A LOCAL man has denied rape.
Anthony Fearnley pleaded not guilty to raping a woman in January 2010. The 30-year-old, of Hulme Road , denied the offence.
Fearnley was further remanded on bail by a Liverpool Crown Court judge to await his trial beginning on February 9.
The trial, which will be held at Liverpool Crown Court, is expected to last for an at least one to two weeks.