Blackbird Leys is a civil parish and ward in Oxford, England, and is one of the largest council estates in Europe. According to the 2001 census, the ward had a population of 5,803. Unlike most parts of the City of Oxford, the area has a civil parish. The parish was created in 1990. Its 2001 parish headcount was 12,196.
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... The Blackbird Leys Choir formed in January 2006 as 'Ivor's Choir' for a constructed documentary series, The Singing Estate under Ivor Setterfield ... Original members all live or work on or around the Blackbird Leys estate in Oxford, England, and the series focused on their quest to become a classical choir in just three months ...
... Football Club, and is situated on the perimeter of Blackbird Leys in an area known as Minchery Farm ... a greyhound racing and speedway venue is also located on the boarder between Cowley and Blackbird Leys ...
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