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Popular Fairy Cottage filling station proprietor hopes to be back at the helm this Spring 

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Ruby Midghall thanks supporters on her road to recovery

After six weeks recovering in hospital after surgery for a badly broken hip, the popular proprietor of the Fairy Cottage Filling station in Laxey, is back home to continue her recovery.

Ruby Midghall sustained her injuries after a fall outside her home on a wet and windy night in the run-up to Christmas, sparking a flood of messages from well wishers.

She has operated the Island's last fully independent filling station for over 57-years, and hopes to be back serving customers again some time this Spring.

Ruby says her accident was a terrifying experience and she's thankful to the motorist who stopped to help:

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