Crew from The Great Northern Air Ambulance have rescued a 31 year old man who fell off his bike in Grizedale Forest in the Lake District. He had serious head, neck and back injuries and had to be flown to James Cook hospital in Middlesborough for specialist treatment.
More top news
The Chancellor said he will use the Budget to "invest to secure a bright future", in a signal he is ready to usher in the end of austerity.
The Unite union, which represents more than 1,000 staff, has called the action, with a further strike planned by the GMB next week.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border