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by petert74
Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: New TV with built in freeview
Replies: 14
Views: 3219

Phillips LCD 37inch TV

We got a leaflet yesterday from Media Markt in Los Barrios. The are selling a 37 inch Phillips LCD TV with DTT reduced from €899 to €599. Yes that is correct, I believe the offer starts at the weekend. No doubt they will be flying out of the shop!!!! I dont think I ever seen at 37inch branded TV sel...
by petert74
Tue Jul 22, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Disabled Drivers - New Car
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Mobility Grant

Acen Ive heard of something similar, where part of the cost of a new car is subsidised. I dont know much more as the person who told me was a neighbour who has had enough of Spain and gone back to Bradford. Have you tried the Junta of Andalucia's web site (in Spanish)??? Good luck with it, Im sure s...
by petert74
Thu Mar 06, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Date for first ITV
Replies: 17
Views: 5265

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Do scooters and motorbikes have to do an ITV as well.

Is so is it after 4 years of age as well and then every 2 years???

When does it become annual???
by petert74
Wed Feb 20, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: what do you miss most
Replies: 30
Views: 6628

Re: what do you miss most

after 10 year here in spain, I have an urge to go back to the uk, or somewhere else, I have a an urge to go to a country pub, visit all the great markets, camden lock, covent garden etc, I even want to go to a holiday camp, which I hate, sometimes I look at the holidaymakers and wish we were going ...
by petert74
Fri Feb 08, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: I hate Spain...
Replies: 49
Views: 7288

I Love Spain

Im originally from London and have never felt safe walking the streets at night in the Capital. The only time I feel unsafe in Spain is when Im on two wheels and cars drive a foot away from my rear wheel. Whilst on the subject, can I point out Great weather Cheaper Gas electricity and petrol. Freshe...
by petert74
Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: house selling, tax and readies under the table...
Replies: 32
Views: 5871

Black Money and Mortgages

Does the Black Money scenario only work if CASH is available.

If the property is being financed by a 100% mortgage and the transaction involves the bank managers money, can a black money transaction take place???
by petert74
Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:11 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Ikea Jerez
Replies: 1
Views: 1550

Ikea Jerez

Does anyone know anything about Ikea Jerez??

Ive been told it will be aroung the Area SUR shopping centre but I have not idea on what stage it is to completion/opening.

I would be grateful if someone could advice on it as I dont live in the area and have not seen it for myself.

Thanks

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by petert74
Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: UPVC Windows
Replies: 8
Views: 2837

UPVC Windows

Can any reconmend any good reputable companys that supply and fit UPVC double glazzing windows in the Campo of Gibraltar area. I dont want to open a can of worms, but have not seen any glazing companies arround. We are look to buy a house which has very old original windows that need replacing. Any ...
by petert74
Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: I AM SO SICK OF THIS
Replies: 17
Views: 4401

Bully

You have nothing to apologise for, your right to share your experience with on the forum. I have two young children both born in Spain and who will be entering the Spanish school system soon. Both have blonde hair and blue eyes and Im worried that they too will be suffer as they are a minority. Id t...
by petert74
Mon Jan 07, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Guernsey Driving License
Replies: 0
Views: 1453

Guernsey Driving License

Has anyone ever had any problems in Spain with their Guernsey or Jersey driving license. Does anyone know if it can be exchanged at the trafico office??? Guernsey and Jersey are outside the EU unbrella but are a British Isle. Im having issues with insurance for a scooter as some companies only offer...
by petert74
Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Primark Jerez
Replies: 9
Views: 5881

I would be travelling from Algerciras (ie) past Los Barrios.
by petert74
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:16 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Primark Jerez
Replies: 9
Views: 5881

Primark Jerez

Has anyone been to the Primark in Jerez??

Can someone please tell me where it is in Jerez and how to get there from the Los Barrios Autovia.

There is nothing on their web site, but trips have been organised from Gibraltar.

Thanks

P
by petert74
Fri Nov 30, 2007 9:18 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Praise for Telefonica
Replies: 10
Views: 4467

We notified Telefonica that we were moving address on the 25 October, we have now been given a provisional date of 10 December for them to install the line. It has moved several times. We have two small children and no telephone, and I have no confidence in them sorting it by Christmas. No praise in...
by petert74
Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Scooter Insurance
Replies: 1
Views: 1168

Scooter Insurance

I need to get a bigger scooter for my daily commute to work as I have moved further into the Campo and need something more suited for the longer commute. The problem I have is that the trade in value of my current scooter makes it not worth selling but better to keep it as a back up in case the new ...
by petert74
Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: How much to realign a satelite??
Replies: 15
Views: 3679

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by petert74
Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: How much to realign a satelite??
Replies: 15
Views: 3679

Thanks for the advise Spanish Lad!!

I have a sky card and can watch Five Life and Five US perfectly!!!!

I will try to rotate the LNB asap as there is a limit on how much SKY news an individual can watch!!!!
by petert74
Mon Nov 19, 2007 10:47 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: How much to realign a satelite??
Replies: 15
Views: 3679

Many thanks, the reason Im asking about realignment is that ever since we have been in Spain we have never had Channel 4. I know that this frequency is particularly difficult to get, and Im fed up with things breaking up at night (ie) BBC and ITV They work perfectly during the day, so unless its a q...
by petert74
Fri Nov 16, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: How much to realign a satelite??
Replies: 15
Views: 3679

How much to realign a satelite??

Apologies for asking yet another Sky question but I was wondering what people paid to realign their Sky satelite. Ive recently moved to a new house and put up the disch myself, we get a signal but in the evenings it does weak (no channel 4!!!!!). I guess its time for the professionals but as the dis...
by petert74
Fri Nov 02, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Line Instalation and Number Transfer
Replies: 3
Views: 1405

Line Instalation and Number Transfer

My family and I are moving to a new house and would like to take our number with us. The new house is in a different area and unfortunately the rental house we are moving into (tempory house until our house purchase goes through) does not have a land line. So I need telefonica to instal and line and...
by petert74
Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:27 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Van Hire - House Move
Replies: 2
Views: 1266

Van Hire - House Move

Does anyone have any details regarding hiring a van for a day or two to move house.

Specifically in the Campo of Gibraltar area. (Near Gibraltar)

We have a car but would need something bigger for the beds, TV, tumble dryer etc.

Any ideas anyone!!!

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