Family pay tribute to Lancashire motorbike enthusiast

Steven Heaney and his parents.
Steven Heaney and his parents.
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Tributes have been paid to a loving son, husband, father and grandfather.

Steven Heaney, 55, from Clitheroe, died after coming off his motorbike on the Hawkshead to Graythwaite road in Cumbria on Saturday.

Mr Heaney’s family said: “Steven had been mad about motorbikes for over 40 years and loved going off on day trips to the Lake District with his friends. Steven was a loving husband to Susan, father to Patrick and Emma, son to Sam and Norma and Grandfather to Kieran and Jason. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.”

His death is not believed to be suspicious and police are conducting enquiries on behalf of the Coroner.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the collision, anyone with information should contact PC Michael Bolton of the South Cumbria Operational Support Unit on 101.