About Us

B lackbird Leys Parish Council is made up of two wards, Blackbird Leys Ward and Northfield Brook Ward (Greater Leys), the parish was formed in 1990.

​The parish council's role is to represent the interests of the whole parish and elects councillors to fulfil this. 

To be a councillor you must live within a 3-mile radius of the parish wards, there are currently vacancies. 

We have an annual grants scheme and can award money up to £5,000 to local groups to enhance the life in the parish. 

The Council reviews planning applications and make recommendations to the Oxford City Council Planning department on applications within the parish. 


​We meet on the last Tuesday of every month at the Blackbird Leys Community Centre from 7 pm to 9 pm, this is a public meeting and everyone is welcome to attend.

​Your parish council is here to help you. If you have a problem or concern about something locally, please get in touch with the parish Clerk.


Meet the Parish Council members or check for member vacancies.

Council meetings, agendas, and minutes documentation records.

Annual accounts, income and expenditure, budget, and assets.

Latest News

A Planning Committee has been formed to review all planning applications.

They meet on the second Monday of the month at 7 pm. The meetings are held via 'Zoom', and everyone is welcome. 

We now have the capability to host virtual meetings via 'Zoom'. To attend our meetings virtually, please view the invitation details via 'Agenda's' tab.  

If you or someone you know is in need of support for Covid-19 then please refer to our 'Useful contacts' page 'Coronavirus support'  or please contact the clerk for more information. 

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​​Call the Clerk: 07783043481

​Find us at: Blackbird Leys Community Centre, Blackbird Leys Road, OX4 6HW