. First floor: 3 further bedrooms: a large master bedroom with en-suite bathroom & terrace, another large double bedroom with balcony, a single bedroom and a family bathroom

Sales Price: 119,000€ (OUTSTANDING!)

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Torre del Mar

Lovely 2 Bed 2 Bath Apartment (80m² built) of new construction comprising lounge/dining room, separate f/f kitchen with laundry room, 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There are sea and mountain views from the spacious terrace which also overlooks the pool and communal areas

The BHS Group Services We are here to help with any aspect of living or holidaying in Spain, from getting your NIE Numbers & setting up bank accounts to dealing with utilit y companies, helping with telecoms & TV ser vices and more specifically we have the following departments each with exper t help: Propert y Sales | Long-term Rentals Holiday Rentals Car, Motor Bike & Bike Rentals Building & Reforms | Property Maintenance Architecture Advice & Plans Investment Guidance | Tax & Accountancy Advice & Representation Legal Advice & Representation All kinds of Insurance

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Lovely 3 Bed 2 Bath Villa (90m² built 300m² plot), a lovely fully-fitted kitchen and a spacious living room with fireplace, 3 double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, 2 family bathrooms, a spacious terrace, a roof terrace, a large pool, parking & garage. It has a beautiful garden with incredible mountain views

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November…the month of fireworks, cooked chestnuts, golden leaves falling off the trees, the very beginnings of winter in Spain, my Birthday… and probably also my ‘birth-day’ in the sense of our new baby entering the world! My due date is November 15th, but of course at this stage baby may come at any time, and could even end up being born in October. Either way, it looks like it’s star sign will be either Libra or Scorpio. There are already quite a few Scorpios (water signs) in my family, including me, which is why I tend to resonate and flow best with them! There’s my niece, Charli (Kami and Tony’s daughter who many of you reading this will know), my late Nan on my Dad’s side, and then my late Grandad on my Mum’s side. So far we have the 6th, the 10th and the 18th covered, so it will be interesting to see what date baby chooses to make his / her grand arrival into the world! November is also the month before Christmas and it’s when I prefer to get all my Christmas shopping done, way in advance of the big day. I’m not sure how much shopping I’ll manage this year with a newborn to look after, but I have three Christmas stockings to make up for starters!

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Deposito Legal MA-1435-2005 No part of this publication, including pictures may be copied, used or reproduced without our prior written consent. The Sentinella accepts no responsibility for alterations to events listed, claims made by our advertisers or information provided by our contributors. So there!

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)

Everyone keeps telling my husband and I to make sure we get lots of sleep now as we won’t get much when the baby arrives. If I hear that once more I think I’m going to be the one screaming! But I’m taking the advice onboard and making up for the probable lack of sleep

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Strange News now, as most nights I get at least nine hours of shut eye. And of course, we’re praying for a peaceful baby that sleeps through the night...!

Keidi Keating

Editor (of the original little mag)

Countries Of The World......................Page 20 Firework Jokes...................................Page 22 Useless Facts.....................................Page 62 Recipe Of The Month.........................Page 66 Amazing Marine Life..........................Page 70 Faceless.............................................Page 72 Celebrity News...................................Page 76 Fruit & Veg Facts................................Page 80 Funny Pics..........................................Page 84 Film Review........................................Page 92 Find The Dog......................................Page 94 Horoscopes........................................Page 95 Dates For The Diary...........................Page 96 What’s On.........................................Page 98 Information Pages............................Page 100 Jokes................................................Page 102 Puzzle Pages...................................Page 104 Competition.......................................Page 109 Top Tens...........................................Page 110

Booming Business A FORMER call centre worker who set up a brothel yards from the local police station made half a million pounds in just three years, a court has heard. Mark Cass handed out timesheets to the Thai callgirls so they could keep track of their busy schedules and he bought condoms in bulk online. Cass even registered his business - the Thai Exotic massage parlour - with Darlington Borough Council and his six staff, aged between 26 and 36, earned enough money to send sizeable sums home to their families. The thriving trade netted him an average of £166,000 a year while bobbies in Darlington went about their business at the station 200 yards away - completely oblivious to Cass's vice den. He even made the brothel a family business by paying his brother £300 weekly as manager of the girls and was so open about what he was doing because he didn't realise he was breaking the law. His operation was rumbled by immigration officials and undercover police officers were eventually drafted in, discovering the girls were charging for sex. Cass was jailed for a year for living off the proceeds of prostitution but now police are trying to seize assets they believe were earned from his days as a brothelkeeper. A Lucky Doggie A dog left alone in a pickup truck had to be rescued after it knocked the vehicle into gear, sending it into a Maine lake. Ellsworth Police say the Yorkshire Terrier's owner put his pet into the pickup after an encounter with a larger dog. As he spoke to the other dog's owner, the Chevrolet Silverado began rolling downhill. He could only watch helplessly as his pickup careened 75ft (22 metres) into Branch Lake. The Silverado bounced off a rock before sinking in 10ft of water. Police say a family friend swam into the lake and saved the trapped dog.A towing company pulled out the truck, and the dog was uninjured.


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Short One Liners Just changed my Facebook name to ‘No one' so when I see stupid posts I can click like and it will say ‘No one likes this.’ -------------------------------------------------------------What's the difference between snowmen and snowladies? Snowballs -------------------------------------------------------------I am a nobody, nobody is perfect, therefore I am perfect. -------------------------------------------------------------How do you make holy water? You boil the hell out of it. -------------------------------------------------------------Why did the blonde get excited after finishing her puzzle in 6 months? The box said 2 to 4 years! -------------------------------------------------------------I once farted in an elevator, it was wrong on so many levels. -------------------------------------------------------------Why did the blonde tip-toe past the medicine cabinet? She didn't want to wake up the sleeping pills!


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Firework Facts Here are some fun facts about what goes into lighting up the skies. 1. There’s some debate around just how early fireworks were discovered but we do know that they were invented in China sometime between 200 BC and 900 AD. Fireworks have been used to mark important celebrations and festivals since and today, China is the largest fireworks manufacturer and exporter in the world. 2. Fireworks have come a long way from those early days when they contained just three ingredients: saltpetre, sulphur, and charcoal.

makes yellow, and barium makes green. 5. Firework sounds can also be determined by different chemical combinations within the tubes. For example, cylindrical tubes create whistling sounds, aluminum flakes make hissing noises, and flash powder is responsible for the big, loud “booms.” 6. Americans love their fireworks. According to the American Pyrotechnics Association, U.S. consumers purchased 163.6 million pounds of fireworks last year alone and fireworks displays used another 23.1 million pounds.

3. Italian merchant and traveller Marco Polo is believed to have brought fireworks from China to Europe around the year 1295, starting the global spread of the sparkling invention.

7. Walt Disney World may just love fireworks the most. The resort consumes the largest amount of fireworks in the U.S. per year, thanks to nightly fireworks displays over the Magic Kingdom.

4. China may have invented fireworks but in 1830, Italy gave them colour. Bright colours are created when burning different metallic powders within fireworks tubes. For example, calcium produces the colour orange, sodium

8. Canadians love them, too. The Canadian National Fireworks Association claims that the amount of fireworks imported into Canada increased by about 800 percent over a 10 year span (from 2001 to 2011).

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Old Phrases And Their Meanings 1. "Cold turkey" Definition: Refers to the physical state addicts are in when withdrawing from drug addition, especially heroin. Their blood is directed to the internal organs, leaving their skin white and goose bumpy like a Thanksgiving bird ready to go in the oven. Mmmmm, junkie turkey. Origin: The first usage of this phrase is unknown, but it has as many applications as there are things to be addicted to. Use it in a sentence: After coming down with a strange illness that turned his eye-whites blue, Ozzy had to go cold turkey from biting the heads off live bats or any other animals. 2. "going Dutch" Definition: To evenly split the cost of a group expense, like a meal. Origin: The origin of the phrase is unknown, but there is one explanation. In the 17th century, the Dutch were hated commercial rivals of the British, and have been a verbal target for

them since. Anyone who "went Dutch" may have been considered a tightwad. Not surprisingly, the Dutch don't seem to love this phrase. Use it in a sentence: The last girl I went out with called me a superior patriarchal misogynist who didn't respect her independence just because I offered to pick up the tab. So last night I decided I'd play it safe and suggested to my date that we go Dutch. She called me a cheap b******! 4. "Put a sock in it" Definition: A terse request to be quiet. Origin: Since early gramophones had no volume control knobs, playing them at anything less than 11 required putting a sock in the amplification trumpet. Use it in a sentence: girl: "Why are you hesitating? You don't like it, do you? You think it makes me look fat, right? Oh, I knew this would happen. I should never have gotten an orange leather..." guy: "Ah, put a sock in it."

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interesting Facts - Throughout history, many powerful empires have laid claim to Iraq, including the Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, Arabs and Ottomans. The oldest known writing system developed in Iraq around 3200 B.C. Known as cuneiform, it used about 600 signs instead of an alphabet. Each sign stood for a word or a syllable. Ancient Iraq was the birthplace of some of the world’s most important inventions, such as the 60-second minute and the 60-minute hour, the wheel, writing, the first accurate calendar, the first maps, and the first schools. After the defeat of the Ottoman Empire during World War I, Great Britain took control of the Mesopotamia area and renamed the country Iraq. Approximately half of Iraq is covered by inhospitable desert. Researchers claim that most Irish and Britons can trace their roots to Iraq and Syria.

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Firework Jokes Bang, Bang, Boom!  :)  A local policeman had just finished his shift one cold November evening and was at home with his wife. “You just won’t believe what happened this evening, in all my years on the force I’ve never seen anything like it.” “Oh yes dear, what happened?” “I came across two guys down by the canal, one of them was drinking battery acid and the other was eating fireworks.” “Drinking battery acid and eating fireworks!! What did you do with them?” “Oh that was easy, I charged one and let the other off.” Q: Why don’t they have fireworks at Euro Disney? A: Because every time they shoot them off, the French try to surrender. Q: What do you get when you cross a dinosaur with fireworks? A: DINOMITE!

CHIMNEY  SWEEP Be safe, have your chimney inspected and cleaned before you use your fire this winter

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November the 5th has come and gone… But some of the things still linger. I held a banger in my hand.. has anyone seen my finger! (Q) How many safety inspectors does it take to light the bonfire? 4. One to light the match and three to hold the fire extinguisher. (Q) How many civil servants does it take to set fire to Guy Fawkes? 23. One to strike the match and twenty two to fill in the paper work. (Q) How many Mafia hitmen does it take to light the bonfire? 3. One to set fire to the effigy, one to watch his back, and one to shoot any witnesses. (Q) How many aerospace engineers does it take to light the kindling sticks? 0. You don’t need a rocket science to start a bonfire.

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We offer an´all you can eat’ menu (as many starters, main courses & desserts as you want) all freshly cooked to order

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www.thesolagency.com - is a new kind of online estate agency. 98% of property searches are now made online and The Sol Agency offers global coverage for Spanish property 24 hours a day, 7 days a week... The Sol Agency provides all the marketing tools needed to bring a buyer to a client’s doorstep, and works closely with clients on all aspects of their sale. The Sol Agency’s cuttingedge approach is the most cost-effective way to sell property, with no commission going to an estate agent once a sale completes, saving clients €1000s. whY USE ThE SOL AgENCY? The Sol Agency offers potential clients the most up-to-date method of selling a property in Spain, with low upfront payments saving €1,000s in estate agent commissions. The Sol Agency believes that owners know their properties best, and so encourages them to conduct viewings themselves. The owner welcomes potential buyers and shows them over their property with the expert knowledge of an owner. The Sol Agency helps to take care of everything else in the selling process, from offer to completion. whAT EXACTLY iS ThE PROCESS? 1. Shortly after the client’s initial contact, The Sol Agency agent will call them to discuss the right package for them, combining their extensive experience with the client’s own expert knowledge of their property and local area. Depending on which option is selected, The Sol Agency will organise photography, draw up floor plans, provide a paperwork health check and one of their professional copywriters will

prepare a property description. Clients will be given the choice of adding walk-through videos, drone footage and other enhancements in order to sell their property. 2. The client will receive a customised for sale board for their property and will be able to view their online property details. Once they are satisfied with their listing, it will go live with The Sol Agency and other major property search portals such as Rightmove. 3. Buyer enquiries come directly to the vendor. The Sol Agency website allows buyers to make offers directly, so that they can make their own decisions. They control the negotiation and decide whether to accept offers or not. Viewing requests also come directly to them, offering them full control of the viewing process. The Sol Agency staff will of course be on hand throughout the negotiation process. 4. Once a buyer has been found, The Sol Agency will introduce clients to their partner legal experts to ensure a smooth transition. Again Sol agents will be on hand from their first visit to the client, right up until completion and beyond. 5. Property is sold with no commission to pay, saving clients €1,000’s. whAT wiLL CLiENTS SAVE? For further information contact Richard Laidler at The Sol Agency, on 958 610 013. Or Mobile: 671 127 222. See advert opposite


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What Is Remembrance Day? Remembrance Day is a memorial day which takes place every year so that countries in the Commonwealth can remember members of the armed forces who have lost their lives serving their country When is Remembrance Day? Remembrance Day is always 11th November (11/11). It was on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, that combat in World War 1 came to an end in 1918. Remembrance Day has been observed since 1919. Why do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day? The poppy was one of the first flowers to bloom on the battlefields of Flanders during World War 1. Their bright red colour symbolised the blood shed during the horrific conflict, but also the hope of new life, and the poppy became the symbol of Remembrance Day. The Remembrance Poppy has been used as a symbol since 1920. Today, poppies are worn on clothing in the days leading up to Remembrance Day, and poppy wreaths are placed on war memorials. This is why Remembrance Day is often known as Poppy Day. In the UK, poppies can be bought from The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. The money raised goes to help veterans of the armed services. What is Remembrance Sunday? Remembrance Sunday is always the second Sunday in November, the Sunday closest to Remembrance Day (Armistice Day). Many ceremonies are held across the UK to remember

those who gave their lives during World War 1, World War 2 and later conflicts. The National Service of Remembrance takes place on Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph (war memorial) at Whitehall, London. The Queen lays a wreath and other tributes are also placed. The event is televised. A two minute silence is traditionally held at 11 o’clock on both Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday. Why do we have Remembrance Day? Remembrance Day is an opportunity to pay respect and honour to those who lost their lives serving their country. It also gives the public a chance to remember family and friends who lost their lives fighting in wars. Finally, it gives people a chance to consider the cost of war. Why do some people wear white poppies or purple poppies? White poppies are worn by pacifists (those people who oppose all conflict and war) as a way of promoting peace. Purple poppies are produced by a charity called Animal Aid and remind people that animals also lose their lives during wars.


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El Borge (pronounced El Bor hay) strictly speaking should come under B but as there are no villages beginning with E in the Axarquia I thought El Borge could be the one. The history of El Borge is dominated by the rebellious nature of its early inhabitants. The most infamous being El Bizco, the one eyed bandit of Borge, who´s house of birth is now a museum, hotel and restaurant, proving just how proud the village is of its sinful son! The Posada del Bandolero has on display in its dining room a collection of paintings and drawings donated by some leading local artists, illustrating the life of the bandit. El Bizco was born on September, 2nd in 1837 and later became one of the most bloodthirsty and famous outlaws of Malaga. He died in Lucena on 21st, May 1889 when he ran into the Guardia Civil who were formed to deal with the many bandoleros who ruled the mountain passes. El Bizco was not the first bandit to come a cropper against the Guardia on horseback and one such man was even granted a pardon and went on to serve in the Guardia himself, fighting others of his kind until the final bandolero was killed in 1934, 90 years after the Guardia was first formed. At the entrance to the village is an archway containing the images of two other famous residents, Martín Vázquez Ciruela a seventeenth century theologian and Abdalallah ben Atimad, a botanist who supposedly introduced the lemon tree to the area from the middle east in

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1200. A cobbled street leads down past the Fuente de la Vendimia where a bronze statue of a local man proudly bearing a basket on his head brimming with newly harvested grapes, reminds us of the town’s economy which is based on the production of raisins. In fact in the middle of September thousands of people gather in the village from far afield for the Festival of the Raisin, where they receive samples of fresh grapes and wine with paella and migas and then merrily compete in a circular dance called danza de la rueda. Viewing the village from afar, the most predominant building is the gothic-renaissance parish church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario with its huge tower and belfry. The construction was commissioned by Queen Isabella in the fifteenth century on the foundations of the former mosque. Not to be missed is the Ornithological and Botancial park of La Alcua, a lush and verdant oasis full of exotic plants, fountains and birds such as swans, peacocks, geese and pheasants. If walking up and down the narrow winding streets has worked up an appetite, there are several good bars and restaurants where you can rest and recuperate. In summer, the 25 metre municipal swimming pool is a good place to cool off and if you don´t like the water you can just watch the action from the shade of the restaurant overlooking the gardens. To get to El Borge you can leave the motorway at Torre del Benagalbon and drive up the winding road past Benagalbon, Moclinejo and Almáchar and then turn left after the bridge or from Vélez-Málaga you follow signs for Benamocarra, turn right after the petrol station and continue up the winding road to Almáchar and up again to El Borge.

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Tejidos Belen specialists in cushions, pillows, accessories, interior and exterior decoration. We repair your sofas and terrace furniture to measure. Call 952 531 732 or 617 553 880 Pol. Cortijo Amaya Nave 13 Torrox Costa. The german Bakery have been 10 years in Torrox. They offer a wide range of products eg: German bread, rolls, pasteries, cakes, sandwiches, sweet snacks & fresh coffee. The bakery offers daily fresh bread & bakery products. Orders can be placed by phone, email or sms. Be prepared for Birthdays and special occasion cakes. Special orders can be made as late as two days notice. Our products are made from the finest of ingredients which allows you to enjoy a healthy balanced diet. We only use natural products without flavouring or additivies. We have something for everyone, & special rates for events and functions Fischhaus - Nordsee Fish Deli Weekly fresh deliveries from the North Sea Coast. Smoked fish from our own Smokehouse in Torrox. Open Mon - Fri 10am - 3pm and 6pm - 8.30pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Kitchen open until 6.30pm. Tel: 637 041 155 to find out more. Calzados Pradas for real leather shoes made in Spain! Avd. El Faro No. 2. Call: 609 526 912 or email: calzadospradastorrox@gmail.com44 A date for your diary, the Christmas Fayre at El Pino Torrox Costa is on Saturday 7th November from 11am - 3pm.  A mix of new and artisan stalls. Call Rachael to book a stall 662 063 987 Viveros Amberes garden Centre Autumn is here and they have everything you need to make the most of your garden this Autumn/Winter. visit www.viverosamberes.com or call 952 532 496

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Have you been to Caribe on the Paseo Maritimo, a fantastic location with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean? Enjoy delicious food with menu del Dia 7.50€-2 courses or 9.50€-3 courses includes a drink per person (beer, wine or soft drink. They have a special offer homemade cakes & a coffee-3€ & fantastic homemade gateaus & a new 3 chocolate gateau to enjoy, great with a delicious coffee. Fresh fish cooked Andalucían style, pizzas, value meals such as Pinchitos de Cerdo de Pollo only 5.50€. Paella is available from 1.30pm everyday (pre-orders only), includes a soft drink or small beer or glass of wine, bread, Alioli. Takeaway-available. Caribe can even cater for weddings & birthday parties with celebratory cakes made to order. Call in to find out more.

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All you need for your home interior at Decoracion El Faro Curtains, blinds, roll-up, mattresses, sofas, sheer curtains. Big show room and best prices on the coastline, ask for information. All this available in "Decoracion El Faro" !! 952 530 375 www.decoracionelfaro.com Open from Mon to Fri 9.30am - 2pm and 4.30pm - 8pm, Saturday from 9.30 am - 2. Russells British Store always have a great stock of favourite British products. We also have our vegetarian selection back in stock as well as our normal frozen food section. Popular ciders such as Scrumpy Jack as well as Guinness, lager & Crabbies ginger beer. Cleaning products, toiletries, pet food, greeting cards & more. Every month we have special offers in store so please call in to see our offers. If we haven’t got something you are looking for please ask & we can try and get it. Rebeccah Curtis wellbeing Centre The centre is open Tues-Sat 10am until 6pm. Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa, Tel: 952 53 01 22 &  651 956 284 Contact Lewis insurance Services for reputable buildings & contents insurance, car insurance, private medical insurance, pets insurance, funeral plans, cars bought & sold, call Mark on 653 322 392

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Redwell Infrared Heating Systems Redwell infrared heating Systems 10 years in Spain! The energy saving, healthy and stylish heating solutions from Redwell have convinced hundreds of clients on the Costa del Sol and in other parts of Spain over the last 10 years. The Austrian manufacturer has been developing efficient and energy saving heating systems for more than 15 years. Continuous research, in co-operation with universities, guarantees an outstanding product quality and the latest technology. The Infrared Heaters from Redwell offer the highest quality in unique designs - and they come with 7.5 years vendor warranty! Redwell-heaters are efficient and produce healthy heat In comparison with conventional heaters, infrared waves don’t heat the air, but do heat people, walls and furniture. You absorb the heating waves which makes you feel nice and cosy. Walls and furniture store the heat much

longer than air, and then release it back into the living space. In this way, the walls remain dry and mould has no chance to spread. Another advantage is that the air does not circulate, therefore no dust is lifted up into the air. Rheumatoid and asthmatic patients and allergy sufferers benefit greatly! RedwellÂŽ infrared heaters offer the best benefits: Energy savings, high comfort, healthy indoor environment and NO maintenance costs! Contact us or visit the exhibition in our shop! See advert below

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Erosion Problems? We are suppliers of a unique non-invasive sterile grass called Vetiver (Chrysopogon Zizanioides). It is used for stopping erosion. Vetiver has an incredibly strong vertical root system. The plant grows to 1.5 metres. The roots grow to 3-4 metres. Building an underground wall with Vetiver to stop erosion is very cost effective. Visit www.vetiverspain.com for more in-depth information on the Vetiver Grass System. There are many photos, articles and YouTube videos from around the world to view. Please email us or call us for pricing information and availability VetiverSpain - Sayalonga, Spain Contact David: (0034) 692 288 657 email: info@vetiverspain.com

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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

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Specialists in homemade Pastas, grilled Fish & Meat. The Best Quality & 100% homemade hours: 12.00 - 24.00 padrepio971@gmail.com www.padrepio.es Tel: 951 237 899 / 633 701 449 Paseo Maritimo de Levante eltenedor.es TORRE DEL MAR

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Need Professional Help With Your Guest House Or Hotel? Are you a British Expat whose hotel, guesthouse or B&B is in need of a helping hand? Could your business really benefit from a once-in-lifetime opportunity with help and advice from a well known hotel expert? We are on the hunt for expat family run or privately owned Hotels, Guesthouses or B&B’s that feel they could benefit from straight-talking and practical advice. Are you trying to improve standards at your hotel or guesthouse? Do you have staffing issues but have no idea how to implement structure? Do you think you have perfected your product and can’t understand why you are still failing to reap the rewards? Despite your best efforts, has it all gone terribly wrong and are you on the brink of throwing in the towel? We’d love to hear from hotels and guesthouses interested in this unique opportunity to gain invaluable advice that could boost profit margins,

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THE TOWN FRIER Traditional Fish & Chips take away Mick and Andrea  welcome you!

Serving Full Breakfasts, Sandwiches, Toasties, Burgers, hot Dogs, etc.

All your traditional favourites  inc. Kebabs, Pies, Sausage, etc. Cooked freshly to order SHADED TERRACE

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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. Contact Alan or Wendy. 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. Chatelin ortopedia & chiropodist/pedicura practice we are a company with over 30 years experience in the orthopedic sector. linda is a qualified chiropodist and henry is a certified prothesis and orthesis maker. for all your inlays and sport inlays, making and repairing prothesis and orthesis, corset-knee, ankle and wrist supports, wheelchairs, walking aids, beds, rehabilitation articles etc...open monday - thursday 10am - 2pm and 3pm - 6pm. call: 695 481 082 or 658 773 857 Visit ink & Chips on C/ Antonio Ferrandis, 27. They have all you need for your PC, such as ink cartridges & peripherals as well as laptop & printer sales. They also offer a technical service 365 days a year. For all your healthy foods and natural remedies. The health Shop Rincon Natural C/Carretera1, Local 2, Edificio Armijo III Nerja, next to Supersol, beside Barclays Bank. Stocking gluten free products, Organic food, Natural remedies and Natural skincare products. They also do Crystal Healings and Cranio Sacral Therapy. Tel: 952 52 35 03 "Frietkot" have changed their name to "Belga" to express more of the quality of our Belgian home cooked cuisine. We serve the best Belgian French fries combined with quality products such as Sweetbread with Dijonaise sauce or the best sirloin steak with a variety of different sauces, all freshly home made. Belgian Beers available. Calle Gloria 9, Nerja 666 625 694 Monday Closed Open from 12 till midnight.


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 & pictures of the clinic. Open Mon -Friday 10am-5pm including all summer months. We speak English, Danish/Scandinavian, German, Spanish, French & Italian. Tel: 952 52 96 66. ilumina Nerja For all your lighting requirements and much more. Visit their website www.iluminanerja.com to see their full range of lights. If you are in need of an electrician call: 655 333 600 C/La Cruz, 26, Nerja. 952 523 838 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 Express hand Carwash Sebabrilan Express car valet, interior and exterior. C/ Almirante Carranza 49, Nerja. Call: 666 184 966 Olas Bar Sports Calender for November 2015 Football The Premier League Have Full Fixtures On The First Two Weekends And The Last Two Champions League 3rd Europa Cup 5th & 26th Internationals Friendlies 13th Spain V England 17th England V France Euro 2016 2nd leg play-offs 12th - 18th F1 1st Mexico 15th Brazillian 29th Abu Dhabi Tennis 23rd Davis Cup Final Moto gP 8th Valencia Cricket 1st Pakistan V England Test Match O.D.I. 11th -13th -17th - 20th 20/20 26th -27th-30th golf Pick Of Many 5th - 8th WGC HSBC Champions Shanghai China Darts 7th -15th Grand Slam Of Darts in Addition - Malaga FC At Olas. We have a Ticket Office for their home games where you can select your seats and for all home games we will be taking a mini bus or coach, so if you want to join in call the bar on 952 523 683 Our Annual Pool Tournament will be on Sunday 15th 450€ of Prize Money Tapas during the day with Full Menu back up Draw at 12 Noon Start of play 1pm Raising money for the Royal British Legion ENTRY 10 EUROS IN ADVANCE 15 EUROS ON THE DAY 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.


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El Valle Completes It’s 100th Walk El Valle’s centenary walk took place on Thursday 1st October when 41 of us undertook the three-hour walk from Chilches to Malaga via Rincon de La Victoria, Cala del Moral, the cement factory, El Palo and Pedregalego The sight of such a large crowd waiting on the prom prior to kick-off attracted the attention of a representative from the Ayuntamiento who enquired as to our purpose. When reassured that we were weren’t about to stage a demo or claim refugee status he was happy to dismiss us as just another mad bunch of Brits and off we went. The route, which was between 15 and 18 kilometres (depending on whose iPhone was telling the truth), took us along part of the disused rail track that ran from 1908 to 1968 carrying passengers and goods along the coast. The sandy beaches, white Jurassic limestone cliffs and Moorish watch towers provided a stunning backdrop for anyone who wasn’t too busy talking to notice their surroundings while the surviving tunnels gave us some shade along the way. The shared pedestrian and cy-

cling trails caused several near misses and the no-lock municipal loos ensured that the ladies didn’t linger longer than necessary during bathroom breaks. At our half-time coffee/beer break at al Palo we spread ourselves over several bars while a brave accordion player unsuccessfully tried to drown out our chatter. We set off again with everyone going at their own pace but all 41 arrived safely at the restaurant at 3pm for the menu del dia. In spite of Elaine and Stewart’s impeccable organisation, the restaurant staff were unprepared for our arrival as there was a mix -up over the reservation. To their credit they quickly rustled up two large tables, which filled the entire inside space, and provided us with a very good meal. Extra booze provided by El Valle to commemorate the auspicious occasion and complimentary cava from the restaurant ensured that everyone left happy, in spite of aching feet, ready to take in the shops or stop off for ice cream or coffee before bussing it back to the cars. All in all a great day. Three cheers to Stewart and Elaine for organising! Written by Alice Were Veuns

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My name is Steve Woods and I am a solicitor based in Chester, UK, specialising in claims for asbestos related diseases. I have been dealing with these claims for over 25 years and I aim to provide a professional but personal service. I often visit people in Spain and I have recently been to Competa, Benalmadena and Torremolinos. We all know that as we get older we can develop breathing problems. These problems can have a variety of causes but after investigations, such as x-rays or scans, problems with shortness of breath can be attributed to exposure to asbestos. These investigations can show whether lung damage has been caused by smoking or exposure to asbestos – this can cause very serious illnesses: asbestosis, diffuse pleural thickening and mesothelioma (a cancer that attacks the protective linings of the lungs). It is not only workmen who have used asbestos themselves who develop these diseases but also other men working in their vicinity or wives and other family members who come into contact with their work clothes. It does not matter if the person involved has died, claims are still possible in certain circumstances. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with an asbestos related condition or has breathing problems and has come into contact with asbestos in the UK please get in touch. You may be entitled to claim damages or benefits in the UK and I can help on a no win no fee basis. A change in the rules now enables a solicitor to agree with his client to take

a share of any money recovered. A lot of solicitors now do this but I do not because I believe that my clients should receive whatever compensation I can obtain for them in full. I can also guarantee that all claims are dealt with by a qualified solicitor. I am happy to talk to anyone free of charge about their individual situation to see if a claim is possible. I can be contacted on 0044 1244 340560 at info@asbestosclaims.es or alternatively you can visit my website at www.asbestosclaims.es


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Open Everyday: 11am - 5pm / 7pm - Close (Closed Tuesdays) Tel: 642 506 086 Calle La Ăąora, 27 COLMENAR, MĂĄlaga :El Olivo


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The British Store & More Your No. 1 Stop Shop Open 7 days a week CHRISTMAS HAS ARRIVED AT ARKWRIGHTS!!! As in previous years our Calendars from 1€, Diaries from .75cts, Boxed Christmas Cards from 10cts for 10 & .30 cts for 20, Pack of 4 money wallets 1.65€, This year we have individual boxed cards for Wife, Mum, Husband & Someone Special – hurry not many. 10 sheets of xmas tissue wrap 1.25€, 10 metre wrapping paper 2.50€, Cheapest prices in Axarquia! SPECIAL NOTE FOR CUSTOMERS WE ARE CLOSING @ 6.30 PM FOR THE WHOLE OF NOVEMBER

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Where you are Number ONE Not one of a number Puente don Manuel OF PUENTE DON MANUEL - NEAR LAKE VIñUELA NEXT TO THE FERRETERIA, AT THE END OF THE PARADE OF SHOPS AT THE CRUZ DE PERIANA

Our popular mince pies (normally M&S) 1.30€ (hurry there is no guarantee they will still be here in December!), we also have Ginger snaps, Stollen, Christmas puddings from 2.40€, Yule log, Ice fruit slabs, Cherry & Almond topped slabs, Pickled Walnuts, Stem Ginger, RTR Marzipan & Icing, Icing sugar, Chestnut Puree, Whole cooked chestnuts, Birds & other custard powder, Jellies, Shortbread, Vanilla & Almond extracts, Food Colourings, Goose Fat & RODDAS CORNWALL CLOTTED CREAM. TAKING ORDERS NOW FOR MEAT AND VEGETABLE & ANY ORDERS, INCLUDING COX APPLES, & PICKLING ONIONS (JUST ARRIVED) If you want it we will do our utmost to get it for you, our motto for over 11 years of trading in this area, it’s what has made us popular for all these years. WE ONLY CLOSE TWO DAYS OF THE YEAR, CHRISTMAS DAY & NEW YEAR’S DAY , WE DO NOT CLOSE FOR SPANISH OR BRITISH HOLIDAYS

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1. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age. 2. Meteorologists claim they're right 85% of the time (think about that one!) 3. In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die. 4. Los Angeles' full name 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula' is reduced to 3.63% of its size in the abbreviation 'L.A.'. 5. If you went out into space, you would explode before you suffocated because there's no air pressure.

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9. Shakespeare spelled his own name several different ways. 10. The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terabytes. 11. In Vermont, the ratio of cows to people is 10:1. 12. Any free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension.

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Until 22! The story of Oana.... On April 29, I was going to work as usual at 12 noon. There was a nervous feeling in the air, and I felt something was happening, but I never thought that I was to be laid off. I didn't know what to say or what to feel – whether I was happy or sad; I just took my last bit of money. I tried to drink a glass of wine but I couldn't…I don't drink alcohol! On my way back home, I was thinking “What now? No job, no money”...I was disappointed. I had to find something and I did, though. I found new clients for cleaning and I started to earn more money than I ha in the bar. I thought, "I will never work in a bar again!” Then one day my phone rang and I saw the number. I couldn't believe it... I grabbed the phone and touched the green button. I heard some magic words. " Hi sweetheart, do you

have a job? Or do you want to come back to the bar?" Oh yes, I thought. They want me to go back. "Yes, I’d love to,” I said. I’d missed my customers so much – all the people there. “Yes I will come back,” I said. The first day was great. I saw all the customers I'd missed and things started to be normal again. I still continued with my cleaning work and added on the hours from the bar. I didn’t have a day off all summer, but that wasn't a problem for me, as I’d come to Spain to work. But the time never comes back. I miss my family so much but it’s not long now until I will be with them; I have to charge my batteries with love – family love. Autumn is here now. The trees have started to change their colour, the kids have started school and the bar has changed owners: new people, new ideas, new job...I feel like going home now! We've bought the tickets for Romania today. We've rented a car and just can't wait. We are counting the days, the hours, till I see them. Now my life has started to show me new parts of my personality and I think I've started the process of being mature. I'm glad that here in Spain I've met people who have changed my life. Life is like that – from everyone who comes in, we have a lesson to learn and every one of us has a ladder to climb. It is up to us how we do it!

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

When I look back at what I've done in a year, I'm happy, because I never gave up as I had done in every dream till now. My motto in life? "Life is a journey, with problems to solve, lessons to learn – but most of all, experience to enjoy!" Keep smiling and see you all in Legends! Trambitasu Oana Maria


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Recipe Of The Month - Spicy Potato Wraps These tasty wraps are a great way to use up any leftover potatoes, but they work particularly well with boiled or baked spuds.

7. For the spicy potatoes, in a dry pan, toast your whole spices, heating them gently until they begin to release their aroma.

ingredients - For the tortillas 200g/7oz plain white spelt flour 2 tsp rapeseed oil ½ tsp salt flour, for dusting

8. Remove from the heat and lightly crush them in a pestle and mortar or a spice grinder. Once ground down to a coarse mixture, add the smoked paprika and a little salt.

For the spicy potatoes 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds 2 tsp smoked paprika salt 1 tbsp light olive oil 2 baked potatoes, cut into chunks 1 chilli, chopped ½ red onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 sprig fresh coriander 1 sprig fresh mint ½ lime, juice only To garnish few handfuls salad leaves cheddar cheese to taste, grated 150g/5 fl oz natural yoghurt

9. Heat a frying pan big enough to hold all your potato, add the oil and begin frying the potato pieces. 10. Once they start to brown, add the spice mix, chopped chilli (as much or as little as you like), onion and garlic and cook for a few minutes until the onion softens; you may need to add a little more oil. 11. Add the chopped tomatoes to the pan and roughly chop the mint and coriander. Squeeze the lime over the potatoes and remove the pan from the heat. 12. To serve put the potatoes onto the tortillas and top with herbs. Sprinkle with grated cheese, yoghurt and salad leaves.

Preparation method 1. For the tortillas, in a mixing bowl combine all the ingredients along with 150g/5floz cold water to form a smooth dough. Knead the dough for 1-2 minutes. (Don’t work it for a more than a minute or two as it’s easier to roll out with less kneading at this stage.) 2. Once the dough is smooth, cover the bowl with cling film and leave to rest for five minutes. 3. Place a large, non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. 4. Break the dough into golf-ball sized pieces and dust with a little extra flour, then roll out into rounds about the thickness of a 5p piece. 5. Place a dough round in the hot, dry pan and wait until it starts to puff up before turning it overand cooking for the same time on the other side. 6. Again, they will puff up. Press them down with a spatula and cook until they are browned in spots and cooked through. Remove from the pan and place on a plate. Repeat the process until you have used all the dough.

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We offer safe, tranquil  accomodation for your cat. Our pens are safe and secure but  with all the comforts of home,  making it very cosy. Only 20 mins from Torre del Mar, inland  towards Vinuela, Campo Cats is a short 2 min drive from a main tarmac road which gives very good access. We welcome inspection visits where we can  discuss your cat’s personal needs. We only accept cats that are fully  vaccinated Also, we can provide a  collection & delivery service. For further details, call Linda on: 665 510 735 www.campocats.com Campo Cats Cattery


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Just The One They Say!!

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La Vaqueria Benamargosa Just at the upper edge of Benamargosa, as the "pueblo" starts to change into "campo" you will find La Vaqueria; an arts and craft centre converted from the original dairy of the village Nestling on the side of the "arroyo" you can just glimpse the brick coloured building through the huge mature avocado trees in the garden, hanging over the blue wall, which offer shade to diners in the summer and fruit for the shop during the winter. Although Benamargosa is still a major avocado producing village, recent years have seen more and more of the hillsides terraced and planted with mangoes. It is now estimated that there are over 100,000 trees within the village limits, with each hectare of mature trees (5-10 yrs old) producing approx 50,000 kilos. Benamargosa should be supplying local fruit mar-

kets with 500 tonnes of mangoes in the next 3 years. Needless to say we serve lots of delicious mango recipes during the season and have fresh organic avocados for sale this month. Our new daily menu with all day breakfasts, lunches and snacks is now available during all opening hours. Sunday has the ever popular Sunday Brunch Buffet and allthough I hate to mention Christmas so early we do have tickets on sale for the Christmas Carvery/Buffet and lots of new stock, mosaics and class vouchers for great present ideas. Su Derrick, Owner & Artist, La Vaqueria, 29718, Benamargosa, Tel 952517273 www.La-Vaqueria.com FB La Vaqueria See advert on page 96

Friday Market (Established for over 10 years) Venta Baja - 9.30am - 1pm

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Something for everyone, so come down for a great morning! New Stallholders always welcome New & Secondhand Only 1€ a pitch! Call Tony: 664 689 138

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Cleaner fish provide a service to other fish species by removing dead skin and ectoparasites from their bodies, thus providing major health benefits. There are more than 500 different species of wrasse found in the shallower coastal waters and coral reefs of the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans. Wrasse most commonly inhabit areas that have an abundance of both food and places to hide, making coral reefs and rocky shores the perfect home for them.

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The best known cleaner fish are the cleaner wrasses of the genus Labroides, found on coral reefs in the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. These small fish maintain so-called cleaning stations where other fish, known as ‘clients’, congregate to benefit from the ‘service’. Cleaning stations are occupied by different units of cleaner wrasses, such as a group of youths, a pair of adults, or a group of females accompanied by a dominant male. When their clients come near the cleaning stations, the cleaner wrasses greet them by performing a dance-like motion in which they move their rear up and down. It is thought these potential predators recognise the cleaner fish by the particular ‘dance’ they perform and also a distinctive, gradually widening black band along the length of their body. Remarkably, these small cleaner fish safely clean large predatory fish that would otherwise eat them.


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Amazing Marine Life (Continued) While they derive the majority of their nutrients by removing ectoparasites, cleaner fish also feed on the mucus and tissue of the client fish, as these food sources have greater nutritional value. There is however a risk of terminating the cleaning interaction if the cleaner is too aggressive, taking too much mucus and tissue. Because of this, cleaners seek a balance in

feeding between ectoparasites and mucus or tissue. These cleaner fish may even clean the inside of larger fish’s mouths and gills. Bluestreak cleaner wrasses have both male and female sex organs, with the females ones developing first. There is usually only one male in a group. A female can develop into a male in less than three weeks, for example if the dominant male in a group dies or disappears. In one day, the bluestreak cleaner wrasse can treat up to 300 ‘clients’ They grow to a length of around 11 - 14cm. The normally live for between five and 10 years, but if they should happen to ‘bite’ the host, the end for them is usually quick…. and painful!


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Verona 1 November 1597 Dear Romeo WHEN THE COLD WINTER COMES... -Cream of pumpkin and carrot soup 3.50€ -Cream of vegetable soup 3.50€ -Cream of mushroom soup 3.50€ (All served with croutons) TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF... -Salad with serrano ham, lettuce, feta cheese and seeds 2,80€ -Rice salad with lettuce, goat cheese and walnuts 2,80€ -Tomatoes and fresh cheese mille feuille, tomato, fresh cheese, boiled egg, tuna corn salad and pesto 2,80€ FEELS LIKE HOME... -Smoked salmon and cream cheese “tartine” with dill, poppy seeds, feta cheese and cucumber 3,20€ -Avocado and turkey “tartine” with boiled egg, tomato and sesame seeds 3,20€ -Serrano ham platter with Manchego cheese, tomato, olives and mixed breads 4,50€ -Smoked salmon platter with boiled egg, mixed breads, cream cheese, croissant, butter and yogurt 4,50€ DON’T FORGET THE BEST BREAD... -Garlic and parsley roll with chicken, tomato, mozzarella and pesto 2,90€ -Rye “chapata” with anchovies, feta cheese, tomato and rocket 2,90€ -Julieta sandwich with chicken, boiled egg, ham, Edam cheese, lettuce and tomato 2,80€ LET YOURSELF BE SURPRISED... -Wrap with spicy chicken, corn, lettuce, tomato and soft chilli sauce with yogurt 3,20€ -Wrap with smoked salmon, cream cheese and spinach 3,20€ -Stuffed croissant with chicken, boiled egg, tomato and mayonnaise 2,80€ TAKE A WALK IN TUSCANY... -Homemade pizzas: ”Campesina”: spicy pork sausage and cheese 1,00€ Proscuito: ham and cheese 1,00€ WITH ALL MY LOVE, JULIETA... -Brownie with ice cream 3,00€ -Julieta yogurt: Strawberry yogurt, oats and fruits 2,20€ -Chocolate bubble filled with soft balls dipped in chocolate soup 3,80€ Made with love

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Helping Axarquia Monthly Update Town councils may reduce Property Tax IBI for buildings with better energy performance classification by up to 20 per cent! The Ministry of Finance will allow town councils to reduce the property tax IBI for the most energy-efficient buildings by up to 20 per cent. This measure will come into force on the January 1st 2016 for an indefinite term. To benefit from this reduction, property owners must provide town councils with their energy performance certificate. The most energy-efficient buildings will have a higher reduction while the less-efficient – or not classified ones – will have a lower one or no reduction at all. Those with a higher energy performance classification (“A”) will be the ones who benefit the most. The introduced scale also predicts that buildings with “B” classification may have a reduction of up to 16 per cent and those with “C” classification, up to 12 per cent. Buildings with “D” classification may benefit from a reduction

of up to 8 per cent and those with an “E” classification by up to 4 per cent. Buildings with “F” or “G” energy performance classification – or without any energy performance certificate – may not benefit from any reduction at all. For more information, please write to info@helpingaxarquia.com The information provided in this article is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues. See main advert below


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Designer Moss SUPERMODEL Kate Moss has become a posh interior designer. She has already worked as a fashion designer and actress as well as being one of the most famous models in the world. Now Kate, 41, has made her mark on a luxury holiday home developers’ woodland retreat in the Cotswolds. The £2.5million pad, named The Barnhouse, is described as a “retreat away from the bright lights of the city and catwalk scene”. It features a double height living room, five large bedrooms, a huge outdoor entertaining deck, pool, large retractable doors and even artwork featuring Kate. And, set within 650 acres of English countryside including six lakes, the house is 90 minutes’ drive from London. Kate is apparently worth £55 million but is still looking for extra jobs.


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Joke Book Still available!! Yours truely has put together a joke book containing 84 pages of solid jokes & funnies. No pictures, no spaces, just pure unadulterated laughter. A great stocking filler!!!! “A great read” “I couldn’t put it down” “Tears were rolling down my face” “I literally laughed my socks off” Priced at just a fiver, it’s a must buy to keep by the loo! Available at the Trapiche Market on Tuesdays or The Friday market in Puente don Manuel. Alternatively, email: tonyknight13@yahoo.co.uk or call Tony: 664 689 138

Random Joke :) Jane and Arlene are outside their nursing home, having a drink and a smoke, when it starts to rain. Jane pulls out a condom, cuts off the end, puts it over her cigarette, and continues smoking. Arlene: What in the hell is that? Jane: A condom. This way my cigarette doesn't get wet. Arlene: Where did you get it? Jane: You can get them at any pharmacy. The next day, Arlene hobbles herself into the local pharmacy and announces to the pharmacist that she wants a box of condoms. The pharmacist, obviously embarrassed, looks at her kind of strangely (she is, after all, over 80 years of age), but very delicately asks what size, texture, brand of condom she prefers. 'Doesn't matter Sonny, as long as it fits on a Camel.' The pharmacist fainted.

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The American International Club Charity Dinner The American International Club of Nerja’s 5th annual Charity Dinner Event, this year theme, “Make it a Magical Night for Charity” will be held on Saturday, November 7th at Hotel Almazara Rural to raise money for the Club’s Charity (O.N.G.) Fund The price is 35€ and will include Pre-cocktail party with Silent Auction, Magic with Luciano, Dinner with wine and Dancing to the Flying Dolphins. Donations for the silent auction are valued over 10,000€! To include International Travel, Local Dining, Home and Garden, Fitness, Health and Beauty and more! All are invited for this fun evening. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting nerjaclub@yahoo.com or by calling 627168943. You may also reserve a VIP table for an additional 50€ which includes no wait check-In queue, special wine and other amenities. Visit us on www.americaninternationalclub.com The American International Club is a social club serving from Almuñecar to Torrox with a philanthropic focus raising funds for Spanish charities. Every year a significant donation is given to a local Spanish organization/s as a way of saying “thank you” to our host country.

This year the organization has collaborated with the local Food Bank, Nerja Solidaria, with monthly donations. In addition the group has given support to the Soup Kitchen in VelezMalaga, Comedor Solidario de Velez-Malaga. The club hosts monthly outings, bowling, walks, dinners, travel and informal coffee meetings. Since 2008 the American International Club has made almost 10,000€ in donations to the following organisations: Ciudad de Los Ninos, Amistad, Nerja, ANABE Benalmadena, A.P.A.T. Almuñécar Assistance for Drug Addiction, I.E.S. Sierra Almijara Instituto Enseñanza Secundaria Almijara, Nerja Asoc. De Video Creadores Cortos de Vista de Nerja A.A.H.H. "Rosario Navas" AFAVIDA - Asociacion de Familiares de Enfermos de Alzheimer, Asoc. Familiares con Enfermos de Esquizofrenia, Algean Torrox - Asoc. De Discapacitados, Angeles Malagueños de la Noche (Soup Kitchen), Grazalema (PROVIDERSA), Asociación Acofa TDAH Déficit de Atencion Hiperactividad Almuñecar, Comedor Solidario de Velez-Malaga, Nerja Solidaria. Even with all this work, their motto is: “If it isn’t fun, we don’t do it”


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& t i u Fr Facts ot Veg Beetro Beetroot is a very under-rated and underconsumed vegetable, with many benefits – not confined purely to health! This vibrant and colourful veggie, if consumed daily, would definitely add colour to our life too – it certainly beats purple Chanel lipstick! If you rubbed a slice of this on to the lips, the purple colour would stay for so long that you wouldn’t have to worry about re-applying! Beetroot contains the bio active agent betaine, which supports healthy liver function. When the liver is functioning properly, fats are broken down efficiently, aiding weight loss and preventing fatigue and nausea. Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. It is an excellent source of folic acid and also fibre, manganese and potassium. Beet greens and beetroot are a good source of phosphorus, magnesium, iron and vitamin B6. Beet fibre has been shown to have cholesterol lowering capabilities. Antioxidants: Betacyanin is the pigment that gives beetroot its colour, and has powerful antioxidant properties. Studies have demonstrated that red beet products used regularly in the diet may provide protection against certain oxidative stress-related disorders in humans. Preliminary tests suggest that beetroot ingestion can be one of the useful means of preventing lung and skin cancer. Other studies have shown that beet juice inhibits the formation of cancer causing compounds called nitrosamines. Beetroot is known as natural blood-building food.

Beet is also believed to be an aphrodisiac. It is rich in boron, which our body uses for manufacturing the sex hormone; this increases sexual desire. It is a good remedy for treating skin diseases. Boil beetroot pieces in some water and use this water for treating inflammation, pimples and boils on the skin. Or for your hair, make a decoction of beetroot and mix it with some vinegar, apply this on the scalp and this will help you to get rid of dandruff.

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The Final Exam You have to love this teacher There were four sophomores taking chemistry and all of them had an 'A' so far. These four friends were so confident that the weekend before finals, they decided to visit some friends and have a big party. They had a great time but, after all the hearty partying, they slept all day Sunday and didn't make it back to Florida State until early Monday morning.

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People Who Come And Go People who come and go 12 - Lettie and Ton Art and creativity, alive and kicking in iznate! Lettie and Ton moved ‘lock, stock and barrel’ into their beautiful house on a hill above the whitewashed village of Iznate a year ago. An accomplished and much publicised artist and sculptor, Lettie Tax was determined to open a new chapter in her artistic career and Andalusia provided the perfect setting and a chance to discover a new and simpler way of life. One year on, Lettie is up and running!! Their house, a spacious, modern villa with far-reaching views over much of La Axarquía, has been transformed into a gallery of Lettie’s art and a base to offer art lessons and creative workshops. I asked Lettie about the move. “It was all about location for us. From our new

home I find daily inspiration in the countryside, the light and the whole feel of the place! I exhibit my sculptures in garden, our which works so well! And now I offering am weekly art classes and workshops.” “I want to establish myself here as an artist, and in the Summer months, we plan to travel in our camper van and exibit my work at art fetivals and in ceramic markets across Europe. It’s wonderful to have our home here in this beautiful place so it’s always a delight to come home!” To talk to Lettie about her art classes and workshops, contact her at lettietax@gmail.com, and to see her fabulous art, check out her website www.lettietax.nl By Toni Waterman, Unspolit Andalusia


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When To Drink Water

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Staying Hydrated: Best Times of Day to Drink Water

Slow Down Mummy

water – The Elixir of Life We all know the health benefits of drinking the recommended amount of water everyday. While some of us are disciplined enough to hydrate our body regularly, the vast majority of us fail to replenish our water sources at the right time.

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Elisha Lang A Contestant On ‘Voz Kids’ Elisha was born in Northumberland UK and moved to Los Barrios in Spain at only two weeks old. She attended school in Gibraltar (St Josephs and now Westside comprehensive). Her mother, Claire, is Gibraltarianborn and although her father Scott was born in Portsmouth, he, too has a Gibraltarian background Elisha began performing on stage at the age of three, winning a contemporary dance (baby section) contest at the M.O Productions Dance competition in Gibraltar. Over the next six years, she went on to win many prizes, including gold and bronze medals at the International Dance Federation European dance championships in Hungary. At the age of nine, Elisha started to develop an amazing voice and after taking up singing lessons with Lilly Olivero, she entered a musical theatre section at the M.O Productions competition in Gibraltar, winning a gold in the junior section. She enjoyed singing on stage and a year later, she entered ‘Gibraltar's Got Talent’ and made it to the finals with her musical production of ‘On my own’ from ‘Les Miserables’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCUuE2X BcJI Elisha has been singing at charity events in Gibraltar all summer, including National Day and Summer Nights. Back in November, Elisha decided to enter ‘La Voz Kids’ as auditions had been announced. We sent an acapella video and were asked to take her up to Sevilla for the first casting. She was then sent to Madrid for two more auditions and was told in December that she had made it down to the 90 children selected by Tele cinco from 20,000 applicants. Four weeks ago we saw Elisha perform her blind audition where she sang ‘The Power of Love’ by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. She wowed the judges who all turned within seconds. David Bisbal jumped out of his chair, stroking his arms and saying that his hairs were standing on end. "Me has puesto los pelos de punta". Elisha picked Manuel Carrasco and joined his team of 15 contestants. On October 5, Elisha had her battle against another two girls, Aisha and Maria, singing 'Nothing Else Matters" by Metallica, where again she wowed the judges and public alike. She was selected by Manuel Carrasco to go on to the next stage, the 'Sing Off’ two weeks later. Then the final five contestants from Manuel Car-

rasco's team will come on stage and sing their blind audition song again. Two will go through to the final. You can find Elisha's blind audition and battle on her Facebook page: Elisha Lang, Cantante/Singer La Voz Kids 2 EspañaArtist. Unfortunately Elisha was knocked out of the competition on 19th October and did not make it to the finals. However this is not the end for Elisha, infact it is ony the beginning. She will now use this as a platform for many other doors to open. Elisha has thoroughly enjoyed this experience and is not sad as she realises how lucky she was out of the initial 20,000 applicants. Well done Elisha from us all at The

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In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers. Billed as a haunted-house horror movie, the apparitions represent the sins of the past, but they’re more tragic than terrifying. The scariest scenes of the movie appear early on, with diminishing thrills after that. Mia Wasikowska stars as American heiress Edith Cushing, an aspiring author who is described as “our very own Jane Austen.” While typing up one of her

stories at her wealthy industrialist father’s office, Edith meets Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), an English baronet who retains his ancestral title, if not the family fortune. Although she’s more fond of reading than dancing, Edith falls quickly for the romantic, penniless aristocrat, and he and his sister Lucille (Jessica Chastain) wriggle their way into the Cushings’ social circle. Soon, Thomas proposes to Edith and whisks her away to his ancestral home, Allerdale Hall, where she must contend with nightly visits from mournful ghosts as well as Lucille’s thin-lipped hatred. The attention to detail is consistently impressive, with period-accurate Victorian sets and jewel-toned lighting. The costumes in particular ought to attract awards-season attention, outfitting Wasikowska in white nightgowns that play up her porcelain-doll looks, and Chastain in sumptuous silk and elvet. The design of the house itself and its ghostly inhabitants is equally thoughtful. Star Rating: ****/*****


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ARIES: March 21-April 20 Now is the perfect time for Arians to harvest the fruits of past efforts, achieving success and happiness in the personal, professional and financial areas of life. Move forward with your plans and don´t hold back!

LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 Everything flows easily and smoothly for Librans this month, so capture and harness the momentum to put to positive use in, for example, earnings for now and the future. Family and close friends seem cold but may just be in awe, even overwhelmed, of all you are taking on

TAURUS: April 21-May 21 Taureans should be prudent with finances during November, being cautious about spending only what is necessary. It’s a good month for single Taureans to invest in future romantic relationships, so make the most of invitations and opportunities

SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 You´re able to recover harmony lost in previous months and rediscover how to express what you feel with a strong, and unusual, power of persuasion, making you an exceptional force to be reckoned with. A relaxing massage would benefit

GEMINI: May 22-June 21 Luck smiles on Gemini and good fortune is your constant companion throughout this month. Share love and goodwill with some older relatives or close friends who would appreciate some shared time and thoughtfulness

SAGITTARIUS: November 22 - December 21 Injustices may be presented in your love life that will lead to fights. You need to reflect and engage with people who can really be trusted. A trip away from your normal environment would help you discern what´s really important

CANCER: June 22-July 22 Useful and beneficial opportunities are presented to Cancerians as people open their hearts, share their secrets and dreams with you, and offer you a part of it. Consider whether you are experiencing negative side effects from medication you may be taking and let the doctor know LEO: July 23-August 23 In good spirit this month, and prepared to face the world, Leos just need to curb oversensitivity. Be willing to listen to, and help, friends and colleagues in need but be careful not to fall under the influence of someone who wishes to manipulate you and your ideas VIRGO: August 24-September 22 Your keen intuition is the key factor to a business opportunity this month, one that will help you escape the boredom of routine you´ve been feeling. To develop your sixth sense further, consider meditation exercises or walking with nature and sensing the natural energy and

CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 20 During November Capricorns must learn to combat anxiety, moderate the pace of life, and organise ideas and desires, otherwise your health will be at risk. Don´t let pride make you miss a lesson from someone whose experience and wisdom could be valuable AQUARIUS: January 21 - February 19 If experiencing some mental fatigue, Aquarians should slow down their pace of work and avoid caffeine and alcohol for a period. In this way you can turn impatience, anger and general bad moods into good energy that may be used positively PISCES: February 20 - March 20 Love and life this month has a spiritual bias for Pisceans. It´s a favorable period to fight for promotion, improvement and to instigate changes of significance in your professional and personal life

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s iary e t a D he D on T Whatu´sr area? r o o F in y Every Tuesday Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel, Quiz 8.30pm. Call to reserve a table 663 393 987 Every Thursday Evening Bar Viva, C/Dr Maranon, Torre del Mar. Quiz night with a difference. From 8.30pm. Hosted by yours truely, Tony of The Sentinella. Come on down for a great evenings entertainment. Call to reserve your table 952544362 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 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 (be-

tween the Parador and Hotel Villa Flamenca). Every Wednesday learn to draw and paint. Art classes at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am1pm, 10â‚Ź includes refreshments and home made cake! See advert on this page. Golf: TOGS (Torrox Golf Society) if you would like a friendly but competitive game of golf each Sunday morning at Baviera, then why not join TOGS, possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa. Email: torroxgolfsociety@gmail.com or call Captain: George Clay on 625 936 814 Colmenar Social Club. We are a small social club based in the western part of Axarquia. We meet every Wednesday at the Arco del Sol in Colmenar at 12.30pm. We enjoy regular outings, quizzes, bingo and annual specials such as our plant sale and murder mystery evening. Non members are welcome. Marjorie on 951 163 071

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 Rooters Gigs for November - Sat 7th: Restaurante Maria, Hotel Balcon. To reserve a table call: 952 553662


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Da For Thetes Diary 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 952 526 423 (adamsnerja@yahoo.com) or Dave on 654085811 (dgdeepblue@gmail.com) to book, also anyone interested in joining the Legion.

La Vaqueria Benamargosa Every wednesday learn to draw and paint. Art classes at La Vaqueria, Benamargosa. 11am-1pm, 10€ includes refreshments and home made cake! Every Thursday Art & Crafts Class at La Vaqueria 11am - 1pm, lots of fun, refreshments included. Every first Sat of the month La Vaqueria has a mosaics day for all levels. 3pm 7pm costs 20€ with materials & meal incl. Sat 9th Nov Learn how to mosaic, workshop at La Vaqueria from 3pm-7pm. All levels welcome for this fun and informative afternoon out. Every Sun from12 midday Brunch Buffet. Sun 15th Nov Live Music & La Vaqueria Sun Brunch at La Vaqueria in Benamargosa. Open 12 midday, music 2pm. See advert on page opposite

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

Nerja Philosophical Group Our November meeting is on the 16 November at 11.30am in the Social Salon in Capistrano Village, Nerja. The subject is "Islamic Fundamentalism and Islamophobia" and Noni Schuemer-Lowrance will lead the discussion. All welcome. Further information from Tom Bryson 699 170 931

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.

4th Dec at 8pm, the Competa based choir "One Voice" will be presenting a Christmas Concert in the Chapel of the Tanatoria in Competa. The concert will be directed by our Choir Master - Eusebio Pita Venegas and will consist of many well known Christmas songs and Carols. There will be an opportunity for the audience to join in with the singing of carols. Also, once again, you will be able to hear the wonderful voice of Eusebio as he will be singing a solo! No charge for entry but any donations will be given to a local charity. Do come along nd get yourselves in the mood for Christmas. email:jotom20042003@yahoo.com or telephone 618 362 356. We look forward to seeing you there.

Scottish Country Dance Classes Every Tuesday evening from 7.15pm - 9pm at El Trapiche Restaurant, for all levels, with or without partners. For further information please contact George Bain on 619 069 966

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 Coral CoraXalia Do you like singing? We are inviting new male and female singers to become members of the local choir, Coral CoraX alia. Good atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances, social events, possible touring, etc. Rehearsals on Thursdays 17.30 - 20.00 in Vinuela village, Casa de Cultura. Plenty of free parking. Come and join us! For more information, call 669 682 139 English / 689 111 352 Spanish

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Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 10am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 Every Friday Chiringuito Antonio Market, 10am - 1.30pm Puente don Manuel. Vinuela Ecological Farmers Market Opp. the Pharmacy. 1st & 3rd Sat each month. 10.3014.30. Fresh Handmade organic produce. Fruit & Veg, Cakes, Chutney & Jams, Sweets, Tarts, Bread, Pasta & Fresh Sauces, Mustards, Olive Pate, Natural Soap, Fertilizer, etc

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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 E-mail: rbl-tdm@hotmail.com /www.rbltorredelmar.org.uk Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, 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 through Fri 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. Tel.952 543 334 E-mail; luxmundi@lux-mundi.org Web: www.lux-mundi.org Please also see the web site for daily activities in the Centre. November events and excursions. Mon 2nd Nov. Centre closed for Public Holiday. Sun 1st – Taizé Prayer. Prayer “For the departed” at the San Andrés Parish Curch, Torre del Mar. Time 18.00h. Thurs 12th Nov – Autumn Fashion Show. Please come and join friends at the Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Centre and see a fashion show not to be missed with an incredible opportunity to purchase new and nearly new clothes, shoes and accessories to add to your wardrobe. There will be a welcome drink and refreshments available during the interval. Time 15.30 for 16.00h. Ticket Price 4€ available at the Centre. All proceeds to fund raising. Thurs 19th - Coach Excursion to Gibraltar. Ticket price 12€ available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Hotel Romero) 6.45am, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15am, Caleta 7.20am and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30am. Depart Gibraltar 15.00h. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED. Fri 20th - Taizé Prayer. Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar are very pleased to be able to share with the Torre del Mar Spanish Evangelical Church (Presbyterian) the wish to provide a time of refection and prayer. The Services will take place on the 3rd Fri of every month at the Church premises situated in Calle San Andres, No 29 in Torre del Mar (2 doors towards the sea, from Clinica Rincon, on the left hand side of the street). All are welcome, the Service is in Spanish and English 20.30pm. wed 25th - Quiz Night. Ticket price 5€ available at the Centre. Proceeds to fund raising. Time 18.00pm for 18.30pm

From our humble beginnings in El Morche, our U3A has grown both in numbers of members and the area that we have activities. We now have more members than ever and reach out to Competa and Canillas de Albeida as well as along the coast with our groups. We also have a new Web Site where you can see the activities we offer and contact us for further information. www.u3aaxarquia.com Not only have we brought people with common interests together, many of our members have made new friends with fellow members. Please take a look at the website and contact us if you would like to know more or be part of us. Perhaps you have a subject or knowledge that you would like to form a new group around. We would love to hear from you. Please use the “Contact us” facility on the website. Phoenix Club meet every Tuesday in the Restaurant above Supersol (nr the Police Stattion) Torre del Mar from 12.00 midday to 1.30pm. call Gail 951 067 723 www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk


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What’s O n? CardioDance: Learn to salsa, cha cha, swing and hustle to an aerobic workout. Dance classes also held in all these, plus rumba, salcha and choreographed routines. Call 606 086 300 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 9.00-10.30pm. 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) The American International Club is a social club open to all nationalities which spans the area from Almunecar to Torrox and beyond. Activities include tapas runs, monthly excursions, petanque, coffee mornings, dinners and walks. The Club raises funds for Spanish charities and each year makes a significant donation to a local organisation as a way of saying "thank you" to our host nation. Our motto is "If it isn't fun, we don't do it". To join in the fun email: nerjaclub@yahoo.com http://www.americaninternationalclub.com Los Romanes Royal British Legion. We have changed our venue and day. We now meet in BAR ATILA, PUENTE DON MANUEL, every Tuesday commencing Tuesday 10th February. "We are a small branch with a big heart". For 2015 we are looking to increase our membership, So if you are interested you will be made very welcome. You don't have to have been an ex member of the armed forces to join. Our aim is to have some fun, quizzes, bingo, beetle?, whilst making money for the RBL Poppy Appeal. Interested? then please contact the Branch Secretary Joyce on 692 551 385. The Trapiche Social Club meets every Wednesday from 12noon to 2pm at the Trapiche Restaurant ( on the Velez to Vinuela Road) All are welcome to come and meet friends and make new friends. Pop in and see, a warm welcome awaits. call: 680764130 Move It To Music! classes take place in Nerja on Saturdays 11-12 noon, at the Time Sport Gym, Avenida de Pescia 21, Nerja. 5€ per class. This is an informal and friendly dance fitness class, ideal for the newly-retired. For more info contact 675 846 217 moveittomusic@yahoo.co.uk

Amigas de Casa is an English speaking women's group, who meet on the second Thursday of every month at Venta Talillas in Vva del Trabuco. The meetings are from 11am till 1pm. Every month we have a speaker and or demonstrator. These are very varied...... Xaviera Hollander to Roger the Laird (whiskey talk with tastings) with a very wide variety in between. Although based in Vva del Trabuco we have members from as far afield as Salar, Antequera and Colmenar. 952 031 478 or 660 628 056 e-mail is raylizpantano@gmail.com The 'Big Cats' are coming. We are a group of Jaguar enthusiasts living in Spain. We hope to meet once a month or so for a meal and a good old chat about our JAGS. On occasions we will organise something a little more special, Mystery Tours or Weekends Away. The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club is the largest Jaguar Club in the world. The Club was formed in 1984, by members of other Jaguar Clubs, for the enthusiast who not only used, but maintained or restored their SS, Jaguar or Daimler. For more info contact Philip Wray on 669 434 457 or JEC.CostaDelSol@gmail.com. www.jec-spain.com. Join El Valle! El Valle is one of Axarquia’s most successful and longest running social clubs. We are based in the Lake Vinuela area, 10 km inland from Velez Malaga, and most members live fairly locally but we also welcome people from the coast and further afield. At our monthly meetings you can find out about our wide range of activities that range from the cultural and gastronomic to quizzes, games and films. We also organise days out and short trips away. Through its members El Valle has links to groups that enjoy a variety of pursuits including leisurely scenic walks, more

energetic cross-country hash runs, photography, quad biking, drama, bird watching and dancing. So whatever your interests El Valle has something for you! We meet on the first Mon of each month (apart from Aug when we take a break!) at the Camping Bar, Lake Vinuela. Please visit www.campinglavinuela.es for directions. Meetings start 7:30 but we start arriving from 7pm so come early and introduce yourself so that we can help you make the most of what El Valle has to offer. You can also meet us on Fri mornings from 11:30-12:30 at Meson Sara at the Puente don Manuel crossroads to join us, book an event or have a chat. You can also visit our website: www.el-valle-asociacion.com


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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.

Local Police : 091 guardia : 062 Fire : 080 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. 952 030 461 (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. Torre del Mar Evangelical Church Torre del Mar Christian Community Church (Presbyterian in partnership with the Spanish Evangelical Church) meets every Sunday for Worship in English at 11.30 in Calle San Andres, 29 in Torre del Mar. Everyone will be very welcome. Pastor Steve Anderson Tel. 654884658 Puente don Manuel - El Puente Christian Fellowship Sunday Worship - 11 am. Midweek activities - Pilates - Mon 1pm-2pm, Bridge club tues 2.15-6pm, Charity shop/books open Wed, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. Bible Study Thursday 57pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobiliara, El Cruce de Puente don Manuel Phone 952 115 220 or 952 518 185 Bank hours Usually 8:30am-2pm except Sundays, Bank holidays and Fiestas. Please note, the majority of banks will not accept bills to be paid (ie: electric, phone, rates) after 11am. Taxis Torre: 653 917 004, Nerja: 952 520 537 Velez Malaga: 653 917 004, Puente Don Manuel: 952 510 992 Mob: 616 034 636.

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Telefonica Dial 1002 to report a fault on the line. For general enquiries dial 1004

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

Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 granada 952 048 804

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 Chemists www.bit.ly/dutychemists

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: 902 702 727 www.itvcita.com - Open Mon - Fri 08.00am - 18.45pm, Sat: 08:00am 12.45pm

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) : a h a Jokes h During his physical, the doctor asked the patient about his daily activity level, and so he described a typical day this way: "Well, yesterday afternoon, I waded along the edge of a lake, drank eight beers, escaped from wild dogs in the heavy brush, marched up and down several rocky hills, stood in a patch of poison ivy, crawled out of quicksand, jumped away from an aggressive rattlesnake and took four leaks behind big trees." Inspired by the story, the doctor said, "You must be one hell of an outdoors man!" "No," he replied, "I'm just a......... lousy golfer." ------------------------------------------------------------Wiremu, a New Zealander, was on the dole in Australia but about to fly home to watch the Rugby World Cup and was not feeling well, so he decided to see a doctor. "Hey doc, I dun't feel so good, ey!" said Wiremu. The doctor gave him a thorough examination and informed Wiremu that he had long existing and advanced prostate problems and that the only cure was testicular removal. "No way, doc," replied Wiremu. "I'm gitting a sicond opinion, ey!" The second Aussie doctor gave Wiremu the same diagnosis and also advised him that testicular removal was the only cure. Not surprisingly, he refused the treatment. Wiremu was devastated but with the Rugby World Cup just around the corner he found an ex-pat Kiwi doctor to get one last opinion from someone he could trust. The Kiwi doctor examined him and said: "Wiremu Cuzzy Bro, you huv Prostate suckness, ey." "What's the cure thin, doc?" asked Wiremu hoping for a different answer. "Wull, Wiremu", said the Kiwi doctor, "Wi're gonna huv to cut off your balls." "Phew, thunk god for thut!" said Wiremu, "those

Aussie bastards wanted to take my test tickets off me!" ------------------------------------------------------------The other day I went over to a nearby Pharmacy. When I got there, I went straight to the back of the store to where the Pharmacists’ Counter is located. I took out my little brown bottle along with a teaspoon and laid them both onto the counter. The pharmacist came over smiled and asked if he could help me. I said, "Yes! Could you please taste this for me?' Being I'm a senior citizen...I guess the Pharmacist just went along with me. He picked up the spoon and put a tiny bit of the liquid on his tongue and swilled it around. Then with a stomach-churning look on his face he spit it out on the floor and began coughing. When he finally was finished, I looked him right in the eye asked, “Now, does that taste sweet to you?" The pharmacist, shaking his head back and forth with a venomous look in his eyes yelled, “HECK NO!!!" So I said, "Oh thank God! That's a real relief! My doctor told me to get a pharmacist to test my urine for sugar!" ------------------------------------------------------------A car hit an elderly Jewish man. The paramedic says, "Are you comfortable?" The man says, "I make a good living." ------------------------------------------------------------I just got back from a pleasure trip. I took my mother-in-law to the airport. ------------------------------------------------------------I've been in love with the same woman for 49 years. If my wife finds out, she'll kill me! ------------------------------------------------------------Someone stole all my credit cards, but I won't be reporting it. The thief spends less than my wife did.

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Jokes h a ha :) My wife and I went to a hotel where we got a waterbed. My wife calls it the Dead Sea. ------------------------------------------------------------My wife and I revisited the hotel where we spent our wedding night. This time I was the one who stayed in the bathroom and cried. ------------------------------------------------------------My wife was at the beauty shop for two hours. That was only for the estimate. She got a mudpack and looked great for two days. Then the mud fell off. ------------------------------------------------------------The Doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so the doctor gave him another six months. ------------------------------------------------------------The Doctor called Mrs. Cohen saying, "Mrs. Cohen, your cheque came back." Mrs. Cohen replied, "So did my arthritis!" ------------------------------------------------------------Doctor: "You'll live to be 60!" Patient: "I AM 60!" Doctor: "See! What did I tell you?" ------------------------------------------------------------A doctor held a stethoscope up to a man's chest. The man asks, "Doc, how do I stand? The doctor says, "That's what puzzles me!" ------------------------------------------------------------Patient: "I have a ringing in my ears." Doctor: "Don't answer!" ------------------------------------------------------------A drunk was in front of a judge. The judge says, "You've been brought here for drinking. The drunk says, "Okay, let's get started." ------------------------------------------------------------A man called his mother in Florida . "Mum, how are you?" "Not too good," said the mother. "I've been very weak." The son said, "Why are you so weak?" She said, "Because I haven't eaten in 38 days."

The son said, "That's terrible. Why haven't you eaten in 38 days?" The mother answered, "Because, I didn't want my mouth to be full in case you should call." ------------------------------------------------------------A Jewish man said that when he was growing up, they always had two choices for dinner Take it or leave it. ------------------------------------------------------------A Jewish boy comes home from school and tells his mother he has a part in the play. She asks, "What part is it?" The boy says, "I play the part of the Jewish husband." The mother scowls and says, "Go back and tell the teacher you want a speaking part."

Scouser Tony T. Section Apparently The Apprentice was going to be filmed in Liverpool this year but they couldn't find twelve people that wanted a job. ------------------------------------------------------------Klopp in for a shock!!!

Very awkward moment this morning when my 5 year old son asked me what a d*** was. Fortunately a bloke in a Liverpool shirt was walking past us at the same time.

Ginger Bamber Section There was a ginger guy using the self-checkout in Tesco earlier and the machine said "Unexpected item in the bagging area." Condoms

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1. Which London Monument is the work of Sir Alfred Gilbert? 2. What was the first country to get Trivial Pursuit? 3.What would you be doing if you fingered a Qwerty? 4. If someone is Dromophobic what are they afraid of? 5. In which country were the first spectacles made? 6. What did Indian Prime Minister Shastri drink every morning? 7. What card game can you use 'The Stayman Convention' in? 8. Which German parachuted into Scotland in 1941 to negotiate peace? 9. What animals name describes an arabesque spin in Ice Skating? 10. In the Sherlock Holmes story what was 'The Speckled Band' ? 11. What name is given to a Priest's cap? 12. How many days is the Jewish holiday of Janukkah?

1. There are 6 sisters. Each sister has 1 brother. How many brothers are in the sisters' family? 2. How do you make the number one disappear? 3. Can you find four consecutive prime numbers that add up to 220 ? 4. What is highest number of apples you can get to Bananaville? 5. A man in New York City has $10. He spends $6.50 on flowers, and $3 on lunch (hot coffee and a hot dog). He then gets on the subway which will take him 7 stops for 50 cents. But he is forced to get off of the subway just 5 stops away from where he began. 6. In a one-storey pink house, there was a pink person, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, a pink shower– everything was pink! What colour were the stairs?

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MiTSUBiShi CARiSMA 1997, 1.6 petrol engine, 142,000 miles. English car but on Spanish plates. ITV until June 2016, taxed until May 2016. 450€ plus transfer. Tel: 618 408 786 Puente don Manuel area.

Men’s Viagra Tabs 100mg, guaranteed or your money back, minimum 10 tabs 30€, free local delivery Venta Baja, Puente don Manuel, Vinuela areas. Call: 696 857 401

CiTROEN ZX 1.4 l, 1997, aircon, plus 4 extra wheels, Radio CD, 120.000 km, owned and maintained by German. 990€ Call: 606 423 869 2008 kiA PiCANTO 1.1 Litre LHD Spanish reg., 82,000Km/ 50,000 miles. Long ITV-03/17, almost new condition, economical, 2,850€ ex transfer. Tel. 958 069 037 /signpostpublishing@googlemail.com

Items for Sale LOgS FOR SALE 5€ a wheelbarrow load, self service. Palm Trees for sale, all sizes from 3€. Finca dos Mundos KM7, old road Trapiche/Vinuela. Dig up your own Palm Tree. Tel: 952 03 06 79

CONFiDENCE POwER wALkER 90€ Monitors speed, time, distance and calories. Excellent condition cost approx. 190€ in April 2014. Folds away when not in use. Tel 658531428

Wanted i wiLL COLLECT FREE of charge all your used clothing, bric-a-brac, pots and pans, books, toys, CD´s garden pots, tools, pieces of furniture or anything else you are throwing out whilst you are cleaning. Call me on Tel:- 625 319 323 Jacqui EL CAPiTAN TENNiS CLUB Torre Del Mar open to new members. For information Ring 675391967.

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gOLFERS gOLFERS gOLFERS! Unwanted Green Fee vouchers to most Costa del Sol Courses for sale, Most better than half price! Contact George Jamieson 0034 622 33 26 84 Georgejamieson70@hotmail.com

STAFF wANTED APRENDO iDiOMAS in Nerja are looking for teachers, English, German and French. Calle Antonio Millon, Edf. Penaflor, Bajo 1. Call Rebeca 673 68 41 94

hEAVY DUTY PORTABLE gENERATOR Linea 5500, 9.5hp, 3 x 220 volt outlet, 1 x 3 phase, circuit breaker, petrol, 12 volt connection, NEW! Has never been used, runs lovely. Price 400€ Contact: 696 857 401

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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

wAxarverde Maintenance free. Looks like real grass. Enviroment, child and pet friendly. Always green. Suitable for every surface. Call: 619 317 211 or visit our website: www.axarverde.com

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

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE wLouise Beauty & Boutique, The Alcaucin side of Lake Vinuela. Call: 951 167 181 or 605 673 976 wThe hair & Beauty Studio Cruce de Periana, Puente don Manuel, (along from Morenos) Call: 951 204 158 or 693 740 575

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

BRITISH SUPERMARKETS

BUILDERS wAll types of building work undertaken, 37 years experience, Let me quote you. Call: 952 110 788 or 650 895 461 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 wJohn housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: rosemary.housby@gmail.com


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The Sentinella Paginas Advertise Here For Just: 3 months 30 euros 6 months 40 euros 12 months 60 euros 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

CARERS/AGENCIES wExperienced carer, available for all aspects of care from Hourly visits, respite care, companionship etc, for short/long term. Certification, CRB, Ref available on request. Areas covered Torre del Mar, Torrox, Velez Malaga. Call Deborah: 602 512 634 wEnglish Nurse RgN / carer support. Tel Liz 692 419 548. Or 951 242 449 Hospital visits & discharge care inc equipment. Friendly Home care from your District Nurse. See www.holidaycare4youspain Testimonials - google English Nurse Competa.

CARPENTERS 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: andrewthecarpenter@gmail.com

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

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 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 wDavid Fenton: Computer help Specialist. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer since 2000. House calls, remote assistance or bring it to me. Help and impartial advice with all types of technology. Tel 952549607, Mob 654899976

Advertise Here For Just: 3 months 30 euros 6 months 40 euros 12 months 60 euros 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

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

ELECTRICIANS 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 46 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


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

wMaintenance of gardens and Swimming Pools. English, German and Spanish speaking 24 year old. David: 656 775 928

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS wSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) 666 135 516 or 650 702 258 Web: www.spanishmanagement.com Email: officespanishmanagement@yahoo.co.uk wZalia properties, long established sales rental agents, Lake Viñuela area. Car hire, Pool, Villa cleans etc. 9-5 Camino Venta Baja, www.zaliaproperties.net 952 519 718 / 663 093 782, 696 206 158

ESTATE AGENTS/REAL ESTATE wFleming Properties, Calle Dr. Fleming, 1, Nerja. 952 524 140 or 637 278 306/606 087 362, 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 Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@buyahomespain.com Website: www.buyahomespain.com

FABRICS wFabric warehouse Malaga We specialise in curtain

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

FURNITURE wCudeca hospice Charity Shop – Torre del Mar C/ Infante 21 – Edf. Jamaica Bajo Tel: 663 083 273 MonSat 10.00 – 13.30 / Mon- Fri 17:00 – 20.00. Nerja C/ Almirante Carranza 15 Tel: 663 083 503 Mon-Sat 10.00 – 13.30 www.cudeca.org

GARDEN DESIGN wEnglish Award winning garden Design and construction management, qualified and insured. All styles. Reforms or New builds. Experience in Spain and UK. Call or text John on 660057207 / 447756218467

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

GREETINGS CARDS wDoes your shop (all type of outlets can benefit) need a new look, we now stock and supply Jonny Javelin greeting cards as well as our own. Can supply spinners, its easy just contact us on 617 979 640 or e-mail info@greetingsfromspain.com

HANDY MAN whandy Andy for all the jobs you cannot or do not want to do. All services, discount for senior citizens. Telephone 610 683 719

HEALTH & BEAUTY wweight Control - Herbalife Independent Distributor, Bea Savory, 95 253 4795 beasav24@gmail.com (business opportunity also available): wEsencia Natural cosmetics, incense, soaps, perfumes, makeup, face & body products and herbal tea. Avd Andalucia, 51, Caleta de Velez Call: 615 289 624 Email/Facebook cosmeticnaturalesencia@gmail.com

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 Business, Stops mould. Reduces Condensation. Cheap to run. Contact us on 951258010 / 635445279. Try before you buy. Email: sales@infrasol.eu.com


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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

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

HOUSE CLEARANCES wCarousel Second hand Furniture, Vinuela Pueblo (Under Cajamar Bank), access via steps at side of bank, or slip road behind bank. Open Mon - Fri 9.30am - 2pm Call Gilly: 625 827 193 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@hypno-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

KENNELS AND CATTERIES 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.

LAUNDERETTES Bubbles Launderette 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

INTERNET SERVICES

LAWYERS

wRiosat SL,High speed reliable internet & telephone services for home, businesses, offices, hotels, bars & restaurants etc. SDSL packages available. We also offer Movistar mobile dongles foranyone in a Movistar 3G/4G coverage area.Call: 951239310/626679018. 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

wCarmen Silvia, Spanish solicitors, English Spoken, Torrox Costa, Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (very near Nota-ria Office). Free initial consultation, 952 967 004 Email: info@cslawyers.es www.cslawyers.es

MAINTENANCE wi.C. Services (New builds, restorations, plumbing, painting & maintenance) English - Colin 692 300 396 Spainish - Ian 633 587 148 Email: icservicesinformation@gmail.com

INTERNET TELEVISION (IPTV)

MARKET GOODS

wiPTV television No frills just like the good old days but up to date TV service. info@iptvspain.es Tel: 951 390 567

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.

wTechno-Vision, 3G/4G high speed internet with unlimited data usage. Centro Comercial El Zoco, Nerja. Tel: 952 520 946 (Mon-Fri 10am-2pm) Mob: 657 066 782 & 649 915 289. Web: www.techno-vision.es Email: info@techno-vision.es

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


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The Sentinella Paginas MEDICAL CENTRES wSimpleCare: a perfect way to access affordable private healthcare services at a fraction of the normal cost, specialist consultation from €24, annual membbership €59. www.getsimplecare.es, Tel 952532023, email info@getsimplecare.es wMedical Centre and Dental Specialist a team with over 25 years of experience, 5 languages spoken, available 24hrs. Block 88, Torrox Costa. English, German, French, Russian. Call: 952 530 357 www.centromedico24.com

Advertise Here For Just: 3 months 30 euros 6 months 40 euros 12 months 60 euros METALWORK

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 wgeneral plumbing and repairs, solar energy and air conditioning and sale of materials, installation and exhibition of baths. quote without commitment, paint work, reforms in general. Torrox Costa. Tel.: 952530121 Mobile : 675 837 255 691 603 636 e-mail : fontaneriapulido@Hotmail.com website : www.fontaneriapulido.es

PRINTER INK CARTRIDGES 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

PROPERTY RENTALS

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

wBuy A home Spain C/ Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@buyahomespain.com Website: www.buyahomespain.com wReconnective healing enables us to regain an optimum state of harmony & balance, functioning on all three levels, physical, emotional & spiritual.This type of healing is relaxing, soothing & restorative. Tracey Webb is a Foundational Practitioner of Reconnective Healing. To make an appointment contact: 652 281 141 www.reconnectivehealingfrequency.com

MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS

REMOVALS

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

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 Email: vgcasacolor@gmail.com

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

MOBILITY PRODUCTS

NURSERY EQUIPMENT 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

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

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.

RENT A CAR 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

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


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SWIMMING POOLS

wTaj Mahal (Torrox Costa) Ctra Vacional - 340 next to Post Office. 952 534 972 / 634 051 635

wAquamarine Pools - Maintenance, Technical Service, Installations, Repairs, Diagnostics & Consultations. Email: aquamarinepools@hotmail.com Tel: 600 811 355 www.aquamarinepools.eu

wRestaurant Caribe, Bloque 7, Local 13, Costa del Oro, Torrox Costa. Tlf: 952 530 831

SATELLITE T.V. 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 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 Technomate &TV repair service wTechno-Vision, TV Packages, Receivers & Computer Repairs. Centro Comercial El Zoco, Nerja. Tel: 952 520 946 (Mon-Fri 10am-2pm) Mob: 657 066 782 & 649 915 289. Web: www.techno-vision.es Email: info@techno-vision.es

SECOND HAND SHOPS wSweethome Second hand Shop. Second hand furniture and decoration, Bric a Brac, etc. We also buy your unwanted furniture and undertake house clearances with delivery service or pick up. Email: sweethome-torrox@hotmail.com. Contact Patricia: 625255487. Jardines del Mar del Penoncillo, BLQ 32, Torrox Costa

SECURITY 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

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

TAXIS w 24 hour Taxi - English speaking. Call Javi on 653 917 004 wNeed a Taxi, call Luis Gonzalez - Airport Services Algarobbo/Torrox area Call 606 15 33 23 / 628 23 91 83 or e-mail: taxi-miguel@Hotmail.com

TELEVISION SERVICES want your T.V Channels back? We have two options via internet or via satellite dish. All areas covered. Call: Paul Anderson (Senior Engineer) 657 081 469 or 952 464 378 www.skydigital.es

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

UPHOLSTERY wFabric warehouse Malaga For all your interior and exterior upholstery needs. Transform your sofa, cushions, curtains and patio furniture, covers for jetskis, motorbikes, cars, trailers etc. Tel: 608 052 385

VETS wPet Vet Clinic La Herradura, Vaccinations, X-Ray, Dentistry, Operations, Pet Shop & More... C/Alhambra Nº3, La Herradura. Tel: 609 977 564

WEB DESIGNERS wSpanglish webs, Web designs, Database Programmes, Hosting, Domains, Real Estate Sites, English – Spanish Translation. All at realistic prices. Call Rachel: 951 70 46 27 or 691 660 187 Website: www.spanglishwebs.com Email: info@spanglishwebs.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


Avda. Andalucia, 125-A, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 601 / 649 123 068 www.casa-terreno.com info@casa-terreno.com Call us now direct on a Uk number: 0044 207 048 2357

Torre del Mar (202m2 Plot 1976m2)

Ref.: R-4017

Beautiful villa with views of the sea and mountains in Torre del Mar. A few mins from the beach and port, close to the motorway and only 25 mins from Málaga airport. The excellent accommodation offers a large living room with fireplace, a beautiful kitchen, a dining room, storage room and laundry, 3 bedrooms, 2 en-suite bathrooms and a guest toilet. The outside area has a beautiful garden with terrace, swimming pool (12 x 5 m) and a BBQ area. The villa is furnished and has a private parking, water deposit, ADSL and TV SAT. Optionally, you can split the plot. Another house can be built on it and a second driveway is possible

Price: 560,000€

La Viñuela (97m2 Plot 880m2)

Ref.: R-4026

A beautiful villa with views of the mountains in La Viñuela. The excellent accommodation offers a large living room with fireplace, a modern kitchen and a storage room. Also has 3 bedrooms with built in wardrobes and 2 bathrooms. The outside area has a beautiful garden with terrace and private pool. Air conditioning and fans are present. The plot is closed and has beautiful fruit trees (Avocados). The villa is semi-furnished

Price: 250,000€


TORROX

FP0980

A reformed, 100m² two bedroom rustic property with a large store/workshop on a 3,500m² plot in the valley above the village offering views down the valley to the sea

235,000€ COASTAL AND COUNTRY PROPERTiES URgENTLY NEEDED FOR SALE OR LONg TERM RENTAL

LA HERRADURA

FP0942

A spacious, two bedroom apartment of some 90m² with private garage close to all amenities. Large terrace with westerly aspect overlooking the town

Reduced to sell at 100,000€

EL MORCHE

FP0707

A bright, modern, two bedroom, top floor apartment with communal pool, large roof terrace and sea views on the edge of this popular coastal town

Reduced 115,000€

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

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