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Galpins Road hero still in temporary accommodation after blast

The south London hero who risked his life to rescue neighbours from the rubble following the terrifying explosion on a residential street in Thornton Heath last summer is among dozens of evacuated residents still living in hotel rooms six months … Continue reading

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SGN ‘donates’ £0.5m to Merton to pay for displaced residents

A week on from the horrific blast in Thornton Heath that killed a four-year-old child, destroyed one house, damaged dozens of others, and forced 500 people from their homes, Southern Gas Networks, the company responsible for providing gas to Galpins … Continue reading

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Specialist Crime Command takes over Galpins blast inquiry

The Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime Command has taken over the investigation into the death of a four-year-old child and the serious injury of two other people in the explosion in Thornton Heath earlier this week. The police investigation is being … Continue reading

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