COWDENBEATH After School Club is celebrating 25 years of laughter, fun, learning, care, achievements and happy children.

And the pupils who attend helped mark the occasion by making a fab birthday banner and enjoying a party.

The doors were opened on March 1, 1999 at Lumphinnans Primary School - the current manager used to attend when she was a child - and is now based in Maxwell Centre.

The voluntary organisation runs on weekdays during term time, from 3pm to 6pm, and it's the only after school childcare service that caters for kids from all of the primary schools in the Cowdenbeath, Hill of Beath and Lumphinnans area.

Central Fife Times: The children who attend Cowdenbeath After School Club made a birthday banner. The children who attend Cowdenbeath After School Club made a birthday banner. (Image: CASC)

A spokesperson said: "When we asked the children what they liked about the club, some said everything, others said the food, the great fun, friendships and our staff of course, Ashleigh, Jackie, Susan and Emma.

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"Thank you to everyone who has worked for Cowdenbeath After School Club, supported us and all the kids who have kept us all on our toes and brightened our days!

"Here's to another 25 years."

The club will soon be running its Easter Holiday Camp from Beath High School from Tuesday April 2 to Friday April 12. It will be on from 8am to 6pm. There are also term time spaces as well for anyone who needs the service.

If you’d like your child to join the after school club you can call Ashleigh on 07933 652775 or Jackie on 07847 056002 between 1pm and 6pm, Monday to Friday.