Why is Edinburgh Castle lit up purple?

Edinburgh Castle has been lit up in distinctive purple light as part of a major new campaign.

Sunday, 1st May 2016, 5:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 1st May 2016, 6:52 pm
Edinburgh Castle is illuminated in purple light to mark the Stroke Association's 'Make May Purple'. Picture Jane Barlow

The landmark was illuminated to mark the Stroke Association’s ‘Make May Purple’, which aims to get individuals, groups and organisations to do something purple to help raise awareness of stroke.

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