In 1984\85 the club reached the First Round Proper of the FA Cup for the first and only time where they were beaten by York City 2-0 at Bootham Crescent.

Election to the Northern League was attained in 1985. Star rewrote the leagues record books by winning the Second Division Championship with a record 109 points (All wins except one defeat and one draw).The club also added the Northern League Cup and the Northumberland Senior to their cabinet.

Success continued in 1993 with a tremendous 2-1 victory in the Northumberland Senior Cup against a very talented Newcastle United reserve side at St. James' Park. A change of name to RTM Newcastle took place a the beginning of the 1994/95 season. Under the guidance of new chairman Tom Brown the club moved forward confidently, reminding everyone that the club could once again become a formidable force in non-league football. In 1998 the club reverted back to the name of Newcastle Blue Star with mixed fortunes. The club were relegated and then returned to the top flight of Northern League football in 2000. In 2005/06 the club excelled by winning the Northern League and the League Cup.

In 2007 the club took the decision to step into the national non-league pyramid and were accepted in the UniBond League (North). With this step up came a move to a new stadium at Kingston Park which the club shares with Newcastle Falcons Rugby Union Club. The second season is this league resulted in Star being promoted to the UniBond League (Premier) after finishing in 3rd place but beating Curzon Ashton in the Play-Off final.

Northumberland Senior Cup (Winners): 1992/93, 1987/88, 1985/86, 1983/84, 1982/83, 1976/77
Northumberland Senior Cup (Runner-Up): 1999/00, 1993/94, 1986/87, 1980/81, 1978/79, 1974/75
Northumberland Minor Cup (Winners): 1964/65