The Sentinella Axarquia Magazine October 2022

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The Axarquia Sentinella Edition No 218

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m Fro Ed... the Welcome everyone to the October edition of The Sentinella Axarquia Edition. Summer has now passed — far too quickly for my liking! — and it seems like a distant memory. The kids are all back at school, the streets are emptier, parking is easy again, the mornings are cooler and wait for it... Halloween is just around the corner! Before I continue, I must comment on Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, watched by millions around the world. She reigned for 70 years, which is a unique milestone in itself, let alone living until the grand age of 96 — still working until two days before her death. She devoted her entire life to her country and the Commonwealth. She was a truly amazing person and thoroughly deserved the magnificent send-off she was given… I suspect many a tear was shed in several countries. RIP Your Majesty. So on to more cheerful things. October is a great month; the weather becomes much more tolerable as although it´s starting to get a little chilly in the mornings and again, once the sun sets, it`s still beautiful enough to spend the day on the beach, sunbathe, take a boat trip, horse ride, go for a walk, ride a bike and enjoy alfresco dining — everything was unbearable to enjoy properly during the height of the summer months. There are still lots of events happening in October in the lovely Axarquia area, two Oktoberfest´s, one in Algarrobo Costa and the other in Torre del Mar, sadly both are on the same days, the 8th & 9th October. If art is more your thing, for the sixth consecutive year the Art Route of Frigiliana takes place in one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. If you have not ventured there before, then now is the perfect opportunity. Walk the streets and discover 24 locations where you will meet 48 participating artists from 12 different nationalities. You will come across many different styles of art, including paintings,

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Strange News drawings, photography, sculptures, textiles, engravings, ceramics, collage and more... Also, while you are there, you will even find some of the artists working live at their locations. The event takes place from 7th to 9th October from 11am to 2pm and from 4pm to 8pm. You can find out more information by emailing: rutadelartefrigiliana@gmail.com Don’t forget to visit www.thesentinella.com ‘what´s on’ page where we will post events happening in the area for Halloween. Have a fabulous October, everyone, and enjoy the read! Kami Knight x The Editor (of the original little mag)!

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All Trussed up A woman called Liz Trussell, who appears to have nabbed the Twitter handle @LizTruss before the new Conservative leader, has been sending cheeky replies to people who think she's Britain's new prime minister. The Swedish prime minister was one who messaged the wrong Liz. Magdalena Andersson swiftly deleted her post, but not before Ms Trussell expressed a willingness to meet. She even suggested the Scandinavian leader should bring a delicacy from her home nation, and wrote: ‘Looking forward to a visit soon! Get the meatballs ready!’ What a cheek Coventry police have released a wanted appeal with a difference, as one of the thieves has not shown his face in CCTV footage. Instead, officers are hoping he might be identified by a different aspect of his appearance – due to his ‘bare-faced cheek’. They shared CCTV footage of two men pinching tools from a nearby van, as part of a spate of similar incidents in Coventry. As one of them gets to work stealing the items worth around £600 from a vehicle after smashing its window, the other decided to moon witnesses from his getaway car. The thieves are thought to be linked to a wider group that has targeted more than 40 tradespeople across Coventry in recent weeks using vehicles on cloned registration plates.

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Coventry Police Detective Inspector Stew Lewis said of the mooning thief: ‘We’ve had a bit of fun with the video, but these offences are no laughing matter. These brazen thieves have stolen tools worth thousands of pounds; tradespeople have been left out of pocket and badly inconvenienced. ‘They’ve also brandished crowbars and metal batons during some of the thefts and we’re concerned they may be prepared to use violence.’


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Strange News (Continued) Human sacrifice? A terrified festival-goer said he was being offered as a human sacrifice to Mother Earth after he woke up trapped in a coffin following a drinking binge. Víctor Hugo Mica Alvarez, 30, smashed his way out of the casket in Achacachi, which is about 50 miles from where he passed out in the city of El Alto, Bolivia. He’d been drinking heavily the night before, at the opening of the Mother Earth festival – where indigenous people offer everything from live animals and sheep foetuses to sweets and coca leaves for the goddess, who they believe ‘opens her mouth’ for offerings in August.

Victor claims he was among the human sacrifices some fear are still offered in ancient-style rituals to satisfy her. While covered in mud and concrete after his apparent escape, he told local media: ‘Last night was the pre-entry of the festival, we went dancing. And afterwards I don’t remember. Thankfully, I was able to break a pane of glass in the coffin and was able to get out.’



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Mice Balls This is a real memo sent out by a computer company to its employees. It went to all field engineers about a computer peripheral problem. The engineers literally rolled on the floor as they read; especially the last couple of sentences Re: Replacement of Mouse Balls. If a mouse fails to operate or should it perform erratically, it may need a ball replacement. Mouse balls are now available as FRU (Field Replacement Units). Because of the delicate nature of this procedure, replacement of mouse balls should only be attempted by properly trained personnel. Before proceeding, determine the type of mouse balls by examining the underside of the mouse. Domestic balls will be larger and harder than foreign balls. Ball removal procedures differ depending upon the

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Lexophiles For those lovers of words....

9. The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine was fully recovered.

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10. You are stuck with your debt if you can't budge it.

3. In a democracy, it's your vote that counts; in feudalism, it's your count that votes.

11. He broke into song because he couldn't find the key.

4. A chicken crossing the road: poultry in motion.

12. A calendar's days are numbered. 13. A boiled egg is hard to beat.

5. If you don't pay your exorcist, you can get repossessed.

14. He had a photographic memory, which was never developed.

6. With her marriage, she got a new name and a dress. 7. Show me a piano falling down a mineshaft and I'll show you A-flat miner. 8. When a clock is hungry, it goes back four seconds.

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Linea Directa NEW REGUALTIONS MANDATORY SPANISH DRIVING LICENCE New regulations governing the mandatory issue of Spanish driving licences for British citizens is an issue that’s causing concern for some of our English expatriate customers. Our Legal Assistance service will keep you fully updated on all the latest news and provide details on driving schools closest to your home, where you can prepare for the exam in English, consult the registration fees and raise any questions you may have. In this article we’ll explain the regulations and procedures that you’ll have to follow, and the possible sanctions for non-compliance. If you need more information or you’d like to speak to our Legal Assistance team, please call 919 180 022 and we’ll be happy to assist and advise you. AUTOMATIC LICENCE EXPIRY AFTER 30 APRIL 2022 As of December 31st 2020, the UK ceased to belong to the European Union, and regulations that allowed driving in Spain, with a British driving licence, ceased to be applicable. UK issued driving licenses were only authorised to drive in Spain until April 30th 2022, and are now not valid. All existing agreements on highway regulations that protect the Member States of the European Union have ceased to be valid and applicable. However, those British drivers who do not have their main residence in Spain and travel for periods of less than six months (tourist type), may continue to drive in Spain, during that period, with their original permit.

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How The Human Mind Works See the picture below; we will analyse what it represents to some groups of people...

For older men - it is a respectable woman with a nice bum crossing the street. The perverts - will imagine her as a naked woman. The wise men - will ponder the presence of mind of the photographer in the face of such beauty and gratitude that it was shared with humanity. For half of the women - this is an ordinary woman who should not have left home dressed that way. The other half - is wondering where she bought that blouse. The wise women - imagine the misery that this will be at 50.

For young men - it’s a nice bum. Only the most observant will define this as a bum crossing the street. The really observant will see the thong.

Children, the curious, and monks - will probably notice a dog driving the taxi.. Don’t be alarmed, I didn’t see the dog either.


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independence. Slovenia declared its independence on 25 June 1991. It has been an EU member since 2004 and a euro area country since 2007. The first country to recognise Slovenia as a country was Croatia. Incidentally, the first country to recognise Croatia itself as a country was Slovenia. The Slovene language might just be spoken by 2.3 million people, but there are still 46 different dialects. Slovenia is a country of forests, which cover almost 60% of its surface, making Slovenia one of the greenest countries in the world. There are around 90.000 beekeepers in Slovenia. Slovenia has many vineyards. It is claimed that there is a vineyard for every 70 people in the country, wine is part of everyday life. Slovenia has around 27.000 km of rivers and streams and over 260 waterfalls.

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Baldy! Signs that you really are going bald

"economy-sized", neither!

1. Your parting keeps getting wider...and wider.

9. The barber starts charging you less for hair-cuts.

2. You wear a T-Shirt that says, "The more hair I lose, the more head I get!"

10. Movie producers call you to star in a remake of Kojac.

3. People start calling you 'Mr. Clean'.

11. Each day takes longer to wash your face.

4. Your hair is actually 5 feet long because you use it to cover the bald part!

12. You no longer have a dandruff problem.

5. The thought of growing your eyebrows to preposterous lengths and combing them straight back actually crosses your mind.

13. Your dog is irritated by how much you are shedding.

6. In the morning, your wife tells you the sun rises twice! 7. You need sunglasses to look at your reflection in the mirror first thing in the morning. 8. You're still using the same bottle of shampoo after two years...and it ain't

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Out And About In Torrox Rebeccah Curtis Beauty & Wellness Centre including Hairdressing and now incorporating Nails and Beauty by Suzi Jackson. Urb. Laguna Beach, Centro Commercial B, No. 16 Torrox Costa. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm. Tel: 952 53 01 22 & 651 956 284 Raza Hotel have excellent facilities for your Dog, Cat or Rabbit, the perfect Hotel for your pets while you are away. In the countryside your dogs can enjoy secure outdoor play areas with toys provided & kennels with indoor sleeping area & outside run. For Cats, large catteries with cosy beds, toys & activities to keep them occupied. The Raza Hotel also offer a safe place to leave your Rabbit or Parrot as well as providing dog grooming services. Open 10am-7pm, 7 days a week. If you would like to visit, Paco & Antonio would be happy to show you the facilities. For more info call: 952 52 5417, 646 75 24 63, or email: info@razahotel.com or visit www.razahotel.com Centro Casa Blanca was opened in 2008 by Bianca Bojahr. Bianca is a qualified Osteopath and a qualified practitioner in Bowen Technique, massage, lymphatic drainage, craniosacral osteopathy, reflexology, reiki and shiatsu. The Centre provides holistic techniques for a wide range of disorders and conditions including: Back problems, neck and shoulders, joint discomfort, tightness in muscles, fluid retention… and more. Call: 659 374 673 for more information. Clinica Europa is a multidisciplinary medical center in Torrox, where they take care of your health, in the broadest sense, as defined by the World Health Organization. They speak English, German and French. Visit www.clinicaeuropa.eu or call: 952 530 908 for more information.

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Osteopathia Händel - Torre del Mar We would like to welcome Agnes and Jörg Hände to the Sentinella Magazine. Agnes brings to Torre del Mar 30 years of experience in a wide range of treatments including; osteopathy, physiotherapy, joint treatments, neurological treatments, helping MS, Parkinson and stroke patients and much more...

As from 2nd June 2022 Agnes and Jörg opened their new physiotherapy practice in Torre del Mar, Calle Levante, 29, located in the road in front of the ´blue parking´ car parks at the end of El Copo. We spoke to Agnes to find out how they ended up in the wonderful Torre del Mar. “We are originally from the North of Germany, it was far too cold and grey for us there so my husband Jörg and I moved back to Spain. We searched for a long time and after weighing up all of our options, we decided on the most beautiful place on the Costa del Sol: Torre del Mar.” “30 years ago I completed my training as a physiotherapist in Germany. After that, I went on to qualify as a manual therapist and chiropractor. I soon began to realise that there are many people with jaw problems, which led me to further training in CMD (Cranio-Mandibular Dysfunction), as well as in organic and cranio-sacral parts of the body. I decided to combine all these areas and train in oesteopathy. And in order to be able to work freely without a doctor’s prescription, I then completed the further training as a physiotherapeutic non-medical practitioner.” “My husband realised he could work better in Spain as a diving instructor, so in 1999 we went to Catalonia. We worked in Empuriabrava near Roses until 2012. Between us we speak four languages, Spanish, English, German and French and

working in four languages is a lot of fun and a great challenge. Sadly, we had to move back to Germany for family reasons, immediately I opened my own practice there and, together with Jörg on reception, ran it until 2020. However, anyone who has already experienced the Spanish warmth and friendliness starts to miss Spain and, of course, the climate. After returning to Spain and with one year of renovation work now finished, our practice is ready in our own house. We look forward to meeting you. Kind regards from Agnes and Jörg Hände See main advert on page 6

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Beautiful Modern 3 Bed 2 Bath Apartment (190m² built), on edge of village with amazing views to the sea, It comprises 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (one en­suite), modern fitted kitchen, lounge/dining room, with access to the lovely spacious terrace plus there is another smaller terrace. Parking space & storage room included. Ask for your property video!

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Benaque

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Charming Reformed 5 Bed House (140m² built), located near Macharaviaya. Built on 3 levels and comprises of a fully equipped kitchen, a utility room, two living rooms, a dining room, 5 bedrooms, 1 large family bathroom, a storage room & two spacious terraces with beautiful mountain & village views

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La Viñuela

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2 Bed 2.5 Bath Semi­detached Villa (148m² built, 1,600m² plot), in a hamlet near to village, very private and has lots of gardens with fruit trees, courtyard, terraces, roof terrace & pool. Accommodation: lounge, dining room, WC, 3 beds, 2 baths, large garage & basement. Plot is fully fenced. Ask for video

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Beautiful 3 Bed 2 Bath Villa (306m² built, 2,025m² plot), panoramic views, all orientations and equipped with everything you can imagine. Fully paved road to the house and an automatic gate. Solar panels, A/C, excellent alarm system, fireplace, biomass central heating, automatic irrigation, Accommodation: lounge/dining room, new modern kitchen, 3 bedrooms (master en­suite), games room, family bathroom, 2 garages, saltwater pool, toilet, BBQ, wood oven & tool room

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Unique 3 Bed 2 Bath Townhouse (190m² built) located in the heart of Almáchar, close to all amenities and only a 20­minute drive from the coast. The accommodation is distributed on two floors. It offers a fully equipped kitchen, lounge, dining room, 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a very spacious roof terrace with beautiful views of the mountains

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Lovely 2 Bed Country House (65m² built, 325m² plot), 150 metres from the village. The property comprises large fully equipped kitchen, a cosy lounge/dining room with a chimney, 2 good sized bedrooms and 1 family bathroom. Huge outdoor area, peaceful and with views of the surrounding countryside. Great access to the property. Electricity and water are not included in the price

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Halloween Facts Do you celebrate October 31st? Here are some fearfully fascinating Halloween facts to impress fellow spirits Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories, sing, dance and tell fortunes.

Jack-o-lanterns originated in Ireland where people placed candles in hollowed-out turnips to keep away spirits and ghosts on the Samhain holiday.

Pumpkins originated in Central America. When Europeans arrived in the New World, they found pumpkins plentiful and used in cooking by Native Americans. They took seeds back to Europe where they quickly became popular.

Orange and black are Halloween colours because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death Samhainophobia is an intense fear of Halloween.


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Halloween Facts (Continued) Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers.

of Trick or Treating. In preparation for All Hallow's Eve, Irish townsfolk would visit neighbours and ask for contributions of food for a feast in the town. Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday in America, with Christmas being the first. Americans spend as much as over $2.5 billion during Halloween on candies, costumes, decorations and parties.

Growing big pumpkins is a big time hobby. Top prize money for the biggest giant pumpkin is as much as $25,000 dollars at fall festivals. It is believed that the Irish began the tradition

Black cats were once believed to be witch's familiars who protected their powers.

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Spacious and bright townhouse of 185m2 distributed over two floors plus a basement. Large modern-style kitchen with utility room, a toilet, living room with access to a large south-facing terrace. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, one en-suite. Stone floor, pre-installed air con.

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Plot with very good access to the house, 3.5km from Vélez Málaga, paved and only 100 metres of dirt track. The plot has 30,000m2 with a 76m2 house to reform. Oriented to the south so able to enjoy sun all day. The plot has electricity and a marked well behind the house

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& t i Fru Factspkin Veg Pum Pumpkins are fruits, a type of squash that includes cucumbers, squashes and melons. Pumpkins are native to North America and have been domestically grown there for five thousand years. In 1584, after French explorer Jacques Cartier explored the Saint Lawrence region of North America, he reported finding "gros melons" (large melons). The name was translated into English as "pompions," which has since evolved into the modern "pumpkin."

The world’s largest pumpkin pie was made in New Bremen. It measured 20 feet in diameter and weighed 3,699 pounds! Pumpkins are members of the vine crops family called cucurbits. They are easy to grow! In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of pies, not the filling.

Pumpkins are low in calories, fat, and sodium and high in fibre. They are good sources of Vitamin A, Vitamin B, potassium, protein, and iron. Eating pumpkin is good for the heart. The fibre, potassium, and vitamin C content in pumpkins all support a healthy heart.

Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites. Pumpkins range in size from less than a pound to over 1,000 pounds. Pumpkins are 90 per cent water. Eighty percent of the pumpkin supply in the United States is available in October.

The largest pumpkin ever grown was 1,226kg (2,702lb 13.9oz) by Stefano Cutrupi from Tuscany, Italy.

Colonists sliced off pumpkin tips; removed seeds and filled the insides with milk, spices and honey. This was baked in hot ashes and is the origin of pumpkin pie.

Pumpkins require a long hot growing season and loads of compost, manure and water.

Native Americans flattened strips of pumpkins, dried them and made mats.


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The Real Man The top things that make you feel like a real man… Opening jars – She’s struggling. You take if from her hands, open it effortlessly and pretend she loosened it for you. She didn’t. Jars are men’s work. Calling someone ‘Son’ – Especially policemen, but even saying it to kids makes you the man. Sharpening a pencil with a Stanley Blade – Blunt is it? Hand it here love. NO I don’t need a sharpener, you think I can’t whittle. Going to the tip – A manly act which involves driving, lifting and – as you thrillingly drop your rubbish into another huge pile of rubbish – noisy destruction. Drinking up – Specifically rising from the table, slinging your coat on and downing two

thirds of a pint in one fluid movement. Then nodding towards the door saying, ‘Lets go’ and striding out while everyone else struggles to keep up with you. Having a scar – Ideally it’ll be a facial knife wound, but even an iron burn on the wrist is good. “Oooh, did it hurt?” “Nah” Carving the roast – And saying “are you a leg man or a breast man” to the blokes and “do you want stuffing” to the women. Congratulations, you are now your dad. Arriving in the pub late and everyone cheers you – dDesn’t mean you’re popular, it just means your mates are pissed. However, the rest of the pub doesn’t know that. Parallel parking – Bosh, straight in first time! Winking – Turns women to putty. Doesn’t it?

At Hemp Paradox, we are especially experienced on educating people around the potential benefits of nutritional supplements extracted from species of Hemp. Come and visit our shop in Frigiliana or shop online at: www.hempparadox.com Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Saturday 10am - 2pm Calle San Sebastian 35, Frigiliana +34 632 583 913 paul@hempparadox.com www.hempparadox.com Holistic alternatives


VINYL SOLUTIONS Why replace when you can renovate? Modern adhesive vinyl coverings in hundreds of colours and designs can renovate a tired kitchen, bathroom, wall panels, bedroom wardrobes or fridge doors. Turn a tired looking wood designed kitchen into a modern solid colour or metallic look without painting or replacing. Work carried out on-site with 10 year warranties.

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Director: Baz Luhrmann Cast: Austin Butler (Elvis), Helen Thomson (Gladys Presley), Tom Hanks (Col Tom Parker), Olivia DeJonge(PriscillaPresley), Richard Roxburgh (Vernon Presley). Cert: PG13 Running time: 2hr 13mins Whether you’re normally a fan of musical films or not, the recently released biopic of the legend known as The King takes the genre to a whole new level. As well as the obligatory songs, there are Oscar-worthy acting performances from Austin Butler as Elvis himself, and movie legend Tom Hanks who brings the singer’s

lifelong agent and promoter Colonel Tom Parker to life with uncanny insight. Butler might not look like the image of Elvis, but within a few minutes he is totally believable in the role and in the film, Butler’s voice was blended with the real Presley’s for many of the songs. Hanks brings a whole new dimension to the usual perception of Col Parker, who not only ruled The King’s career, but also his life. “Without me there would be no Elvis Presley,” he maintained. Parker — in actual fact a Dutch-born showman and hustler called Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk — cast himself as Presley’s closest confidant and was rewarded with 50% of the megastar’s profits whilst wielding 100% control. This is an enthralling, entertaining, nostalgic, beautifully acted and revealing film — one definitely not to be missed. Star Rating: *****/*****


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Police Officers Question: How do you tell the difference between a UK Police Officer, an Australian Police Officer and an American Police Officer? Answer: Pose the following question: "You're walking down a deserted street with your wife and two small children. Suddenly, a dangerous looking man with a huge knife comes around the corner, locks eyes with you, screams obscenities, raises the knife, and charges. You are carrying a firearm and you are an expert shot. You have mere seconds before he reaches you and your family. What do you do?" UK Police Officer’s Answer: Well, that's not enough information to answer the question! - Does the man look poor or oppressed? - Have I ever done anything to him that would inspire him to attack?

- Could we run away? - What does my wife think? - What about the kids? - Could I possibly swing the gun like a club and knock the knife out of his hand? - What does the law say about this situation? - Does the firearm have appropriate safety built into it? - Why am I carrying a loaded gun anyway, and what kind of message does this send to society and to my children? - Is it possible he'd be happy with just killing me?


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Police Officers (Continued) - If I raise my gun and he turns and runs away, do I get blamed when he falls over running away, knocks his head and kills himself? - If I shoot him, and lose the court case does he have the opportunity to sue me, cost me my job, my credibility and I will lose my family home? Australian Officer’s Answer: BANG!

-Does he definitely want to kill me, or would he be content just to wound me? - If I were to grab his knees and hold on, could my family get away while he was stabbing me? - Should I call 9-9-9? - Why is this street so deserted? We need to raise taxes, have a paint and weed day and make this a happier, healthier street that would discourage such behaviour.

American Officer’s Answer: BANG! BANG! BANG! BANG! BANG! BANG!



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Still going strong!!!! TRAPICHE MARKET

Every Tuesday 9.30am - 1pm Enjoy a relaxing morning at the Los Jardines del Trapiche, THE nicest market venue on the Costa with ample parking! FREE WIFI courtesy of Lobster Mobile! See Michelle

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Call Anita on: 627 877 164


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Decotta Law I am a British resident and I own Spanish property. Should I gift it to my children during my lifetime? If you gift Spanish property to your children there are various things that one needs to think about. What tax you will pay tends to be at the top of one´s list. As a Spanish non-tax resident, regardless of whether you sell or gift your property, you will need to account for 19% Spanish Capital Gains tax (CGT). A capital gain is calculated by taking the sale price and deducting the purchase price and related fees and costs. In addition to the 19% CGT, one needs to pay plusvalía. Plusvalía is essentially a municipal CGT.

One would not have to pay any lifetime inheritance tax in the UK and this would be what is referred to as a Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET). Provided that you live for seven years after the gift, it would not fall into your estate for the purposes of calculating UK IHT. UK IHT at death, above applicable exemptions, is charged at 40% and 36%. Each individual's circumstances are different. For a confidential consultation tailored to your situation please contact Sam Baker, English solicitor at De Cotta Law:sambaker@decottalaw.net Telephone 952 527 014 See main advert below

If you gift your property during your lifetime, you will also need to account for lifetime inheritance tax (IHT) in Spain, often referred to as a “donación” in Spanish. This is generally very low in Andalusia as there is a 99% exemption when gifting to children. There is a series of formalities to follow which we can help with. This is only part of the picture for British residents, in that British residents need to also consider their potential obligations and tax liabilities in the UK. UK CGT is ordinarily charged at either 18% or 28% on second residential property, depending on whether the person is a basic or a higher rate income taxpayer. An individual will normally be given credit for the Capital Gains tax paid in Spain to avoid double taxation.


Businesses Chatelin ortopedia & pedicurist practice They are a company with over 30 years experience in the orthopedic sector. Linda is a qualified pedicurist and Henry is a certified prothesis and orthesis maker, for all your inlays and sport inlays, 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

Starcar in Nerja for all your car repair needs: bodywork painting, service, pre I.T.V. check, air-conditioning, 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 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 dentists, (one Danish female, one English male) ready to solve all your dental problems. Please visit our website at www.dentadanes.com for a full list of treatments & prices as well as directions to and pictures of the clinic. Open Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm including all summer months. We speak English, Danish/Scandinavian, German and Spanish. Tel: 952 52 96 66. wHoliday & Winter Rentals wEnglish, French and Spanish Speaking w1 to 3 Bedroom Apartments & Villas wBooking via WhatsApp, Facebook or Website Visit our website: www.nerjabeachholidays.com to view our range of properties and enjoy our Virtual Tour Calle Lucena 17bis, 29780, NERJA Contact Karine: +34 644 793 168 Email: admin@nerjabeachholidays.com

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Funny Book Titles Always good for a giggle.... Almost Missed the Bus: Justin Time

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50 years in the saddle: Major Asburn Bad Cow Jokes: Terry Bull April Fool!: Sue Prize

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Bad Gardeners: Wilt Plant

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Do you have feelings of inadequacy? Do you suffer from shyness? Do you sometimes wish you were more assertive? If you answered yes to any of these questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist about white wine. White Wine is the safe, natural way to feel better and more confident about yourself and your actions. White Wine can help ease you out of your shyness and let you tell the world that you're ready and willing to do just about anything. You will notice the benefits of White Wine almost immediately and with a regime of regular doses you can overcome any obstacles that prevent you from living the life you want to live. Shyness and awkwardness will be a thing of the past and you will discover many talents you never knew you had. Stop hiding and start living, with White Wine.

White Wine may not be right for everyone. Women who are pregnant or nursing should not use White Wine. However, women who wouldn't mind nursing or becoming pregnant are encouraged to try it. Side effects may include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, incarceration, erotic lustfulness, loss of motor control, loss of clothing, loss of money, loss of virginity, delusions of grandeur, table dancing, headache, dehydration, dry mouth, and a desire to sing Karaoke and play all-night rounds of Strip Poker, Truth or Dare, and Naked Twister. No guessing what I am drinking tonight then... yep you guessed right!

Vetiver Spain Fighting Erosion It is a good time to plant Vetiver

Vetiver is indigenous to India. Vetiver loves the heat of summer. In 3 months it will be draught tolerant and require little or no water. We have Lemon Grass and Moringa seedlings, Moringa products

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Choosing A Perfect Pumpkin To Carve Tips on how to select your pumpkin for the night of 31st October

that is vertical or tilted upward. • Is free of soft spots or breaks in the skin.

First things first, you have to spend some time in the local supermarket or greengrocers, finding the perfect candidate to carve. Start the selection process by deciding on the shape and colour: • Tall thin shapes are ideal for funny faces and whimsical expressions. • Round shapes are great for happy faces – and scary ones, too. • Oddly shaped pumpkins are perfect for creating unique characters. • Want something different? Consider a white pumpkin. Even when unlit, white pumpkins seem to glow as the daylight fades. Before making your final selection, make sure your pumpkin: • Has a broad, gently curved face for carving

• Sits well on the ground and is stable. • Includes a bit of stem, especially if you will be removing the seeds through the top. Although faces are the most beloved patterns for pumpkins, don't limit your thinking! Patterns, shapes, and even letters can be used to create one-of-a-kind treasures. Or consider using stickers, glitter, or paint to add even more decoration to your cutout design


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Items For Sale / 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 625 319 323 Jacqui JOKE BOOK Oh My Good Gawld 2 Yours truly has put together the 2nd joke book containing 84 pages of solid jokes & funnies. No pictures, no spaces, just pure unadulterated laughter. 5€ Call: 664 689 138

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GOLF CLUBS 2 sets of golf clubs in good condition with individual bag. One set is Wilson the other Ben Sayers. Call 634 329 225 NEW MEMBERS WANTED - EL CAPITAN TENNIS CLUB Torre Del Mar. Open to new members. For information Ring 623192294 Extendable Heavy IKEA Dining Table With 6 Chairs 150€ 220cm long / 100cm width / 75cm high. Extendable part 100cm wide x 18.50cm long. Total length when extended 238.5cm. Call 664 210 468


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Canillas De Aceituno Why Canillas de Aceituno is THE place to invest around these parts now Andalusia is no longer just a Summer holiday on the beach for Europe. Rural tourism is flourishing and tiny, whitewashed villages now compete alongside beach resorts in popularity as they never could have done before. One such village is Canillas de Aceituno, 30 minutes inland from the coast. Apart from the fact that it is picturesque, full of colour, light and charm, with good facilities and amazing views, this beautiful little place now has “El Saltillo”, a mountain walk running above the village to nearby Sedella. The swinging bridge over a deep gorge is its main attraction, and the walk is on the way to rivalling the top tourist attraction in Andalusia –the “Caminito del Rey” in El Chorro. Taking in nature and the magnificence of the mountains, the walk has put Canillas on the map, as enthusiastic groups of walkers and hikers, couples and young families, head to the hills to discover it.

As a result of its growing popularity, Canillas is becoming a hot-spot for property hunters and a good place for small investors, as the demand for accommodation grows. One example is our clients and good friends Tracey and Allan, just nearing completion of the renovation of their stunning little B&B in the heart of the village, ‘La ViejaBotica’, in the old village pharmacy. Exciting times lie ahead for this couple, as they prepare to open their doors and let in the tourists! There is still plenty on offer at a reasonable price in the village, including bargains to be had, restored and let out, providing a realistic return on investment. The village has some excellent builders, as well as experienced renovators such as Tracey and Allan, making it an even easier little project to take on and instantly make friends. So, if you are looking for somewhere to invest a little capital in this part of the world, talk to us for a selection of properties and projects in Canillas de Aceituno. Toni Waterman, Unspoilt Andalusia See main advert below


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Strictly business Motsi Mabuse has claimed there are no strong bonds between the Strictly Come Dancing judges, insisting the panel gets the job done but is not friendly outside of work. The twinkle-toed star, 41, who has been a judge on the BBC ballroom dance contest since 2019, says she and Anton Du Beke, 56, Craig Revel Horwood, 57, and head judge Shirley Ballas, 62, may wish each other well on special occasions but otherwise they all prefer spending time apart at home. When asked if they are 'pals' and spend time together outside of work, she told The Telegraph: 'No. None of that. There are some moments where you write “Happy birthday” or something like that.' Describing their relationship as 'professional’, she added: ‘In Germany, we’ve had the same judges for 10 years and there’s a basis of friendship. In the UK, it’s different. 'There’s so much pressure – it’s prime time, so you get in, you do the job and everybody just wants to go home,' she explained.

B for Bully? Mel C has claimed that her Spice Girls bandmate Mel B 'bullied' her when the band were at the height of their fame in the nineties. The performer, also known as Sporty Spice, 48, is about to release her first autobiography Who I Am: My Story, and she has recalled some of the more heated moments she experienced with the legendary pop group. Singer Mel said she and Scary Spice would get into spats when they were on the road, recounting the moment they shared some angry words and were pulled apart by Geri Horner during a work trip to Los Angeles. Mel C explained to The Sunday Times: 'We’d been on a night out and come back to the bar. We were on the port, and Geri, trying to keep the peace and keep us apart, ended up getting clocked in the face.' Mel insists all members of the band have remained close, however. ‘We five know that individually we would not have achieved what we did together and we are so grateful to each other for that,' she told the Daily Mail. ‘We don’t fight any more — we give each other the space that we need.’


To advertise call 664 210 468 or email sales@thesentinella.com Bitter Britney Britney Spears took to Instagram recently to explain how her father forced her to undergo several MRI examinations making her fear she had a rare cancer. 'I really felt like my dad was just trying to kill me and I really hope he burns in hell,' she declared at the end of a two-minute audio clip. Spears, 40, also vented her frustrations with her sons as they continue to avoid her. Sean Preston, 16, and Jayden James, 15, have not seen their mother for nearly six months now. Their father Kevin Federline said it has been difficult for them since a judge decided to end her 13-year conservatorship. Since then, Spears has taken advantage of her newfound freedom by posting almost nude selfies to Instagram, even though she knows it embarrasses her sons. She maintains it “empowers” her. In the clip, the superstar, 40, said that she has lost her purpose now that she doesn't see them.' Since they’ve been gone, a huge part of me has died,' she said. She also explained that her reason for posting the recording was that her therapist is only available ‘usually once a week’ and it's important for her to ‘feel like I can share.’

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Knockout blow Former professional boxer Chris Eubank, 56, suffered an embarrassing mishap as he ran over his designer luggage while driving his 2.6 tonne Rolls Royce Phantom convertible in London recently.

The former professional boxer, 56, had pulled out of his parking space during an outing in West London when he made the unlucky discovery that his cream holdall was stuck beneath the wheels of the luxury motor. In a bid to free it, Chris ran over the bag a second time before a passer-by came to the rescue to help free it from behind the front wheel. The good Samaritan lay on the floor and poked around until he retrieved the crumpled Longchamp bag which was covered in black tyre marks. The helpful stranger appeared star-struck as he handed over the bag to a grateful Chris, who got out of his Rolls Royce to thank him. The middleweight champion, who retired from boxing in 1997, is known for his eccentric sense of style, often sporting tailored suits, jodhpurs, bowler hats and monocles.


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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. If you are aware of an organisation that assists Spanish people, please send an email with contact information to nerjaclub@yahoo.com The American International Club is a social club open to all nationalities which spans the area from Almunecar to Torrox and beyond. Activities include tapas runs, monthly excursions, petanque, coffee mornings, dinners and walks. The Club raises funds for Spanish charities and each year makes a significant donation to a local organisation as a way of saying "thank you" to our host nation. Our motto is "If it isn't fun, we don't do it". To join in the fun email: nerjaclub@yahoo.com http://www.americaninternationalclub.com Los Romanes Royal British Legion. Los Romanes branch has two venues. We meet weekly at The Asador Restaurant Puente Don Manuel, on Mon 12.00 – 1400 hrs. And on a Wed at midday at the Bar La Vega, Torre Del Mar. Our friendly group get together not only to raise funds for and support TRBL in Spain, but also meet to be with friends and have some fun, including quizzes, bingo, monthly lunches etc. You do not have to have served in the Armed Forces to become a member. Interested? Tel: Sue on 691 544 140 or just pop in for a chat. Furniture shop, Torre del Mar is looking for volunteers who have a free morning or afternoon every week to help us to sell second hand furniture and attend to customers in the new store. Would you like to help us? Contact 952564910/671048304 voluntariado@cudeca.org Pippa’s Pawprints Charity Shop C/ Antonio Jimenez No. 4b, behind the Bus Station and the Notary. Cards, bric-a-brac, bags, shoes and quality clothing at knock-down prices. Now open from Tues to Sat 10.30am - 2pm. 622 574 174 AAR (Axarquia Animal Rescue) shop. Avenida Andalucia 147, Torre del Mar. Open Mon - Sat 10am - 13.30 All donations gratefully accepted Argentine Tango classes in Torrox: Contact Mario 649 59 55 94 Scottish Country Dance Classes at El Trapiche Market, contact George 619 069 966

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Every Tuesday is Tony’s Bingo Quiz at The Belvedere at 3pm in Torre del Mar. Come along for a great fun afternoon! Call 610 100 908 to reserve a table. Every Thursday Quiz at Bar Samba 7pm. Every Tuesday Country Farmers Market between 9.30am and 1.30pm. Los Jardines del Trapiche Call: Anita 627 877 164 The Nerja Players meet on 1st and 3rd Tues of the month between Oct and Apr. Perfomances are rehearsed readings. Calle Castilla Perez 1, Nerja. Look for the very large BLUE entrance door. We are between Salon de Juegos and a Supermarket. Reservations on our website. Email: admin@thenerjaplayers.com Torrox Tornadoes Walking Football Club Looking for players of this new team based in Torrox, for 50 and over men’s physical and mental health and to make new friends. Joining the new league on the Costa Del Sol. Join us on Facebook “Torrox Tornadoes Walking Football Club” New Life Church Whether you live in Nerja or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you. Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs, relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service. During this time of uncertainty, God's word reminds us that the Gospel shines brightest in times of darkness. We are a Bible based Church community continuing to help people find their way back to God. Sunday Service 11.00am Prayer Meetings Wednesdays 11.00am Pasaje San Miguel, Nerja, info@nlcnerja.com / www.nlcnerja.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/nlcne Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña). Open mornings only Wed & Fri 10am - 1pm. For info Tel. 952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org October & November Events. We continue our regular activities: Spanish practice groups (limited numbers per group) Art group on Wed and coffee morning every Friday. Our shop will be open Wed & Frid. Time 11am to 1pm. Donations in good conditions are always welcome. Sat 22nd Oct – Excursion to see Carousel at the Salon Varieties Fuengirola. On arrival there will be time to have a meal or refreshments, before going to the theatre. Returning at 22.30 approx. Only 30 tickets available at the Centre. Price 35€, with Friends card 33€. For departure times please contact the centre 952 543 334


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...In our own random order! Bus Stations Torre del Mar Call: 952 559 100 Malaga Call: 952 350 061 Tourist Information Nerja: 952 521 531 Torre del Mar: 952 541 104 Hospitals Nerja Ambulatorio: 952 523 131 Velez Malaga: 951 067 000 Weekly Market days (mornings only) Mondays: Torrox Costa Tuesdays: Nerja & Country Farmers Market, at Jardines del Trapiche Wednesdays; Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa Thursdays: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar & Frigilana Fridays: Cala de Moral Saturdays: Caleta de Velez, Competa & Benajarafe, Algarrobo Costa, Opp Lidl (1st & 3rd Saturday each month) Sundays: Nerja Car Boot ITV Call: 951 707 108 www.itvcita.com Shops 10am - 2pm - 5pm - 8:30pm (generally) 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 Airports Malaga 24-hour information 952 048 484 or 952 048 804 Granada 958 245 200 Railway Stations Malaga: 952 360 202 Granada: 958 271 272 Water Supplies Velez Malaga: 952 506 450 Nerja: 952 520 154 Malaga: 952 135 013 Consulates UK 902 109 256 or 913 342 194 Ireland 952 475 108 Germany 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

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Moviestar Dial 1002 to report a fault on the line. For general enquiries dial 1004 Church services in English The Anglican Parish of Nerja Services at Iglesia San Miguel (St Michael's Church), every Sunday at 12 noon. There is an on-line "zoom" service on Wednesdays 9.30am. Please contact Fr Nigel with an e-mail address if you would like to join us. Priest in Charge: Father Nigel Thomas. Tel: Church House 951 815736, Mobile: 608 695 756, email: cofenerja@gmail.com, website: www:nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk. 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 Sun Tel: 952 110 416 website: stgeorgemalaga.org Velez-Malaga - Capilla De San Jose, Calle Linares 7, Velez-Malaga. Sun 10.30. Tel 608 063 873 Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services: Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Catholic Mass in English. This is now suspended until September when further info will be advised. Tel: 952 543 334. St Barnabas IERE (Anglican) Torre del Mar, Morning prayer 1st Sunday, Holy Communion 2nd, 3rd and 4th at 11am. Tel: 657 286 284 Lux Mundo Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar, Avda. Moscatel 1 ‘I’, (Jardines Vina Malaga/Antigua Casa de la Vina), Torre del Mar, 29740. Tel: 952 543 334 Torre del Mar: International Church Málaga/ Cornerstone International Church. Meets Sun @ 11:30am & Wed @ 6:30 pm for Bible Study. Calle Solera 2, Bajos,Torre del Mar Evangelical Church - El Puente Christian Fellowship Sunday Worship 11am - Bible Study Wed 2-4pm. AA - Wed 7pm. Charity shop/books open Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10-1.30pm. We meet at El Puente Christian Fellowship premises situated underneath Maroma Inmobilaria, Cruce de Periana Puente don Manuel. 952 117 145 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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What’s O n ‘The 'Big Cats' We are a group of Jaguar enthusiasts living in Andalucia. We have a meeting each month for a meal and a good old chat about our cars. Contact Philip Wray on 669 434 457 JEC.CostaDelSol@gmail.com Join El Valle! El Valle is one of Axarquia’s most successful and longest running social clubs based in Lake Vinuela area. We meet on the first Mon of each month (not Aug) at Punto de Encuentro Asador, Puente don Manuel) 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. www.el-valleasociacion.com The Nerja Philosophical Group For info please call Tom Bryson on 699 170 931 Trumps Bridge We are a very friendly international Bridge Club playing Duplicate twice weekly on Monday and Thursday afternoons at 2.45pm. We now play in our new premises at El Zoco, Calle Neptuno, Nerja. We will be starting a beginners' course in the near future and run a Mentor scheme for those wishing to improve their game. Should you require a partner, or wish further information on our Club, visit www.bridgewebs.com/trumpsnerja The Nerja History Group for anyone interested in Spanish History. We have Lectures and trips each month. Meetings are held at the Nerja Museum, above the underground car park, starting at 11.00am and finish approx. 12.30pm. Please email: nerjahistorygroup@yahoo.com Phoenix Club We now meet every Tues between 12 and 2pm at Bar La Vega, Avenida Andalucia and is sandwiched between the small Mercadona Supermarket and the Repsol Garage on the way out of Torre towards Malaga. Call Gail 951 067 723 www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk Short Mat Bowls is now operating in the hotel Jimesol, C/ Chaparil, Nerja on Mon and Thurs afternoons from 1.45pm to 4.15pm. New members welcome. Contact Marian on 952 523 754 or Malcolm on 952 520 579 for more details. www.shortmatbowlsnerja.com Golf: TOGS (Torrox Golf Society) If you would like a friendly but competitive game of golf each

Sunday morning at Anoreta, then why not join TOGS, possibly the friendliest Society on the Costa. Email: torroxgolfsociety@gmail.com or call Captain: Bob Bennett on 691 571 570 Multi-National Choir has moved! We have relocated to Vélez-Málaga - easier access to people in local communities who want to come and sing with us. Rehearsals Thur, 17:30 – 20:00 in the Casa Hermandad de la Cofradía de los Estudiantes, Plaza de los Sastres, 1, CP 29700 Vélez-Málaga, near San Juan Church and the Language School. Parking nearby at the San Francisco market (1 euro). For info please contact 657 951 755 (English) or 689 111 352 / eucorax@hotmail.es RBL Benajarafe Branch meet every Fri from 12.00 at the Restaurante Mediterraneo situated on the coast road in Benajarafe. We enjoy bingo, quizzes, various entertainment & monthly outings. We have an excellent weekly lunch & welcome new/existing RBL members. Tel: 653108415 benajaraferblspainsouth@gmail.com Colmenar Social Club is a group whose aim is to promote friendship and assistance to all our members. We meet every Wed from 12.00pm at Arco Del Sol Hotel, Colmenar on A356 KM9. A great venue to enjoy a variety of activities such as wine tasting, talks, cooking demonstrations, monthly lunches, car sharing days out, theatre visits. scs.colmenarsocialclub@gmail.com Tel: Marjorie 608 409 864 RBL - Nerja meets several times a month enjoying lunches in Maro & La Herradura along with a monthly quiz on Torrox Costa. We host many specialised events throughout the year. Everyone is welcome. Booking is essential call: Kim on 711 077 576 or email kim_bowe1@hotmail.com For info visit us on FB page Royal British Legion Nerja or contact our Chairman Eddie on 711 052 499 RBL Riogordo Branch meet the last Thursday of every month from 12.30 at Bar Eusebio's, Paseo de Andalucía, Riogordo 29180. Come along and meet a friendly group of people, and enjoy Bingo, quizzes, raffles. Also outings with one of neighbouring branches. Lunches are available. You do not have to be ex services to be a member. Please tel 633 125 681 or email rbl.riogordo@gmail.com


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) : a h a Jokes h A husband and wife are sitting quietly in bed reading when the wife looks over at him and asks the question.... WIFE: "What would you do if I died? Would you get married again?" HUSBAND: "Definitely not!" WIFE: "Why not? Don't you like being married?" HUSBAND: "Of course I do.." WIFE: "Then why wouldn't you remarry? " HUSBAND: "Okay, okay, I'd get married again." WIFE: "You would?" (with a hurt look) HUSBAND: (makes audible groan) WIFE: "Would you live in our house?" HUSBAND: "Sure, it's a great house." WIFE: "Would you sleep with her in our bed?" HUSBAND: "Where else would we sleep?" WIFE: "Would you let her drive my car?" HUSBAND: "Probably, it is almost new." WIFE: "Would you replace my pictures with hers?" HUSBAND: "That would seem like the proper thing to do." WIFE: "Would you give her my jewellery?" HUSBAND: "No, I'm sure she'd want her own." WIFE: "Would you take her golfing with you? HUSBAND: "Yes, those are always good times." WIFE: "Would she use my clubs? HUSBAND: "No, she's left-handed." WIFE: -- silence -HUSBAND: "s***." ********** How does every ethnic joke start? With a look over your shoulder. ********** A man sitting at the bar ordering drink after drink after drink. “Is everything ok pal?” the bartender asked. “My wife and I got into a fight and she says she is not talking to me for a month!” the man says trying to put a positive spin on things,

the bartender says, “Well maybe that’s a good thing with a little peace and quiet.” “Yeah but today is the last day!” ********** One day, a man came home and was greeted by his wife dressed in a very Sexy nightie. 'Tie me up,' she purred, 'and you can do anything you want.' So he tied her up and went golfing. ********** An old man goes into a chemist to buy some Viagra. 'Can I have 6 tablets, cut in quarters?' 'I can cut them for you' said the chemist 'but a quarter tablet will not give you a full erection.' 'I am 96' said the old man. 'I don't want an erection. I just want it sticking out far enough so I don't pee on my slippers.' ********** A couple was going out for the evening. They'd got ready, all dolled up, but just needed to put the dog out when the taxi arrives. However as the couple walked out of the house, the dog shoots back in the house. They don't want the dog shut in the house, so the wife goes out to the taxi while the husband goes upstairs to chase the dog out. The wife, not wanting it known that the house will be empty, explains to the taxi driver: 'He's just going upstairs to say good-night to my mother.' A few minutes later, the husband gets into the cab. 'Sorry I took so long' he says. 'Stupid bitch was hiding under the bed and I had to poke her with a coat hanger to get her to come out! Then I had to wrap her in a blanket to keep her from scratching and biting me as I hauled her arse downstairs and tossed her in the back yard! She better not s*** in the vegetable garden again!' The silence in the cab was deafening.

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Jokes h a ha Two young boys walked into a pharmacy one day, picked out a box of tampons and proceeded to the checkout counter. The man at the counter asked the older boy, 'Son, how old are you?' ‘Eight,' the boy replied. The man continued, 'Do you know what these are used for?' The boy replied, 'Not exactly, but they aren't for me. They're for him. He's my brother. He's four. We saw on TV that if you use these you would be able to swim and ride a bike. Right now, he can't do either one.'

date running late?' 'No', he replies, 'I just got this state-of the-art watch, and I was just testing it.' The intrigued woman says, 'a state-of-the-art watch? What's so special about it?' The Aussie explains, 'It uses alpha waves to talk to me telepathically.' The lady says, 'What's it telling you now?' Well, it says you're not wearing any panties.' The woman giggles and replies, 'Well it must be broken because I am wearing panties!' The Aussie smiles, taps his watch and says, 'Bloody thing's an hour fast!”

********** Last night, my friends and I went to a Ladies Night Club. One of the girls wanted to impress the rest of us, so she pulled out a €10 note. When the male dancer came over to us, my friend licked the €10 note and stuck it to his bum cheek! Not to be outdone, another friend pulls out a €20 note. She called the guy back, licks the €20 note, and sticks it to his other bum cheek. In another attempt to impress the rest of us, my third friend pulls out a €50 note and calls the guy over, licks the €50 note. I'm worried about the way things are going, but fortunately she just stuck it to one of his bum cheeks again. My relief was short-lived. Seeing the way things are going, the guy races over to me. Now everyone's attention is focused on me and the guy is egging me on to try to top the €50. My brain was churning as I reached for my wallet. What could I do? Then the woman in me took over! I got out my ATM card, swiped it down the crack of his bum, grabbed the eighty euros, and left!!!!

********** The Grim Reaper came for me last night, and I beat him off with a vacuum cleaner. Talk about Dyson with death.

********** An Aussie walks into a pub and takes a seat next to a very attractive woman. He gives her a quick glance then casually looks at his watch for a moment. The woman notices this and asks, 'Is your

********** I've just had a letter back from Screwfix. They said they regretted to inform me that they're not actually a dating agency. ********** My girlfriend thinks that I'm a stalker. Well, she's not exactly my girlfriend yet. ********** What's the difference between Iron Man and Iron Woman? One's a superhero and the other is an instruction. ********** I was explaining to my wife last night that when you die you get reincarnated but must come back as a different creature. She said she would like to come back as a cow. I said you're obviously not listening. ********** I was in the pub with my wife last night and I said I love you. She said is that you or the beer talking? I replied it's me talking to the beer.

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1. What is the term for the smallest unit of data managed by a computer? 2. The Oscar winning Best Song ‘Jai Ho’ was from which 2009 film? 3. What is the name of the Polish trade union founded in 1980 by shipyard workers? 4. According to Jewish folklore, Lilith was the first wife of which biblical character? 5. What does the ‘C’ stand for in the United Nations organisation known as UNESCO? 6. What is the county flower of Lancashire? 7. The animal with the longest life span is a species of what? 8. According to Greek mythology, who defeated the Minotaur in its labyrinth in Crete? 9. Which musical duo were previously known as Tom and Jerry?

1. You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat? 2. I give you a group of three. One is sitting down and will never get up. The second eats as much as is given to him yet is always hungry. The third goes away and never returns. What are they? 3. Without the first two letters, I’m an intelligent animal. Without the first three letters, I’m a subject in school. And, without the first four letters, I’m the letter “e.” What am I? 4. What has hands and yet cannot clap? 5. What has many keys but cannot open a single lock? 6. What do Alexander the Great and Winnie the Pooh have in common?

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2 Exclude from consideration (4,3)

9 Pass on (5)

3 Spanish artist (4)

10 Golf club (7)

4 Papal legate (6)

11 Condemn (4)

5 Wrecker (8)

12 Salve (8)

6 High society (5)

14 Vent (6)

7 Testify (4,3,5)

15 Lithe (6)

8 Prominent position (5,2,5)

18 Spoilt (8)

13 Practise (8)

20 Summons (4)

16 Newcomer (7)

22 Fish tanks (7)

17 Mend (6)

23 Titivate (5)

19 Shed hair, feathers, etc. (5)

24 Businessman, speculator (12)

21 Width, extent (4)


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LIBRA: September 23 - October 22 As the Sun makes a solar return to your sign, it brings support from Jupiter and Pluto, making you feel good, and ready to take on the world. You’ll be a bright, shining light amongst your friends and colleagues SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21 October brings all round improvements to Scorpio, with Venus and Mercury supporting your sign. You will have grace and poise though maybe flirtatious and liberal. Enjoy fun and shared warmth with those close to you SAGITTARIUS: November 22 December 21 During October, the dynamics for Sagittarius are similar to last month, meaning your overall situation is remains good, upbeat and well organised. Avoid being over intense and to rush things – go slowly and success will be yours CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 20 Things are fairly quiet again in October for Capricorn. So slow down, avoid making a bigger than necessary deal of any issues and just do the things you personally feel to be important. Adventure awaits but not this month! AQUARIUS: January 21 - February 19 With Uranus giving you a high sense of freedom and liberty and Neptune a sense of connection to the universe, this is an excellent time to open up to new options and projects, or to travel adventurously. Enjoy! PISCES: February 20 - March 20 Whilst you have energy to tackle and do things, you very much need to stay focused and not stray too far from previously well-thought out plans. Stay close to home to avoid over-extending yourself!

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lPolar Air For Professional and reliable servicing, repairs and installation of A/C at competitive rates by a qualified technician. Call Jordan 655 211 192 or visit www.polarair.eu lCHS Cooling and Heating Solutions. All makes of air conditioning, serviced and installed. Also Solar, Heating and swimming pool heat pumps. Call: 655 791 167 Email: chsspain@gmail.com

lLT Construction - is a building company based in the Velez Malaga area. We specialise in all aspects of design, building license application & 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

lConnect Air Conditioning. Supplying the latest in heat pump technology at the best prices. Contact Sean: 639 738 624 www.connectairconditioning.com Email: connect.aircon@hotmail.com

AWNINGS lAwnings - Blinds - Mosquito Screens, Glass Curtain Repairs, Replacement of plastic jointing strips, New Installations, Roller Shutters / Repairs. New installations, Conversion from manual to motorised. Call Julian: 655 825 931

BEAUTY & BOUTIQUE lThe Studio Hair & Beauty Cruce de Periana, Puente don Manuel, (Just down from the Butchers) Call: 951 204 158 or 654 897 410 lThe Studio Izzi & Capelli Paseo Maritimo de Poniente 17, Torre del Mar, (Close to the Lighthouse & Tennis courts) Call: 952 965 646 or 608 782 348

lJohn Housby, Building, Plastering, Tiling & Painting. For a quotation ring John: 699 261 414. Email: housbyjohn@gmail.com

CARPENTERS lQuality Bespoke Wooden Furniture. Your design brought to life. Any size, colour or design for homes, gardens and businesses. www.weswoodwork.com Telephone: 679 171 008

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

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The Sentinella Paginas CAR RENTAL lNo hidden cost, delivery along the coast, personal meet & greet service at the airport with no queues or bus journeys. www.quickcarhiremalaga.com quickcarhiremalaga@gmail.com 669 899 065 / Whatsapp available

CARERS lProfessional carer live-in and day/night care specialising in dementia, alzheimers, anxiety, cancer, palliative care, parkinsons, stroke, mobility etc... Great flexibility. For more info call: Carmen on 644 441 783 or email:carmenlopez36@hotmail.com lThe Care Company Private Care Team provides all levels of care for people in their own homes, providing hourly visits to 24hr live in care. Call us for a free assessment. 657 969 710 / 635 437 998 FB: The Care Company

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

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

COMPUTER SERVICES lSteve’s Computer and Laptop Service. Providing a thorough health check/repair for corrupted software and removal of virus/malware infections. Sales of used/refurbished laptops at competitive prices. Call Steve in Torrox: 634347055 Email: sfmay@hotmail.com

CURRENCY TRANSFERS lTransferwise (now called Wise) - Really easy and a cheaper way to send money abroad. Every friend that you invite to Wise will get a first ‘fee-free transfer’ of up to 500pounds. Plus you get rewarded too. You receive 50 euros once invited 3 friends who make a qualifying payment of at least 200 euros each. Go to this link below to receive your free transfer. https://transferwise.com/invite/asd/kamik9

DAMP PROOFING lElectro-OS S.L. Immediately effective. 20 Year guarantee. Tel: 958 656 560 / 619 666 363 www.electro-os.com info@Electro-os.com

DENTISTRY lClinica Europa Centro internacional, Blq. 86, Torrox Costa. Call: 952 53 09 08 Email: info@clinicaeuropa.eu

lDentadanes s.c Dental Clinic Offering Danish, top quality dental care at competitive prices. Est. since 1991. We speak English, Danish, German, Dutch, French and Spanish Tel: 952 529 666 Mon-Fri 10-5pm www.dentadanes.com

DRAIN CLEARANCE lDrain & Leak Solutions Your underground plumbers! High pressure water jetting, Drain tracing CCTV, Septic tank problems & installations, baths, sinks & toilets unblocked, leak detection & repairs. Fully qualified and fully legal. No call out fee!! Tel: 951 310 111 / 651 111 005 www.drain&leak.com

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

ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS lDo you pay too much for your electricity? Contact Daniel from AxarEnergy today on: 662 114 241. We work with more than 25 companies and there is no cost to you for switching! Visit our office Camino Viejo de Malaga, 41, Velez Malaga. www.axarenergy.com / dlopez@axarenergy.com

ESTATE AGENTS lAxarquia Properties S.L. Over 20 years the leading international estate agency in the Axarquia. Sell your property with us! Ctr. Almeria 194D, Benajarafe. Tel 952 436 781 Mobile & Whatsapp 609 436 537 mail: info@axarquiaproperties.com Web www.axarquiaproperties.com lBuy A Home Spain Calle Pintor Cipriano Maldonado 7A, Edificio Salares, 29740, Torre del Mar. (Opposite the bus station) Call: 952 547 554 or 680 210 414. Email: info@buyahomespain.com Website: www.buyahomespain.com


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The Sentinella Paginas ESTATE AGENTS (Continued) lAndalucia Real Estate (Belgian management)- sales and renovations since 2005 – Axarquia area – Dutch/Belgian/English market. Av. De Los Cipreses 16, Frigiliana. 0034-952 53 44 81 or 0034-666 82 17 96 info@andaluciarealestate.eu www.andaluciarealestate.eu lAndalucia4you.net Advice on the entire buying-selling process including property management and reforms. Avda. Andalucia 125, Caleta de Velez. Call: 952 72 08 32 or whatsapp 634 35 70 26 Email: contact@andalucia4you.net www.andalucia4you.net lImmotions Real Estate, selling to Belgian, Dutch, English, Spanish & Scandinavian clients. We offer; one go-to person, renovation guidance, after-sales service and much more! Call +34/654 899 531 or +34/656 823 048 Website: immotionsrealestate.com E-mail: info@immotionsrealestate.com lBluCee Inmobiliaria / Real Estate Bespoke service by dedicated team covering Málaga, Axarquia and Costa Tropical. Sales. We are listing specialists. www.blucee.com info@blucee.com Tel: 0034 711 042 727 lUnspoilt Andalusia, Established 2002, selling country and village properties. Our aim has always been to make any sales or purchase experience easy, helping our clients along after completion! Offices just off the main A356 road in Trapiche village. www.unspoiltandalusia.com Email: unspoiltandalusia@gmail.com Tel/WhatsApp: +34 606010580 lCountry Properties 29754 Competa - Málaga Plaza Almijara, 21 & Avd. Constitución, 33 Tel.: +34 952 51 61 78 29770 Torrox - Málaga Calle Elisa Ortigosa, 7 Tel.: +34 952 53 91 25 29740 Torre del Mar Málaga Avda. Andalucia, 32B Tel.: +34 952 54 18 86 / 654 693 680 www.countryproperties.net sales@countryproperties.net lAxarquia Real Estate.com If you are looking to buy or sell property we guarantee you a professional service. Contact us on: 663 09 37 82 or email: enquiries@axarquiarealestate.com Cruce Puente don Manuel 4, Edificio Al Zabel, Alcaucin.

EST AGENTS/PROPERTY RENTALS lSpanish Management Vinuela (next to the Farmacia) Sales, Rentals, Management, Holidays. Professional advice with 17 years experience in Spain. Tel 666 135 516 / 618 940 829 Email: spanishmanagement1@gmail.com Web: www.spanishmanagement.com

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FISH & CHIPS lThe Town Frier at The Belvedere. All Your Chippy Favourites. Fish & Chips, Kebabs, Pies... All freshly cooked. Eat-in or takeaway. Please call or Whatsapp: 608 531 601 or 610 100 908. Avienda de Colon, No. 1 Torre del Mar.

FINANCIAL SERVICES lSpectrum IFA Group, Specialist Financial Advice to Expatriates across Europe. Our expertise covers Retirement & Pension Planning including QROPS, Life Assurance, Efficient Investing (using Insurance wrappers), Succession & Inheritance Tax Planning, Currency Exchange & much more. Contact Antony on 0034 639 418 017

FUNERAL DIRECTORS lLa Esperanza Funeral Parlour. Funeral Directors with their own funeral parlours and crematorium with more than 50 years experience in the Malaga province. Telephone 952 50 15 81, 24 hours a day 365 days a year (in case of death/emergencies)

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

GARDENING lRed Palm Beetles, Wasps, Ants, Woodlice, Mice, Rats and all pests. Processionary Moths. Call us for treatment and disposal of these garden problems. Tel: 634 431 099 lAxarquia Gardening - Garden and pool maintenance and all the jobs that are related to gardening. Contact us on: 644 930 221 FB - axarquiagardening Email: axarquiagardening@gmail.com

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The Sentinella Paginas GARDEN FURNITURE lDe Tropen - Specialist in garden furniture, 13.000m2, all models in stock. www.detropen.es Location: Autovía del Mediterraneo A-7 (Exit 272), 29700 Velez Malaga, Entrance behind Repsol gasoline station. Tel. 642 651 074

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

INSURANCE lGPS Insurance Services - For all your Insurance needs (Personal & Business) Check out our easy to navigate website to request quotes www.gpsinsuranceservices.com email: admin@gpsinsuranceservices.com Tel/Whatsapp: 711 021 479 lLinea Directa, Car insurance starts from 194€. Best prices and best cover. Car, motorcycle, home and vehicle fleet insurance. Call: 952 147 834 www.lineadirecta.com lLiberty Seguros The Expats No. 1 choice for insurances. Avda. Andalucia, 61 Blq 1, Local E, Torre del Mar. Call: 951 552 085 / 617 967 668 Email: libertyexpatsmalaga@gmail.com FB: Liberty Seguros Expats Malaga

KENNELS & CATTERIES lHome From Home Dog Boarding at my 10,000m2 finca in Riogordo. No kennels just lots of exercise, fun and cuddles. Also pet paw casting and bespoke animal sculptures in cement. Call: 641 216 391 or e-mail: riogordo@mail.com www.homefromhome.weebly.com.

LANGUAGES lLanguage Classes Online. Learn Spanish online or in presence! We speak English, German and Italian. All levels catered for. Home lessons available. www.languagesclassonline.com Email: team@languagesclassonline FB: @languageclassesonline Tel: 648 69 77 96

lInlingua: Spanish classes for non-Spanish speakers in Velez Malaga. Certified bilingual teachers. Dynamic methodologies adapted for all levels. Also in English, French and German. Online or face-to-face sessions. Call: 952 55 85 24 / 626 21 91 68 FB:@delibesformacion Email: info@inlinguavelezmalaga.com lTrilingo Idiomas is a British run language academy based in Velez-Malaga offering English and Spanish to Expats, from beginners to advanced – call Mark or Donna on: 951 768 175 / 679 792 329

LAWYERS lCS Abogados, Spanish solicitors, specialists in property law. English Spoken. Torrox Costa, 952 697 004 Urb. Costa del Oro local 8, (in front of Mercadona). Torre del Mar, 951 832 130 Calle Rioja, 69, Edificio Salares, local A. (Near the Bus Station). Free initial consultation, Email: info@cslawyers.es / www.cslawyers.es l De Cotta Law Spanish Abogados & English Lawyers. Consultations and advice on all legal matters, including Visas and Wills. Conveyancing specialists. www.decottalaw.com. Call us on 952 527 014 or email info@decottalaw.net

MAN & VAN lMan & Van Transport, Clearances, 15€ p/hour and 0.25c per KM. Extra man 10€ p/hour. Call Jan 643 623 684

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

MOBILIE HAIR & BEAUTY lEnglish Mobile Hair & Beauty by Verity Alexandra. Fully qualified, with 15 years experience. All treatments in the comfort of your own home. Tel +34 680 740 545. Email: verityhairsalon@aol.com Facebook: chiquehairandbeautynerja

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


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lMosquito Screens made to measure & repairs. Plus nets for your pets too with reinforced dog flap. Call: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

lTaj Mahal (Torre del Mar) Avenida Andalucia, Bloque Jupiter, Pasaje Timon 2, Calle Timon, Torre del Mar Tel: 952 547 798 or 665 675 053 lTaj Mahal (Puente don Manuel) Next door to Chiringuito Antonios, Venta Baja Tel: 952 510 886 / 667 934 731 lIndian Palace Barriada Buena Vista, Puente don Manuel Tel: 952 510 963 Mob: 616 942 212 Email: indianpalacealcaucin@gmail.com www.indianpalacealcaucin.blogspot.com

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

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

PARAGLIDING lParagliding gift vouchers. Give a dream to your loved ones or fulfil your dream. Fly with an instructor with 30 years exp. without risk, over some incredible landscapes in the mountains and the sea, landing gently in front of a beach bar. www.parapentegranada.info

PLUMBERS lAndy Mann UK Corgi-registered Domestic Water and Gas services. Emergency Breakdowns Tel: 633 875 588 Email: andymann_genesis@yahoo.co.uk lPlumbing by Chris, repairs, replacement and reforms. Est. since 1982. Call Chris: 674 617 379. No call out fee!

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

REMOVALS lTony Roam Transport & Removals. 17 Years to & from Spain / UK / Spain. Up to 4 weeks free storage UK and Spain. Es 636 393 542 / UK 09793 362 003 WhatsApp either number. Email tonyroam@btconnect.com Website for further information & prices. www.tonyroamremovals.com lAlcala Transport, Fully Legal, Spanish registered Transport/Removals Company with dedicated pet transport van. Operating locally for over 12 years. We run two vans twice per month to & from the UK/Europe. Colin for a no obligation quote on 0034 608 085 700 or 0044 7936886822 Email: alcalamav@gmail.com

SATELLITE T.V. lTotal Satellite Installations Call Phil on: 629 556 266. Email: TotalSat@gmx.com

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

VINYL SOLUTIONS lWhy replace when you can renovate? Revamp tired looking kitchens, fridge and freezer doors, bathrooms, wall panels, wardrobes etc.. No painting involved... just vinyl. Call Ian: 644 546 176

SWIMMING POOLS lCosta Swimming Pools, Specialists in steps and ledge construction, acid cleaning and re-grouting. Compete pool reforms. All areas covered. Call: 711 022 774 for a free quote

WEBSITE DESIGN lWebsite design and online marketing services to suit all your needs and budgets. Free Consultation, 20 years of experience. Cristiana@beonwebdesign.com 624 47 00 85 www.BeonWebdesign.com

WINDOW TINTING lHeat reflective tint for; windows, doors, glass curtains, glass roofs, reduce cooling costs and insulate the glass to retain winter heat. Be comfortable indoors! Call: 644 546 176 ian@solarshadetinting.com

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