£300,000 has been donated so far, with £230,000 of the money raised going to residents whose homes have been affected by the blast.
Some 91 households have been helped by the fund to cope with the impact of the blast, said the council.
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Police chief says the video can now be release without 'adversely impacting' the investigation.
The news was announced on Instagram by director Spike Lee who described him as a "dear friend" and "a great actor".
In a statement the pair said they remained "great friends" and "will continue to support each other".